3 July 2020

When Economists Study Politics in Developing Countries

Better understanding the state of political systems – particularly in developing countries – via methods used by economists does not appear to be commonplace. However, […]
3 July 2020

Why Join a Political Party Today?

By Laura Morales, CEE* Political parties are clearly going through a crisis, at least with regard to their reputation and the support they garner from […]
3 July 2020

How Voters Respond to Crime Control Policies

by Roberto Galbiati, Department of economics* Many democratically elected governments around the world are probably wondering how voters will respond to the policies they implemented […]
13 February 2020
Tours - Manifestation des Gilets Jaunes - février 2019. Crédits image : GrandCelinien/ CC-BY-SA-3.0

The Dark Matter of Democracy, Origins of the Gilets Jaunes (Yellow Vests)

In his latest work, La matière noire de la démocratie, Luc Rouban, a researcher at the Centre for Political Research (CEVIPOF), puts forward the argument […]
27 February 2017

What elections do to political parties

Of course, studying elections involves the examination of political parties. Sciences Po researchers have fully devoted themselves to this pursuit and, building on René Rémond’s […]
16 February 2017

Tolerance in progress

Synthesizing 69 questions about minorities, the tolerance index ranges from 0 (maximum intolerance) to 100 (maximum tolerance). After falling during Nicolas Sarkozy’s five-year term, tolerance […]
22 June 2016

A different approach to political competition

Remarks on the strategy and structure of party competition While William H. Riker and Stein Rokkan’s works, as well as the intellectual schools that have […]