Measuring party strength: a new systematic framework applied to the case of Germany, 1991-2013 (German Politics, 2016)

My new article proposing a sytematic framework for measuring party strength is now out in the German Politics journal. You can read it here or write me for a free copy.

Abstract

An appropriate quantitative measurement of party strength is an essential precondition to any further qualitative assessment of partisan influence. The existing literature offers a number of individual indicators but fails to integrate them into a coherent systematic framework. This article fills that gap by proposing a new multi-dimensional and multi-level framework model to operationalise and measure party strength. The soundness of the approach is tested on the case of the evolution of German parties between 1991 and 2013.

Citation:

Chiocchetti, Paolo (2016) “Measuring party strength: a new systematic framework applied to the case of Germany, 1991-2013″, Measuring Party Strength: A New Systematic Framework Applied to the Case of German Parties, 1991–2013”, German Politics 25(1): 84-104. DOI:10.1080/09644008.2015.1124090.

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