The following list is a selection of some of RECSM members' recent publications.  To view a member's complete list of publications, please refer to his/her personal website and/or CV.

Forthcoming / In press

ARPINO B. (forthcoming) "Matching pre-processing of split-ballot survey data for the analysis of double standards". Forthcoming in Social Psychology Quarterly.

ARPINO B. , De Benedictis L. and Mattei , A. (forhtcoming) "Implementing Propensity Score Matching with Network Data: The effect of GATT on bilateral trade. Forhcoming in the Journa of the Royal Statistical Society" - C. Published online before print September 16,2016. doi:10.1111(rssc.12173.)

ARPINO B., and De Valk, H. "Comparing life satisfaction of immigrants and natives across Europe: The role of social contacts". Conditionally accepted in Social Indicators Research. 

BORDONE, V., ARPINO, B., and AASSVE A. (Forthcoming) "Patterns of grandparental childcare across Europe: the role of the policy context and working mothers' need" Forthcoming in Ageing & Society.

COLLER, X., CORDERO, G. AND JAIME, A. 2015. "Candidate Selection in a Multilevel Democracy. The Case of Spain". American Behavioral Scientist.

CORDERO, G. AND JR. MONTERO. 2015. "One War, Different Battles. The European Parliament Elections of 2014 in Spain". South European Society and Politics.

CORDERO, G. AND ORRIOLS, L. 2015. "The End of the Spanish Party System?". South European Society and Politics.

DOBEWALL, H. & AAVIK, T. (forthcoming). "Rank-order consistency and profile stability of self- and informant-reports of personal values in comparison to personality traits". Journal of Individual Differences.

LAGO, I., LAGO, S. "An Economic Explanation of the Nationalization of Electoral Politics", Forthcoming in Electoral Studies.

LAGO, I., BERMÚDEZ, S., GUIJOAN, M., SIMÓN, P. "Turnout and Fractionalisation", Forthcoming in Politics.

LAGO, I., BERMÚDEZ, S., GUIJOAN, M., ROWE, K., SIMÓN, P. "Party Mobilisation and Electoral Systems", Forthcoming in Government and Opposition.  

LAGO, I., MARTÍNEZ, F. "Gerrymandering in Comparative Perspective", Forthcoming in Party Politics.

LAGO, I., LAGO, C., LAGO, S. "Democracy and Football" Forthcoming in Social Science Quarterly.

LAGO, I., MARTÍNEZ, F.  "Challenge or Consent? Understanding Losers' Consent in Mass Election", Forthcoming in Government and Opposition.

LAGO, I., CORDERO, G. "The Bright Side of the Economic Crisis: The Attribution of Political Responsibilities in Hard Times", Forthcoming in Canadian Journal of Political Science 49: 151-170.

LAGO, I., BLAIS, A.  "Electoral Systems", in Oxford Research Encyclopedia of Politics, William Thompson, ed., Oxford: Oxford University Press.  

LAGO, I., GUINJOAN, M. & BERMÚDEZ, S. “Regulation Disinformation. Poll Embargo and Electoral Coordination”.

LAGO, I., SIMÓN, P., BERMÚDEZ, S. & GUINJOAN, M. "Institutions and Information: How Electoral Systems Affect Expectations”.

LAGO, I., LACHAT, R. & BLAIS, A. “Expectations and District Magnitude”.

LAGO, I., & CORDERO, G. “The Bright Side of the Economic Crisis: The Attribution of Political Responsibilities in Hard Times”.

LAGO, I. & ALBERTOS, J.F. “Descentralización e identidades en la España autonómica”.

REVILLA, M. (forthcoming). "Are there differences depending on the device used to complete a websurvey (PC or smartphone) for order-by-click questions?" Field Methods. 

SALVADOR, M. i RIBA, C. (forthcoming) "Epistemic Communities and Service Delivery Choices in Spanish Municipal Administrations" Journal of Urban and Regional Analysis. 

BALLART, X. and RIBA, C.  (2015) "La 'motivación para el servicio público' de los altos funcionarios españoles. Medida y efectos" Revista Española de Investigaciones Sociológicas (accepted for publication).     

BALLART, X. & RIBA, C. (2015) "Contextualized measures of public service motivation: The case of Spain" International Review of Administrative Sciences.

TORCAL M., "Political trust in Western and Southern Europe". In Sonja Zmerli and Tom van der Meer, eds. Handbook on Political Trust, Edward Elgar Publishing, 2016: ISBN 978 1 78254 510 1.

