Univ.-Prof. Dr. Wolfgang Claudius Müller

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Wolfgang C. Müller is professor of Political Science, Department of Government, University of Vienna. He holds the professorship of Democratic Governance. Previously, he held the Comparative Government chair at the University of Mannheim and served as Director of the Mannheim Centre for European Social Research (MZES), one of the most important German social science research institutes and one of the world’s leading centres of research on European politics. As visiting professor he taught at the Humboldt University, the University of California, San Diego, the University of Mannheim, and the Institute d’Études Politiques de Lille (SciencesPo Lille). He held research fellowships at the University of Oxford, the University of Bergen, and Harvard University. He had served as a member of the editorial boards of the Österreichischen Zeitschrift für Politikwissenschaft, European Journal of Political Research, the Journal of European Public Policy, and West European Politics and currently is a member of the boards of German Politics, Party PoliticsResearch and Politics (RaP), Swiss Political Science Review, and the Italian Review of Political Science/Rivista Italiana di Scienza Politica. He also is co-editor of West European Politics (since 2013). He served as rapporteur for the Social Sciences in the Austrian Research Fund (FWF) from 2008 to 2017. He specializes in Comparative Government and Politics, with a special interest for coalition politics, party competition, Austrian politics, and Political Economy. He is Principal Investigator and Coordinator of the Austrian Election Study (AUTNES), formerly a National Research Network sponsored by the FWF now funded via ACIER and the VieCER.

Academic Positions and Degrees

  • 1983 Dr.phil (University Vienna).
  • 1983   Assistant Professor.1989/90       
  • 1989-1990 Academic Visitor, Nuffield College, University of Oxford.
  • 1991 "Habilitation" Thesis in Political Science at the University of Vienna.
  • 1993-1995  Visiting Fellow, European Public Policy Institute, University of Warwick (Honorary Position).
  • 1994 Visiting Professor, Lehrstuhl für Politische Wissenschaft und International Vergleichende Sozialforschung, University of Mannheim.
  • 1995  Senior Research Fellow, Department of Comparative Politics, Bergen University.
  • 1995/96  Visiting Professor for Comparative Politics, Humboldt University, Berlin.
  • 1996 Visiting Professor, University of California, San Diego.
  • 1997/98 Visiting Professor for Comparative Politics, Humboldt University, Berlin.
  • 1997 Ao. Professor, University of Vienna.
  • 2002–2003 Joseph A. Schumpeter Fellow (Research Professor), Harvard University.
  • 2003– 2009 Professor for Comparative Government (Political Science III), University of Mannheim.
  • 2005–2008  Director of the Mannheimer Zentrum für Europäische Sozialforschung (MZES).
  • Since 2009 Professor of Political Science (Democratic Governance), University of Vienna.
  • Since 2017 Director Vienna Center of Electoral Research (VieCER).

Teaching

Lehrveranstaltungen im aktuellen Semester.

Lecture notes & course materials can be accessed by students enrolled in the course via the e-learning platforms of the University of Vienna.

Research

  • Coalition politics and Governance
  • Party competition
  • Political elite behaviour
  • Political institutions
  • Comparative Government and Politics, with a special interest for Austrian politics, and Political Economy

Publications (last updatet 03. October 2017)

Books
Special Issues of Journals (Editorship)
Journal Articles
Book Chapters

Books (chronological order)

  • Peter Gerlich and Wolfgang C. Müller (eds.),  Zwischen Koalition und Konkurrenz. Österreichs Parteien seit 1945. Vienna: Braumüller, 1983, 378 pp.
  • Peter Gerlich, Edgar Grande, and Wolfgang C. Müller (eds.), Sozialpartnerschaft in der Krise. Möglichkeiten und Grenzen des Neokorporatismus in Österreich. Vienna: Böhlau, 1985, 412 pp.
  • Herbert Dachs, Peter Gerlich, Herbert Gottweis, Franz Horner, Helmut Kramer, Volkmar Lauber, Wolfgang C. Müller, and Emmerich Tálos (eds.), Handbuch des politischen Systems Österreichs. Vienna: Manz, 1991, 1992, 3rd thoroughly revised and updated edition 1997, 955 pp.
  • Kurt Richard Luther and Wolfgang C. Müller (eds.), Politics in Austria: Still a Case of Consociationalism? London: Frank Cass, 1992, 232 pp.
  • Wolfgang C. Müller and Vincent Wright (eds.), The State in Western Europe: Retreat or Redefinition? London: Frank Cass, 1994, 199 pp.
  • Herbert Dachs, Peter Gerlich and Wolfgang C. Müller (eds.), Die Politiker. Karrieren und Wirken bedeutender Repräsentanten der Zweiten Republik. Vienna: Manz, 1995, 664 pp.
  • Wolfgang C. Müller, Fritz Plasser, and Peter A. Ulram (eds.), Wählerverhalten und Parteienwettbewerb. Analysen zur Nationalratswahl 1994. Vienna: Signum, 1995, 579 pp.
  • Wolfgang Maderthaner and Wolfgang C. Müller (eds.), Die Organisation der österreichischen Sozialdemokratie, 1889–1995. Vienna: Löcker, 1996, 379 pp.
  • Wolfgang C. Müller and Thomas Saalfeld (eds.), Members of Parliament in Western Europe: Roles and Behaviour. London: Frank Cass, 1997, 176 pp.
  • Wolfgang C. Müller and Kaare Strøm (eds.), Koalitionsregierungen in Westeuropa. Bildung, Arbeitsweise und Beendigung. Vienna: Signum, 1997, 752 pp.
  • Gerda Falkner and Wolfgang C. Müller (eds.), Österreich im europäischen Mehrebenensystem. Konsequenzen der EU-Mitgliedschaft für Politiknetzwerke und Entscheidungsprozesse. Vienna: Signum, 1998, 249 pp.
  • Wolfgang C. Müller and Kaare Strøm (eds.), Policy, Office, or Votes? How Political Parties in Western Europe Make Hard Decisions. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 1999, 319 pp.
  • Peter Mair, Wolfgang C. Müller, and Fritz Plasser (eds.), Parteien auf komplexen Wählermärkten. Strategische Reaktionen von politischen Parteien auf die Erosion von Wählerloyalitäten. Vienna: Signum, 1999, 401 pp.
  • Wolfgang C. Müller and Kaare Strøm (eds.), Coalition Governments in Western Europe. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2000, 602 pp. 2nd edition 2003.
  • Wolfgang C. Müller, Marcelo Jenny, Barbara Steininger, Martin Dolezal, Wilfried Philipp, and Sabine Preisl-Westphal, Die österreichischen Abgeordneten. Individuelle Präferenzen und politisches Verhalten. Vienna: Wiener Universitätsverlag, 2001, 571 pp.
  • Kaare Strøm, Wolfgang C. Müller, and Torbjörn Bergman (eds.), Delegation and Accountability in Parliamentary Democracies. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2003, 745 pp.
  • Peter Mair, Wolfgang C. Müller, and Fritz Plasser (eds.), Changes in Electoral Markets: Party Challenges and Party Responses. London: Sage Publications, 2004, 280 pp.
  • Herbert Dachs, Peter Gerlich, Herbert Gottweis, Helmut Kramer, Volkmar Lauber, Wolfgang C. Müller, and Emmerich Tálos (eds.), Politik in Österreich: Das Handbuch.  Vienna: Manz, 2006, 1071 pp.
  • Kaare Strøm, Wolfgang C. Müller, and Torbjörn Bergman (eds.), Cabinets and Coalition Bargaining: the Democratic Life Cycle in Western Europe. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2008, 443 pp
  • Wolfgang C. Müller and Hanne Marthe Narud (eds.), Party Governance and Party Democracy. New York: Springer, 2013 [Studies in Public Choice], 276 pp.
  • Sylvia Kritzinger, Wolfgang C. Müller, and Klaus Schönbach (eds.), Die Nationalratswahl 2013. Wie Parteien, Medien und Wählerschaft zusammenwirken. Vienna: Böhlau, 2014, 262 pp.
  • Wolfgang. C. Müller and Paul W. Thurnder (eds.), The Politics of Nuclear Energy in Western Europe. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2017, 370 pp.

