Research / Publications


Bohle, D. and Eihmanis, E. (2022) “East Central Europe in the COVID-19 crisis” (Special Issue)

East European Politics, vol. 38(4),

Garsztecki, S., Grzeszczak, R., Maatsch, A. Wojtaszyn, D. (2023) Das Politische System Polens / The political system of Poland (NOMOS)

Maatsch, A. (2023) Explaining the democratic backsliding in Poland: the interplay of intrinsic and extrinsic factors

in: Crum, B. & Oleart, A. Populist Parties and Democratic Resilience (Routlege).

Eihmanis, E. (2023) ‘10 Years of the European Semester: Policy Goals, Efficiency and Legitimacy’

in: Adamski, D., Amtenbrink, F. and de Haan, A.  ‘The Cambridge Handbook on European Monetary, Economic and Financial Market Integration’ (CUP), forthcoming.

Maatsch, A. (2022) Ratifications of the Comprehensive Economic and Trade Agreement (CETA): Explaining the Structure of the Political Conflict

Polish Political Science Review, vol 10(1): 21-34.

Borońska-Hryniewiecka, K. & Grinc, J. (2021)Actions speak louder than words? The untapped potential of V4 parliaments in EU affairs

East European Politics and Societies (online first),

Borońska-Hryniewiecka, K. (2021) Accountability Revisited. Parliamentary perspectives on the Inter-parliamentary Conference on Stability, Economic Coordination and Governance

Política y Sociedad 58(1),

Borońska-Hryniewiecka, K. (2021) Parlamenty narodowe w systemie politycznym Unii Europejskiej. Role, ambicje i ograniczenia.

Warszawa: SCHOLAR,

Borońska-Hryniewiecka, K. & Sacriste, G. (2021) Conférence sur l’avenir de l’Europe: comment éviter le choc des légitimités?

Le Grand Continent

Borońska-Hryniewiecka, K. & Sacriste, G. (2021) Why a shortened ‘Future of Europe’ conference suits France

EUobserver, 10 February 2021,

Borońska-Hryniewiecka, K.  (2020) National parliaments as ‘multi-arena players’ in the European Union? Insights into Poland and France

Journal of European Integration 43(6),

Borońska-Hryniewiecka, K. (2019) ‘The Polish Parliament and the Scrutiny of Brexit in Poland’

(Eds.) Christiansen, T. & Fromage, D. Brexit and Democracy. The role of national parliaments and citizens. Palgrave Macmillan, 155-178.

Borońska-Hryniewiecka, K. & Toporowski, P. (2019) Polityka Polski w Unii Europejskiej

Rocznik Polskiej Polityki Zagranicznej 2011-2015. Polski Instytut Spraw Międzynarodowych.

Borońska-Hryniewiecka, K. (2017) Methodological aspects of measuring the effectiveness of EU participatory mechanisms: the case of ECI

Przegląd Europejski 2(44),

Borońska-Hryniewiecka, K. (2017) Regional parliamentary empowerment in EU affairs. Building an analytical framework

The Journal of Legislative Studies 23 (2), 144-161,

Borońska-Hryniewiecka, K. (2017) Differential Europeanization? Explaining the impact of the Early Warning System on subnational parliaments in Europe

European Political Science Review 9(2),

Borońska-Hryniewiecka, K. (2017) ‘From the EWS to the green card for national parliaments: hindering or accelerating the EU lawmaking?’

(Ed.) Jancic, D. National Parliaments after the Lisbon Treaty and the Euro Crisis: Resilience or Resignation? Oxford University Press, 247-261.

Pacześniak, A. (2022) ‘Gender of electoral defeat in the narrative of political parties in Poland, Belgium and the United Kingdom’

P. Barczyszyn-Madziarz, P. Żukiewicz (eds.) Gender and LGBTQ issues in the election processes. Global and local contexts. Routledge (forthcoming).

Pacześniak, A., Bachryj-Krzywaźnia, & M. Kaczorowska, M. (2022) Electoral Defeat and Party Change: From Makeover to Retouching.

Palgrave (forthcoming).

Jacuński, M., Brodzińska-Mirowska, B., Pacześniak, A. & Wincławska, M. (2021) Party organization and communication in Poland.


Pacześniak, A. & Rydliński, B. (eds.) (2021) Europejskie partie polityczne. Dyskurs programowy w Unii Europejskiej.

Warszawa: Wydawnictwo Sejmowe,

Pacześniak, A. (eds.) (2018) Anatomia porażki wyborczej.

Warszawa: Wydawnictwo Sejmowe,

Pacześniak, A. & De Waele,  J-M. (ed.) (2016) Comprendre la Pologne. Société, politique et institutions.

Paris: L’Harmattan,

Pacześniak, A. (2014) Europeizacja polskich partii politycznych.

Warszawa: Wydawnictwo Naukowe Scholar,

Wincławska, M., Pacześniak, A., Brodzińska-Mirowska, D. & Jacuński, M. (2021) Party Management from the perspective of party members. Evidence from Poland

Problems of Post-Communism, vol. 68(4): 315-  326,

Pacześniak, A. (2021) Proces selekcji kandydatów a stabilność personalna polskiej delegacji w Parlamencie Europejskim

Przegląd Europejski vol. 2:71-86, DOI: 10.31338/1641-2478pe.2.21.5.

