Articles by Thiago Nascimento da Silva

March 16, 2022

How opposition parties can challenge government dominance in parliamentary democracies

Thiago Nascimento da Silva
Thomas König, Nick Lin, and Thiago N. Silva argue that opposition can challenge government agenda dominance in parliaments through the control of committee chairs. This also impacts how coalition partners manage governance.
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Thiago Nascimento da Silva
Assistant Professor, School of Politics and International Relations, Australian National University / Postdoctoral Researcher, Collaborative Research Center (SFB) 884 ‘The Political Economy of Reforms’, University of Mannheim

Thiago's research focuses on comparative politics, with an emphasis on political institutions and political economy, and addresses the dynamics of coalition governments in presidential and parliamentary democracies.

In his recent research, Thiago also examines the consequences of coalition governments on voter behaviour and party competition, and the role of the opposition on coalition governance.

He tweets @ThiagoNSilva

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