Fabio Wasserfallen


Journal Articles

  1. 2017

  1. “Extending the Use and Prediction Precision of Subnational Public Opinion Estimation” (with Lucas Leemann)

  2. American Journal of Political Science, published in July 2017 as early view.

  3. [Link]  [PDF]  [Replication archive] 

  4. 2016

  1. “The Democratic Effect of Direct Democracy” (with Lucas Leemann)

  2. American Political Science Review 110(4): 750–762.

  3. [Link]  [PDF]  [Replication archive]  [Online appendix]

  4. “How Socialization Attenuates Tax Competition” (with Fabrizio Gilardi)

  5. British Journal of Political Science 46(1): 45–65.

  6. [Link]  [PDF]  [Replication archive]  [Online appendix]

  7. 2015

  1. “The Cooperative Capacity of Swiss Federalism”

  2. Swiss Political Science Review 21(4): 538–555.

  3. [Link]  [PDF]

  4. Learning and the Diffusion of Regime Contention in the Arab Spring” (with Justus Bamert & Fabrizio Gilardi)

  5. Research & Politics 2(3): 1–9.

  6. [Link]  [PDF]  [Replication archive]

  7. 2014

  1. “Contextual Variation in Interdependent Policy Making: The Case of Tax Competition”

  2. European Journal of Political Research 53(4): 822–839. 

  3. [Link]  [PDF]  [Replication archive]  [Online appendix]

  4. “Political and Economic Integration in the EU: The Case of Failed Tax Harmonization”

  5. Journal of Common Market Studies 52(2): 420–435. 

  6. [Link]  [PDF]  [Online appendix]

  7. “Swiss Federalism in a Changing Environment” (with Katharina Füglister)

  8. Comparative European Politics 12(4/5): 404–421. 

  9. [Link]  [PDF]

  10. 2010

  1. “The Judiciary as Legislator? How the European Court of Justice shapes Policy-Making in the EU”

  2. Journal of European Public Policy 17(8): 1128–1146. 

  3. [Link]  [PDF]

PhD Thesis

  1.    “Lessons From an Ideal-Typical Case of Interdependent Policy Making”

  2.      Cumulative PhD Thesis, University of Zurich, 2014.

  3.      (For a discussion of the findings and contributions, see the synopsis of the thesis)

  4.      [Link]  [PDF]

Book Chapters

     2017. “Policy Diffusion and European Public Policy Research”  in Ongaro, Edoardo and Sandra van

     Thiel (eds.),  The Palgrave Handbook of Public Administration and Management in Europe, Basingstoke:

     Palgrave Macmillan.   [PDF]

     2013. “Cantonal tax autonomy in Switzerland: Trends, challenges, and experiences” (with Fabrizio Gilardi

     and Daniel Kübler) in Ruiz-Almendral, Violeta and Francois Vaillancourt (eds.), Tax autonomy of sub-

     national entities, London: McGill-Queen‘s University Press.

     2013. “Multilevel elections and second order effects in Switzerland” (with Daniel Bochsler) in Dandoy,

     Régis and Arjan Schakel (eds.), Regional and National Elections in Western Europe, Basingstoke:

     Palgrave Macmillan.

Work in Progress

    The Global Diffusion of Inflation-Targeting   

    Explaining the Global Abolition of the Death Penalty, 1945 – 2014 (with Seva Gunitsky)         

    Mapping Contestation in Fiscal and Economic Integration (with Thomas Lehner)   

    Mechanisms of Policy Diffusion (with Fabrizio Gilardi)         

    Methods for Studying Policy Diffusion (with Fabrizio Gilardi)

    Middle-Age Governance Experience and Current-Day Attitudes (with Lucas Leemann)     

    Bayesian Data Collection and Analysis (with Dirk Leuffen, Hanno Degner and Zdenek Kudrna)

    Explaining National Preference Formation in Recent EMU Reforms (with, among others, Stefanie Bailer,

    Dirk Leuffen and Jonas Tallberg)

Book Review

     2015. “The Democratic Foundations of Policy Diffusion” by Katerina Linos (Oxford University Press, 2013)

     in West European Politics 28(3): 751–753. [PDF]