Published articles in peer-reviewed journals

  1. Otjes, S. & T. Louwerse (accepted for publication) "Parliamentary Questions as Strategic Party Tools" West European Politics.
  2. Otjes, S. & A. Krouwel (accepted for publication) "Old Voters on New Dimensions: Why Do Voters Vote for Pensioners’ Parties? The Case of the Netherlands" Journal of Aging and Social Policy.
  3. Green Pedersen, C. & S. Otjes (accepted for publication) "A hot topic? Immigration on the agenda in Western Europe" Party Politics
  4. Van der Bles, A., T. Postmes, B. Lekander & S. Otjes (accepted for publication) "The Consequences of Collective Discontent: A New Measure of “Zeitgeist” Predicts Voting for Extreme Parties" Political Psychology.
  5. Louwerse, T., S. Otjes & C. van Vonno (accepted for publication) "The Dutch Parliamentary Vote Dataset" Acta Politica.
  6. Otjes, S. & A. Katsanidou (accepted for publication) "Beyond Kriesiland: EU integration as a super-issue of the Eurocrisis" European Journal of Political Research.
  7. Otjes, S. (accepted for publication) "What's left of the left-right dimension? Why the economic policy positions of Europeans do not fit the left-right dimension." Social Indicators Research.
  8. Otjes, S. (accepted for publication) "What's right about the left-right dimension? The causes and consequences of voter inconsistency on ecomic issues in Germany" German Politics.
  9. Otjes, S. (accepted for publication) "Distinguishing welfare state reform and income redistribution. A two-dimensional approach to the Dutch voter space on economic issues" Party Politics.
  10. Otjes, S. and H. van der Veer (2016) "The Eurozone crisis and the European Parliament's changing lines of conflict" European Union Politics (published online ahead of print).
  11. Louwerse, T., S. Otjes, D. Willumsen, P. Öhberg (2016) "Reaching across the aisle. Explaining government–opposition voting in parliament" Party Politics (published online ahead of print).
  12. Louwerse, T. & S. Otjes (2016) "Personalised parliamentary behaviour without electoral incentives: the case of the Netherlands" West European Politics (published online ahead of print).
  13. Van der Graaf, A., S. Otjes, & A. Rasmussen (2016) "Weapon of the Weak? The Social Media Landscape of Interest Groups" European Journal of Communication 31(2).
  14. Katsanidou, A. & S. Otjes (2015) "How the European debt crisis reshaped national political space: The case of Greece" European Union Politics (published online ahead of print).
  15. Otjes, S. (2015) "How the Eurozone crisis reshaped national economic policy space: the Netherlands 2006-2012Acta Politica (published online ahead of print).
  16. Otjes, S., & A. Rasmussen (2015) "Collaboration between interest groups and political parties in multi-party democracies: Party system dynamics and the effect of power and ideologyParty Politics (published online ahead of print).
  17. Otjes, S. & A. Krouwel (2015) "Two shades of Green? The electorates of GreenLeft and the Party for the AnimalsEnvironmental Politics 24(6).
  18. Jacobs, K. & S. Otjes (2015) "Explaining the size of assemblies  A longitudinal analysis of the design and reform of assembly sizes in democracies around the worldElectoral Studies 40.
  19. Louwerse, T. & S. Otjes (2015) "The Impact of Parliamentary Specialisation on Cosponsorship" Journal of Legislative Studies 21(4).
  20. Berkhout, J., B. Carroll, C. Braun, A. Chalmers, T. Destrooper, S. Otjes, A. Rasmussen & D. Lowery (2015) "Interest Organizations across Economic Sectors: Explaining Interest Group Density in the European Union" Journal of European Public Policy 22(4).
  21. Otjes, S. & T. Louwerse (2015) "Populists in Parliament: Comparing Left Wing and Right-Wing Populism in the NetherlandsPolitical Studies 63(1)
  22. Otjes, S. (2015) "Hervormen en Herverdelen. Is de links-rechtslijn de enige conflictlijn op het sociaaleconomisch terrein?" [Reform and Redistribution. Is the left-right line of conflict the only line of conflict on social-economic issues?] Res Publica, 57(2). Articleappendix.
