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De Vries, Catherine E. (2018) Euroscepticism and the Future of European Integration. Oxford University Press. § # *

§ Winner of the European Union Studies Association Best Book in EU Studies Award
# Listed as top-5 book on Europe’s future by the Financial Times
* Featured in:
Financial Times
Foreign Affairs
NRC Handelsblad
Financiëel Dagblad
OUP Blog
Wall Street Journal

De Vries, Catherine E. & Sara B. Hobolt (2020) Political Entrepreneurs: The Succes of Challenger Parties in Europe. Forthcoming with Princeton University Press (Spring).

De Vries, Catherine E. & Gary Marks (eds.) (2012) Special Issue Dimensionality of Political Space. European Union Politics 13(2): 185-342.



De Vries, Catherine E. & Hector Solaz (2019) Sweeping It Under The Rug: How Government Parties Deal With Deteriorating Economic Conditions. Party Politics 25(1): 63-75.

Lanz, Simon, Nathalie Giger & Catherine E. De Vries (2019) The Motivational Basis of Constituency Work: How Intrinsic and ExtrinsicMotivations Interact. Political Science Research and Methods, DOI:

Solaz, Hector, Catherine E. De Vries & Roosmarijn De Geus (2019) In-Group Loyalty and the Punishment of Corruption. Comparative Political Studies, 52(6): 896–926.

De Vries, Catherine E. & Hector Solaz (2018) Corruption and Electoral Accountability: Avenues for Future Research. Emerging Trends in the Social and Behavioral Sciences DOI:

De Vries, Catherine E., Sara B. Hobolt & James Tilley (2018) Facing up to the Facts: What Causes Economic Perceptions? Electoral Studies, ISSN 0261-3794.*

* Featured in:

Tertchnaya, Katerina & Catherine E. De Vries (2018) The Political Consequences of Self-Insurance: Evidence from Central-Eastern Europe, the Caucasus and Central Asia. Political Behavior, DOI:

Tertchnaya, Katerina, Catherine E. De Vries, Hector Solaz & David Doyle (2018) When the Money Stops: Declines in Financial Remittances and Incumbent Popularity in Central Eastern Europe, the Caucasus and Central Asia. American Political Science Review, 112(4): 758-774.

De Vries, Catherine E. (2017) Benchmarking Brexit: How the British Decision to Leave Shapes EU Public Opinion. JCMS: Journal of Common Market Studies, DOI:10.1111/jcms.12579.*

* Featured in:
Washington Post
LSE Brexit Blog

Catherine E. De Vries (2017) The Cosmopolitian-Parochial Divide: What the 2017 Dutch Election Result Tells Us About Political Change in the Netherlands and Beyond. Journal of European Public Policy, DOI:

Catherine E. De Vries & Hector Solaz (2017) The Electoral Consequences of Corruption. Annual Review of Political Science, 20: 391-408.*

* Featured in:
Pacific Standard

Hobolt, Sara B. & Catherine E. De Vries (2016) Public Support for European Integration. Annual Review of Political Science 19: 413-432.

Hobolt, Sara B. & Catherine E. De Vries (2016) Turning against the Union? The Impact of the Crisis on the Eurosceptic Vote in the 2014 European Parliament Elections. Electoral Studies, DOI:

Hobolt, Sara B. & Catherine E. De Vries (2015) Issue Entrepreneurship and Multiparty Competition. Comparative Political Studies 48(9): 1159-1185.

Bakker, Ryan, Catherine E. De Vries, Erica Edwards, Liesbet Hooge, Seth Jolly, GaryMarks, Jonathan Polk, Jan Rovny, Marco Steenbergen & Milada Vachudova (2015) Measuring Party Positions in Europe: The Chapel Hill Expert Survey Trend File, 1999-2010. Party Politics 21(1): 143-152.

Van de Wardt, Marc, Catherine E. De Vries & Sara B. Hobolt (2014) Exploiting the Cracks: Wedge Issues in Multiparty Competition. Journal of Politics 76(4): 986-999.

