Radoslaw Zubek

Associate Professor of European Politics, DPIR
Tutorial Fellow, Hertford College
Government and Politics Network
Hertford College

Research summary

My current research focuses on:

  • coalition politics,

  • legislative politics,

  • parliamentary institutions,

  • institutional change in European parliamentary democracies.

My research interests include:

Government, Constitutions, Institutions and Governments, Comparative Politics and Government, Institutions and organisations, Legislatures, Parliaments



  • Introduction to Politics (Prelims)

  • Comparative Government

  • Politics in Europe


  • European Governance

  • Comparative European Parliaments

Radoslaw Zubek


Edited Volumes

  • Radoslaw Zubek (ed.) (2015) Explaining Legislative Organization in European Democracies. Special issue of West European Politics, 38(5).

Journal Articles

  • Radoslaw Zubek (2021) ‘Committee Strength in Parliamentary Democracies: A New Index’. European Journal of Political Research. 60(4): 1018-1031.

  • Radoslaw Zubek, Abhishek Dasgupta, David Doyle (2021) ‘Measuring the Significance of Policy Outputs with Positive Unlabeled Learning’. American Political Science Review. 115(1): 339-346.

  • Niels D. Goet, Thomas G. Fleming, Radoslaw Zubek (2020) ‘Procedural Change in the UK House of Commons, 1811-2015’. Legislative Studies Quarterly. 45(1): 35-67.

  • Heike Klüver, Radoslaw Zubek (2018) ‘Minority Governments and Legislative Reliability: Evidence from Denmark and Sweden’. Party Politics. 24(6): 719–730.

  • Radoslaw Zubek (2015) ‘Coalition Government and Committee Power’. West European Politics. 38(5): 1020-1041.

  • Radoslaw Zubek, Heike Klüver (2015) ‘Legislative Pledges and Coalition Government’. Party Politics. 21(4): 603-614.

Book chapters

  • Radoslaw Zubek (2022) ‘Minority Governments in Poland: Governing after Crisis with Ad Hoc Majorities’. In B. N. Field and S. Martin (eds) Minority Governments in Comparative Perspective. Oxford: Oxford University Press.

  • Radoslaw Zubek (2015) ‘Investiture Rules and Minority Governments in Poland’. In Rasch, B.E., S. Martin, and J.A. Cheibub (eds) Parliaments and Government Formation: Unpacking Investiture Rules. Oxford: Oxford: Oxford University Press.