Publications

2024

Scholarly publications

Goerlich, C., & Vis, B. (2024). Different Ways of Promoting Working Time Reduction: A Comparative Analysis of Actors, Motives, Forms, and Approaches in Germany, Ireland, and Spain. Journal of Comparative Policy Analysis: research and practice, 26(2), 159-177. https://doi.org/10.1080/13876988.2024.2332437
Vis, B. (2024). Introducing a Conceptual Map of Political Elites’ Responses to Different Types of Uncertain Phenomena. Political Studies Review. Advance online publication. https://doi.org/10.1177/14789299231222847
Petrovics, D., Huitema, D., Giezen, M., & Vis, B. (2024). Scaling mechanisms of energy communities: A comparison of 28 initiatives. Global Environmental Change, 84, Article 102780. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.gloenvcha.2023.102780
https://dspace.library.uu.nl/bitstream/handle/1874/435264/1-s2.0-S0959378023001462-main.pdf?sequence=1

2023

Scholarly publications

Green-Pedersen, C., & Vis, B. (2023). Plus ça change, plus c’est la même chose: Stability and change in the Dutch party system and its effect on the politics of problem solving. In C. Green-Pedersen, C. Jensen, & B. Vis (Eds.), No Normal Science: Festschrift for Kees van Kersbergen (pp. 58-70). Politica. https://politica.dk/boeger/no-normal-science-festschrift-for-kees-van-kersbergen
https://dspace.library.uu.nl/bitstream/handle/1874/436342/4_cgp_vis.pdf?sequence=1
Green-Pedersen, C., Jensen, C., & Vis, B. (2023). No Normal Science: Festschrift for Kees van Kersbergen. Politica. https://politica.dk/boeger/no-normal-science-festschrift-for-kees-van-kersbergen
Vollaard, H., van Rooij, L., & Vis, B. (2023). De potentiële waarde van eenpersoonsfracties in gemeenteraden. Universiteit Utrecht. https://www.uu.nl/nieuws/wat-is-de-waarde-van-eenpersoonsfracties-in-gemeenteraden
Butler, C., & Vis, B. (2023). Heuristics and policy responsiveness: a research agenda. European Political Science, 22(2), 202–227. https://doi.org/10.1057/s41304-022-00394-6
https://dspace.library.uu.nl/bitstream/handle/1874/431011/s41304-022-00394-6.pdf?sequence=1
Pagliarin, S., La Mendola, S., & Vis, B. (2023). The “qualitative” in qualitative comparative analysis (QCA): Research moves, case-intimacy and face-to-face interviews. Quality and Quantity, 57(1), 489–507. https://doi.org/10.1007/s11135-022-01358-0
Kevins, A., & Vis, B. (2023). Do Public Consultations Reduce Blame Attribution? The Impact of Consultation Characteristics, Gender, and Gender Attitudes. Political Behavior, 45(3), 1121–1142. https://doi.org/10.1007/s11109-021-09751-5

Popularising publications

Green-Pedersen, C., & Vis, B. (2023). Alles verandert; alles blijft hetzelfde. Web publication/site, StukRoodVlees. https://stukroodvlees.nl/alles-verandert-alles-blijft-hetzelfde/
Vollaard, H., van Rooij, L., & Vis, B. (2023, Apr 17). Wat lokale politiek verliest met een hogere kiesdrempel. StukRoodVlees. https://stukroodvlees.nl/wat-lokale-politiek-verliest-met-een-hogere-kiesdrempel/

2022

Scholarly publications

Van Kersbergen, K., & Vis, B. (2022). Digitalization as a policy response to social acceleration: Comparing democratic problem solving in Denmark and the Netherlands. Government Information Quarterly, 39(3), 1-10. Article 101707. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.giq.2022.101707
Vis, B., & Stolwijk, S. (2022). In “A League of Their Own?”: Judgment and Decision Making By Politicians and Non-politicians. In A. Weinberg (Ed.), Psychology of Democracy: Of the People, By the People, For the People (pp. 124-145). Cambridge University Press. https://doi.org/10.1017/9781108774871.008
https://dspace.library.uu.nl/bitstream/handle/1874/436252/in-a-league-of-their-own.pdf?sequence=1
Vis, B. (2022). Commissioned Book Review: Carsten Jensen and Georg Wenzelburger, Reforming the Welfare State. Political Studies Review, 20(4), NP13-NP14. https://doi.org/10.1177/14789299211052908