TORCAL M., RODÓN, T. and HIERRO, M.J. (2016)."Word on the Street: the Persistence of Leftist-dominated Protest in Europe" Western European Politics 39 (2), pp 326-350. Doi:10.1080/01402382.2015.1068525

TORCAL M., RODRÍGUEZ, L. y MALDONADO, G. "El Votante Dominicano. Un estudio de las elecciones legislativas de 2010". Santo Domingo: Junta Electoral Central. 



VITALI, A., and  ARPINO B., "Who brings home the bacon. The influence of context on couples' earning arrangements". Demographic Research, 35 (41), 1213-1244. Freely available at: 

ARPINO B., and Cannas, M. (2016) "Propensity score matching with clustered data. An application to the estimation of the impact of caesarean section on the Apgar score", Statistics in Medicine. 35(12), 2074-2091

BALBO N. and ARPINO B. (2016) "The role of family orientations in shaping the effect of fertility on subjective well-being: a propensity score matching analysis", Demography, 53(4), 955-978.

BORDONE V. and ARPINO B. (2016) "Do grandchildren influence how old you feel?" Journal of Aging and Health, 28(6), 1055-1072.

 BAIZAN, P., ARPINO, B., DELCLOS, C.E. (2016). "The effect of gender policies on fertility: The moderating role of education and normative context", European Journal of Population, 32(1), 1-30.

ARPINO B., METTEI, A. (2016) "Assessing the Causal Effects of Financial Aids to Firms in Tuscany allowing for Interference". The Annals of Applied Statistics, Volume 10, Number 3, 1170-1194. 

AASSVE A., ARPINO B., BALBO N. (2016) "It takes two to tango: couples' happiness and childbearing" European Journal of Population, 32(3), 339-354. 

LAGO, I. (2016) "Election Laws in Democracies",  Oxford Bibliographies in Political Science, Sandy Maisel, ed., Oxford: Oxford University Press. 

REVILLA, M., ZAVALA, D., SARIS, W. (2016) "Creating a Good Question: How to Use Cumulative Experience" In Christof Wolf, Dominique Joye, Tom W. Smith and Yang‐Chih Fu (editors), The SAGEHandbook of Survey Methodology. SAGE. Chapter 17, pp.236-254.

 REVILLA, M., TONINELLI, D., OCHOA, C., and G. LOEWE (2016). "Do online access panels really need toallow and adapt surveys to mobile devices?" Internet Research, 26(5) 

REVILLA, M., TONINELLI, D., and C. OCHOA (2017). "An experiment comparing grids and item-by-itemformats in web surveys completed through PCs and smartphones". Telematics andInformatics, 34(1): 30-42, February 2017. First published online: April 20, 2016.DOI:10.1016/j.tele.2016.04.002

REVILLA, M., CORNILLEAU, A.,COUSTEAUX, A.S., LEGLEYE, S., and P. DE PEDRAZA (2016). "What is the gain in a probability-based online panel of providing Internet access to sampling units who previously had no access?" Social Science Computer Review, 34(4): 479-496. First publishedonline: 16 June 2015. DOI: 10.1177/0894439315590206

REVILLA, M. (2016). "Impact of raising awareness of respondents on the measurement quality in a web survey". Quality and Quantity, 50(4), 1469-1486. First published online on May 9, 2015.DOI: 10.1007/s11135-015-0216-y

REVILLA, M., OCHOA, C., and G. LOEWE (2016). "Using passive data from a meter to complementsurvey data in order to study online behavior." Social Science Computer Review, Firstpublished online on March 17, 2016. DOI:10.1177/0894439316638457.

REVILLA, M., OCHOA, C., and A. TURBINA(2016). "Making use of Internet interactivity to propose adynamic presentation of web questionnaires." Quality and Quantity. First published online on 29March 2016. DOI 10.1007/s11135-016-0333-2 

REVILLA M.SARIS W., & SQPTeam. (2016). Newsletter on Harmonization in the Social Sciences 2 Articles "Quality of Survey Data: How to Estimate It and Why It Matters". Harmonization: Newsletter on Survey Data Harmonization in the Social Sciences, 2(1) 

TONINELLI, D. and M. REVILLA (2016). "Smartphones vs PCs: Does the Device Affect the Web Survey Experience and the Measurement Error for Sensitive Topics? A Replication of the Mavletova & Couper's 2013 Experiment." Survey Research Methods, 10(2):153-169. DOI: 10.18148/srm/2016.v10i2.6274 

SARIS, W.E., and M. REVILLA (2016). "Correction for measurement errors in survey research: necessary and possible". Social Indicators Research, 127(3): 1005-1020. First published online: 17 June 2015. DOI: 10.1007/s11205-015-1002-x Available at:

TORCAL M., RODÓN, T. and HIERRO, M.J. (2016) "Word on the Street: the Persistence of Leftist-dominated Protest in Europe" West European Politics 39 (2), pp 326-350. Doi:10.1080/01402380.2015.1068525. 