Special Issues of Journals (Editorship) (since 1990)

  • "Parteien in Österreich", Österreichische Zeitschrift für Politikwissenschaft, Vol. 21 (1992), No. 2.
  • "Parliamentary Democracy and the Chain of Delegation", European Journal of Political Research, Vol. 37 (2000), No. 3. (together with Torbjörn Bergman and Kaare Strøm).
  • "Der österreichische Nationalrat: Neo-institutionalistische Perspektiven", Österreichische Zeitschrift für Politikwissenschaft, Vol. 29 (2000), No. 2 (together with Franz Fallend).

Journal Articles (chronological order)

  • Wolfgang C. Müller, ‘Zur Genese des Verhältnisses von Politik und verstaatlichter Industrie in Österreich (1946–1981).’ Österreichische Zeitschrift für Politikwissenschaft, Vol. 10 (1981), No. 4, pp. 393–408.
  • Wolfgang C. Müller, ‘Economic Success Without an Industrial Strategy: Austria in the 1970s.’ Journal of Public Policy, Vol. 3 (1983), No. 1, pp. 119–130.
  • Wolfgang C. Müller, ‘Zum Konzept der politischen Kultur.’ Zeitgeschichte, Vol. 12 (1984–85), No. 1, pp. 26–35.
  • Wolfgang C. Müller, ‘Politische Kultur und Parteientransformation in Österreich.’ Österreichische Zeitschrift für Politikwissenschaft, Vol. 13 (1984), No. 1, pp. 53–76.
  • Wolfgang C. Müller, ‘Die neue große Koalition in Österreich.’ Österreichische Zeitschrift für Politikwissenschaft, Vol. 17 (1988), No. 4, pp. 321–347.
  • Edgar Grande and Wolfgang C. Müller, ‘(Neo-)Korporatismus: Verlauf und Ertrag einer politikwissenschaftlichen Diskussion.’ Zeitgeschichte, Vol. 13 (1985–86), No. 2, pp. 66–78.
  • Wolfgang C. Müller, ‘Issue Transfer and Symbolic Legislation. A Case Study of the Austrian Equal Treatment Act.’ European Journal of Political Research, Vol. 14 (1986), No. 1–2, pp. 63–80.
  • Wolfgang C. Müller and Wilfried Philipp, ‘Parteienregierung und Regierungsparteien in Österreich. Empirische Anmerkungen zu den strukturellen Voraussetzungen der Parteienregierung und zur Bedeutung der Regierungstätigkeit für die Parteien (1945–1987).’ Österreichische Zeitschrift für Politikwissenschaft, Vol. 16 (1987), No. 3, pp. 277–302.
  • Peter Gerlich, Wolfgang C. Müller, and Wilfried Philipp, ‘Potentials and Limitations of Executive Leadership: The Austrian Cabinet since 1945.’ European Journal of Political Research, Vol. 16 (1988), No. 2, pp. 191–205.
  • Wolfgang C. Müller, ‘Privatising in a Corporatist Economy: The Politics of Privatisation in Austria.’ West European Politics, Vol. 11 (1988), No. 4, pp. 101–116.
  • Peter Gerlich, Edgar Grande, and Wolfgang C. Müller, ‘Corporatism in Crisis: Stability and Change of Social Partnership in Austria.’ Political Studies, Vol. 36 (1988), No. 2, pp. 209–223.
  • Wolfgang C. Müller and Heidemarie A. Bubendorfer, 'Rule-Breaking in the Austrian Cabinet: Its Management an Its Consequences', Corruption and Reform. An International Journal, Vol. 4 (1989), No. 2, pps. 131-145.
  • Wolfgang C. Müller and Delia Meth-Cohn, ‘The Selection of Party Chairmen in Austria: A Study in Intra-Party Decision Making’, European Journal of Political Research, Vol. 20 (1991), No. 1, pp. 39–65.
  • Delia Meth-Cohn and Wolfgang C. Müller ‘Leaders Count: the Austrian Election of October 1990’, West European Politics, Vol. 14 (1991), No. 2, pp. 183–188.
  • Wolfgang C. Müller, ‘Austrian Governmental Institutions: Do They Matter?’, West European Politics, Vol. 15 (1992), No. 1, pp. 99–131. Also published in Kurt Richard Luther and Wolfgang C. Müller (eds.), Politics in Austria: Still a Case of Consociationalism? London: Frank Cass, 1992, pp. 99–131.
  • Kurt Richard Luther and Wolfgang C. Müller, ‘Consociationalism and the Austrian Political System’, West European Politics, Vol. 15 (1992), No. 1, pp. 1–15 . Also published in Kurt Richard Luther and Wolfgang C. Müller (eds.), Politics in Austria: Still a Case of Consociationalism? London: Frank Cass, 1992, pp. 1–15.
  • Kurt Richard Luther and Wolfgang C. Müller, ‘Austrian Consociationalism: Victim of Its Own Success?’, West European Politics, Vol. 15 (1992), No. 1, pp. 201–206. Also published in Kurt Richard Luther and Wolfgang C. Müller (eds.), Politics in Austria: Still a Case of Consociationalism? London: Frank Cass, 1992, pp. 201–206.
  • Richard S. Katz, Peter Mair and Luciano Bardi, Lars Bille, Kris Deschouwer, David Farrell, Ruud Koole, Leonardo Morlino, Wolfgang C. Müller, Jon Pierre, Thomas Poguntke, Jan Sundberg, Lars Svasand, Hella van de Velde, Paul Webb, Anders Widfeldt, ‘The Membership of Political Parties in European Democracies, 1960–1990’, European Journal of Political Research, Vol. 22 (1992), No. 3, pp. 329–345.