Professional publications

van Kersbergen, K., & Vis, B. (2022). Maatschappelijke versnelling vormt een dilemma voor democratische probleemoplossing; Digitalisering biedt een oplossing. Web publication/site, StukRoodVlees. https://stukroodvlees.nl/maatschappelijke-versnelling-vormt-een-dilemma-voor-democratische-probleemoplossing-digitalisering-biedt-een-oplossing/

Popularising publications

Butler, C., & Vis, B. (2022). Rules of thumb can lead to politicians misjudging voters' reactions. Web publication/site, The Loop. https://theloop.ecpr.eu/rules-of-thumb-can-lead-to-policymakers-misjudging-voters-reactions/
Butler, C., & Vis, B. (2022). Vuistregels kunnen leiden tot onjuist inschatten van reactie kiezers op beleid. Web publication/site, StukRoodVlees. https://stukroodvlees.nl/vuistregels-kunnen-leiden-tot-onjuist-inschatten-van-reactie-kiezers-op-beleid/

2021

Scholarly publications

Jacobs, A., Büthe, T., Arjona, A., Arriola, L., Bellin, E., Bennett, A., Björkman, L., Bleich, E., Elkins, Z., Fairfield, T., Gaikwad, N., Chestnut Greitens, S., Hawkesworth, M., Herrera, V., Herrera, Y. M., Johnson, K. S., Karakov, E., Koivu, K., Kreuzer, M., ... Yashar, D. J. (2021). The Qualitative Transparency Deliberations: Insights and Implications. Perspectives on Politics, 19(1), 171-208. https://doi.org/10.1017/S1537592720001164
Redlawsk, D. R., Erisen, C., Hennes, E., Oxley, Z., Schreiber, D., & Vis, B. (Eds.) (2021). The Oxford Encyclopedia of Political Decision Making. Oxford University Press.
Verweij, S., & Vis, B. (2021). Three strategies to track configurations over time with Qualitative Comparative Analysis. European Political Science Review, 13(1), 95-111. https://doi.org/10.1017/S1755773920000375
Vis, B., & Stolwijk, S. (2021). Conducting Quantitative Studies with the Participation of Political Elites: Best Practices for Designing the Study and Soliciting the Participation of Political Elites. Quality and Quantity, 55, 1281–1317. https://doi.org/10.1007/s11135-020-01052-z
Stolwijk, S., & Vis, B. (2021). Politicians, the Representativeness Heuristic and Decision-Making Biases. Political Behavior, 43(4), 1411–1432. https://doi.org/10.1007%2Fs11109-020-09594-6
Dul, J., Vis, B., & Goertz, G. (2021). Necessary Condition Analysis (NCA) Does Exactly What It Should Do When Applied Properly: A Reply to a Comment on NCA. Sociological Methods and Research, 50(2), 926-936. https://doi.org/10.1177/0049124118799383

Popularising publications

Kevins, A., & Vis, B. (2021). Do Public Consultations Reduce Blame Attribution? The Impact of Consultation Characteristics, Gender, and Gender Attitudes. Web publication/site, Political Behavior wordpress blog. https://politicalbehavior.wordpress.com/
Kevins, A., & Vis, B. (2021). Meer inspraak, minder schuld?. Web publication/site, StukRoodVlees. https://stukroodvlees.nl/meer-inspraak-minder-schuld/
Vis, B. (2021). Kost snijden in de verzorgingsstaat linkse partijen op de lange termijn structureel stemmen?. Web publication/site, StukRoodVlees. https://stukroodvlees.nl/kost-snijden-in-de-verzorgingsstaat-linkse-partijen-op-de-lange-termijn-structureel-stemmen/

2020

Scholarly publications

van Kersbergen, K., & Vis, B. (2020). Social acceleration and social investment. In R. Careja, P. Emmenegger, & N. Giger (Eds.), The European Social Model under pressure: liber amicorum in honour of Klaus Armingeon (pp. 177-191). Springer. https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-658-27043-8_11

Popularising publications

Vis, B. (2020). De gedragsstrategieën van de politieke elite. Web publication/site, Utrecht University. https://www.uu.nl/opinie/de-gedragsstrategieen-van-de-politieke-elite
Stolwijk, S., & Vis, B. (2020). Politicians, the Representativeness Heuristic and Decision-Making Biases. Web publication/site, Political Behavior. https://politicalbehavior.wordpress.com/2020/05/01/politicians-the-representativeness-heuristic-and-decision-making-biases/
Vis, B., & Stolwijk, S. (2020). Ook politici maken gebruik van de vuistregel representativiteit. Web publication/site, StukRoodVlees. http://stukroodvlees.nl/ook-politici-maken-gebruik-van-de-vuistregel-representativiteit/

