Fernando Casal Bértoa and Zsolt Enyedi (under contract) Party System Closure: Alliances and Innovations in Europe between 1848 and 2017. Oxford: Oxford University Press


Journal articles

Enyedi, Zsolt and Fernando Casal Bértoa (forthcoming): “Characteristics of Party Systems”, Oxford Research Encyclopedia of Politics

Casal Bértoa, Fernando and Till Weber (2019): “Restrained Change: Party Systems in Times of Economic Crises”, Journal of Politics, v. 81, n. 1, pp. 233-245

Casal Bértoa, Fernando and Maria Spirova (2019): “Parties between Thresholds: State Subsidies and Party Behavior in Post-communist Democracies”, Party Politics, v. 25, n. 3, pp. 233-244

Casal Bértoa, Fernando (2018): “The Calm Before the Storm. Explaining the Institutionalization of Southern European Party Systems before the Great Recession”, European Politics and Society

Enyedi, Zsolt and Fernando Casal Bértoa (2018): “Institutionalization and De-institutionalization in Post-communist Party Systems”, East European Politics and Societies, v. 32, n. 3, pp. 422-450

Casal Bértoa, Fernando (2018): “The Three Waves of Party System Institutionalization Studies: A Multi- or Uni-dimensional Concept?”, Political Studies Review, v. 16, n. 1, pp. 60-72

Casal Bértoa, Fernando and José Rama Caamaño (2018): “¿Democracia en Crisis? El Futuro de los Partidos Políticos y de la Democracia Representativa” [Democracy in Crisis? The Future of Political Parties and Representative Democracy], Revista de las Cortes Generales, v. 100-102, pp. 201-226

Casal Bértoa, Fernando (2017): “It’s Been Mostly About Money! A Multi-method Research Approach to the Sources of Institutionalization”, Sociological Methods and Research, v. 46, n. 4, pp. 683-714 [Appendix] (Awarded the 2017 AECPA Prize for the Best Article)

Casal Bértoa, Fernando, Kevin Keegan-Krause and Tim Haughton (2017): “The Volatility of Volatility: Measuring Change in Party Vote Shares”, Electoral Studies, v. 50, pp. 142-156

Bourne, Angela and Fernando Casal Bértoa (2017): “Mapping ‘Militant Democracy’: Variation in Party Ban Practices in European Democracies (1945-2015)”, European Constitutional Law Review, v. 13, n. 2, pp. 221-247

Casal Bértoa, Fernando (2017): “Political Parties or Party Systems? Assessing the ‘Myth’ of Institutionalization and Democracy”, West European Politics, v. 40, n. 2, pp. 402-429 [Partially translated into Spanish] (Awarded the 2017 Gordon Smith and Vincent Wright Memorial Prize)

Casal Bértoa, Fernando and Angela Bourne (2017): “Prescribing Democracy? Party Proscription and Party System Stability in Germany, Spain and Turkey”, European Journal of Political Research, v. 56, n. 2, pp. 440-465 [Appendix]

Casal Bértoa, Fernando (2017): “Separation, Divorce or Harakiri? The ‘Crisis’ of Asian Democracies in Comparative Perspective”, Journal of Northeast Asian History, v. 14, n. 2, pp. 63-94

Casal Bértoa, Fernando and Zsolt Enyedi (2016)​“Party System Closure and Openness: Conceptualization, Operationalization and Validation”, Party Politics, v. 22, n. 3, pp. 265-277

Casal Bértoa, Fernando and Dane Taleski (2016): “Regulating Party Politics in the Western Balkans: The Legal Sources of Party System Development in Macedonia”, Democratization, v. 23, n. 3, pp. 545-567

Rodríguez Teruel, Juan and Fernando Casal Bértoa (2016)​: “La Financiación Pública de los Partidos Políticos: España en Perspectiva Comparada” [Public Party Funding: Spain in Comparative Perspective], Presupuesto y Gasto Público, v. 82, n. 1, pp. 159-178

Casal Bértoa, Fernando (2016)​: “Party Funding Regulation in Poland (1990-2015): An Appraisal”, Politologia, v. 1, n. 1, pp. 47-89

Casal Bértoa, Fernando (2014) “Party Systems and Cleavage Structures Revisited: A Sociological Explanation of Party System Institutionalization in East Central Europe”, Party Politics, v. 20, n. 1, pp. 16-36

Casal Bértoa, Fernando and Ingrid van Biezen (2014) “Party Regulation and Party Politics in Post-communist Europe”, East European Politics, v. 30, n. 3, pp. 295-314

Casal Bértoa, Fernando and Marcin Walecki (2014) “Regulating Polish Politics: ‘Cartel’ Parties in a Non-Collusive Party System”, East European Politics, v. 30, n. 3, pp. 330-350

Casal Bértoa, Fernando, Kevin Deegan-Krause and Peter Učen (2014) “Limits of Regulation: Party Law and Finance in Slovakia (1990-2012)”, East European Politics, v. 30, n. 3, pp. 351-371

Casal Bértoa, Fernando, Fransje Molenaar, Daniela R. Piccio and Ekaterina R. Rashkova (2014) “The World Upside Down: De-legitimising Political Finance Regulation”, International Political Science Review, v. 35, n. 3, pp. 355-375

