Peer Reviewed

Stockemer, Daniel/Koehler, Sebastian/Lentz, Tobias. 2018. “Data Access and Transparency: New insights from the political behavior literature.” PS: Political Science and Politics 51 (4): 799–803.

Koehler, Sebastian/König, Thomas. 2015. “Fiscal Governance in the Eurozone: How Effectively Does the Stability and Growth Pact Limit Governmental Debt in the Euro Countries?” Po- litical Science Research and Methods 03(2): 329-352.


Koehler, Sebastian. 2019. “Lobbying, Political Uncertainty and Policy Outcomes”. London & New York: Palgrave Macmillan.

Book Chapters

Calca, Patrícia/Koehler, Sebastian. 2014. “Is this a path or a shortcut? Unemployment and Turnout in the Portuguese European Parliament Elections (1987-2014)”, In: Maria Fer- nanda Rollo, José Maria Brandão de Brito and Alice Cunha (eds.). Portugal and the Elec- tions to the European Parliament. Almedina: Coimbra, pp.47-67 (in Portuguese).

2012 Calca, Patrícia/Koehler, Sebastian. “Presidential Speech-Making and Leadership Images in Times of Crisis: Bush vs. Obama”. in: Belim, Célia/Calca, Patrícia (eds.). 2012. Image of U.S. Presidential Administrations: The Cases of George W. Bush and Barack Obama. Mary- land: Lexington Books.

Other Publications

Koehler, Sebastian. 2016. “Why the UK must trigger Article 50 immediately”. LSE European Politics and Public Policy Blog uk-trigger-article-50-immediately/. 27 June 2016.

König, Thomas/Mäder, Lars/Koehler, Sebastian/Notte, Hanna. 2008. “Offtrack. Inflated claims of the car industry.” Report prepared for Greenpeace International.


POLE - Patterns of Legislative Effectiveness, funded by the Portuguese Science Foundation (FCT), ISCTE-IUL in Lisbon. (Ongoing since May 2023)

Work in Pogress


Under review

Calca, Patrícia/Koehler, Sebastian. 2024. “Gender Quotas and Co-authorship Networks in Closed-List Proportional Systems”.

Koehler, Sebastian/Calca, Patrícia. “Crisis opportunities: Committees of inquiry as step- ping stones for backbenchers”.

Koehler, Sebastian/Calca, Patrícia. 2024 “Parties and Coalition Governance: How Electoral Un- certainty determines the Length and Timing of Coalition Agreements”.

Working papers

Pistikou, Victoria/Koehler, Sebastian. 2024. “Green prosperity within the EU. An assessment of European Intergovernmentalism and its impact on the Green Transition”.

Koehler, Sebastian/Calca, Patrícia. 2024. “Gender Quotas and the Strategic Incentives of Parlia- mentarians under Closed-List Electoral Systems”.

Calca, Patrícia/Donnay, Karsten/Koehler, Sebastian. 2024. “The Descriptive Representation of Women: District Magnitude, Gender Quotas and the Zipper Principle”.

Koehler, Sebastian/König, Thomas/Lu, Xiao. 2024. “Public Responsiveness and Responsibility for Supranational Fiscal Governance”.

Koehler, Sebastian. 2024. “Signaling to voters? Conceptual problems of testing signaling mod- els in legislative studies”.

Koehler, Sebastian. 2024. “Access, Information and the Strategic Use of Committee Hearings”.

Koehler, Sebastian. 2024. “Strategic Diversion: Interest group competition and public commu- nication strategies in EU lobbying”.


Koehler, Sebastian/Hamenstädt, Ulrich. 2024. “Experiments in the Social Sciences: An Interdis- ciplinary Introduction”. 3

Project proposals

Project title: “Making or Breaking the European Green Deal: Coalitions, redistribution, and po- litical ambition” (with Alberto Vesperoni, KCL)