De Vries, Catherine E. & Nathalie Giger (2014) Holding Governments Accountable: Individual Heterogeneity in Performance Voting. European Journal of Political Research 53(2): 345-362.

Spoon, Jae-Jae, Sara B. Hobolt & Catherine E. De Vries (2014) Going Green: Explaining Issue Competition on the Environment. European Journal of Political Research 53(2): 363-380.

De Vries, Catherine E. (2013) Ambivalent Europeans? Public Support for European Integration in East and West. Government & Opposition 48(3): 434-461.

De Vries, Catherine E., Armèn Hakhverdian & Bram Lancee (2013) The Dynamics of Voters’ Left/Right Identification: The Role of Economic and Cultural Attitudes. Political Science Research and Methods 1(2): 223-238.

De Vries, Catherine E. & Marco R. Steenbergen (2013) Variable Opinions: The Predicticality of Support for Unification in European Mass Publics. Journal of Political Marketing 12(1):121-141.

Harbers, Imke, Catherine E. De Vries & Marco R. Steenbergen (2013) Attitude Variability Among Latin American Publics: How Party System Structuration Affects Left/Right Ideology. Comparative Political Studies 46(8): 947-967.

Harteveld, Eelco, Catherine E. De Vries & Tom Van der Meer (2013) In Europe We Trust? Exploring Three Logics of Trust in the European Union. European Union Politics 14(4): 542-565.

Schumacher, Gijs, Catherine E. De Vries & Barbara Vis (2013) Why Do Parties Change Position? Party Organization and Environmental Incentives. Journal of Politics 75(2): 464-477.

Van der Pas, Daphne, Catherine E. De Vries & Wouter Van der Brug (2013) A Leader Without a Party: Exploring the Relationship Between Geert Wilders’ Leadership Performance in the Media and His Electoral Success. Party Politics 19(3): 458-476.

Adams, James, Catherine E. De Vries & Debra Leitner (2012) Which Subconstituencies Reacted to Elite Polarization in the Netherlands? An Analysis of the Dutch Public’s Policy Beliefs and Partisan Loyalities, 1986-1998. British Journal of Political Science 42(1): 81-105.

De Vries, Catherine E. & Sara B. Hobolt (2012) When Dimensions Collide: The Electoral Success of Issue Entrepreneurs. European Union Politics 13(2): 246-268.

De Vries, Catherine E. & Gary Marks (2012) The Struggle over Dimensionality: A Note on Theory and Empirics. European Union Politics 13(2): 185-193.

Hakhverdian, Armen, Wouter Van der Brug & Catherine E. De Vries (2012) The Emergence of a ’Diploma Democracy’? The Political Education Gap in the Netherlands, 1971-2010. Acta Politica 47(2): 229-247.

Walczak, Agnieszka, Wouter van der Brug & Catherine E. De Vries (2012) Long-Term and Short-Term Determinants of Party Preferences: Analysis of Inter-Generational Change in Western and East Central Europe. Electoral Studies 31(2): 273-284.

De Vries, Catherine E., Erica E. Edwards & Erik R. Tillman (2011) Clarity of Responsibility Beyond the Pocketbook: How Political Institutions Condition EU Issue Voting. Comparative Political Studies 44(3): 339-363.

De Vries, Catherine E. & Erik R. Tillman (2011) European Union Issue Voting in East and West Europe: The Role of Political Context. Comparative European Politics 9(1): 1-17.

De Vries, Catherine E., Wouter Van der Brug, Marcel H. Van Egmond & Cees Van der Eijk (2011) Individual and Contextual Variation in EU Issue Voting: The Role of Political Information. Electoral Studies 30(1): 16-28.

Ezrow, Lawrence, Catherine E. De Vries, Marco R. Steenbergen & Erica E. Edwards (2011) Mean Voter Representation versus Partisan Constituency Representation: Do Parties Respond to the Mean Voter or to their Supporters? Party Politics 17(3): 275-301.