Biezen, Ingrid van and Fernando Casal Bértoa (2014) “Party Regulation in Post-authoritarian Contexts: Southern Europe in Comparative Perspective”, South European Society and Politics, v. 19, n. 1, pp. 71-87

Casal Bértoa, Fernando, Juan Rodríguez Teruel, Oscar Barberà and Astrid Barrio (2014)​“The Carrot and the Stick: Party Regulation and Politics in Democratic Spain”, South European Society and Politics, v. 19, n. 1, pp. 89-112

Casal Bértoa, Fernando (2013) “Post-communist Politics: on the Divergence (and/or Convergence) of East and West”, Government and Opposition, v. 48, n. 3, pp. 398-433

Casal Bértoa, Fernando (2012) “Parties, Regime and Cleavages: Explaining Party System Institutionalization in East Central Europe”, East European Politics, v. 28, n. 4, pp. 452-472


Edited volumes

Fernando Casal Bértoa and Patrick Dumont (forthcoming) Party Politics in Micro-states. Abingdon/New York: Routledge

Fernando Casal Bértoa and Ingrid van Biezen (2018) The Regulation of Post-communist Party Politics. Abingdon/New York: Routledge

Müller-Rommel, Ferdinand and Fernando Casal Bértoa (2016) Party Politics and Democracy in Europe: Essays in Honour of Peter Mair. Abingdon/New York: Routledge

Casal Bértoa, Fernando and Gerardo Scherlis (2015) Partidos, Sistemas de Partidos y Democracia. La Obra Esencial de Peter Mair [Parties, Party Systems and Democracy. Peter Mair’s Essential Works]. Buenos Aires: EUDEBA

Biezen, Ingrid van and Fernando Casal Bértoa (2014) The Regulation of Party Politics in Southern Europe, South European Society and Politics, v. 19, n. 1, pp. 71-152

Casal Bértoa, Fernando and Ingrid van Biezen (2014) Party Regulation and Party Politics in Post-communist Europe, East European Politics, v. 30, n. 3, pp. 295-427


Chapters in edited volumes

Rodríguez Teruel, Juan, Oscar Barberà, Astrid Barrio and Fernando Casal Bértoa (2018) “From Stability to Change? The Evolution of the Party System in Spain”, in Marco Lisi (ed.), Party System Change, the European Crisis and the State of Democracy, Abingdon/New York: Routledge

Rodríguez Teruel, Juan and Fernando Casal Bértoa (2018) “Cuarenta Años de Financiación de Partidos Políticos en España” [Forty Years of Political Party Funding in Spain], en Benigno Pendás (ed.) Cuarenta Años de Constitución (1978-2018). Balance, Perspectivas [Forty Years of Constitution (1978-2018). Balance, Perspectives]. Madrid: Centro de Estudios Politicos y Constitucionales

Casal Bértoa, Fernando and Simona Guerra (2018) “Earthquake or Hurricane? The Rise and Fall of Populist Parties in Poland”, in Steven Wolinetz and Andrej Zaslove (eds.) Absorbing the Blow. Populist Parties and Their Impact on Parties and Party Systems, London/New York: Rowman and Littlefield [Partially translated into Spanish]

Casal Bértoa, Fernando (2016) “Party System Institutionalization: A Travelling Concept”, in Ferdinand Müller-Rommel and Fernando Casal Bértoa (eds.), Party Politics and Democracy in Europe: Essays in Honour of Peter Mair. Abingdon/New York: Routledge

Casal Bértoa, Fernando, Daniela R. Piccio and Ekaterina R. Rashkova (2014) “Party Laws in Comparative Perspective: Evidence and Implications”, in Ingrid van Biezen and Hans-Martien ten Napel (eds.) Regulating Political Parties: European Democracies in Comparative Perspective. Leiden: Leiden University Press

Casal Bértoa, Fernando and Peter Mair (2012) “Party System Institutionalization across Time in Post-Communist Europe”, in Ferdinand Müller-Rommel and HansKeman (eds.) Party Government in the New Europe. London: Routledge [Translated into Polish and Spanish]

Enyedi, Zsolt and Fernando Casal Bértoa (2011) “Patterns of Inter-Party Competition (1990-2009)”, in Paul G. Lewis and Radosław Markowski (eds.) Europeanizing Party Politics? Comparative Perspectives on Central and Eastern Europe. Manchester: Manchester University Press [Translated into Hungarian]

Gherghina, Sergiu, Michail Chiru and Fernando Casal Bértoa (2011) “Resursele statului și bani de buzunar: Finanțarea partidelor politice românești în perioada postcomunistă” [State Resources and Pocket Money: Funding of Romanian Political Parties during Post-communism], in Sergiu Gherghina (ed.) Voturi și politici: dinamica partidelor românești în ultimele două decenii [Votes and Policies; The Dynamic of the Romanian Political Parties in the most Recent Two Decades]. Iasi: Editura Institutul European


Book reviews

Casal Bértoa, Fernando (2017) “Gobernando el Vacío: la Banalización de la Democracia Occidental”, Revista Española de Ciencia Política, v. 44, pp. 303-306

Casal Bértoa, Fernando (2016) “New Parties in Old Party Systems”, Perspectives on Politics, v. 14, n. 4, pp. 1234-1236

Casal Bértoa, Fernando (2012) “The Politics of Party Funding”, Acta Politica, v. 47, n. 4, pp. 478-480