  23. Otjes, S. & T. Louwerse (2014) "Spatial models in voting advice applicationsElectoral Studies 36.
  24. Otjes. S. & T. Louwerse (2014) "A Special Majority Cabinet? Supported Minority Governance and Parliamentary Behavior in the NetherlandsWorld Political Science Review 10. (This is an English-language version of Otjes and Louwerse (2013))
  25. Otjes, S. & T. Louwerse (2013) "Een bijzonder meerderheidskabinet? Parlementair gedrag tijdens het kabinet Rutte-I" Res Publica 55(4) (Dutch-language: A special majority cabinet? Parliamentary behaviour during the Cabinet Rutte-I).
  26. Lowery, D., A. Van Witteloostuijn, G. Peli, H. Brasher, S. Otjes & S. Gherghina (2013) “Policy Agendas and Births and Deaths of Political Parties: the Dutch Model” Party Politics 19(3).
  27. Louwerse, T. & S. Otjes (2012) "Design challenges in cross-national VAAs: the case of the EU ProfilerInternational Journal of E-Governance 5(3/4).
  28. Otjes, S. (2011) "The Fortuyn Effect Revisited. How did the LPF affect the Dutch Parliamentary Party SystemActa Politica 46(4).
  29. Lowery, D., S. Otjes, S. Gherghina, A. van Witteloostuijn, G. Peli & H. Brasher (2010) “Unpacking LogM: Towards a More General Theory of Party System Density” American Journal of Political Science 54(4).
  30. Otjes, S. (2010) "Anticipatie en Reactie. Hoe en wanneer bestaande partijen reageren op nieuwe partijen" Res Publica 52(4) (Dutch-language: Anticipation and Reaction. How and when established parties react to new parties).
  31. Otjes. S. (forthcoming) "The Hobby Horse of the Party for the Animals" Society and Animals (accepted for publication)

Books

  1. Otjes, S. (2012) Imitating the newcomer. How, when and why established political parties imitate the policy positions and issue attention of new political parties in the electoral and parliamentary arena: the case of the Netherlands PhD Thesis Leiden University.

Chapters in books published by academic publishers

  1. Allern E., T. Bale, & S. Otjes (2017) "Mapping Party-Trade Union Relationships in Contemporary Democracies" in Allern, E. & T. Bale (red.) Left-of-Centre Parties and Trade Unions in the Twenty-First Century. Oxford: Oxford University Press.
  2. Otjes, S. & A. Rasmussen (2017) "The Legacy of Pillarization: Trade Union Confederations and Political Parties in the Netherlands" in Allern, E. & T. Bale (red.) Left-of-Centre Parties and Trade Unions in the Twenty-First Century. Oxford: Oxford University Press.
  3. Allern, E., T. Bale & S. Otjes (2017) "The Relationships between Left-of-Centre Parties and Trade Unions in Contemporary Democracies" in Allern, E. & T. Bale (red.) Left-of-Centre Parties and Trade Unions in the Twenty-First Century. Oxford: Oxford University Press.
  4. Allern, E., T. Bale & S. Otjes (2017) "Variations in Party-Union Relationships: Explanations and Implications" in Allern, E. & T. Bale (red.) Left-of-Centre Parties and Trade Unions in the Twenty-First Century. Oxford: Oxford University Press.
  5. Otjes, S. (2014) "Animal Party Politics in Parliament" in Wissenburg, M. & D. Schlossberg (eds.) Political Animals and Animal Politics. Basingstoke: Palgrave.

Other book chapters

  1. Otjes, S. & G. Voerman (2016) "Four Flavours of Euroscepticism in the Netherlands" in Moreau, Patrick & Wassenberg, Birte (eds.) European Integration and new Anti-Europeanism I. The 2014 European Election and the Rise of Euroscepticism in Western Europe. Stuttgart: Franz Steiner Verlag.
  2. Otjes, S. (2016) “Stabiliteit en Welvaart ter Discussie. De Posities van Nederlandse Politieke Partijen over het Associatieakkoord met Oekraïne” (Stability and Welfare under Discussion. Position of the Dutch Political Parties about the Ukraine Association Agreement) in Heringa, A.W. (ed.) Het Eerste Raadgevend Referendum. Het EU-Oekraïne Associatieakkoord. Den Haag: Montesquieu Instituut.
  3. Otjes, S. (2016) "Wat is er over van de rode familie? De bijzondere relatie tussen PvdA en NVV/FNV" (What is left of the red family? The special relationship between the Labour Party and the Trade Union Movement) in Becker, F. en G. Voerman (eds.) Zeventig jaar Partij van de Arbeid. Amsterdam: Boom.