  • Wolfgang C. Müller, ‘The Catch-All Party Thesis and the Austrian Social Democrats’, German Politics, Vol. 1 (1992), No. 2, pp. 181–199. Also published in Gabriel Colomé (ed.), Socialist Parties in Europe II: Of Class, Populars, Catch-All? Barcelona: ICPS, 1992, pp. 145–166.
  • Wolfgang C. Müller, Wilfried Philipp and Barbara Steininger, ‘Wie oligarchisch sind Österreichs Parteien? Eine empirische Analyse, 1945–1992’, Österreichische Zeitschrift für Politikwissenschaft, Vol. 21 (1992), No. 2, pp. 117–146.
  • Wolfgang C. Müller, ‘After the "Golden Age": Research into Austrian Political Parties since the 1980s’, European Journal of Political Research, Vol. 23 (1993), pp. 439–663.
  • Wolfgang C. Müller, ‘The Relevance of the State for Party and Party System Change’, Journal of Theoretical Politics, Vol. 5 (1993), No. 4, pp. 419–454.
  • Wolfgang C. Müller, ‘Executive–Legislative Relations in Austria: 1945–1992’, Legislative Studies Quarterly, Vol. 18 (1993), No. 4, pp. 467–494.
  • Wolfgang C. Müller and Barbara Steininger, ‘Party Organization and Party Competitiveness: the Case of the Austrian People’s Party, 1945–1992’, European Journal of Political Research, Vol. 26 (1994), No. 1, pp. 1–29.
  • Wolfgang C. Müller, ‘Political Traditions and the Role of the State’, West European Politics, Vol. 17 (1994), No. 3, pp. 32–51. Also published in Wolfgang C. Müller and Vincent Wright (eds.), The State in Western Europe: Retreat or Redefinition? London: Frank Cass, 1994, pp. 32–51.
  • Wolfgang C. Müller and Vincent Wright, ‘Reshaping the State in Western Europe: the Limits to Retreat’, West European Politics, Vol. 17 (1994), No. 3, pp. 1–11. Also published in Wolfgang C. Müller and Vincent Wright (eds.), The State in Western Europe: Retreat or Redefinition? London: Frank Cass, 1994, pp. 1–11.
  • Wolfgang C. Müller, ‘Politische Theorie und Ideengeschichte: Wozu?’, Österreichische Zeitschrift für Politikwissenschaft, Vol. 24 (1994), No. 2, pp. 213–228.
  • Wolfgang C. Müller, ‘Koalitionsabkommen in der österreichischen Politik’, Zeitschrift für Parlamentsfragen, Vol. 25 (1994), No. 3, pp. 346–359. Also published in Georg Becker, Friedrich Lachmayer, and Wolfgang Oberleitner (eds.), Gesetzgebung zwischen Politik und Bürokratie. Vienna: Österreichischer Bundesverlag, 1994, pp. 9–17.
  • Wolfgang C. Müller and Peter A. Ulram, ‘The Social and Demographic Structure of Austrian Parties, 1945–1993’, Party Politics, Vol. 1 (1995), No. 1, pp. 145–160.
  • Wolfgang C. Müller, ‘A Vote for Stability: The Austrian Parliamentary Elections of 1995’, Electoral Studies, Vol. 15 (1996), pp. 410–414.
  • Wolfgang C. Müller, ‘Costs and benefits of party membership reconsidered: Richard S. Katz’s "Party as linkage: A vestigial function?"’, European Journal of Political Research, Vol. 31 (1997), Nos. 1–2, pp. 169–171.
  • Wolfgang C. Müller, ‘Inside the Black Box: A Confrontation of Party Executive Behaviour and Theories of Party Organizational Change’, Party Politics, Vol. 3 (1997), No. 3, pp. 293–313.
  • Thomas Saalfeld and Wolfgang C. Müller, ‘Roles in Legislative Studies: A Theoretical Introduction’, Journal of Legislative Studies, Vol. 3 (1997), No. 1, pp. 1–16. Also published in Wolfgang C. Müller and Thomas Saalfeld (eds.), Members of Parliament in Western Europe: Roles and Behaviour. London: Frank Cass, 1997, pp. 1–16.
  • Wolfgang C. Müller, ‘Plebiscitary Politics and Party Competition in Austria’, Electoral Studies, Vol. 17 (1998), No. 1, pp. 21–43.
  • Wolfgang C. Müller, ‘Plebiscitary Agenda-Setting and Party Strategies: Theoretical Considerations and Evidence from Austria’, Party Politics, Vol. 5 (1999), No. 3, pp. 305–317.
  • Gerda Falkner, Wolfgang C. Müller, et al., ‘The impact of EU membership on policy networks in Austria: creeping change beneath the surface’, Journal of European Public Policy, Vol. 6 (1999), No. 3, pp. 496–516.
  • Kaare Strøm and Wolfgang C. Müller, ‘The Keys to Togetherness: Coalition Agreements in Parliamentary Democracies’, Journal of Legislative Studies, Vol. 5 (1999), No. 3–4, pp. 255–282. Also published in Lawrence D. Longley and Reuven Y. Hazan (eds.), The Uneasy Relationship Between Parliamentary Members and Leaders. London: Frank Cass, 1999, pp. 255–282.
  • Torbjörn Bergman, Wolfgang C. Müller, and Kaare Strøm, ‘Parliamentary Democracy and the Chain of Delegation’, European Journal of Political Research, Vol. 37 (2000), No. 3, pp. 255–260.
  • Wolfgang C. Müller, ‘Political Parties in Parliamentary Democracies: Making Delegation and Accountability Work’, European Journal of Political Research, Vol. 37 (2000), No. 3, pp. 309–333.
