Prof. Dr. Heike Klüver

Recent research
Klüver, Heike, Felix Hartmann, Macartan Humphreys, Ferdinand Geißler and Johannes Giesecke (2021): What incentives can spur Covid-19 vaccination uptake?

Klüver, Heike (2013): Lobbying in the European Union: Interest groups, lobbying coalitions and policy change, Oxford: Oxford University Press

Klüver, Heike (2008): Interessenvermittlung in der Europäischen Union: Nationale Verbände auf dem Weg nach Brüssel, Saarbrücken: VDM.

Beyers, Jan, Caelesta Braun and Heike Klüver (2016): Legislative Lobbying in Context: The policy and polity determinants of interest group politics in the European Union, London: Routledge.

Rasmussen, Anne, Anne Binderkrantz and Heike Klüver (forthcoming): Organized Interests in the Media and Policy Congruence: The Contingent Impact of the Status Quo, European Journal of Political Research.

Klüver, Heike and Jae-Jae Spoon (2020): Helping or hurting? How governing as a junior coalition partner influences electoral outcomes, Journal of Politics, 82(4): 1231-1242.

Klüver, Heike (2020): Setting the party agenda: Interest groups, voters and issue attention, British Journal of Political Science 50(3): 979-1000.

Giger, Nathalie, Heike Klüver and Christopher Witko (2020): Electoral Vulnerability, Party Affiliation, and Dyadic Constituency Responsiveness in U.S. Legislatures, American Politics Research 48(4): 484-491.

Klüver, Heike (2020): The survival of interest groups: Evidence from Germany, West European Politics 43(7): 1436-1454.

Spoon, Jae-Jae and Heike Klüver (2020): Responding to Far Right Challengers: Does Accommodation Pay Off? Journal of European Public Policy 27(2): 273-291.

Klüver, Heike and Hanna Bäck (2019): Coalition agreements, Issue Attention and Cabinet Governance, Comparative Political Studies 52(13–14): 1995–2031.

Spoon, Jae-Jae and Heike Klüver (2019): Party convergence and vote switching: Explaining mainstream party decline across Europe, European Journal of Political Research 58(4): 1021-1042.

Hopkins, Vincent, Heike Klüver and Mark Pickup (2019): The Influence of Cause and Sectional Group Lobbying on Government Responsiveness, Political Research Quarterly 72(3): 623–636.

Klüver, Heike and Elisabeth Zeidler (2019): Explaining interest group density across economic sectors: Evidence from Germany, Political Studies 67(2): 459-478.

Klüver, Heike und Mark Pickup (2019): Are they listening? Public opinion, interest groups and government responsiveness, West European Politics 42(1): 91-112.

Klüver, Heike and Radoslaw Zubek (2018): Minority Governments and Legislative Reliability: Evidence from Denmark and Sweden, Party Politics 24(6): 719–730.

Drüner, Dietrich, Heike Klüver, Ellen Mastenbroek and Gerald Schneider (2018): The Core or the Winset? Explaining Decision-Making Duration and Policy Change in the European Union, Comparative European Politics 16(2): 271–289.

Klüver, Heike and Jae-Jae-Spoon (2017): Challenges to multi-party governments: How governing in coalitions affects coalition parties’ responsiveness to voters, Party Politics 23(6): 793-803.

Sagarzazu, Iñaki and Heike Klüver (2017): Where have all the leaders gone? Evaluating the dynamics of parties issue attention in coalition governments, Social Science Quarterly 98(3): 1045–1060.

Sagarzazu, Iñaki and Heike Klüver (2017): Coalition governments and party competition: Political communication strategies of coalition parties, Political Science Research and Methods 5(2): 333-349

Spoon, Jae-Jae and Heike Klüver (2017): Does Anybody Notice? How Policy Positions of Coalition Parties Are Perceived by Voters, European Journal of Political Research 56(1): 115-132.

Klüver, Heike and Jae-Jae Spoon (2016): Who Responds? Voters, Parties, and Issue Attention, British Journal of Political Science, 46(3): 633-654

Bäck, Hanna, Marc Debus and Heike Klüver (2016): Bicameralism, Intra-party Bargaining, and the Formation of Party Policy Positions: Evidence from the German Federal System, Party Politics, 22(3): 405-417.

Klüver, Heike and Iñaki Sagarzazu (2016): Setting the agenda or responding to voters? Political parties, voters and issue attention, West European Politics, 39(2): 380-398.