2019

Scholarly publications

Vieider, F., & Vis, B. (2019). Prospect Theory and Political Decision Making. In D. Redlawsk , C. Erisen, E. Hennes, Z. Oxley, D. Schreiber, & B. Vis (Eds.), Oxford Research Encyclopedia in Political Decision Making (Oxford Research Encyclopedia of Politics). Oxford University Press. https://doi.org/10.1093/acrefore/9780190228637.013.979
https://dspace.library.uu.nl/bitstream/handle/1874/432124/acrefore-9780190228637-e-979.pdf?sequence=1
Brugman, B., Burgers, C., & Vis, B. (2019). Metaphorical framing in political discourse through words vs. concepts: a meta-analysis. Language and Cognition. https://doi.org/10.1017/langcog.2019.5
De Block, D., & Vis, B. (2019). Addressing the Challenges Related to Transforming Qualitative Into Quantitative Data in Qualitative Comparative Analysis. Journal of Mixed Methods Research, 13(4), 503. https://doi.org/10.1177/1558689818770061
Vis, B. (2019). Heuristics and Political Elites' Judgment and Decision Making. Political Studies Review, 17(1), 41-52. https://doi.org/10.1177/1478929917750311

Professional publications

Brugman, B., Burgers, C., & Vis, B. (2019, Jun 19). 'Politieke metaforen: Zoete koek of niet?'.
Schneider, C. Q., Vis, B., & Koivu, K. (2019). Summary: Set-Analytic Approaches, Especially Qualitative Comparative Analysis (QCA). (American Political Science Association Organized Section for Qualitative and Multi-Method Research, Qualitative Transparency Deliberations, Working Group Final Reports, Report III.4S). American Political Science Association Organized Section for Qualitative and Multi-Method Research. https://doi.org/10.2139/ssrn.3333483
https://dspace.library.uu.nl/bitstream/handle/1874/397207/SSRN_id3333483.pdf?sequence=1
Schneider, C. Q., Vis, B., & Koivu, K. (2019). Set-Analytic Approaches, Especially Qualitative Comparative Analysis (QCA). (Qualitative Transparency Deliberations, Working Group Final Reports, Report III.4 ). https://doi.org/10.2139/ssrn.3333474

2018

Scholarly publications

Vis, B. (2018). How to Analyze Welfare States and their Development? In B. Greve (Ed.), The Routledge Handbook of the Welfare State (2 ed., pp. 267-277). Routledge. https://doi.org/10.4324/9781315207049-25
Vis, B., & Kuijpers, D. (2018). Prospect theory and foreign policy decision-making: Underexposed issues, advancements, and ways forward. Contemporary Security Policy, 39(4), 575-589. https://doi.org/10.1080/13523260.2018.1499695
https://dspace.library.uu.nl/bitstream/handle/1874/369788/Vis_Kuijpers_2018_Prospect_theory_and_foreign_policy_decision_making.pdf?sequence=1
Vis, B., & Dul, J. (2018). Analyzing relationships of necessity not just in kind but also in degree: Complementing fsQCA with NCA. Sociological Methods and Research, 47(4), 872-899. https://doi.org/10.1177/0049124115626179
Van der Velden, M., Schumacher, G., & Vis, B. (2018). Living in the Past or Living in the Future? Analyzing Parties' Platform Change In-between Elections, The Netherlands 1997-2014. Political Communication, 35(3), 393-412. https://doi.org/10.1080/10584609.2017.1384771

Professional publications

van der Velden, M., & Vis, B. (2018). Verlies doet iets met politici en politieke partijen, maar wat precies?. Web publication/site, Stuk Rood Vlees. http://stukroodvlees.nl/verlies-doet-iets-met-politici-en-politieke-partijen-maar-wat-precies/
van Kersbergen, K., & Vis, B. (2018). Algemeen Kiesrecht en de Verzorgingsstaat. In R. Andeweg, & M. Leyenaar (Eds.), Alle Stemmen Tellen! 100 Jaar Algemeen Kiesrecht (pp. 185-203). (100 jaar kiesrecht). Amsterdam University Press.