  • Wolfgang C. Müller and Marcelo Jenny, ‘Abgeordnete, Parteien und Koalitionspolitik: Individuelle Präferenzen und Politisches Handeln im Nationalrat’, Österreichische Zeitschrift für Politikwissenschaft, Vol. 29 (2000), No. 2, pp. 137–156.
  • Wolfgang C. Müller, ‘The Austrian General Elections of 1999 – A Shift to the Right’, West European Politics, Vol. 23 (2000), No. 2, pp. 191–200.
  • Wolfgang C. Müller, ‘The Old Order Restored? The Austrian Elections of 2002’, Electoral Studies, Vol. 23 (2004),  No. 2, pp. 336–353.
  • Wolfgang C. Müller and Franz Fallend, 'Changing Patters of Party Competition in Austria: From Multipolar to Bipolar System', West European Politics, Vol. 27 (2004), No. 5, pp. 801-835.
  • Wolfgang C. Müller and Marcelo Jenny, 'Business as usual mit getauschten Rollen oder Konflikt- statt Konsensdemokratie?', Österreichische Zeitschrift für Politikwissenschaft, Vol. 33 (2004), No. 3, pp. 307-324.
  • Wolfgang C. Müller, 'Politische Delegation und Strategien der Problemlösung: das Beispiel westlicher Demokratien',  Zeitschrift für Staats- und Europawissenschaften, Vol. 2 (2004), No. 4, pp. 527-547.
  • Wolfgang C. Müller, 'The Surprising Election in Austria, October 2006.' Electoral Studies, Vol. 27 (2008), No. 1, pp. 514-518.
  • Rudy B. Andeweg, Lieven De Winter, and Wolfgang C. Müller,  ‘From Opposition Without Competition to Competition Without Opposition? The Experience of the Consociational Countries Austria, Belgium, and The Netherlands.’ Journal of Legislative Studies, Vol. 14 (2008), No. 1, pp. 77-112.
  • Wolfgang C. Müller, ‘Warum Große Koalitionen? Antworten aus koalitionstheoretischer Sicht.’ Zeitschrift für Staatswissenschaft und Europafragen, Vol. 6 (2008), No. 3, pp. 499–523.
  • Wolfgang C. Müller, ‘The Austrian Snap Elections 2008.’ Electoral Studies, Vol. 28 (2009), No. 3, pp. 514–517.
  • Marcelo Jenny and Wolfgang C. Müller, ‘From the Europeanization of Lawmaking to the Europeanization of National Legal Orders: The Case of Austria.’ Public Administration, Vol. 88, No. 1, 2010, pp. 36–56.
  • Wolfgang C. Müller, Mark Bovens, Jørgen Gronnegaard Christensen, Marcelo Jenny, and Kutsal Yesilkagit, ‘Legal Europeanization: Comparative Perspectives.’ Public Administration, Vol. 88, No. 1, 2010, pp. 75–87.
  • Wolfgang C. Müller and Thomas M. Meyer, ‘Meeting the Challenges of Representation and Accountability in Multi-party Government.’ West European Politics, Vol. 33, No 5, 2010, pp. 1065–1092.
  • Kaare Strøm, Wolfgang C. Müller, and Daniel Markham Smith, ‘Parliamentary Control of Coalition Governments.’ Annual Review of Political Science, Vol. 13 (2010), pp. 517–535.
  • Bernhard Miller and Wolfgang C. Müller, ‘Managing Grand Coalitions: Germany 2005–2009.’ German Politics, Vol. 19 (2010), No. 3, pp. 332–352.
  • Ulrich Sieberer, Wolfgang C. Müller, and Maiko Heller, ‘Reforming the Rules of the Parliamentary Game: Measuring and Explaining Changes in Parliamentary Rules in Austria, Germany, and Switzerland, 1945–2010.’ West European Politics, Vol. 34 (2011), No. 5, pp. 948–975.
  • Martin Dolezal, Laurenz Ennser-Jedenastik, Wolfgang C. Müller, and Anna Katharina Winkler, ‘The Life Cycle of Party Manifestos: The Austrian Case.’ West European Politics, Vol. 35 (2012), No. 4, pp. 869-895.
  • Thomas Meyer and Wolfgang C. Müller, ‘The issue agenda, party competence and popularity: An empirical analysis of Austria 1989-2004,’ Journal of Elections, Public Opinion & Parties, Vol. 23 (2013), No. 4, pp. 484-500, DOI: 10.1080/17457289.2013.800872.
  • Thomas Meyer and Wolfgang C. Müller, ‘Testing theories of party competition - The Austrian case.’ Party Politics, Vol. 20 (2014), No. 5, pp. 802-813.
  • Martin Dolezal, Laurenz Ennser-Jedenastik, Wolfgang C. Müller and Anna Katharina Winkler,`How Parties Compete for Votes: A Test of Saliency Theory´, European Journal of Political Research, Vol. 53 (2014), No. 1, pp. 57-76.
  • Laurenz Ennser-Jedenastik and Wolfgang C. Müller, `Intra-party democracy, political performance, and the survival of party leaders: Austria, 1945-2012.´Party Poltics (forthcoming), published online November 2013 DOI: 10.1177/1354068813509517, Vol. 21 (2015), No. 6, pp. 930-943.
  • Nicolaus Eder, Marcelo Jenny, and Wolfgang C. Müller, `Winning Over Votes or Fighting Party Comrades? Personalized Constituency Campaigning in Austria.´ Electoral Studies, 10.1016/j.electstud.2014.04.008, Vol. 39, No. 3, pp. 316-328.
  • Ulrich Sieberer, Peter Meißner, Julia F. Keh, and Wolfgang C. Müller,‘Und sie ändern sich doch ... Die Konzeptionalisierung und Messung von Institutionswandel am Beispiel parlamentarischer Regeln.’ Zeitschrift für Vergleichende Poltikwissenschaft, Published online in November 2014: http://link.springer.com/article/10.1007/s12286-014-0216-7, Vol. 8, Nos. 3-4, pp. 237-262.