TORCAL M.  and TRECHSEL, A. H. (2016) "Explaining the citizens' evaluations of democracy", in Monica Ferrín and Hanspeter Kriesi, eds., How Europeans View and Evaluate Democracy. Oxford: Oxford University Press.    


ARPINO, B., ESPING-ANDERSEN, G. and PESSIN, L. (2015). "How Do Changes in Gender Role Attitudes Towards Female Employment Influence Fertility?"A Macro-Level Analysis, European Sociological Review, 31 (3):370-382. 

VITALI, A. and ARPINO,  B. (2015) "Living arrangements of second generation immigrants in Spain: A cross-classified multilevel analysis", Regional Studies, 49(2), 189-203. 

ARPINO B., MUTTARAK, R. and VITALI, A. (2015) "Comparing Living Arrangements of Immigrant Young Adults in Spain and the United States". In Can Aybek, Johannes Huinink, Raya Muttarak (eds.): Spatial Mobility, Migration, and Living Arrangements (pp. 161-187). Dordrecht: Springer International Publishing. 

BERMÚDEZ, S. AND CORDERO, G. (2015). "Who is Recruiting Our Crew? Contextual Determinants of MPs Selecion". R&R in the European Political Science Research.

CORDERO, G. AND X. COLLER. (2015). "Cohesion and Candidate Selection in Parliamentary Groups. Parliamentary Affairs". Available online.

CORDERO, G. AND SIMÓN, P. (2015). "Economic Crisis and Support for Democracy in Europe". R&R in West European Politics.

CORDERO, G. AND X. COLLER. (2015). "Cohesion and Candidate Selection in Parliamentary Groups". Parliamentary Affairs.  Available online.

CORDERO, G. AND SIMÓN, P. (2015). Economic Crisis and Support for Democracy in Europe". R&R in West European Politics.

COLLER, X., CORDERO, G. AND ECHAVARREN, JM. (2015). "Identidades Colectivas en los Parlamentarios en España". R&R Centro de Investigaciones Sociológicas (CIS).

COLLER, X., CORDERO, G. AND ECHAVARREN, JM. (2015). "Selección y Reclutamiento de Parlamentarios en España". Centro de Investigaciones Sociológicas (CIS).

REVILLA, M., and C. OCHOA (2015). "Quality of Different Scales in an Online Survey in Mexico and Colombia". Journal of Politics in Latin America, 7(3): 157-177. Available at:

REVILLA, M., and C. OCHOA (2015). "Open narrative questions in PC and smartphones: is the device playing a role?" Quality and Quantity. First published online on October 13, 2015. DOI: 10.1007/s11135-015-0273-2 

REVILLA, M. , TONINELLI, D., OCHOA, C., and LOEWE, G. (2015). "Who has access to mobile devices in an online opt-in panel? An analysis of potential respondents for mobile surveys". In D. Toninelli, R. Pinter, and P. de Pedraza (eds),Mobile Research Methods: Opportunities and challenges of mobile research methodologies, pp. 119-139 (Chapter 8). London: Ubiquity Press. DOI: License: CC-BY 4.0.

REVILLA, M., SARIS, W.E., LOEWE, G, and OCHOA, C. (2015). “Can a non-probabilistic online panel get similar question quality as the ESS?” International Journal of Market Research. 57(3): 395-412.

REVILLA, M. and SARIS, W.E. (2015). “Estimating and comparing the quality of different scales of an online survey using an MTMM approach”. In Engel, U. (Ed), Survey Measurements: Techniques, Data Quality and sources of Error. Campus. Frankfurt. New York. ISBN: 9783593502809

REVILLA, M., and OCHOA, C. (2015) "What are the links in a web survey between response time, quality and auto-evaluation of the efforts done?". Published in Social Science Computer Review, 2015, 33(1):97-114. First published online on May 14, 2014: DOI:10.1177/0894439314531214 

REVILLA, M. (2015). "Effect of using different labels for the scales in a web survey". International Journal of Market Research, 2015, 57(2):225-238. First published online on June 1, 2014: DOI: 10.2501/IJMR-2014-028

ORTIZ, L and RIBA, C. (2015). "Institutionalisation Of Trade Union Activity: Four Indexes And Their Ability To Explain Cross-National Differences In Strike Rate" en Ó Riain, Sean; Behling, Felix; Ciccia, Rosella and Flaherty, Eoin (eds.): The Changing Worlds and Workplaces of Capitalism, Palgrave: London, 118-173. 