Popularising publications

Vis, B. (2018). Wat zijn vuistregels en gebruiken politici ze, net als iedereen?. Web publication/site, Stuk Rood Vlees.
Vis, B. (2018). Dividendbelasting wel of niet afschaffen: De electorale gevolgen van draaien. Web publication/site, Stuk Rood Vlees. http://stukroodvlees.nl/electorale-gevolgen-afschaffen-dividendbelasting/

2017

Scholarly publications

Linde, J., & Vis, B. (2017). The uncertainty of welfare retrenchment's electoral consequences.
De Block, D., & Vis, B. (2017). Addressing the Challenges in Using Qualitative Data in Qualitative Comparative Analysis. (COMPASSS Working Paper Series; No. 2017-88).
Linde, J., & Vis, B. (2017). The Uncertainty of Welfare Retrenchment's Electoral Consequences. (DaWS Working Paper). http://www.sdu.dk/en/om_sdu/institutter_centre/c_velfaerd/publications/working+papers
Vis, B. (2017). Prospect Theory. In F. Moghaddam (Ed.), The SAGE Encyclopedia of Political Behavior (pp. 670). SAGE.
Linde, J., & Vis, B. (2017). Do Politicians Take Risks Like the Rest of Us? An Experimental Test of Prospect Theory Under MPs. Political Psychology, 38(1), 101-117. https://doi.org/10.1111/pops.12335

Professional publications

Kersbergen, C. J. V., & Vis, B. (2017). De toekomst van de verzorgingsstaat in verkiezingstijd: Politieke partijen waarschijnlijk weer gul. Maatschappij & Politiek.
https://dspace.library.uu.nl/bitstream/handle/1874/423437/Van_Kersbergen_Vis_MP1701_artikel.pdf?sequence=1
Vis, B. (2017, Jul 19). Wanneer breken regeringspartijen hun verkiezingsbeloften over de verzorgingsstaat?
Vis, B. (2017, Mar 22). Waarom GroenLinks het meest zal inleveren bij de formatie.

Popularising publications

Vis, B. (2017, Mar 2). Het echte probleem zijn niet ongeïnformeerde, maar verkeerd geïnformeerde burgers.

Other output

Schillemans, T., & Vis, B. (2017). Nobelprijs voor gedragseconoom Thaler: Betekenis voor politicologie en bestuurskunde. Web publication/site, Platform Overheid. https://platformoverheid.nl/artikel/nobelprijs-voor-gedragseconoom-thaler

2016

Scholarly publications

Vis, B., Woldendorp, J., & van Kersbergen, K. (2016). Political Economy: Economic Miracles and Socio-economic Performance. In H. Keman, & J. Woldendorp (Eds.), Handbook of Research Methods and Applications in Political Science (pp. 184-201). Edward Elgar Publishing.
Vis, B. (2016). Taking Stock of the Comparative Literature on the Role of Blame Avoidance Strategies in Social Policy Reform. JOURNAL OF COMPARATIVE POLICY ANALYSIS, 18(2), 122-137. https://doi.org/10.1080/13876988.2015.1005955

Popularising publications

Vis, B., & Van Kersbergen, K. (2016). De Verzorgingsstaat. (Elementaire Deeltjes). Amsterdam University Press.

2015

Scholarly publications

Vis, B., & Woldendorp, J. (2015). Same as it Ever Was? The (Lack of) Influence on Corporatism in the Low Countries. In J. Beyers, P. Dumont, & H. Vollaard (Eds.), European Integration and Consensus Politics in the Low Countries (pp. 166). Routledge.
van Kersbergen, K., & Vis, B. (2015). Three worlds' typology: Moving beyond normal science? Journal of European Social Policy, 25(1), 111-123. https://doi.org/10.1177/0958928714556974
Schumacher, G., van de Wardt, M., Vis, B., & Klitgaard, M. B. (2015). How Aspiration to Office Conditions the Impact of Government Participation on Party Platform Change. American Journal of Political Science, 59(4), 1040-1054. https://doi.org/10.1111/ajps.12174

Professional publications

Andeweg, R., & Vis, B. (Eds.) (2015). Politicologie in Nederland: Van Politisering naar Professionalisering. NKWP.

2014

Scholarly publications

Van Kersbergen, K., & Vis, B. (2014). Comparative Welfare State Politics: Development, Opportunities, and Reform. Cambridge University Press.
Vis, B. (2014). The Nordic Model of Social Democracy. West European Politics, 37(5), 1191-1192. https://doi.org/10.1080/01402382.2014.924720
van Kersbergen, K., Vis, B., & Hemerijck, A. (2014). The Great Recession and Welfare State Reform: Is Retrenchment Really the Only Game Left in Town? Social Policy and Administration, 48(7), 883-904. https://doi.org/10.1111/spol.12063

