Selected publications

2020. “Economic globalization and decentralization: a centrifugal or centripetal relationship? Evidence from a cross-country analysis”. Governance, forthcoming. (with I. Jurado).

2020. “One or Two Arenas? The Break-up between National and Regional Elections”. Journal of Elections, Public Opinion and Parties, forthcoming. (with I. Jurado and F. Amat).

2019. Attributing responsibility in devolved contexts. Experimental evidence from the UK. Electoral Studies, forthcoming. (with Ll. Orriols).

2018. Passing the buck? Responsibility attribution and cognitive bias in multilevel democracies. West European Politics, 41(3): 660-682. (with I. Jurado and A. Garmendia).  

2018. Muddling up political systems? When regionalization blurs democracy: decentralization and attribution of responsibility. Journal of Common Market Studies, 56(3): 706-716.

2017. Intergovernmental councils in Spain: Challenges and opportunities in a changing political context. Regional & Federal Studies,27(5): 645-665.

2017. Economic crises and party system nationalisation. European Journal of Political Research,56: 777–800 (with I. Jurado).

2017. Geography Matters: The Conditional Effect of Electoral Systems on Social Spending. British Journal of Political Science (with I. Jurado). On-line view at doi:10.1017/S0007123416000338.

2017. Territorial cleavage or institutional break-up? Parliamentary elites in Spain. Party Politics, 23(3): 236-247.

2016. Asymmetric federalism and economic voting. European Journal of Political Research 55(4), pp.847-865(with Ll. Orriols).

2014. How does decentralization affect electoral competition of state-wide parties? Evidence from Spain. Party Politics, 20 (3):391-402.

2012. How do citizens attribute responsibilities in multilevel states?” Learning, biases and asymmetric federalism. Evidence from Spain. Electoral Studies, 31(1) p. 120-30.

2011. Intergovernmental cooperation in a decentralised system: the Sectoral Conferences in Spain. South European Society and Politics, 16(4) p.513-32 [with M. Ferrín].

2010. Who is responsible for what? Clarity of responsibilities in multilevel states. The case of Spain. European Journal of Political Research, 50, p.80-109.

2009. ¿Por qué el sistema de financiación autonómica es inestable?. Revista Española de Investigaciones Sociológicas, 128, p.57-87.