• Janssen, C., Geese, L., Sanhueza Petrarca,C. & Schacht, D. Forthcoming. Descriptive Representation of Constituency Interests: the Role of Institutional Variables and District Composition. In Saalfeld, T., and Morales, L. Understanding the Patterns of Political Representation of Citizens of Immigrant Origin in Europe. Oxford: Oxford University Press
  • Chabanet, D., Cinalli, M., Sanhueza, M.J., Sanhueza Petrarca, C. & Van Hauwaert, S. Forthcoming. Immigrants’ Representation in France. In Saalfeld, T., and Morales, L. Pathways to Power: The Political Representation of Citizens of Immigrant Origin in Europe. Oxford: Oxford University Press.
  • Sanhueza Petrarca, C. Forthcoming. Voting in Latin America. In Berg, J. & Heichhorn, J. Lowering the Voting Age to 16: Learning from real experiences to inform the debate. Palgrave.





  • Giebler, H.; Sanhueza Petrarca, C. & Weßels, B. Trust in Parliament and Political Parties and the Fortune of Mainstream Parties in Europe
  • Sanhueza Petrarca, C.; Tyrberg, M & Wilson, S.L., E-Campaigning during the 2018 Swedish Election
  • Sanhueza Petrarca, C. & Wilson, S.L. The 2017 French Presidential Campaigns in Social Media.

Migration & Minorities

  • Maxwell, L. & Sanhueza Petrarca, C. Democracy and Migration.
  • Pearlman, W. & Sanhueza Petrarca, C. Civic Engagement in Berlin during the Refugee Crisis.
  • Van der Pas, D & Sanhueza Petrarca, C. Do immigrant voters support parties that are more diverse? Empirical analysis of 7 European Democracies
  • Lublin, D. & Sanhueza Petrarca, C., Social Group Representation: Federalism and Electoral Systems 


  • Dahlum, S., Mechkova, V., & Sanhueza Petrarca, C. Women Empowerment, Corruption and Human Development. 
  • Alexander, A., Bagenholm, A. & Sanhueza Petrarca, C. Are women MPs more concerned about corruption than men? Analysis of 10 European Democracies. 


  • Dahlum, S.; Olin, M., Sanhueza Petrarca, C. (2019). Women’s Rights and Political Empowerment in Benin, Bolivia, Malawi and Morocco. Thematic Report. Series 2019:4. The Varieties of Democracies Institute. Paper prepared for the European Union
  • Lührmann, A., Dahlum, S., Lindberg, S., Maxwell, L., Mechkova, V., Olin, M., Pillai, S., Sanhueza Petrarca, C., Sigman, R., Stepanova, N. (2018). V-Dem Annual Democracy Report 2018. Democracy for All?
  • Sanhueza Petrarca, C. (2018) Women’s Political Representation Around the World. WZB-Mitteilungen Nr. 161. Published September 2018.
  • Lührmann, A., Dahlum, S., Lindberg, S., Mechkova, V., Olin, M., Piccinelli Cassagrande F., Sanhueza Petrarca, C., Saxer, L. (2017). V-Dem Annual Report 2017. Democracy at Dusk?
  • Dahlum, S., Mechkova, V., and Sanhueza Petrarca, C., Women Political Empowerment, Good Governance and Human Development. Report prepared for USAID 
  • Sanhueza Petrarca, C., Democracy and Democratic Development in Latin America. Report prepared for USAID 
  • Sanhueza Petrarca, C., The State of Democracy in Colombia. Report prepared for USAID 
  • Lindberg, S.I & Sanhueza Petrarca, C., Political Inclusion of Social Groups Around the World. Report prepared for USAID 




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