TORCAL, M. (2015). "Institucionalización del Sistema de Partidos en América Latina: medición, origen y consecuencias". Barcelona: Anthropos/ Buenos Aires: Siglo XXI. ISBN: 978-84-15260-35-6 

MAINWARING, S., TORCAL, M. and SOMMA, N. (2015). "The Left and the Mobilization of Class Voting in Latin America" in R. Carlin, E. Zechmeister and M. Singer (eds.), The Latin American Voter. Ann Arbor, University of Michigan Press, 2015, pp. 69-98.


ARPINO, B. and BODONE, V. (2014) "Does Grandparenting Pay Off? The Effect of Childcare on Grandparents´ Cognitive Functioning", Journal of Marriage and Family, 76, 337-351. 

ARPINO, B., PRONZATO, C. and TAVARES, L.P. (2014) "The effect of grandparental support on mothers' labour market participation: an instrumental variable approach", European Journal of Population, 30, 369-390.

ARPINO, B., DE CAO, E. and PERACCHI, F. (2014) "Using panel data for partial identification of human immunodeficiency virus prevalence when infection status is missing not at random", Journal of the Royal Statistical Sociey - A, 177(3), 587-606. 

ARPINO, B. and AASSVE, A. (2014) "The role of villages in households' poverty exit: evidence from a multilevel model for rural Vietnam",  Quality & Quantity, 48(4), 2175-2189. 

ARPINO, B. (2014) "Propensity score. In: Michalos AC (Ed.). Encyclopedia of Quality of Life and Well-Being Research". Springer, Dordrecht, Netherlands: Springer, pp. 5124-5127, ISBN 978-94-007-0752-8. 

GUINJOAN, M., BERMÚDEZ, S., SIMON, P. & LAGO, I. 2014. “Expectations in Mass Elections: Back to the Future?”. Social Science Quarterly (in press).

LAGO, I. & MONTERO, J.R. 2014. “Defining and measuring party system nationalization”. European Political Science Review 6: 191-211.

ROWE, K, LAGO, I. & Santiago Lago. 2014. “The partisan consequences of turnout revisited”. Comparative European Politics (in press).

LACHAT, R., BLAIS, A. & LAGO, I. 2014. “"Assessing the Mechanical and Psychological Effects of District Magnitude”. Journal of Elections, Public Opinion & Parties (in press).

LAGO, I. & COSTA, M. 2014. “Partisan Bias and District Magnitude”. Electoral Studies 35: 150-158.

LAGO, I., BERMUDEZ, S., GUINJOAN, M., ROWE K. & SIMON P. 2014.“Party Mobilization and Electoral Systems”.West European Politics (in press)

BATISTA-FOGUET, J.M, REVILLA, M., SARIS, W.E, BOYATZIS, R., and R. SERLAVÓS. (2014). "Reassessing the Effect of Survey Characteristics on Common Method Bias in Emotional and Social Intelligence Competencies Assessment". Structural Equation Modeling: A Multidisciplinary Journal, Published online: 21 Aug 2014. DOI: 10.1080/10705511.2014.934767 Link: 

REVILLA, M., Ochoa, C., and G. Loewe (2014). "How the form of asking respondents' three preferred brands changes the results".  Metodología de Encuestas, 16: 67-82.

REVILLA, M. (2014). "Comparison of the quality estimates in a mixed-mode and a unimode design: an experiment from the European Social Survey", Quality and Quantity. Published online first. DOI: 10.1007/s11135-014-0044-5 Link:

SARIS, W. and Gallhofer, I. (2014) "Design, Evaluation, and Analysis of Questionnaires for Survey Research". Wiley Series in Survey Methodology. ISBN-13: 978-1118634615  

SCHMITZ, L. and WEBER, W. (2014) "Are Hofstede's cultural dimensions valid? A test for measurement invariance of Uncertainty Avoidance", interculture journal: Online Zeitschriftfür interkulturelle Studien, Vol 13(22), pp.11-26. PDF Link:  

WEBER, W. and SARIS, W.E. (2014) "The relationship between issues and an individual’s left–right orientation" Acta Politica advance online publication, 4 April 2014, doi:10.1057/ap.2014.5. Link:


ARPINO, B., DE CAO, E. and PERACCHI, F. (2013) "Using panel data to partially identify HIV prevalence when HIV status is not missing at random", Journal of the Royal Statistical Sociey - A; published online: 7 OCT 2013, DOI: 10.1111/rssa.12027.

