Yordanova, Nikoleta (2013) Organising the The European Parliament: The Role of Committees and Their Legislative Influence. Colchester: ECPR Monograph Series.

Articles in peer-reviewed journals

Toshkov, Dimiter; Honorata Mazepus; Nikoleta Yordanova and Darinka Piqani. (2024) ‘Enforcement and public opinion: the perceived legitimacy of rule of law sanctions.’ Journal of European Public Policy. FirstView.

Ershova, Anastasia; Nikoleta Yordanova and Aleksandra Khokhlova. (2023) ‘Constraining the European Commission to please the public: Responsiveness through delegation choices.’ Journal of European Public Policy. FirstView.

Lin, Nick and Nikoleta Yordanova (2022) ‘Circumventing Coalition Oversight in Multiparty Governments: Bill Referral to Parliamentary Committees in the Finnish Eduskunta.’ Party Politics, 28(6): 1109–1122.

König, Thomas; Nick Lin; Xiao Lu; Thiago Nascimento da Silva; Nikoleta Yordanova and Galina Zudenkova. (2022) ‘Agenda Control and Timing of Bill Introduction: A Temporal Perspective on Coalition Governance in Parliamentary Democracies.’ American Political Science Review, 116(1): 231 – 248.  

Yordanova, Nikoleta. (2021) ‘The European Parliament’, Oxford Bibliographies.

Coen, David; Mattia Guido; Nikoleta Yordanova and Adrienne Héritier (2021) ‘The Logic of Regulatory Venue Shopping: a Firm’s Perspective.Public Policy and Administration, 36(3): 323–342. Accepted version available here.

Yordanova, Nikoleta; Mariyana Angelova; Roni Lehrer; Moritz Osnabrügge and Sander Renes (2020) ‘Swaying citizen support for EU membership: Evidence from a survey experiment of German voters.European Union Politics, 21(3): 429–450. Replication Data and Online Appendix.

Yordanova, Nikoleta and Asya Zhelyazkova. (2020) ‘Legislative Scrutiny over Executive Law-making in the EU: Delegation of Quasi-Legislative Powers to the European Commission.Journal of Common Market Studies, 58(2): 345-364. Accepted version available here.

Nanni, Federico; […] Nikoleta Yordanova (2018) ‘Understanding Euroscepticism Through the Lens of Textual Data’, In: Proceedings of the LREC 2018 Conference ParlaCLARIN : Miyazaki, Japan, Monday 7th May 2018.

Mühlböck Monika and Nikoleta Yordanova (2017) ‘When Legislators Choose not to Decide: Abstentions in the European Parliament.’ European Union Politics, 18(2): 323–336.

Steinert, Christoph and Nikoleta Yordanova (2016) ‘“Alliance with the Enemy”: Why the CDU and The Greens Formed Their First Coalition in a Large German Federal State?German Politics, 25(1): 54-72.

Zhelyazkova, Asya and Nikoleta Yordanova (2015) ‘Signaling Compliance: The Link between Notified and Actual EU Directive Transposition.European Union Politics, 16(3): 408-428.

Yordanova, Nikoleta and Monika Mühlböck (2015) ‘Tracing the Bias in Roll Call Votes: Party Group Cohesion in the European Parliament. European Political Science Review, 7(3): 373-399.

Yordanova, Nikoleta (2011) ‘The European Parliament: In Need of a Theory.European Union Politics, 12(4): 597-617.

Yordanova, Nikoleta (2011) ‘Inter-institutional Rules and Division of Power in the European Parliament: Allocation of Consultation and Co-decision Reports.West European Politics, 34(1): 97-121.

Yordanova, Nikoleta (2009) ‘Committee Assignments in the European Parliament: Distributive, Informational and Partisan Rationales.European Union Politics, 10(2): 253-280. Replication data.

Book chapters

Yordanova, Nikoleta (2019) ‘Bulgaria: Neither a Protest nor a European Vote.’ In L. De Sio, L. Russo and M. Franklin (eds) The European Parliament Elections of 2019. Rome: Luiss University Press, pp. 97-102.

Yordanova, Nikoleta (2015) ‘Collusion in Bicameral EU Decision-making: The impact of early agreements on representation and committee influence in the European Parliament.’ In Ferdinand Muller-Rommel and Fernando Casal Bertoa (eds.) Party Politics And Democracy in Europe: Essays in Honor of Peter Mair. Abingdon/New York: Routledge Publisher (Series on West European Politics), pp. 178-193.

Yordanova, Nikoleta (2012) ‘The Effect of Inter-institutional Rules on the Division of Power in the European Parliament.’ In Naurin, Daniel and Anne Rasmussen (eds) (2012) Dynamics of Change in the European Union. Routledge, pp. 97-121.

Policy reports

Yordanova, Nikoleta (2006) ‘Police Racial Profiling Practices in the US and the UK.’ In Philip Gounev (ed.) Police Stops and Racial Profiling in Bulgaria, pp. 52-80. Sofia: Centre for the Study of Democracy (CSD) Reports.


Toshkov, Dimiter D.; Honorata Mazepus; Nikoleta Yordanova and Darinka Piqani D. (2022) ‘When the rule of law is at stake, many people support sanctions even against their own state.’ Leiden Security and Global Affairs Blog. The Hague: Institute of Security and Global Affairs, Leiden University. 26 September 2022.

Yordanova, Nikoleta; Mariyana Angelova; Roni Lehrer, Moritz Osnabrügge and Sander Rennes (2020). ‘Why member states should maintain consensus to keep public support for the EU’. LSE EUROPP blog.

Mühlböck, Monika and Nikoleta Yordanova (2019) ‘So stimmen die Abgeordnete ab.’ Politikwissenschaftsblog der ÖGPW – Österreichische Gesellschaft für Politikwissenschaft auf vom 18. April 2019.


Sylvester, Christine; Aleksandra Khokhlova; Nikoleta Yordanova and Zachary Greene Z. (2024) ParlEE plenary speeches V4 data set: Annotated full-text of 18 million sentence-level plenary speeches of eight European legislative chambers. Harvard Dataverse. 

Sylvester, Christine; Anastasia Ershova; Aleksandra Khokhlova; Nikoleta Yordanova and Zachary Greene (2023) ParlEE plenary speeches V2 data set: Annotated full-text of 15.1 million sentence-level plenary speeches of six EU legislative chambers. Harvard Dataverse. 

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