  4. Otjes, S. (2015) “Ledenpeiling” (Survey among the members of the Dutch GreenLeft about welfare state reform) in Werken in de 21e eeuw. Partijbrede discussie GroenLinks voorjaar 2016. Utrecht: GroenLinks.
  5. Otjes, S. (2015) "De Toekomst van de Eerste Kamer. Vier Scenario's" (The Future of the Senate: Four Scenario's) in Van der Braak, B. (ed.) Het 'Probleem' Eerste Kamer. Visies op de Toekomstige Rol van de Senaat. The Hague: Montesquieu Instituut. pp.7-24.
  6. Otjes, S. (2015) "De Vier Wetten van Noten Getoetst" (Noten's Four Laws Tested) in Van der Braak, B. (ed.) Het 'Probleem' Eerste Kamer. Visies op de Toekomstige Rol van de Senaat. The Hague: Montesquieu Instituut. pp.52-67.
  7. Blom, J., M. Meijer en S. Otjes (2015) "Ledenonderzoek #glgesprek militaire interventies" (Survey among the members of the Dutch GreenLeft about military Intervention) Vrede, daar blijf je aan werken. GroenLinks en militaire interventies Partijbrede discussie 2014. pp.192-197.
  8. Otjes. S. (2014) "The Economic Representation Deficit. Reconsidering Economic Policy Congruence between Voters and their Representatives" in L. Bardi, H. Kreisi and A. Trechsel (eds.) Elections in Europe in Times of Crisis. Florence: EUI. Presentation on youtube.
  9. Otjes, S. & G. Voerman (2014) "Inleiding" (Introduction to edited volume about second cabinet Rutte) in Voerman, G. (ed.) Halverwege? Tussenbalans kabinet-Rutte II. Den Haag: Montesquieu Instituut. pp.7-20.
  10. Otjes, S. & T. Louwerse (2014) "Een middenkabinet of een minderheidskabinet?" (A centre cabinet or a minority cabinet?) in Voerman, G. (ed.) Halverwege? Tussenbalans kabinet-Rutte II. Den Haag: Montesquieu Instituut. pp.35-48. Presentation on Youtube.

Other scientific contributions

  1. Otjes, S. (2017) "The Netherlands" European Journal of Political Research 56(1)
  2. Beyens, S. S. Otjes & M. van de Wardt (2017) "Fractionalisatie, volatilteit en nieuwe partijen. De Feiten" (Introduction a symposium about fractionalisation) Res Publica 59(1). 
  3. Otjes, S. (2017) "Versplintering is een fact of life(Contribution to a symposium about fractionalisation) Res Publica 59(1).
  4. Otjes. S. (2016) "The Netherlands" European Journal of Political Research 55(1).
  5. Otjes, S. & T. Louwerse (2016) "Geen woorden maar daden. Stemmen linkse en rechtse populisten hetzelfde in de Tweede Kamer?" (article about the parliamentary behaviour of populist parties) Res Publica 58(1).
  6. Otjes. S. & G. Voerman (2015) "The Netherlands" European Journal of Political Research 54(1).
  7. Otjes. S. & G. Voerman (2014) "The Netherlands" European Journal of Political Research 53(1).
  8. Otjes. S. & G. Voerman (2013) "The NetherlandsEuropean Journal of Political Research 52(1).
  9. Voerman, G. & S. Otjes (2014) Hoe Sterkere Europartijen kunnen bijdragen aan de Europese representatieve democratie. Den Haag: Montesquieu Instituut (policy paper on Europarties).
  10. Otjes, S. (2014) "How the Economic Crisis Changed the Lines of Conflict in the EU" Intereconomics 49(1).
  11. Otjes, S. (2013) "Van 10 naar 4. De redenen voor het verlies van GroenLinks in 2012" Appendix of the Dutch Greens election evaluation report Terug naar de Toekomst.
  12. Otjes, S. (2013) "Tot hier en nu verder" Appendix of the Dutch Green election evaluation report Terug naar de Toekomst.
  13. Otjes, S. (2013) "1072 Brieven" Appendix of the Dutch Green elections evaluation report Terug naar de Toekomst.
  14. Otjes, S. (2011) “Party Competition between Unequals” Acta Politica 46(3) (book review).
  15. Louwerse, T. & S. Otjes (2011) "Loyaal maar met een scherpe rand" Report for Argos Radio 1 (about voting behaviour of PVV).