  • Martin Dolezal, Laurenz Ennser-Jedenastik, Wolfgang C. Müller, and Anna Katharina Winkler, ‘Analyzing Manifestos in their Elctoral Context: A New Approach Applied to Austria, 2002-2008.’ Political Science Research and Methods, FirstView Article / October 2015, pp. 1-10, DOI: 10.1017/psrm2015.38, Published online: 16. August 2015 (forthcoming). 
  • Ulrich Sieberer, Peter Meißner, Julia F. Keh, and Wolfgang C. Müller, ‘Mapping and Explaining Parliamentary Rule Changes in Europe: A Research Program. DOI: 10.1111/Isq.12106. ’ Legislative Studies Quarterly, Vol. 41 (2016), No. 1, pp. 61-88.
  • Katrin Praprotnik, Marcelo Jenny, and Wolfgang C. Müller, ‘Sozialpartnerschaftliche Politikberatung: Das Auslaufen eines Modells.’ Zeitschrift für Politikberatung, Vol. 7 (2015), No. 3, pp. 79-90.
  • Ulrich Sieberer and Wolfgang C. Müller, ‘Explaining Reforms of Minority Rights in Parliaments: A Theoretical Framework with Case Study Application.’ West European Politics, Vol. 38 (2015), No. 5, pp. 997-1019, Published online: 08. June 2015: DOI: 10.1080/01402382.2015.1045321
  • Ulrich Sieberer and Wolfgang C. Müller, ‘Aiming Higher: The Consequences of Progressive Ambition among European MPs.’ European Political Science Review, Vol. 9 (2017), No. 1, pp. 27-50, First View Published online: 29 July 2015, DOI: 10.1017/S1755773915000260.
  • Alejandro Ecker, Thomas M. Meyer, and Wolfgang C. Müller, ‘The Distribution of Individual Cabinet Positions in Coalition Governments.’ European Journal of Political Research, DOI: 10.1111/1475-6765, Vol. 54, (2015), No. 4, pp. 802-818.
  • Martin Dolezal, Laurenz Ennser-Jedenastik, and Wolfgang C. Müller, ‘Who Attacks the Competitors? How Political Parties Resolve Strategic and Collective Action Dilemmas.’ Party Politics, online first (December 2015) DOI: 10.1177/1354068815619832, Vol. 23 (2017), No. 6, pp. 666-679.
  • Martin Dolezal, Laurenz Ennser-Jedenastik, and Wolfgang C. Müller, ‘Negative Campaigning and the Logic of Retaliation in Multi-party Competition.’ International Journal Press/Poltics, online first 2016, DOI: 10.1177/1940161215626566. Vol. 21 (2016), No. 2, pp. 253-272.
  • Laurenz Ennser-Jedenastik, Martin Dolezal, and Wolfgang C. Müller, ‘Gender Differences in Negative Campaigning: The Impact of Party Environments.’ Politics and Gender, published online: 02 November 2016, DOI: 10.1017/S1743923X16000532, Vol. 13 (2017), No. 1, pp. 81-106.
  • Hanna Bäck, Marc Debus, and Wolfgang C. Müller, ’Intra-Party Conflict and Ministerial Selection in Coalition Governments. A. Comparative Analysis of Four Western European Countries.’ Public Choice, Vol. 166 (2016), Nos. 3-4, pp. 355-378, published online, 26. March 2016, DOI: 10.1007/s11127-016-0327-6.
  • Martin Dolezal, Laurenz Ennser-Jedenastik, Wolfgang. C. Müller, Katrin Praprotnik, and Anna Katharina Winkler, ‘Beyond salience and position-taking: How political parties communicate though their manifestos.’ Party Politics, (forthcoming).
  • Hanna Bäck, Wolfgang C. Müller, and Benjamin Nyblade, ’Multiparty Government and Economic Policy-Making, Coalition Agreements, Prime Ministerial Power and Spending in Western European Cabinets.’ Public Choice, Vol. 170 (2017), No. 1, pp. 33-62, published online in 2016,   DOI: 10.1007/s11127-016-0373-0.
  • Thomas Poguntke, Susan E. Scarrow, Paul D. Webb, with Elin H. Allern, Nicholas Aylott, Ingrid van Biezen, Enrico Calossi, Marina Costa Lobo, William P. Cross, Kris Deschouwer, Zsolt Enyedi, Elodie Fabre, David M. Farrell, Anika Gauja, Eugenio Pizzimenti, Petr Kopecký, Ruud Koole, Wolfgang C. Müller, Karina Kosiara-Pedersen, Gideon Rahat, Aleks Szczerbiak, Emilie van Haute Tània Verge, ‘Party Rules, Party Resources, and the Politics of Parliamentary Democracies: How Parties Organize in the 21st Century.’ Party Politics, (forthcoming), published online September 2016, DOI: 10.1177/1354068816662493.
  • Nikolaus Eder, Marcelo Jenny, and Wolfgang C. Müller, ‘Manifesto Functions: How Party Candidates View and Use Their Party´s Central Policy Document,’ Electoral Studies, Vol. 45 (2017), No. 1, pp. 75-87, published online 17 November 2016, dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.electstud.2016.11.011
  • Angelova, Mariyana, Hanna Bäck, Wolfgang C. Müller, and Daniel Strobl. Veto Player Theory and Reform Making in Western Europe. European Journal of Political Research, early view (2017). Replication material. doi: 10.1111/1475-6765.12226 (forthcoming).

