Articles by Svenja Krauss

March 22, 2021

It’s time we rescued minority governments from their reputation for instability and ineffectiveness

Svenja Krauss
Minority governments are generally disdained in most parts of Europe. They're seen as a second choice to majority governments which are assumed to be more stable and effective in policy-making. Yet, argue Maria Thürk and Svenja Krauss, there is more than type of ‘minority government’. Some variants can match majority governments in both stability and effectiveness
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Svenja Krauss
Postdoctoral Researcher at the University of Vienna

Svenja studies coalition governments and political parties as well as political behaviour.

Her current research focuses on the relationship between coalition governance and coalition termination.

She has published her research in West European Politics, Journal of European Public Policy, Parliamentary Affairs and other political science journals.

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