  16. Otjes. S. & T. Louwerse (2010) "Kiezen voor confrontatie" Report for Argos Radio 1 (about voting behaviour of PVV).
  17. Otjes, S. & T. Louwerse (2010) "Kies voor de liberale democratie" De Helling (article in Dutch-language journal about the debate about democratization in the GreenLeft).
  18. Pellikaan, H., H. Vollaard, & S. Otjes, (2007) Europe in the Netherlands: Political parties. Den Haag: WRR: webpublication, nr. 24. (external report).

Presented Papers

  1. Otjes, S. (2016) “Left-wing and Right-wing Euroskepticism in Southern and Northern Europe” paper presented at the Conference fo the Dutch and Flemish Political Science Associations Brussels, Belgium, the Netherlands, 2-3 Juni.
  2. Otjes, S. (2016) “Trust, Left-Right Ideology and Government Intervention”  paper presented at the EPSA conference Brussels, Belgium 23-25 June.
  3. Allern, E., T. Bale, S. Otjes & V. Hansen (2016) “Relationships between Left-of-Centre Parties and Trade Unions in the 21st century: Evidence from 12 Mature Democracies”  paper presented at the EPSA conference Brussels, Belgium 23-25 June.
  4. Louwerse, T. & S. Otjes (2016) "Explaining the use of parliamentary questions by political parties: beyond electoral incentives" paper presented at the ECPR Standing Group on Parliaments, Munich, Germany 30 June - 2 July.
  5. Otjes, S. (2016) "In the open. Agenda-setting in the Dutch Parliament" paper presented at the ECPR Standing Group on Parliaments, Munich, Germany 30 June - 2 July.
  6. Otjes, S., T. Louwerse & A. Timmermans (2016) "Opposition Party Behaviour in Netherlands" paper presented at the ECPR General Conference Prague, Czech Republic 7-10 September.
  7. Louwerse, T. and S. Otjes (2015) "Explaining the use of parliamentary questions by political parties: beyond electoral incentives" paper presented at the Workshop of Parliamentary Scholars and parliamentarians Wroxton, United Kingdom 25-26 July.
  8. Otjes, S., T. Louwerse and A. Timmermans (2015) "Populism and Opposition Party Behaviour in Netherlands" paper presented at Conference of the Council of European Studies Paris, France 8-10 June.
  9. Roger, L. S. Otjes and H. van der Veer (2015) "Decision-making in the European Parliament: compromising on the two-pack" paper presented at Conference of the Council of European Studies Paris, France 8-10 June.
  10. Otjes, S. (2015) "Explaining Patterns of Wholesale and Partial Alteration in Cabinet Composition" paper presented at the Annual Conference van de European Political Science Association, Vienna, Austria 25-27 June
  11. Otjes, S. & A. Katsanidou (2015) "Beyond Kriesiland. The relationship between economic, cultural & European Issues in Europe after the European sovereign debt crisis." paper presented at the het Politicologenetmaal Maastricht, the Netherlands 11-12 June and the Max Weber Fellows’ June Conference, European University Institute, Florence.
  12. Otjes, S. (2015) "What's Left of the Radical Right?" paper presented at the workshop What's Left of the Radical Right? in Nijmegen, the Netherlands 19-21 January.
  13. Katsanidou, A., & S. Otjes. (2014). "How the European crisis reshaped the Greek political space." Conference of Greek Network for the Study of Elections, Public Opinion and Parties (GrEPOP), Thessaloniki.
  14. Otjes, S., T. Louwerse, P. Öhberg & D. Willumsen (2014) "The impact of government majority status on parliamentary behaviour: comparing Sweden and the Netherlands" paper presented at the General Conference of the ECPR in Glasgow, United Kingdom 3-6 September.
  15. Otjes, S. & A. Rasmussen (2014) "Persistent Organizations, Weakening Ties: Trade Unions and Left-wing political parties in the Netherlands" paper presented at the General Conference of the ECPR in Glasgow, United Kingdom 3-6 September and the meeting of Left-wing Parties and Trade Union project in Oslo, Norway 24-25 April.
  16. Jacobs, K. & S. Otjes (2014) "Explaining reforms of assembly sizes. Reassessing the cube root law relationship between population and assembly size" paper presented at the General Conference of the ECPR in Glasgow, United Kingdom 3-6 September.