Giger, Nathalie and Heike Klüver (2016): Voting against your constituents? How lobbying affects representation, American Journal of Political Science, 60(1): 190–205.

Spoon, Jae-Jae and Heike Klüver (2015): Voter polarization and party responsiveness: Why parties emphasize divided issues, but remain silent on unified issues, European Journal of Political Research, 54(2): 343–362.

Klüver, Heike (2015): Interest groups in the German Bundestag: Exploring the issue linkage between citizens and interest groups, German Politics, 24(2): 137-153.

Lowery, David, Frank R. Baumgartner, Joost Berkhout, Jeffrey M. Berry, Darren Halpin, Marie Hojnacki, Heike Klüver, Beate Kohler-Koch, Jeremy Richardson and Kay Lehman Schlozman (2015): Images of an Unbiased Interest System, Journal of European Public Policy 22(8): 1212–1231.

Zubek, Radoslaw and Heike Klüver (2015): Legislative pledges and coalition government, Party Politics 21(4): 603-614.

Klüver, Heike (2015): The Promises of Quantitative Text Analysis in Interest Group Research: A Reply to Bunea and Ibenskas, European Union Politics, 16(3): 456-466.

Klüver, Heike, Caelesta Braun and Jan Beyers (2015): Legislative lobbying in context: Towards a conceptual framework of interest group lobbying in the European Union, Journal of European Public Policy, 22(4): 447-461.

Klüver, Heike, Christine Mahoney and Marc Opper (2015): Framing in context: How interest groups employ framing to lobby the European Commission, Journal of European Public Policy 22(4): 481-498

Klüver, Heike and Christine Mahoney (2015): Measuring interest group framing strategies in public policy debates, Journal of Public Policy 35(2): 223-244

Klüver, Heike and Jae-Jae Spoon (2015): Bringing salience back in: Explaining voting defection in the European Parliament, Party Politics 21(4): 553-564

Spoon, Jae-Jae and Heike Klüver (2014): Do parties respond? How electoral context influences party responsiveness, Electoral Studies, 35: 48-60.

Boräng, Frida, Rainer Eising, Heike Klüver, Christine Mahoney, Daniel Naurin, Daniel Rasch and Patrycja Rozbicka (2014): Identifying frames: A comparison of research methods, Interest groups & Advocacy, 3(2): 188-201

Klüver, Heike and Iñaki Sagarzazu (2013): Ideological congruency and decision-making speed: The effect of partisanship across EU institutions, European Union Politics, 14(3): 388-407

Klüver, Heike and Toni Rodon (2013): Explaining policy position choice of Europarties: The effect of legislative resources, British Journal of Political Science, 43(3): 629-650

Klüver, Heike and Sabine Saurugger (2013): Opening the black box: The professionalization of interest groups in the European Union, Interest Groups & Advocacy, 2(2): 185-205

Klüver, Heike (2013): Lobbying as a collective enterprise: Winners and losers of policy formulation in the European Union, Journal of European Public Policy, 20(1): 59-76

Klüver, Heike (2012): Biasing politics? Interest group participation in European policy-making, West European Politics, 35(5): 1114-1133

Klüver, Heike (2012): Die Macht der Informationen: Eine empirische Analyse von Lobbyingerfolg in der Europäischen Union, Politische Vierteljahresschrift, 53(2): 211-239

Klüver, Heike (2012): Informational lobbying in the European Union: The effect of organizational characteristics, West European Politics, 35(3): 491-510

Klüver, Heike (2011): The contextual nature of lobbying: Explaining lobbying success in the European Union, European Union Politics, 12(4): 483-506

Klüver, Heike (2010): Europeanization of lobbying activities: When national interest groups spill over to the European level, Journal of European Integration, 32(2): 175-191

Klüver, Heike (2009): Measuring interest group influence using quantitative text analysis, European Union Politics, 10(4): 535-549

Klüver, Heike (2012): Measuring interest group influence using quantitative text analysis, in: Goodwin, John (Eds): SAGE Secondary Data Analysis, London: Sage

Klüver, Heike (2012): Book review "Resolving Controversy in the European Union: Legislative decision-making before and after enlargement" (authored by Robert Thomson), West European Politics, 35, 4, 942-943

Klüver, Heike (2014): Les lobbies dans la gouvernance ou la main invisible du marché, Pouvoirs, 149, 121-134

Klüver, Heike (2011): Lobbying in coalitions: Interest group influence on European Union policy-making, Nuffield College Working Papers in Politics, 2011-4, 1-36

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