De Vries, Catherine E. (2010) EU Issue Voting; Asset or Liability: How European Integration affects Parties’ Electoral Fortunes. European Union Politics (11)1: 89-117.

Hooghe, Liesbet, Ryan Bakker, Anna Brigevich, Catherine E. De Vries, Erica E. Edwards, Gary Marks, Jan Rovny, Marco R. Steenbergen & Milada A. Vachudova (2010) The Reliability and Validity of the 2002 and 2006 Chapel Hill Expert Surveys on Party Positioning. European Journal of Political Research 49(5): 687-703.

De Vries, Catherine E. (2009) The Impact of EU Referenda on National Electoral Politics: Evidence from the Dutch Case. West European Politics (32)1: 142-171.

De Vries, Catherine E. & Erica E. Edwards (2009) Taking Europe to Its Extremes: Extremist Parties and Public Euroskepticism. Party Politics (15)1: 5-28.

De Vries, Catherine E. (2007) Sleeping Giant: Fact or Fairytale? Examining the Impact of European Integration on National Elections. European Union Politics (8 )3: 363-385.

De Vries, Catherine E. & Kees van Kersbergen (2007) Interests, Identity & Political Allegiance in the European Union. Acta Politica (42)2/3: 307-328.

Steenbergen, Marco R., Erica E. Edwards & Catherine E. De Vries (2007) Who is Cueing Whom? Mass-Elite Linkages and the Future of European Integration. European Union Politics (8)1: 13-35.

Book Chapters, Blogs & Other Publications

De Vries, Catherine E. (2019) Political Behaviour in the European Union. Oxford Encyclopedia of Political Behaviour, Oxford University Press.

De Vries, Catherine E. (2018) Public Opinion in European Union Politics. Oxford Encyclopedia of European Union Politics, Oxford University Press.

De Vries, Catherine E. & Kate McNamara (2018) How Choice Can Save Europe. Foreign Affairs, 14th of May (URL:

De Vries, Catherine E. (2018) Euroscepticism is Here to Stay. LSE Brexit Blog, 9th of May (URL:

De Vries, Catherine E. (2017)Wilders? rise is temporarily halted, but at what cost? UK in A Changing Europe Blog, 18th ofMarch (URL:

De Vries, Catherine E. (2016) Could Brexit Be a Unifying Moment for Europe, LSE European Politics and Policy (EUROPP) Blog, 6th of July (URL:

De Vries, Catherine E. (2016) Cross-National Data Sources: Opportunities & Challenges. In: Kai Arzheimer, Jocelyn Evans & Michael Lewis-Beck (eds.) Sage Handbook of Electoral Behaviour, Sage Press.

De Vries, Catherine E. & Isabell Hoffmann (2015) David Cameron wants to reform the European Union. Will British voters go along? The Washington Post: The Monkey Cage Blog, 26th of May (URL:

De Vries, Catherine E. (2014) Who Is Without Sin Cast The First Stone: A Reappraisal of the Electoral Connection in EU Politics. In Cramme, Olaf & Sara Hobolt (eds.) Democratic Politics in a European Union under Stress, Oxford University Press.

De Vries, Catherine E. (2014) Are European Parliamentarians Responsive to Their Voters? The Washington Post: The Monkey Cage Blog, 26th of May (URL:

De Vries, Catherine E. (2014) Throwing the Rascals Out Is Tricky, But Not Impossible. The Democratic Audit UK Blog, 22nd of April (URL:

De Vries, Catherine E. & Bernard Steunenberg (2014) Accelerating the Revolution in Political Science Publishing: Shorter, Faster, more Transparent and freely Available. LSE: The Impact of Social Sciences Blog, 10th of April (URL:

De Vries, Catherine E. (2013) Modern Elections and Voting Behavior in Europe. Oxford Bibliographies in Political Science. (URL: http://oxfordbibliographiesonline.comobo/page/political-science).

