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, 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 III, Z Somer-Topcu
British Journal of Political Science, 1-23, 2013
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
Comparative campaign dynamics dataset
M Debus, Z Somer-Topcu, M Tavits
Mannheim: Mannheim Centre for European Social Research, University of Mannheim, 2016
Responsible agents: Public opinion, uncertainty and party policy change in established democracies
ZS Topcu
University of California, Davis, 2009
Does party rhetoric affect voter perceptions of party positions?
Z Somer-Topcu, M Tavits, M Baumann
Electoral Studies 65, 102153, 2020
Valence Attacks and Vote Choice in Europe
Z Somer-Topcu, D Weitzel
Working paper, 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
How the Economy (Strongly) Conditions the Electoral Effects of Perceived Party Policy Shifts
J Adams, L Bernardi, L Ezrow, Z Somer-Topcu
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