  17. Otjes, S. & H. van der Veer (2014) "How Ideological and Institutional Factors Structure Voting Behaviour in the European Parliament" paper presented at the General Conference of the ECPR Standing Group on Parliaments in Vienna, Austria 26-28 June and at the conference Rejecting Europe or Worried about the crisis? Explaining negative attitudes and sentiments towards European integration in Amsterdam, the Netherlands 8-9 November.
  18. Otjes, S. & T. Louwerse (2014) "Personalised parliamentary behaviour without electoral incentives: the case of the Netherlands" paper presented at the Joint Sessions of the ECPR in Mainz, Germany 11-16 March 2013 and the Politicologenetmaal of the Dutch-Flemish Political Science Associations Maastricht, the Netherlands 12-13 June 2014.
  19. Lucardie, P., S. Otjes & G. Voerman (2014) "Dealing with Ideological Diehards and Eclectic Extremists. The Establishment’s Reactions to Political Extremism in the Netherlands" paper presented at the Joint Sessions of the ECPR in Salamanca, Spain 10-15 April.
  20. Otjes, S. (2014) "Economic Policy Positions during the European Budgetary Crisis: the Netherlands 2006-2012" presented at the Conference Elections and Democracy in Europe of the Scandinavian Network of European Studies Brussels, Belgium 7-9 April.
  21. Otjes, S., P. Lucardie & G. Voerman (2013) "Continuity and change in the social-economic agenda of the PVV" presented at the DNPP Workshop Radical Rightwing Populists and the Economy, Groningen, the Netherlands 3-4 October and the European Sociological Association’s Research Network on Political Sociology conference, Milan, Italy, 30 November-1 December, 2012.
  22. Otjes. S. (2014) "The Economic Representation Deficit. Reconsidering Economic Policy Congruence between Voters and their Representatives" presented at the EUDO Dissemination conference Florence, Italy 28-29 November. Presentation on youtube.
  23. Otjes, S. & A. Rasmussen (2013) "Interest group-party collaboration in multi-party democracies. Party system dynamics and the effect of power and ideology" presented at the ECPR General Conference, Bordeaux, France, 4-7 September.
  24. Otjes, S. & T. Louwerse, (2013) "Patterns of coalition-opposition voting in parliamentary systems: exploring case of the Netherlands" ECPR General Conference, Bordeaux, France, 4-7 September.
  25. Otjes, S. (2013) "What's left of the economic left-right dimension? And what's right about it? The coherence of economic views of citizens" presented at the Annual Conference of Dutch and Flemish Societies for Political Science Ghent, Belgium 30-31 May.
  26. Van der Graaf, A., S. Otjes & A. Rasmussen (2013) "Advocacy and Digital Media in EU-Interest Representation: Interest Group Characteristics and New Media Usage" presented at the EPSA General Conference, Barcelona, Spain 20-22 June.
  27. Louwerse, T. & S. Otjes (2013) "A special majority cabinet? Minority cabinet governance in the Netherlands" presented at the Conference Political Legitimacy and the Paradox of Regulation Leiden, Netherlands, 23-25 January.
  28. Louwerse, T. & S. Otjes (2012) "Walking the Walk, Talking the Talk. Comparing Parliamentary Speech and Sponsorship of Motions" presented at the Annual Conference of Dutch and Flemish Societies for Political Science Amsterdam, the Nederlands 9-10 June 2012 and the e-History Conference Amsterdam, the Netherlands 23 June 2011.
  29. Otjes, S. (2012) "The Hobby Horse of the Party for the Animals? Explaining the success of the Party for the Animals" presented at the ECPR Joint Sessions Antwerp, Belgium 10-15 April.
  30. Otjes, S. & T. Louwerse (2011) "Explaining patterns in co-sponsorship through MP specialization: the case of the Netherlands" presented at the ECPR Standing Group on Parliaments Conference Leiden, The Netherlands, 24-25 November.
  31. Otjes, S. & K. Vossen (2011) "No Words but Action. Populists in Parliament" presented at the Montesquieu Summer Conference The Hague, the Nederlands 31 August.
  32. Otjes, S. & T. Louwerse (2011) "Voting Advice Applications and Spatial Modeling" presented at the Annual Conference of Dutch and Flemish Societies for Political Science Amsterdam, the Nederlands 9-10 June.