De Vries, Catherine E. (2011) New Challenges for Social Democray: Lessons from the Netherlands. In: Ernst Stetter, Karl Duffek & Ania Skrzypek (eds.) Next Left: Towards a New Strategy. Brussels: Foundation for European Progressive Studies (FEPS): 30-37.

De Vries, Catherine E. (2011) Slapende Reus: Feit of Fictie? Een Analyse van het Effect van Europese Integratie op Stemgedrag in Nationale Verkiezingen. (Sleeping Giant: Fact or Fairytale? An Analysis of the Impact of European Integration on Vote Choice in National Elections) Res Publica 53(1): 117-119.

De Vries, Catherine E. & Christine Arnold (2011) Making the Polity: Exploring the Link between Public Opinion and European Elites’ Preferences for European Union Public Policy. InD. Fuchs & H-D. Klingemann (eds.) Cultural Diversity, European Identity and the Legitimacy of the EU. Cheltenham: Edward Elgar.

De Vries, Catherine E. & Marc van der Wardt (2011) EU Issue Salience and Domestic Party Competition. In K. Opperman & H. Viehring (eds.) Issue Salience in International Politics. London: Routledge.

Hakhverdian, Armen, Wouter van der Brug & Catherine E. De Vries (2011) Geen Bewijs voor Toename ’Opleidingskloof’. (No Evidence of Increasing Education Gap) Beleid en Maatschappij 38(1): 98-105.

Opperman, Kai & Catherine E. De Vries (2011) Analysing Issue Salience in International Politics: Theoretical Foundations and Methodological Approaches. In K. Opperman & H. Viehring (eds.) Issue Salience in International Politics. London: Routledge.

Rosema, Martin & Catherine E. De Vries (2011) Assessing the Quality of European Democracy: Are Voters Voting Correctly? In the Festschrift for Jacques Thomassen. Amsterdam: Amsterdam University Press.

Van der Brug, Wouter, Catherine E. De Vries & Joost van Spanje (2011) Nieuwe Strijdpunten, Nieuwe Scheidslijnen? Politieke Vertegenwoordiging in Nederland. In R. Andeweg & J. Thomassen (eds.) Democratie Doorgelicht: Het Functioneren van de Nederlandse democratie. Leiden: Leiden University Press.

Arnold, Christine & Catherine E. De Vries (2009) The Influence of Public Opinion on Policy Dynamics: Party and Policy Responsiveness in the European Union. In G. Capano & M. Howlett (eds.) European and North American Experiences in Policy Change: Policy Drivers and Policy Dynamics. London: Routledge.

De Vries, Catherine E. & Wouter van der Brug (2009) Invisible Europe:How can European Elections Lose their Second-Order Character? In K. Jørgensen (eds.) European Democracy. Copenhagen: Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Denmark.

De Vries, Catherine E. (2009) Europa in de Nationale Verkiezingsstrijd: Een Slapende Reus? (Europe in National Election: A Sleeping Giant?) Openbaar Bestuur (January): 16-20.

De Vries, Catherine E. (2007) Europa: Een Slapende Reus? (Europe: A Sleeping Giant?) Kennislink, 19 September (URL:

De Vries, Catherine E. & Barbara Vis (2009) Vrouwen en de Wetenshap: Cordon Féminine ofWomen on Top? (Women in Science: Cordon Féminine orWomen on Top?) Res Publica (51)4: 537-542.

Van der Brug,Wouter & Catherine E. De Vries (2009) Onzichtbaar Europa: Hoe Raken Europese Verkiezingen hun Tweederangs Karakter Kwijt? (Invisible Europe: Can European Elections Lose Their Second-Order Status?) Socialisme & Democratie (66)3: 38-44.

Vis, Barbara & Catherine E. De Vries (2009) Mannen en Vrouwen omgeven door Taaie Instituties (Men and Women Surrounded by Though Institutions). Res Publica (51)3: 557-562.