Book Chapters

  • Wolfgang C. Müller, ‘Gesetzesflut und Politik – quantitative Aspekte der österreichischen Bundesgesetzgebung (1945–1980).’ Österreichisches Jahrbuch für Politik 1981, Vol. 5, pp. 93–110.
  • Wolfgang C. Müller, ‘Empirisches zum Stichwort Gesetzesflut’, in Harald Kindermann (ed.), Studien zu einer Theorie der Gesetzgebung 1982.  Berlin–Heidelberg–New York: Springer, 1982, pp. 31–45.
  • Wolfgang C. Müller, ‘Parteien zwischen Öffentlichkeitsarbeit und Medienzwängen’, in Peter Gerlich and Wolfgang C. Müller (eds.), Zwischen Koalition und Konkurrenz. Österreichs Parteien seit 1945. Vienna: Braumüller, 1983, pp. 281–315.  Reprinted in Wolfgang R. Langenbucher (ed.), Politische Kommunikation. Grundlagen, Strukturen, Prozesse. Vienna: Braumüller, 1986, pp. 106–135.
  • Wolfgang C. Müller and Martin Hartmann, ‘Finanzen im Dunklen: Aspekte der Parteienfinanzierung’, in Peter Gerlich and Wolfgang C. Müller (eds.), Zwischen Koalition und Konkurrenz. Österreichs Parteien seit 1945. Vienna: Braumüller, 1983, pp. 249–279.
  • Wolfgang C. Müller, ‘Direktwahl und Parteiensystem.’ Österreichisches Jahrbuch für Politik  1983, Vienna: Verlag für Geschichte und Politik, 1984, Vol. 7, pp. 83–112.
  • Wolfgang C. Müller, ‘Möglichkeiten und Grenzen quantitativer Betrachtung im Bereich der Gesetzgebung’, Theo Öhlinger (ed.), Gesetzgebung und Computer.  München: J.Schweitzer Verlag, 1984 (=Datenverarbeitung im Recht/DVR, Beiheft 17), pp. 121–144.
  • Edgar Grande and Wolfgang C. Müller, ‘Sozialpartnerschaftliche Krisensteuerung oder Krise der Sozialpartnerschaft?’, in Peter Gerlich, Edgar Grande, and Wolfgang C. Müller (eds.), Sozialpartnerschaft in der Krise. Möglichkeiten und Grenzen des Neokorporatismus in Österreich. Vienna: Böhlau, 1985,  pp. 11–28.
  • Wolfgang C. Müller, ‘Die Rolle der Parteien bei Entstehung und Entwicklung der Sozialpartnerschaft. Eine handlungslogische und empirische Analyse’, in Peter Gerlich, Edgar Grande, and Wolfgang C. Müller (eds.), Sozialpartnerschaft in der Krise. Möglichkeiten und Grenzen des Neokorporatismus in Österreich. Vienna: Böhlau, 1985, pp. 135–224.
  • Wolfgang C. Müller, ‘Vom Zusammenhang von politischen Entscheidungsmustern und Politikergebnissen am Beispiel der Witwerpension.’ Österreichisches Jahrbuch für Politik 1985, Vienna: Verlag für Geschichte und Politik, 1986, Vol. 9, pp. 397–416.
  • Wolfgang C. Müller, ‘Mikroökonomische Steuerung und Parteikonkurrenz in Österreich’, in Heidrun Abromeit, Gerhard Himmelmann and Ulrich Jürgens (eds.), Steuerungsinstrument öffentliche Wirtschaft?  IIVG discussion paper 86–214.  Berlin: Wissenschaftszentrum, 1986, pp. 160–208.
  • Wolfgang C. Müller, ‘Evolucja Kultury Politycznej Austrii’ (On the Development of Austrian Political Culture), in Hans-Georg Heinrich and Slawomir Wiatr (eds.), System Spoleczno-Polityczny I Gospodarczy Austrii.  Warszawa 1986, pp. 37–57.
  • Wolfgang C. Müller, ‘Innovation und Tradition im Bereich verbandlich (mit)bestimmter Gesetzgebung in Österreich’, in Heinz Schäffer (ed.), Gesetzgebung und Rechtskultur. Vienna: Manz, 1987, pp. 45–57.
  • Wolfgang C. Müller, ‘Neuere Entwicklung der Persönlichkeitswahl in Österreich.’  Österreichisches Jahrbuch für Politik 1988, Vienna: Verlag für Geschichte und Politik, 1989, Vol. 12, pp. 671–692.
  • Wolfgang C. Müller, ‘Österreichs Regierungssystem. Institutionen, Strukturen, Prozesse.’ Der Bürger im Staat, Vol. 38 (1988), No. 2, pp. 121–127; Also published in Hans-Georg Wehling (ed.), Österreich.  Stuttgart: Kohlhammer, 1988, pp. 76–94.
  • Peter Gerlich and Wolfgang C. Müller, ‘Austria: Routine and Ritual’, in Jean Blondel and Ferdinand Müller-Rommel (eds.), Cabinets in Western Europe. London: Macmillan, 1988, pp. 138–150. Updated version in second edition: London: Macmillan, 1997, pp. 157–170.
  • Wolfgang C. Müller, ‘Patronage im österreichischen Parteiensystem. Theoretische Überlegungen und empirische Befunde’, in Anton Pelinka and Fritz Plasser (eds.), Das österreichische Parteiensystem. Vienna: Böhlau, 1988, pp. 457–487.
  • Wolfgang C. Müller, Wilfried Philipp, and Barbara Steininger, ‘Sozialstruktur und Karrieren österreichischer Regierungsmitglieder (1945–1987).’ Österreichisches Jahrbuch für Politik  1987, Vienna: Verlag für Geschichte und Politik, 1988, Vol. 11, pp. 143–163.
  • Wolfgang C. Müller, ‘SPÖ und große Koalition: Zur innerparteilichen Begründung und Diskussion der Regierungsbeteiligung (1945–1966)’, in Peter Pelinka and Gerhard Steger (eds.), Auf dem Weg zur Staatspartei. Zu Geschichte und Politik der SPÖ seit 1945. Vienna: Verlag für Gesellschaftskritik, 1988, pp. 23–46.
