Ferland, Benjamin. 2018. “Party Responsiveness to Public Opinion and Party Supporters: Revisiting the Mechanisms and Motivations“. Party Politics.

Ferland, Benjamin. 2018. “The Alternative Specification of Interaction Models With a Discrete Modifying Variable“. The Political Methodologist.

Ferland, Benjamin. 2018. “Ideological Congruence Over Government Mandates under Majoritarian and Proportional Representation Electoral Systems“. West European Politics 41 (2), pp. 350-383.

Ferland, Benjamin. 2018. “L’impact des minorités visibles sur l’appui à la Charte des valeurs et l’interdiction des signes religieux“. Canadian Journal of Political Science 51 (1), pp. 23-59.

Golder, Matt, and Benjamin Ferland. 2017. “Electoral Rules and Citizen-Elite Ideological Congruence.” In Erik Herron, Robert Pekkanen, & Matthew Shugart (eds.) The Oxford Handbook of Electoral Systems. New York: Oxford University Press.

Ferland, Benjamin. 2017. “Retrospective Ideological Representation and its Impact on Democratic Satisfaction“. Journal of Elections, Public Opinion & Parties 27 (2), pp. 192-212.

Ferland, Benjamin. 2016. “Revisiting the Ideological Congruence Controversy”. European Journal of Political Research 55 (2), pp. 358-373.

Ferland, Benjamin. 2015. “A Rational or Virtuous Citizenry? – The Asymmetric Impact of Biases in Votes-Seats Translation on Citizens’ Satisfaction with Democracy”. Electoral Studies 40, pp. 394-408.

Ferland, Benjamin. 2014. “How Do Voters’ Strategic Behaviors Mediate the Impact of Electoral Systems on the Effective Number of Electoral Parties? An Experimental Study”. Journal of Elections, Public Opinion & Parties 24 (3), pp. 265-290. Winner of the 2014 Best Article Award for best article published in JEPOP

Other Publications

Ferland, Benjamin. 2017. “De Québec solidaire aux gouvernements de coalition“. Policy Options.

Ferland, Benjamin, and Claire Durand. 2017. “Léger vs CROP: les deux côtés de la médaille“. Policy Options.

Ferland, Benjamin. 2016. “Issues of Representation in Coalition Governments“. Report to the Special Committee on Electoral Reform.

Ferland, Benjamin. 2012. “Grandeurs et misères de la proportionnelle”. L’Actualité 37, 19:35-36.


CSES Blog. 2016. “Do Citizens Value Fairness in the Electoral Competition?“.

Democratic Audit UK. 2016. “Citizen Assessment of the Political System Is Fostered by Rational Considerations rather than Virtuousness“.