ARPINO, B. and AASSVE, A. (2013) "The role of villages in households' poverty exit: evidence from a multilevel model for rural Vietnam", Quality & Quantity.published online: 6 JUNE 2013, DOI 10.1007/s11135-013-9885-6.

AASSVE, A., ARPINO, B. and BILLARI, F.C. (2013) "Age norms on leaving home: Multilevel evidence from the European Social Survey", Environment and Planning A, 45; pp. 383-401.

ARPINO, B. and AASSVE, A. (2013) "Estimation of causal effects of fertility on economic wellbeing: Data requirements, identifying assumptions and estimation methods", Empirical Economics, 44(1); pp. 355-385. First published online: 14 March 2010; doi: 10.1007/s00181-010-0356-9.

ARPINO, B. and TAVARES, L.P. (2013) "Fertility and values in Italy and Spain: a look at regional differences within the European context", Population Review, 52(1).

VITALI, A. and ARPINO, B. (2013) "Living arrangements of second generation immigrants in Spain: A cross-classified multilevel analysis" Regional Studies, 49(2), 189-203.

HIERRO, M.J. (2013) "¿Es la escuela un instrumento de formación de identidades nacionales?", Zoom Político, 16. Fundación Alternativas.

HIERRO, M.J. (2013) "Territorial conflict and change in national identification". Estudio / Working Paper #147. Departamento de Ciencia Política y Relaciones Internacionales. Universidad Autónoma de Madrid.

LAGO, I. & LAGO, S. 2013. “La atribución de responsabilidades políticas en Estados descentralizados”. Cuadernos de Información Comercial Española 85: 43-64.

LAGO, I. & MATÍNEZ, F. 2013. “Apuntes sobre el estudio del comportamiento electoral en España”. Revista de Estudios Políticos (nueva época) 161: 69-91.

MONCAGATTA, P. (2013) "Support for democracy in Venezuela: Does trust in Hugo Chávez play any role?", Revista Latinoamericana de Opinión Pública, 3; pp. 113-141.

MONCAGATTA, P. (2013) "El perfil socio-demográfico del votante de Rafael Correa", Carta Económica - Corporación de Estudios para el Desarrollo (CORDES), 19(3); pp. 2-4.

MONCAGATTA, P. and SAFRANOFF, A. (2013) "¿Quién apoya a la izquierda "populista" latinoamericana?", Revista Mexicana de Análisis Político y Administración Pública, 2(1); pp. 29-48.

REVILLA, M., SARIS, W. and KROSNICK, J.A. (2013) "Choosing the number of categories in agree-disagree scales", Sociological Methods and Research. Published online before print December 10, 2013, doi: 10.1177/0049124113509605.

REVILLA, M. (2013) "Measurement invariance and quality of composite scores in a face-to-face and a web survey", Survey Research Methods, 7(1); pp. 17-28.

REVILLA, M. (2013) "Slope, intercept in regression", "Disturbance terms" and "Reciprocal causation". Three entries to appear in the Encyclopedia of Quality of Life Research, Michalos, Alex C. (Ed.), Springer, ISBN 978-94-007-0752-8.

REVILLA, M. and SARIS, W. (2013) "A Comparison of the Quality of Questions in a Face-to-face and a Web Survey", International Journal of Public Opinion Research, 25(2); pp. 242-253. First published online April 17, 2012. doi: 10.1093/ijpor/eds007.

REVILLA, M. and SARIS, W. (2013) "The Split-ballot Multitrait-Multimethod Approach: Implementation and Problems", Structural Equation Modeling: A Multidisciplinary Journal, 20(1); pp. 27-46.

VANNIEUWENHUYZE, J. and REVILLA, M. (2013) "Relative Mode Effects on Data Quality in Mixed-Mode Surveys by an Instrumental Variable", Survey Research Methods, 7(3); pp. 157-168.

RIBA, C. and CUXART, A. (2013) Regresión lineal aplicada. Girona: Documenta Universitaria

GUILLEN, L. and SARIS, W. (2013) "Competencies, Personality Traits, and Organizational Rewards of Middle Managers: A Motive-Based Approach", Human Performance, 26(1); pp. 66-92.

KYVIK, O., SARIS, W., BONET, E. and FELÍCIO, J.A. (2013) "The internationalization of small firms: The relationship between the global mindset and firms’ internationalization behavior", Journal of International Entrepreneurship, Published online: 19 April 2013. DOI 10.1007/s10843-013-0105-1.