  • Wolfgang C. Müller, ‘Privatising in a Corporatist Economy: The Politics of Privatisation in Austria’, in John Vickers and Vincent Wright (eds.), The Politics of Privatisation in Western Europe. London: Frank Cass, 1989, pp. 101–116.
  • Wolfgang C. Müller, ‘Conservatism and the Transformation of the Austrian People’s Party’, in Brian Girvin (ed.), The Transformation of Contemporary Conservatism.  Beverly Hills–London: Sage, 1988, pp. 98–119.
  • Wolfgang C. Müller, ‘Party Patronage in Austria’, in Anton Pelinka and Fritz Plasser (eds.), The Austrian Party System.  Boulder: Westview Press, 1989, pp. 327–356.
  • Herbert Gottweis and Wolfgang C. Müller, ‘Gleichheit durch Gesetz? Beispiele aus Österreich.’  Jahresschrift für Rechtspolitologie, Vol. 3 (1989), pp. 176–201.
  • Peter Gerlich and Wolfgang C. Müller, ‘Austria: A Crisis Resolved or a Crisis Postponed?’, in Erik Damgaard, Peter Gerlich, and Jeremy J. Richardson (eds.), Western Europe in Crisis: Political and Policy Responses.  Aldershot: Avebury, 1989, pp. 146–162.
  • Wolfgang C. Müller, ‘Persönlichkeitswahl bei der Nationalratswahl 1990’, Österreichisches Jahrbuch für Politik 1990, Vol. 14, pp. 261–282.
  • Wolfgang C. Müller and Wilfried Philipp, ‘Prime Ministers and Other Government Heads’, in Jean Blondel and Jean-Louis Thiébault (eds.), The Profession of Government Ministers in Western Europe. London: Macmillan, 1991, pp. 136–152.
  • Wolfgang C. Müller, ‘Regierung und Kabinettsystem’, in Herbert Dachs, Peter Gerlich, Herbert Gottweis, Franz Horner, Helmut Kramer, Volkmar Lauber, Wolfgang C. Müller, and Emmerich Tálos (eds.), Handbuch des politischen Systems Österreichs. Vienna: Manz, 1991, pp. 118–133. Completly revised and updated in 3rd edition 1997, pp. 122–137.
  • Wolfgang C. Müller, ‘Das Parteiensystem’, in Herbert Dachs, Peter Gerlich, Herbert Gottweis, Franz Horner, Helmut Kramer, Volkmar Lauber, Wolfgang C. Müller, and Emmerich Tálos (eds.), Handbuch des politischen Systems Österreichs. Vienna: Manz, 1991, pp. 181–196. Completly revised and updated in 3rd edition 1997, pp. 215–234.
  • Wolfgang C. Müller, ‘Die Österreichische Volkspartei’, in Herbert Dachs, Peter Gerlich, Herbert Gottweis, Franz Horner, Helmut Kramer, Volkmar Lauber, Wolfgang C. Müller, and Emmerich Tálos (eds.), Handbuch des politischen Systems Österreichs. Vienna: Manz, 1991, pp. 227–246. Completly revised and updated in 3rd edition 1997, pp. 265–285.
  • Wolfgang C. Müller and Josef Melchior, ‘Parteien und Parteiensystem in Wien’, in Herbert Dachs (ed.), Parteien und Wahlen in den österreichischen Bundesländern. Vienna: Verlag für Geschichte und Politik, 1991 (Sonderband 4, Österreichischen Jahrbuch für Politik), pp. 533–604.
  • Wolfgang C. Müller, ‘Politische Kultur: Konzept – Forschungsmethoden – Effekte’, in Fritz Plasser and Peter A. Ulram (eds.), Staatsbürger oder Untertanen? Politische Kultur Deutschlands, Österreichs und der Schweiz im Vergleich. Frankfurt: Peter Lang, 1991, pp. 3–15.
  • Wolfgang C. Müller, ‘Austria (1945–1990)’, in Richard S. Katz and Peter Mair (eds.), Party Organizations. A Data Handbook on Party Organizations in Western Democracies, 1960–1990. London: Sage, 1992, pp. 21–120.
  • Wolfgang C. Müller and Fritz Plasser, ‘Austria: The 1990 Campaign’, in Shoun Bowler and David Farrell (eds.), The Campaign: Electoral Strategies and Political Marketing in Contemporary Elections. London: Macmillan, 1992, pp. 24–42.
  • Wolfgang C. Müller, ‘Politische Konsequenzen von innerparteilichen Vorwahlen: Theoretische Modelle und Überlegungen zur österreichischen Praxis’, in Heinrich Neisser and Fritz Plasser (eds.), Vorwahlen und Vorwahlmodelle im internationalen Vergleich. Vienna: Signum, 1992, pp. 105–120.
  • Delia Meth-Cohn and Wolfgang C. Müller, ‘La réalité en face: les politiques de privatisation en Autriche’, in Vincent Wright (ed.), Les Privatisations en Europe. Programmes et Problèmes. Arles: Actes Sud, 1993, pp. 209–232.
  • Wolfgang C. Müller, Wilfried Philipp and Peter Gerlich, ‘Prime Ministers and Cabinet Decision-Making Processes’, in Jean Blondel and Ferdinand Müller-Rommel (eds.), Governing Together. The Extent and Limits of Collective Decision-Making in Western European National Cabinets. London and New York: Macmillan and St. Martin’s Press, 1993, pp. 223–256.
  • Wolfgang C. Müller and Barbara Steininger, ‘Christian Democracy in Austria: the Austrian People’s Party’, in David L. Hanley (ed.), Christian Democracy in Europe. London: Francis Pinter, 1994, pp. 87–100.