  33. Otjes, S. (2011) "Understanding Anticipation and Reaction: When, How and Why Do Established Parties Change Their Policy Priorities in Response to the Entry of a New Political Party into the Parliamentary Arena?" presented at the MPSA Conference in Chicago, United States 31 March - 3 April.
  34. Otjes, S. (2010) “The co-optation of ‘unique’ policies of new parties by established parties” presented at the ECPR Graduate Conference in Dublin, Ireland 29 August - 1 September 2010 and Annual Conference of Dutch and Flemish Societies for Political Science in Leuven, Belgium 27-28 May.
  35. Otjes, S. (2010) "The Fortuyn Effect Revisited. How did the LPF affect the Dutch party system?" presented at the ECPR Joint Sessions Münster, Germany 22-26 March.
  36. Otjes, S. (2009) “Should Real-Libertarians Accept the Duty to Work” presented at the Annual Dutch Conference in Practical Philosophy in Doorn, the Netherlands 2-3 October.
  37. Otjes, S. & H. van der Veer (2009)  "The Laver Problem. Ideological Conflict and the government opposition dynamic in the Dutch parliament" presented at the Annual Conference of Dutch and Flemish Societies for Political Science in Nijmegen, the Netherlands 30-31 May.
  38. Otjes, S. (2008) "It is the votes that count. Measuring party positions on basis of legislative behaviour" presented at the Annual Conference of Dutch and Flemish Societies for Political Science in Nijmegen, the Netherlands 29-30 May.
  39. Pellikaan, H. & S. Otjes, (2007) "Lijphart’s Fourfold Typology of Democracies" presented at the Annual Conference of Dutch and Flemish Societies for Political Science Antwerp, Belgium 31 May-1 June.
  40. Pellikaan, H., H. Vollaard & S. Otjes, "Europe in the Netherlands: Political Parties" presented at the expert meeting of the Dutch Scientific Council for Government Policy  "Europe in the Netherlands" The Hague, the Netherlands 7-8 July.

Contributions to Public Debate

  1. Otjes, S. (2017) "Dutch Defeat 'wrong' kind of populism" Boell.de. 22 March
  2. Otjes, S. (2017) "A flattened political landscape in a flat country" Who governs? 16 March.
  3. Otjes, S. (2017) "Radical et Isolé: le Parti pour la Liberté néerlandais" Espirit 15 March.
  4. Otjes, S. (2017) "Radicalisation in Isolation" Green European Journal 24 February. also published by Heinrich Böll Stiftung (hier)
  5. Otjes, S. & H. Van der Veer (2016) "Coalities bouwen in het Europees Parlement" (article about voting in the European Parliament) Stuk Rood Vlees 21 July.
  6. Otjes, S. & H. Van der Veer (2016) "Laat het Europees Parlement links-rechtstegenstellingen links liggen?" (article about voting in the European Parliament) Stuk Rood Vlees 12 July.
  7. Otjes. S. (2016) "De Verbreding van Denk" (article about the immigrant party Denk) Stuk Rood Vlees 24 mei.
  8. Otjes. S. (2016) "Versplintering en de Tweede Kamer" (article about the fractionalisation of the Second Chamber) Stuk Rood Vlees 10 mei.
  9. Van der Veer H. & S. Otjes (2016) "Can only Eurosceptics oppose austerity? How divisions over integration have replaced the left/right divide in the European Parliament" LSE EUROPP blog 12 april.
  10. Otjes. S. (2016) "Welvaart en Stabiliteit ter Discussie. Het debat over het associatieakkoord" (article about the political debate about the association agreement between the EU and Ukraine) Stuk Rood Vlees 8 april.
  11. Otjes, S. (2016) "" Vertrouwensregel: Edelsteen of Molensteen" (article about parliamentary confidence) De Hofvijver 29 maart.
  12. Louwerse, T. & S. Otjes (2016) ""Waarom Kamerleden actief zijn (en sommigen meer dan anderen)" (article about MP activity) Stuk Rood Vlees 9 February.
  13. Otjes, S. (2016) "Could the Netherlands’ referendum on Ukraine really create a ‘continental crisis’?" LSE EUROPP blog 26 January.
  14. Otjes, S. (2016) "De Valkuilen van het Voor-kamp #GeenPeil" (article about Ukraine referendum) Stuk Rood Vlees 19 January
  15. Otjes, S. (2016) ""Emotie-inflatie Revisited" (article about the role of emotion in politics) Stuk Rood Vlees 5 January.