SARIS, W.E. (2013) "The prediction of question quality: The SQP 2.0 software", in B. Kleiner, I. Renschler, B. Wernli, P. Farago and D. Joye (eds.) Understanding Research Infrastructures in the Social Sciences. Zurich: Seismo Press; pp. 135-144.

SARIS, W.E., KNOPPEN, D. and SCHWARTZ, S. H. (2013) "Operationalizing the Theory of Human Values: Balancing Homogeneity of Reflective Items and Theoretical Coverage", Survey Research Methods, 7(1); pp. 29-44.


AASSVE, A., ARPINO, B. and GOISIS, A. (2012) "Grandparenting and mothers' labour force participation: A comparative analysis using the Generations and Gender Survey", Demographic Research, 27(3); pp. 53-84.

LAGO, I. 2012. “Strategic voting in proportional representation systems. Evidence from a natural experiment”. Party Politics 18: 653-665.

LAGO, I. & MATÍNEZ, F. 2012. “Forgetting to make votes count: the role of previous democratic experience”.Electoral Studies 31: 413-421.

LAGO, I., UNGUNEARU C., DE LA PORTA, D. & BAUBÖCK, R. 2012. “¿De las ‘guerras metodológicas’ al pluralismo metodológico?". Revista Española de Ciencia Política 29: 11-38.

REVILLA, M. (2012) "Impact of the mode of data collection on the quality of answers to survey questions depending on respondents' characteristics", Bulletin of Sociological Methodology/Bulletin de Méthodologie Sociologique, 116; pp. 44-60.

OBERSKI. D.L., WEBER, W. and REVILLA, M. (2012) "The effect of individual characteristics on reports of socially desirable attitudes towards immigration", in S. Salzborn, E. Davidov and J. Reinecke (eds.)  Methods, Theories, and Empirical Applications in the Social Sciences: Festschrift for Peter Schmidt. Springer; pp. 151-158. Link:

RIBA, C. (2012) "Els principals components del canvi electoral a Espanya 2011: economia, oferta política o ideología?", in Jordana, J., Navarro, V., Pallarés, F. and Requejo, F. (eds.): Democràcia, política i societat. Homenatge a Rosa Virós. Barcelona, Universitat Pompeu Fabra; pp. 315-331.

COROMINA, L. and SARIS, W.E. (2012) "Measurement of Supranationalism", Survey Research Methods, 6(2); pp. 77-86. (link to publication

SANDERS, D., TOKA, G., BELLUCCI, P. and TORCAL, M. (eds.) (2012) The Europeanization of National Polities? Citizenship and Support in a Post-Enlargement Union. Oxford: Oxford University Press.

TORCAL, M. and FONT, J. (eds.) (2012) Las Elecciones Europeas 2009. Madrid: Centro de Investigaciones Sociológicas.

TORCAL, M., MUÑOZ, J. and BONET, E. (2012) "Trust in the European Parliament: From Affective Heuristics to Rational Cueing" in D. Sanders, P. Magalhaes and G. Toka (eds.) Citizens and the European Polity: Mass Attitudes Towards the European and National Polities. Oxford: Oxford University Press.


ARPINO, B. and MEALLI, F. (2011) "The specification of the propensity score in multilevel studies", Computational Statistics and Data Analysis, 55; pp. 1770-1780.

BONET, E., PEREZ-NIEVAS, S. and HIERRO, M. J. (2011) "España en las urnas: territorialización del voto e identidad nacional en las elecciones de 2008", in J. R. Montero and I. Lago (eds.) Elecciones Generales 2008. Madrid: Centro de Investigaciones Sociológicas (CIS); pp. 331-364.

GUILLÉN, L., COROMINA, L. and SARIS, W. (2011) "Measurement of social participation and its place in social capital theory", Social Indicators Research, 100(2); pp. 331-350.

HIERRO, M.J. (2011) "Parents and School. Agents of National Socialization?", Juan March Institute Estudio/Working Paper No. 266.

MUÑOZ, J., TORCAL, M. and BONET, E. (2011) "Institutional trust and multilevel government in the European Union: Congruence or compensation?", European Union Politics, 12(4); pp. 551-574.

RIBA, C. , BALLART, X. and BLASCO, J. (2011) "Minimum income and labour market integration processes: individual and institutional determinants", Revista Española de Investigaciones Sociológicas, 133.

TORCAL, M. and MONCAGATTA, P. (2011) "Political support", in B. Badie, D. Berg-Schlosser and L. Morlino (eds.) International Encyclopedia of Political Science. Thousand Oaks, CA: Sage Publications; pp. 2564-2567.