Bachryj-Krzywaźnia, M. & Pacześniak, A. (2021) Rising from ashes of electoral defeat: Reversal of Vlaams Belang’s electoral fortune in the light of demand-supply approach

Athenaeum. Polskie Studia Politologiczne, vol. 72(4):153–167;

Pacześniak, A., Bachryj-Krzywaźnia, M. & Kaczorowska, M. (2020) Electoral Defeat and Party Change: When do Parties Adapt?

Political Preferences, vol. 27:63-78.

Żuk, P. & Pacześniak, A. (2020) Sustainable Development, Energy Transition, and Climate Challenges in the Context of Gender: The Framework of Gender Determinants of Environmental Orientation in Poland

Sustainability, vol. 12, 9214; doi:10.3390/su12219214.

Pacześniak, A. (2020) Ustrojowe uwarunkowania funkcjonowania partii politycznych we Francji i ich konsekwencje dla sceny politycznej

Politeja, nr 64: 123-141.

Pacześniak, A., Bachryj-Krzywaźnia, M. (2019) Electoral Defeat As ‘Mother of Party Change’: Towards Objective-Subjective Approach

Czech Journal of Political, Science/Politologický časopis, vol. 2: 122-134, doi: 10.5817/pc2019-2-122.

Maatsch A. & Kurpiel A. (2021) Between collective and particularistic interests. Ratification of the Prespa Agreement by national parliaments in Greece and North Macedonia

Southeast European and Black Sea Studies, 21:1, 53-75, DOI: 10.1080/14683857.2021.1877911.

Pacześniak, A., Wincławska, M. (2018) Members of Polish Political Parties in the Process of Inter-Electoral Campaigning

Polish Political Science Yearbook, vol. 48(4): 652–662,

Pacześniak, A. & Wincławska, M. (2018) Leadership in Polish political parties

e-Politicon, nr 28: 92-114.

De Waele, J-M. & Pacześniak, A. (2016) Pologne: Les libertés en péril?

Politique Internationale, vol. 152: 325-337,

Pacześniak, A. (2014) Are Polish Political Parties Really Europeanized?

Yearbook of Polish European Studies, vol. 17: 139-166.

Maatsch, A. & Miklin, E. (2021) How populists change parliaments


Maatsch, A. (2021) Disempowerment through the Backdoor: The Impact of Populist Parties on the National Parliament in Poland

Parliamentary Affairs, 74(4),

Maatsch, A. & Miklin, E. (2021) Representative Democracy in Danger? The Impact of Populist Parties in Government on the Powers and Practices of National Parliaments

Parliamentary Affairs 74(4), (Special Issue),

Maatsch, A.; Miklin, E. & Woźniakowski, T. (2021) Rising to a Challenge? 10 Years of Parliamentary Accountability of Post-Crisis EU Economic Governance

Politics & Governance (Special Issue), vol.9(3),

Maatsch, A. and Cooper, I. (2017) Introduction, in: Cooper, I.; Maatsch, A. and Smith, J. (eds.) ‘Governance without Democracy? Analyzing the Role of Parliaments in European Economic Governance after the Crisis

Parliamentary Affairs, vol. 73(4) – Special Issue.

Maatsch, A. (2017) Effectiveness of the European Semester: Explaining Domestic Consent and Contestation

Parliamentary Affairs, vol. 73(4).

Maatsch, A. (2016) Drivers of Political Parties’ Voting Behaviour in European Economic Governance: The Ultimate Decline of the Economic Cleavage?

West European Politics, 39(4).

Closa, C. and Maatsch, A. (2014) ‘In a spirit of solidarity? Justifying the European Financial Stability Facility (EFSF) in national parliamentary debates’

Journal of Common Market Studies, Vol. 52(4).

Maatsch, A. (2014) Are we all austerians now? An analysis of national parliamentary parties’ positioning on anti-crisis measures in the eurozone

Journal of European Public Policy, vol. 21(1).

Maatsch, A. (2017) Parliaments and the Economic Governance of the European Union: Talking Shops or Deliberative Bodies?

London: Routledge.

Maatsch, A. (2017) ‘European Semester Compliance and National Political Party Ownership’

Jančić, D. ed. (2017) National Parliaments after the Lisbon Treaty and the Euro Crisis. Oxford: Oxford University Press.

Seelkopf, L., Bubek, M., Eihmanis E., Ganderson, J., Limberg, J., Mnaili, Y., Zuluaga, P. & Genschel, P. (2019) ‘The rise of modern taxation: A new comprehensive dataset of tax introductions worldwide’

Review of International Organizations.

Eihmanis, E. (2018) Cherry-picking external constraints: Latvia and EU economic governance, 2008–2014

Journal of European Public Policy 25(2): 231–249.

Eihmanis, E. (2019a) ‘An ever wider gap: The ethnic divide in Latvian party competition’

H. Kriesi and S. Hutter (eds). European party politics in times of crisis. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, pp. 236–258.

Eihmanis, E. (2019b) ‘Latvia and the European Union’

F. Laursen and A. Verdun (eds). Encyclopedia of European Union Politics. Oxford: Oxford University Press, pp. 1–22.

Eihmanis, E. (2021) ‘Latvia’

E. M. Immergut et al. (ed.). Health Politics in Europe: A Handbook. Oxford: Oxford University Press.

Eihmanis, E. (2013) Post-crisis economic governance in Latvia: the European Semester, the Balance-of- Payments programme, and euro accession convergence

European Social Observatory, Brussels.