  16. Otjes, S. (2015) "Emotie Inflatie" (article about the role of emotion in politics) Stuk Rood Vlees 22 December.
  17. Otjes, S. & K. Jacobs (2015) ""Meer of minder Kamerleden" (article about the number of MPs) Stuk Rood Vlees 8 December.
  18. Otjes, S. (2015) "A Game of Chicken? Mogelijke scenario’s voor het belastingplan" (article about budget negotiations) Stuk Rood Vlees 30 November en Hofvijver 30 November.
  19. Otjes, S. (2016) " Waarom houdt de Eerste Kamer zoveel initiatiefwetgeving tegen?" (article about use of the Dutch Senate's vetopower) Stuk Rood Vlees 19 November en Hofvijver 30 November.
  20. Otjes, S. (2015) "Voorspelling: Evolutionair psychologen winnen de Volkskrant wedstrijd glansrijk" (article about predictions for the US presidential race) StukRoodVlees 10 November.
  21. Rasmussen, A. & S. Otjes (2015) "Why political context is key in determining the parties interest groups choose to collaborate with" LSE EUROPP blog 25 March
  22. Katsanidou, A. & S. Otjes (2015) "Mapping the Greek party system after the 2015 elections" LSE EUROPP blog 25 February.
  23. Otjes, S. (2015) "Waarom schuift radicaal rechts naar links?" (article about the economic policy positions of the radical right) StukRoodVlees October 27.
  24. Otjes, S. (2015) "Minder Theater in de Tweede Kamer" (article about parliamentary modes) StukRoodVlees October 6.
  25. Otjes, S. (2015) "De ontkoppeling van het aantal woordvoerders en het stemgewicht in de Tweede Kamer (article about democratic reform) De Hofvijver 21 September 2015.
  26. Otjes, S. (2015) "De Vier Wetten van Noten Getoetst" (article about the Dutch Senate) StukRoodVlees 26 May.
  27. Otjes, S. (2015) "Britse Toestanden" (article about electoral reform in the Netherlands) StukRoodVlees 18 May and Hofvijver 53.
  28. Otjes, S. (2015) "Constructieve oppositie leidt tot tevreden kiezers" (article about Dutch consensus democracy) Trouw 30 April.
  29. Otjes, S. (2015) "Vier Politieke Stijlen in de Provinciale Staten" (article about political styles in Provincial government) StukRoodVlees 17 March.
  30. Otjes, S. (2015) "Gevestigde Partijen in een Versplinterd Partijsysteem" (article about fractionalization of the Dutch parliament) De Hofvijver 52
  31. Katsanidou, A. en S. Otjes (2015) "Not so strange bedfellows: Syriza and the Independent Greeks" OpenDemocracy 10 February and StukRoodVlees 6 February.
  32. Otjes, S. (2015) "Is D66 links?" (article about economic positions of D66) De Hofvijver 49.
  33. Otjes, S. (2015) "Hangt links in Europa in de touwen?" (article about left-wing politics in Europe) De Hofvijver 49.
  34. Otjes, S. en P. Lucardie (2014) "Een hardnekkig idee. Hoe het basisinkomen uit het publieke debat verdween en weer terugkwam" (article about basic income) De Hofvijver 47.
  35. Otjes, S. (2014) "Adieu Lijstverbindingen" (article about electoral alliances) StukRoodVlees 11 December.
  36. Otjes, S. (2014) "Maak Eerste Kamer niet zwakker maar sterker" (article about Dutch Senate) de Volkskrant 12 november. Langere versie op StukRoodVlees 13 November. Presentatie op Youtube.
  37. Otjes, S. (2014) "Is initiatiefwetgeving meer dan een bijlage bij een persbericht" (article about legislative initiatives) StukRoodVlees 16 oktober.
  38. Otjes, S. (2014) "Waarom blijven belastinghervomingen uit?" (article about tax reform) StukRoodVlees 18 September en De Hofvijver 45.
  39. Otjes, S. (2014) "Nieuwkomers als 50Plus trekken overambitieuze mensen die conflict niet schuwen" (article about pensioners' party) a.o. Eindhovens Dagblad 27 June.
  40. Otjes, S. (2014) "Vier wegen uit de crisis. Nederlandse partijen over de Europese crisis." (article about party positions in the 2014 EP elections) De Hofvijver 42.
  41. Otjes, S. (2014) "Media kunnen politici maken of breken" (article about role of media and politics) Dagblad van het Noorden 24 May.