2013

Scholarly publications

Vis, B. (2013). Leidt de crisis tot hervorming? In Voortschrijdend inzicht: Omdat wetenschap niet stilstaat
Vis, B., Woldendorp, J., & Keman, H. (2013). Examining variation in economic performance using fuzzy-sets. Quality and Quantity, 47(4), 1971-1989. https://doi.org/10.1007/s11135-011-9637-4
Schumacher, G., Vis, B., & van Kersbergen, K. (2013). Political parties' welfare image, electoral punishment and welfare state retrenchment. Comparative European Politics, 11(1), 1-21. https://doi.org/10.1057/cep.2012.5
Hollanders, D., & Vis, B. (2013). Voters' commitment problem and reforms in welfare programs. Public Choice, 155(3-4), 433-448. https://doi.org/10.1007/s11127-011-9872-1
Vis, B., & Hylands, T. (2013). Fat government, thin populace? Is the growth of obesity prevalence lower in more generous welfare states? International Journal of Social Welfare, 22(4), 360-373. https://doi.org/10.1111/ijsw.12005
Schumacher, G., de Vries, C. E., & Vis, B. (2013). Why Do Parties Change Position? Party Organization and Environmental Incentives. Journal of Politics, 75(2), 464-477. https://doi.org/10.1017/S0022381613000145
Vis, B., & Van Kersbergen, K. (2013). TOWARDS AN OPEN FUNCTIONAL APPROACH TO WELFARE STATE CHANGE: PRESSURES, IDEAS, AND BLAME AVOIDANCE. Public Administration, 91(4), 840-854. https://doi.org/10.1111/j.1467-9299.2012.02071.x

2012

Scholarly publications

Vis, B. (2012). The Comparative Advantages of fsQCA and Regression Analysis for Moderately Large-N Analyses. Sociological Methods and Research, 41(1), 168-198. https://doi.org/10.1177/0049124112442142
Schumacher, G., & Vis, B. (2012). Why Do Social Democrats Retrench the Welfare State? A Simulation. Journal of Artificial Societies and Social Simulation, 15(3).
Vis, B., Woldendorp, J., & Keman, H. (2012). Economic performance and institutions: capturing the dependent variable. European Political Science Review, 4(1), 73-96. https://doi.org/10.1017/S1755773911000075

2011

Scholarly publications

Vis, B., van Kersbergen, K., & Hylands, T. (2011). To What Extent Did the Financial Crisis Intensify the Pressure to Reform the Welfare State? Social Policy and Administration, 45(4), 338-353. https://doi.org/10.1111/j.1467-9515.2011.00778.x
Vis, B. (2011). Prospect Theory and Political Decision Making. Political Studies Review, 9(3), 334-343. https://doi.org/10.1111/j.1478-9302.2011.00238.x
Vis, B. (2011). Under which conditions does spending on active labor market policies increase? An fsQCA analysis of 53 governments between 1985 and 2003. European Political Science Review, 3(2), 229-252. https://doi.org/10.1017/S1755773910000378

2010

Scholarly publications

Vis, B. (2010). Politics of Risk-Taking: Welfare State Reform in Advanced Democracies. Amsterdam University Press.

2009

Scholarly publications

Vis, B. (2009). The importance of socio-economic and political losses and gains in welfare state reform. Journal of European Social Policy, 19(5), 395-407. https://doi.org/10.1177/0958928709344250
Vis, B. (2009). Governments and unpopular social policy reform: Biting the bullet or steering clear? European Journal of Political Research, 48(1), 31-57. https://doi.org/10.1111/j.1475-6765.2008.00783.x
Vis, B. (2009). Radical Welfare State Retrenchment: a Comparative Analysis. Journal of European Social Policy, 19(1), 93-94. https://doi.org/10.1177/09589287090190010804

2008

Scholarly publications

Vis, B., van Kersbergen, K., & Becker, U. (2008). The politics of welfare state reform in the Netherlands: Explaining a never-ending puzzle. Acta Politica, 43(2-3), 333-356. https://doi.org/10.1057/ap.2008.11

2007

Scholarly publications

Vis, B., & van Kersbergen, K. (2007). Why and how do political actors pursue risky reforms? Journal of Theoretical Politics, 19(2), 153-172. https://doi.org/10.1177/0951629807074268
Vis, B., Woldendorp, J., & Keman, H. (2007). Do miracles exist? Analyzing economic performance comparatively. Journal of Business Research, 60(5), 531-538. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jbusres.2007.01.006
Vis, B. (2007). States of welfare or states of workfare? Welfare state restructuring in 16 capitalist democracies, 1985-2002. Policy and Politics, 35(1), 105-122.

2006

Scholarly publications

Vis, B. (2006). The future of the welfare state. Crisis myths and crisis realities. Acta Politica, 41(4), 464-468. https://doi.org/10.1057/palgrave.ap.5500130