WEBER, W. (2011) "Testing for measurement equivalence of individuals’ left-right orientation", Survey Research Methods, 5(1); pp. 1-10. (link to publication)


ARPINO, B. and VARRIALE, R. (2010) "Assessing the quality of institutions' rankings obtained through multilevel linear regression models", Journal of Applied Economic Sciences, 5(1); pp. 7-22.

ARPINO, B. (2010) "Causal inference for observational studies extended to a multilevel setting. The impact of fertility on poverty in Vietnam", Best PhD Theses in Statistics and Applications - Applied Statistics, Cleup, Padova, ISBN 978 88 6129 567 4.

HIERRO, M.J. (2010) "Canvis a curt termini en la identificació nacional a Catalunya", Fundació Jaume Bofill – Informes Breus No. 32.

OBERSKI, D., SARIS, W. and HAGENAARS, J.A.P. (2010) "Categorization Errors and Differences in the Quality of Questions in Comparative Surveys", in J. A. Harkness, M. Braun, B. Edwards, T. P. Johnson, L. Lyberg, P. Ph. Mohler, B. Pennell and T. W. Smith (eds.) Survey Methods in Multinational, Multiregional, and Multicultural Contexts. Hoboken, NJ: John Wiley and Sons, Ltd.; pp. 431-453.

REVILLA, M. (2010) "Quality in Unimode and Mixed-Mode Designs: A Multitrait-Multimethod Approach", Survey Research Methods, 4(3); pp. 151-164. (link to publication)

REVILLA, M. and SARIS, W.E. (2010) "A Comparison of the Quality of ESS Questions in Different Data Collection Modes", Report prepared for the European Social Survey (.pdf)

RIBA, C., TORCAL, M. and MORALES, L. (2010) "Estrategias para aumentar la tasa de respuesta de la Encuesta Social Europea", Revista Internacional de Sociología, 68(3); pp. 603-635.

SARIS, W.E. and BATISTA-FOGUET, J.M. (2010) "Contactos sociales, confianza social y confianza política en Europa. Medición y relaciones", in M. Torcal (ed.) La ciudadanía europea en el siglo XXI: Estudio comparado de sus actitudes, opinión pública y comportamiento políticos. Madrid: Centro de Investigaciones Sociológicas.

SARIS, W.E., REVILLA, M., KROSNICK, J.A. and SHAEFFER, E. M. (2010) "Comparing Questions with Agree/Disagree Response Options to Questions with Item-Specific Response Options", Survey Research Methods, 4(1); pp. 61-79. (link to publication)

TORCAL, M. (2010) La ciudadanía europea en el siglo XXI. Estudio comparado de sus actitudes, opinión pública y comportamiento políticos. Madrid: Centro de Investigaciones Sociológicas.

TORCAL, M. (2010) "Los anclajes del voto en las elecciones de 2008", in J. R. Montero and I. Lago (eds.) Elecciones Generales 2008. Madrid: Centro de Investigaciones Sociológicas (CIS); pp. 269-302.

TORCAL, M., HIERRO, M.J. and RICO, G. (2010) "Què pensen els catalans sobre el seu sistema politic i la seva societat? La Enquesta Social Europea a Catalunya", Barcelona: Direcció General de Participació Ciutadana. Generalitat de Catalunya.


BATISTA-FOGUET, J.M., SARIS, W.E., BOYATZIS, R., GUILLÉN, L. and SERLAVÓS, R. (2009) "Effect of Response Scale on Assessment of Emotional Intelligence Competencies", Personality and Individual Differences, 46(5-6); pp. 575-580.

COROMINA, L. and SARIS, W.E. (2009) "Quality of Media Use Measurement", International Journal of Public Opinion Research, 21(4); pp. 424-450.

CUXART, A. and RIBA, C. (2009) "Mejorando a partir de la experiencia: la implementación de la tercera ola de la ESE en España", Revista Española de Investigaciones Sociológicas, 125; pp. 147-168.

GUILLÉN, L., SARIS, W. E. and BOYATZIS, R. E. (2009) "The impact of social and emotional competencies on effectiveness of Spanish executives", Journal of Management Development, 28(9); pp. 771-793.

KNOPPEN, D. and SARIS, W. E. (2009) "Do we have to combine Values in the Schwartz' Human Values scale? A Comment on the Davidov Studies", Survey Research Methods, 3(2); pp. 91-103.

PIRRALHA, A. (2009) "Os "Movimentos de Cidadãos": acção e activismo no contexto do Referendo sobre a Despenalização do Aborto de 1998", e-cadernos CES #4, pp. 177-197.

