Semi-Presidential Policy-Making in Europe

  title={Semi-Presidential Policy-Making in Europe},
  author={Tapio Raunio and Thomas Sedelius},
This book explores how power-sharing between the president and the prime minister works in semi-presidential regimes. In contrast to much of the existing comparative work on semi-presidentialism, t ... 

Prime ministers, presidents and ministerial selection in Lithuania

ABSTRACT In the semi-presidential system of Lithuania, a tradition to elect non-partisan presidents coexists with re-occurring conflicts between prime ministers and presidents over cabinet

Causes, development and results of the semi-presidential system in Lithuania

In 1992, Lithuania, similar to many European post-communist countries, and differently from its Baltic neighbours, Estonia and Latvia, chose a typical semi-presidential system of government. A

Foreign Policy Preferences and Vote Choice Under Semi-Presidentialism

Under semi-presidential regimes, directly elected presidents often play a central role in foreign policy, but their responsibility for the economy is limited. I propose an office-centred explanation

Society in the authoritarian discourse : The case of the 2020 presidential election in Belarus

In August 2020, the presidential election took place in Belarus, followed by unprecedented mass protests due to apparent election fraud. Aliaksandr Lukashenka, the country’s long-term authoritarian

Who voted for Whom in the 2019 Lithuanian Presidential Elections?

This article investigates voter behavior in the 2019 Lithuanian presidential elections. Even though they appear as first-order (citizens elect an executive that enjoys considerable powers),

Finnish Foreign Policy: Pragmatic Adjustment to a Changing World Order

  • Tapio Raunio
  • Political Science
    Foreign Policy Change in Europe Since 1991
  • 2021