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2023. « The actors of the Swiss plastic system: An analysis of beliefs and interests », Journal of Cleaner Production, with Laura Gatto, Stéphane Nahrath, and Dunia Brunner.

2022. « Evaluation Use and Learning in Public Policy », Policy Sciences 55(2): 283–309, with Philipp Trein.

2022. « A Policy-Centred Approach to Inter-Municipal Cooperation », accepted for publication in the Public Management Review, with Michael A. Strebel.

2022. « Trust, but Verify? Understanding Citizen Attitudes Towards Evidence-Informed Policy Making », accepted for publication in Public Administration, with Valérie Pattyn.

2022. « Citizens and Evaluation. A Systematic Review of Evaluation Models », accepted for publication in the American Journal of Evaluation, with Valérie Pattyn.

2021. « Does Evaluation Quality Enhance Evaluation Use? », Evidence & Policy 17(4): 661-687, with Kathrin Frey and Thomas Widmer.

2020. « Managing the Rise of the Digital State: Implementation of Digital Education by Local Government », Yearbook of Swiss Administrative Sciences 11(1): 145–157, with Tereza Cahlikova

2020. « Economic Hardship and Social Capital in Europe. A Comparative Analysis of 27 Democracies », European Journal of Political Research 59(2): 290-311, with Markus Freitag.

2020. « Policy Evaluation in Parliament: Interest Groups as Catalysts? », International Review of Administrative Sciences 86(1): 98-114, with Frédéric Varone and Roy Gava.

2018. « Self-Selection and Misreporting in Legislative Surveys », Political Science Research and Methods 6(4): 771-789, with Frédéric Varone, Roy Gava and Thomas Widmer.

2018. « Parliamentarians’ Strategies for Policy Evaluations »,  Evaluation and Program Planning 69(3): 130-138.

2018. « Varieties of Accountability. How Attributes of Policy Fields Shape Parliamentary Oversight », Governance 31(1): 163-183.

2017. « Between Occupation and Politics. Legislative Professionalization in the Swiss Cantons », Swiss Political Science Review 27(1): 1-20, with Daniela Eberli and Sarah Bütikofer.

2016. « What Do We Know About the Demand for Evaluation? Insights from the Parliamentary Arena », American Journal of Evaluation 37(4): 522-541.

–> Winner of the 2016 Young Scholar Award of the German Evaluation Society

2016. « Forschung über Evaluation in der Schweiz: Stand und Aussichten », LeGes – Gesetzgebung und Evaluation 27(3), with Thomas Widmer et al.


2019. « Milizarbeit in der Schweiz« , Zürich: NZZ Libro, with Markus Freitag and Martina Flick Witzig.

Book Chapters & Reviews

2022. « Formal Agenda-Setting Government Tools: Periodic Evaluations and Reviews », in: Michael Howlett (ed.). Routledge Handbook of Policy Tools. London: Routledge, with Valérie Pattyn

2021. « Changing bureaucracies: Adapting to uncertainty, and how evaluation can help », International Review of Public Administration.

2019. « La professionnalisation dans les parlements cantonaux », in: Andrea Pilotti and Oscar Mazzoleni (eds.). Milice et professionnalisation. Neuchâtel: Editions Alphil, with Daniela Eberli and Sarah Bütikofer.

2018. « Zwischen Beruf und Politik: Die Professionalisierung in den Parlamenten », in: Adrian Vatter (ed.). Das Parlament in der Schweiz – Macht und Ohnmacht der Volksvertretungen. Zürich: NZZ Libro, with Daniela Eberli and Sarah Bütikofer. [Link]

2018. « La professionalizzazione dei parlamenti cantonali », in: Andrea Pilotti and Oscar Mazzoleni (eds.). Milizia e professionismo nella politica svizzera. Locarno: Armando Dadò editore: 75-102, with Daniela Eberli and Sarah Bütikofer.

2017. « Parlament und Evaluation: Guts Meets Brain », in: in Fritz Sager, Thomas Widmer and Andreas Balthasar (ed.): Evaluation im politischen System der Schweiz – Entwicklung, Bedeutung und Wechselwirkungen. Zürich: NZZ Libro, with Daniela Eberli. [Link]

Working Papers

« Too honest and humble to run for office? The impact of personality traits on citizens’ nascent political ambition and recruitment », with arc van de Wardt (Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam), Peter Loewen (University of Toronto), Anne Rasmussen (University of Copenhagen), Lior Sheffer (Tel Aviv University) and Frédéric Varone (University of Geneva).

« A Francophone Political Culture? », with Sean Mueller (University of Lausanne), Paolo Dardanelli (University of Kent), Min Reuchamps (Catholic University of Louvain), André Lecours (University of Ottawa) and Christoph Niessen (Leiden University).

« The Future Might be Female: How Does the Public Perceive Experts? », with Anina Hanimann (University of Lucerne), Lea Portmann (University of Lucerne) and Frédéric Varone (University of Geneva).

« How Emotions Shape Policy Learning in Parliament », with Moulay Lablih (University of Lausanne) and Lea Portmann (University of Lucerne).

« Political Culture(s) Under Threat? The Impact of Language on Political Values and Attitudes », with Sean Mueller (University of Lausanne).

« Till crisis us do part: Business Interest Groups, Representatives and Business Regulation », with Laura Gatto (University of Lausanne).

« The Buck Stops Here: Issue Yield and Perceptual Accuracy of Political Elites », with Quentin Borgeat, Adrien Petitpas and Frédéric Varone (University of Geneva).

« Do Personality Traits Increase Political Representation? », with Frédéric Varone (University of Geneva), Peter Loewen (University of Toronto) and Christian Breunig (University of Konstanz).

« Don’t put all your eggs in one basket: Functional Pressure, Political Control and Issue Importance for European Integration », with Andreas C. Goldberg (NTNU Trondheim).

« Not on my Watch: Local Government and the Politicization of Public Administration »

« Are Poor People Less Likely to Run for Parliament? », with Reto Wüest (University of Bergen)