SARIS, W. E., SATORRA, A. and VAN DER VELD, W. M. (2009) "Testing Structural Equation Models or Detection of Misspecifications?", Structural Equation Modeling: A Multidisciplinary Journal, 16(4); pp. 561-582.


COENDERS, G., BATISTA-FOGUET, J.M. and SARIS, W.E. (2008) "Simple, Efficient and Distribution-free Approach to Interaction Effects in Complex Structural Equation Models", Quality & Quantity, 42(3); pp. 369-396.

COROMINA, L., SARIS, W.E. and OBERSKI, D. (2008) "The quality of the measurement of interest in the political issues presented in the media in the European Social Survey", Ask, Research & Methods, 17; pp. 7-30.

TORCAL, M. (2008) "El origen y la evolución del apoyo a la democracia en España. La construcción del apoyo incondicional en las nuevas democracias", Revista Española de Ciencia Política, 18; pp. 29-65.


GUILLÉN, L., SARIS, W.E. and BOYATZIS, R. E. (2007) "Assessing the relationship between emotional intelligence and personality traits: implications for development", Organization and People, 14; pp. 17-26.

OBERSKI, D. and SARIS, W.E. (2007) "Political Web Surveys", in  I. Stoop and M. Wittenberg (eds.) Access Panels and Online Research, Panacea or Pitfall? Amsterdam: Aksant Academic Publishers; pp. 107-117.

OBERSKI, D., SARIS, W.E. and HAGENAARS, J.A.P.  (2007) "Why are there differences in measurement error across countries?", in  G. Loosveldt, M. Swyngedouw and B. Cambré (eds.) Measuring meaningful data in social research. Leuven: Acco.

SARIS, W.E., BATISTA-FOGUET, J.M. and COENDERS, G. (2007) "Selection of indicators for the interaction term in structural equation models with interaction", Quality and Quantity, 41(1); pp. 55-72.

SARIS, W.E. and GALLHOFER, I.N. (2007) "Estimation of the effect of measurement characteristics on the quality of survey questions", Survey Research Methods, 1(1); pp. 29-43.

SARIS, W.E. and GALLHOFER, I.N. (2007) Design, Evaluation and Analysis of Questionnaires for Survey Research. New York: Wiley.

SARIS, W.E. and GALLHOFER, I.N. (2007) "Can questions travel successfully?", in Roger Jowell, Caroline Roberts, Rory Fitzgerald and Gillian Eva (eds.) Measuring Attitudes Cross-Nationally: Lessons from the European Social Survey. London: Sage; pp. 53-77.

TORCAL, M. (2007) "The Origins of Democratic Support in Post-Franco Spain: Learning to Be a Democrat under Authoritarian Rule?", in Nigel Townson (ed.) Spain Transformed. The Late Franco Dictatorship, 1959-75. New York: Palgrave Macmillan; pp. 195-226.


BISBE, J., COENDERS, G., SARIS, W.E. and BATISTA-FOGUET, J.M. (2006) "Correcting Measurement Error Bias in Interaction Models with Small Samples", Metodoloski Zvezki, 3(2); pp. 267-287.

MAINWARING, S. and TORCAL, M. (2006) "Party System Institutionalization and Party System Theory After the Third Wave of Democratization", in Richard S. Katz and Willliam Crotty (eds.) Handbook of Party Politics. London: Sage Publications; pp. 204-227.

SARIS, W.E. and GALLHOFER, I. (2006) "The results of the MTMM experiments in round 2 of the European Social Survey", Report prepared for the European Social Survey.

SCHERPENZEEL, A. and SARIS, W.E. (2006) "Multitrait Multimethod models for longitudinal research", in K. van Montford, H.Oud and A.Satorra (eds.) Longitudinal Models in Behavioural and Related Sciences. London: Lawrence Erlbaum; pp. 381-403.

TEORELL, J., TORCAL, M. and MONTERO, J.R. (2006) "Political Participation: Mapping the Terrain", in Jan van Deth, José Ramón Montero and Anders Westholm (eds.) Citizenship, Involvement in European Democracies. A comparative Analysis. London: Routledge; pp. 334-357.

TORCAL, M. and MONTERO, J.R. (2006) Political Disaffection in Contemporary Democracies: Social Capital, Institutions and Politics. London: Routledge.

TORCAL, M., MORALES, L. and RIBA, C. (2006) "Supervisión y control de calidad del trabajo de campo de la Encuesta Social Europea en España: Evaluación y resultados", Metodología de Encuestas, 7(2); pp. 75-96.