Zeynep Somer-Topcu
Zeynep Somer-Topcu
Associate Professor of Government, UT-Austin
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Policy Adjustment by Parties in Response to Rival Parties’ Policy Shifts: Spatial Theory and the Dynamics of Party Competition in Twenty-Five Post-War Democracies
J Adams, Z Somer-Topcu
British Journal of Political Science 39 (4), 825-846, 2009
Is anybody listening? Evidence that voters do not respond to European parties’ policy statements during elections
J Adams, L Ezrow, Z Somer‐Topcu
American Journal of Political Science 55 (2), 370-382, 2011
Timely Decisions: The effects of past national elections on party policy change
Z Somer-Topcu
The Journal of Politics 71 (01), 238-248, 2009
Everything to everyone: The electoral consequences of the broad‐appeal strategy in Europe
Z Somer‐Topcu
American Journal of Political Science 59 (4), 841-854, 2015
Moderate now, win votes later: The electoral consequences of parties’ policy shifts in 25 postwar democracies
J Adams, Z Somer-Topcu
The Journal of Politics 71 (2), 678-692, 2009
Do voters respond to party manifestos or to a wider information environment? An analysis of mass‐elite linkages on European integration
J Adams, L Ezrow, Z Somer‐Topcu
American Journal of Political Science 58 (4), 967-978, 2014
Government versus Opposition at the Polls: How Governing Status Affects the Impact of Policy Positions
K Bawn, Z Somer-Topcu
American Journal of Political Science, 2012
Survival of the fittest? Cabinet duration in postcommunist Europe
Z Somer-Topcu, LK Williams
Comparative Politics 40 (3), 313-329, 2008
Political polarization and cabinet stability in multiparty systems: A social networks analysis of European parliaments, 1945–98
Z Maoz, Z Somer-Topcu
British Journal of Political Science 40 (4), 805-833, 2010
The Informational Role of Party Leader Changes on Voter Perceptions of Party Positions
P Fernandez-Vazquez, Z Somer-Topcu
British Journal of Political Science, 2019
Agree or disagree: How do party leader changes affect the distribution of voters’ perceptions
Z Somer-Topcu
Party Politics 23 (1), 66-75, 2017
European parliamentary elections and national party policy change
Z Somer-Topcu, ME Zar
Comparative Political Studies 47 (6), 878-902, 2014
Does collective responsibility for performance alter party strategies? Policy-seeking parties in proportional systems
J Adams, L Ezrow, S Merrill, Z Somer-Topcu
British Journal of Political Science 43 (1), 1-23, 2013
Does party rhetoric affect voter perceptions of party positions?
Z Somer-Topcu, M Tavits, M Baumann
Electoral Studies 65, 102153, 2020
Comparative campaign dynamics dataset
M Debus, Z Somer-Topcu, M Tavits
Mannheim: Mannheim Centre for European Social Research, University of Mannheim, 2016
Opposition Party Policy Shifts in Response to No-Confidence Motions
Z Somer-Topcu, LK Williams
European Journal of Political Research 53 (3), 600-616, 2014
Valence Attacks and Vote Choice in Europe
Z Somer-Topcu, D Weitzel
Working paper, 2020
Responsible agents: Public opinion, uncertainty and party policy change in established democracies
ZS Topcu
University of California, Davis, 2009
United we stand, divided we fall? The effects of parties’ Brexit rhetoric on voters’ perceptions of party positions
JH Jung, Z Somer-Topcu
Journal of Elections, Public Opinion and Parties, 1-19, 2020
Party Policy Strategies and Valence Issues: The Effect of Government Membership and Economic Performance on Parties’ Policy Strategies in Post-Communist Europe
Z Somer-Topcu
Unpublished manuscript, 2007
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