  42. Otjes, S. & G. Voerman (2014) "Geef Europese kiezer ook pan-Europese stem" (article about Europarties and EU democratization) de Volkskrant 19 May.
  43. Otjes, S. (2014) "Raadsverkiezing geen landelijke graadmeter" (article about link between local and national election) Nederlands Dagblad 11 April.
  44. Otjes, S. (2014) "Waarom blijven belastinghervormingen uit?" (articel about tax reform) Stuk Rood Vlees 18 September.
  45. Otjes, S. (2014) "Nederlandse politieke partijen zijn geen eenheidsworst" (article about differences between parties) Stuk Rood Vlees 18 July.
  46. Louwerse, T. & S. Otjes (2014) "Het Kieskompas voor Europa. Best Redelijk" (article about VAAs for the EU elections) Stuk Rood Vlees 19 May.
  47. Otjes, S. & H. van der Veer (2014) "VVD stemt in Europees Parlement als 'D66-light'" (article about EP voting behaviour of VVD and D66) Stuk Rood Vlees 9 May.
  48. Louwerse, T. & S. Otjes (2014) "PvdA-boycot PVV-voorstellen stelt praktisch niet zoveel voor" (article about PvdA voting behaviour in parliament) Stuk Rood Vlees 25 maart.
  49. Klei, E. & S. Otjes (2014) "De ommezwaai van D66" (article about referenda) Stuk Rood Vlees 28 January.
  50. Otjes, S. (2014) "Buma's Curieuze Kiesstelsel" (article about electoral reform) Stuk Rood Vlees 2 February.
  51. Otjes, S. (2014) "
    Een nieuwe gedoogcoalitie?
    Een nieuwe gedoogcoalitie" (article about the minority government) De Hofvijver 38.
  52. Otjes, S. (2013) "200 jaar partijen in Nederland" (article about party types) De Hofvijver 36.
  53. Otjes, S. (2013) "We rule this country" (article about the minority government) De Hofvijver 35.
  54. Otjes, S. (2013) "Een kat met negen levens" (article about pensioners' party) De Hofvijver 35.
  55. Otjes, S. (2013) "Voldoet de links/rechts-tegenstelling nog?" (article about validity of the economic left-right) De Hofvijver 34.
  56. Otjes, S. (2013) "Radicale en constructieve oppositie" (article about opposition during minority government) De Hofvijver 33.
  57. Otjes, S. (2013) "Klub Kobalt, de Kuur en de Kwaal" (article about party reform) De Hofvijver 31.
  58. Otjes, S. (2013) "Waarom heeft de Nederlandse Staten-Generaal 225 leden?" (article about assembly size) De Hofvijver 33.
  59. Otjes. S. & G. Voerman (2013) "De Europese bondgenoten van de PVV" (article about allies of the PVV) De Hofvijver 30.
  60. Otjes, S. & G. Voerman (2013) "Christen-Democratische Unie?" (article about differences between CU and CDA) De Hofvijver 28.
  61. Otjes, S. (2013) "Het socialisatiestreven en de sociaaldemocratie" (article about the nationalisation of banks by social-democratic finance ministers) De Hofvijver 27.
  62. Otjes, S. (2013) "Verkiezingen, kiezers en leden" (article about the relationship between party membership and electoral results) De Hofvijver27.
    200 jaar partijen in Nederland; van Kamerclubs naar campagnemachines
    200 jaar partijen in Nederland; van Kamerclubs naar campagnemachines"
  63. Otjes, S. (2013) "Links Leedvermaak over 50Plus is kortzichtig" (opinion article about the electorate of the pensioners party 50Plus) de Volkskrant 8 October .
  64. Otjes, S. & E. Klei (2013) "Fusie ChristenUnie en SGP kwestie van tijd" (opinion article about the similarities between the ChristianUnion and SGP) Reformatorisch Dagblad 7 September.
  65. Otjes, S. (2012) "PvdD geeft haar unieke karakter op" (opinion article about the effect of the Party for the Animals) Trouw 30 October.
  66. Otjes, S. & T. Louwerse (2011) "GroenLinks houdt wél afstand van de SP" (opinion article about the similarites between the GreenLeft and the SP) de Volkskrant 24 November.
  67. Louwerse T. en S. Otjes (2011) "Emile Roemer: het beste maatje van Geert?" (opinion article about the similarities between PVV and SP) nrc.next 11 May.