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Lachat, Romain and Hanspeter Kriesi (2015). ‘"Voluntary PR Voting" in the Election of Swiss Regional Governments’. Swiss Political Science Review 21(3): 419-436 (Link to the article).

Lachat, Romain (2015). ‘The role of party identification in spatial models of voting choice’. Political Science Research and Methods 3(3): 641-658 (Link to the article).

Lachat, Romain, André Blais and Ignacio Lago (2015). ‘Assessing the Mechanical and Psychological Effects of District Magnitude’. Journal of Elections, Public Opinion & Parties 25(3): 284-299 (Link to the article).

Lachat, Romain (2014). ‘Issue ownership and the vote: The effects of associative and competence ownership on issue voting’. Swiss Political Science Review 20(4): 727-740 (Link to the article).

Lachat, Romain, Georg Lutz and Isabelle Stadelmann-Steffen (2014). ‘The 2011 Swiss Elections: Introduction’. Swiss Political Science Review 20(4): 515-519 (Link to the article).

Lachat, Romain (2011). ‘Electoral Competitiveness and Issue Voting’. Political Behavior 33(4): 645-663 (Link to the article). (Supplementary material available here.)

Blais, André, Romain Lachat, Airo Hino and Pascal Doray-Demers (2011). ‘The mechanical and psychological effects of electoral systems: A quasi-experimental study’. Comparative Political Studies 44(12): 1599-1621 (Link to the article). (Article and online appendix available here.)

Lachat, Romain and Peter Selb (2010). ‘Strategic Overshooting in National Council Elections’. Swiss Political Science Review 16(3): 481-498 (Link to the article).

Selb, Peter and Romain Lachat (2009). ‘The more, the better? Counterfactual evidence on the effect of compulsory voting on the consistency of party choice’. European Journal of Political Research 48(5): 573-597 (Link to the article). (Supplementary material available here.)

Bornschier, Simon and Romain Lachat (2009). ‘The evolution of the French political space and party system’. West European Politics 32(2): 360-383 (Link to the article).

Lachat, Romain (2008). ‘The impact of party polarization on ideological voting’. Electoral Studies 27(4): 687-698 (Link to the article).

Lachat, Romain (2006). ‘A tale of two Councils. Explaining the weakness of the SVP in the upper house of the Federal Parliament’. Swiss Political Science Review 12(4): 77–99 (Link to the article).

Kriesi, Hanspeter, Edgar Grande, Romain Lachat, Martin Dolezal, Simon Bornschier and Timotheos Frey (2006). ‘Globalization and the transformation of the national political space: six European countries compared’. European Journal of Political Research 45(6): 921–956 (Link to the article).

Sciarini, Pascal, Thanh-Huyen Ballmer-Cao and Romain Lachat (2001). ‘Genre, âge et participation politique. Les élections fédérales de 1995 dans le canton de Genève’. Swiss Political Science Review 7(3) : 83–98. (Download)

Lachat, Romain (2000). ‘L’influence des campagnes politiques sur le vote. Le cas des élections suisses de 1995’. Swiss Political Science Review 6(4): 51–73. (Download)

Books

Kriesi, Hanspeter, Edgar Grande, Romain Lachat, Martin Dolezal, Simon Bornschier and Timotheos Frey (2008). West European Politics in the Age of Globalization. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press.

Lachat, Romain (2007). A Heterogeneous Electorate: Political sophistication, predisposition strength, and the voting decision process. Baden-Baden: Nomos Verlag. (The online appendix is available here)

Kriesi, Hanspeter, Romain Lachat, Peter Selb, Simon Bornschier and Marc Helbling (eds) (2005). Der Aufstieg der SVP. Acht Kantone im Vergleich. Zürich: NZZ Verlag.

Book chapters, short monographs, book reviews

Lachat, Romain (2015). ‘Leader effects and party polarization’, in Marina Costa Lobo and John Curtice (eds). Personality Politics? The Role of Leader Evaluations in Democratic Elections. Oxford: Oxford University Press, pp. 105-123.

Lachat, Romain, Hanspeter Kriesi, Edgar Grande, Martin Dolezal, Simon Bornschier and Timotheos Frey (2013). ‘Reflections: Globalization and the transformation of the national political space’, European Journal of Political Research, 40th Anniversary Virtual Issue.

Lachat, Romain (2009). Book Review: The Economy and the Vote, by Wouter van der Brug, Cees van der Eijk, and Mark Franklin. Acta Politica 44(1): 118-121.

Kriesi, Hanspeter, Edgar Grande, Romain Lachat, Martin Dolezal, Simon Bornschier and Timotheos Frey (2008). ‘Globalization and its impact on national spaces of competition’, in Kriesi, Hanspeter et al. West European Politics in the Age of Globalization. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, pp. 3-22.

Lachat, Romain (2008). ‘Switzerland: Another case of transformation driven by an established party’, in Kriesi, Hanspeter et al. West European Politics in the Age of Globalization. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, pp. 130-153.

Lachat, Romain and Martin Dolezal (2008). ‘Demand side: Dealignment and realignment of the structural political potentials’, in Kriesi, Hanspeter et al. West European Politics in the Age of Globalization. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, pp. 237-266.

Lachat, Romain and Hanspeter Kriesi (2008). ‘Supply side: The positioning of the political parties in a restructuring space’, in Kriesi, Hanspeter et al. West European Politics in the Age of Globalization. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, pp. 267-295.

Lachat, Romain (2008). ‘The electoral consequences of the integration-demarcation cleavage’, in Kriesi, Hanspeter et al. West European Politics in the Age of Globalization. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, pp. 296-319.

Lachat, Romain (2008). ‘Technical appendix’, in Kriesi, Hanspeter et al. West European Politics in the Age of Globalization. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, pp. 344-365.

Lachat, Romain and Peter Selb (2005). ‘Schweiz’, in Hanspeter Kriesi, Romain Lachat, Peter Selb, Simon Bornschier and Marc Helbling (eds). Der Aufstieg der SVP. Acht Kantone im Vergleich. Zürich: NZZ Verlag, pp. 41–58.

Lachat, Romain and Peter Selb (2005). ‘Kantonaler Vergleich’, in Hanspeter Kriesi, Romain Lachat, Peter Selb, Simon Bornschier and Marc Helbling (eds). Der Aufstieg der SVP. Acht Kantone im Vergleich. Zürich: NZZ Verlag, pp. 237–255.

Selb, Peter and Romain Lachat (2004). Wahlen 2003. Die Entwicklung des Wahlverhaltens. Zürich: Institut für Politikwissenschaft. (Download: German, French, or Italian version)

Lachat, Romain (2003). ‘La formation des intentions de vote: Les effets de conversion et d’activation’, in Pascal Sciarini, Sibylle Hardmeier and Adrian Vatter (eds). Schweizer Wahlen 1999. Bern: Haupt, pp. 369–393.

Lachat, Romain and Pascal Sciarini (2002). ‘When do campaigns matter, and to whom?’, in David M. Farrell and Rüdiger Schmitt-Beck (eds). Do Campaigns Matter? Campaign Effects in Elections and Referendums. London: Routledge, pp. 41–57.

Kriesi, Hanspeter, Julien Dubouchet, Mario Konishi and Romain Lachat (1999). Analyse des votations fédérales du 13 juin 1999. VOX N°68. Bern: GfS.

Marquis, Lionel, Dominique Wisler and Romain Lachat (1999). Analyse des votations fédérales du 29 novembre 1998. VOX N°65. Bern: GfS.