  • Delia Meth-Cohn and Wolfgang C. Müller, ‘Looking Reality in the Eye: The Politics of Privatisation in Austria’, in Vincent Wright (ed.), Privatisation in Western Europe. Pressures, Problems and Paradoxes. London: Francis Pinter, 1994, pp. 160–179.
  • Wolfgang C. Müller, ‘Aspetti della modernizzazione dell’ amministrazione centrale austriaca: della disponibilita nei contronti dei cittadini alla marketetizzazione’ (‘Approaches to the Modernisation of the Austrian Central Administration: From Citizen-Friendliness to Marketisation’), in Yves Mény and Vincent Wright (eds.), La riforma dell’ amministrazione in Europa. Bologna: Il Mulino, 1994, pp. 291–316.
  • Wolfgang C. Müller, ‘The Development of Austrian Party Organizations in the Post-War Period’, in Richard S. Katz and Peter Mair (eds.), How Parties Organize: Adaptation and Change in Party Organizations in Western Democracies. London: Sage, 1994, pp. 51–79.
  • Wolfgang C. Müller, ‘Models of Government and the Austrian Cabinet’, in Michael Laver and Kenneth A. Shepsle (eds.), Cabinet Ministers and Parliamentary Government. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 1994, pp. 15–34 [Series: The Political Economy of Institutions and Decisions, ed. James E. Alt and Douglas C. North].
  • Wolfgang C. Müller, ‘Bruno Kreisky’, in David Wilsford (ed.), Political Leaders of Contemporary Western Europe. Westport: Greenwood Press, 1995, pp. 259–265.
  • Wolfgang C. Müller, Wilfried Philipp and Barbara Steininger, ‘Die Regierung’, in Emmerich Tálos, Herbert Dachs, Ernst Hanisch, and Anton Staudinger (eds.), Handbuch des politischen Systems der Ersten Republik. Vienna: Manz, 1995, pp. 72–89.
  • Anton Staudinger, Wolfgang C. Müller, and Barbara Steininger, ‘Christlichsoziale Partei’, in Emmerich Tálos, Herbert Dachs, Ernst Hanisch, and Anton Staudinger (eds.), Handbuch des politischen Systems der Ersten Republik. Vienna: Manz, 1995, pp. 160–176.
  • Marcelo Jenny and Wolfgang C. Müller, ‘Presidents of Parliament: Neutral Chairmen or Assets of the Majority?’, in Herbert Döring (ed.), Parliaments and Majority Rule in Western Europe. Frankfurt and New York: Campus and St.Martin’s Press, 1995, pp. 326–364.
  • Wolfgang C. Müller, ‘Einleitung: Persönlichkeit und Politik’, in Herbert Dachs, Peter Gerlich, and Wolfgang C. Müller (eds.), Die Politiker. Vienna: Manz, 1995, pp. 15–25.
  • Wolfgang C. Müller, Wilfried Philipp, and Barbara Steininger, ‘"Politische Klasse", politische Positionselite und politische "Stars"’, in Herbert Dachs, Peter Gerlich, and Wolfgang C. Müller (eds.), Die Politiker. Vienna: Manz, 1995, pp. 27–32.
  • Wolfgang C. Müller, ‘Alexander Götz’, in Herbert Dachs, Peter Gerlich, and Wolfgang C. Müller (eds.), Die Politiker. Vienna: Manz, 1995, pp. 169–177.
  • Wolfgang C. Müller, ‘Bruno Kreisky’, in Herbert Dachs, Peter Gerlich, and Wolfgang C. Müller (eds.), Die Politiker. Vienna: Manz, 1995, pp. 353–364.
  • Wolfgang C. Müller, ‘Bruno Pittermann’, in Herbert Dachs, Peter Gerlich, and Wolfgang C. Müller (eds.), Die Politiker. Vienna: Manz, 1995, pp. 446–454.
  • Wolfgang C. Müller, ‘Otto Probst’, in Herbert Dachs, Peter Gerlich, and Wolfgang C. Müller (eds.), Die Politiker. Vienna: Manz, 1995, pp. 461–467.
  • Wolfgang C. Müller, ‘Adolf Schärf’, in Herbert Dachs, Peter Gerlich and Wolfgang C. Müller (eds.), Die Politiker. Vienna: Manz, 1995, pp. 502–511.
  • Herbert Dachs, Peter Gerlich, and Wolfgang C. Müller, ‘Politische Karrieren in der Zweiten Republik’, in Herbert Dachs, Peter Gerlich and Wolfgang C. Müller (eds.), Die Politiker. Vienna: Manz, 1995, pp. 631–645.
  • Wolfgang C. Müller, ‘Das Regierungssystem 1966–70: politische Kräfteverhältnisse, Dynamik und Konsequenzen’, in Robert Kriechbaumer, Franz Schausberger, and Hubert Weinberger (eds.), Transformation der österreichischen Gesellschaft und die Ära von Bundeskanzler Dr. Josef Klaus. Salzburg: IT-Verlag, 1995, pp. 119–137.
  • Wolfgang C. Müller, Fritz Plasser, and Peter A. Ulram, ‘Wähler und Mitglieder der ÖVP, 1945–1994’, in Robert Kriechbaumer and Franz Schausberger (eds.), Volkspartei – Anspruch und Realität. Vienna: Böhlau, 1995, pp. 163–200.
  • Peter A. Ulram and Wolfgang C. Müller, ‘Die Ausgangslage für die Nationalratswahl 1994: Indikatoren und Trends’, in Wolfgang C. Müller, Fritz Plasser, and Peter A. Ulram (eds.), Wählerverhalten und Parteienwettbewerb. Analysen zur Nationalratswahl 1994. Vienna: Signum, 1995, pp. 1–28.
  • Wolfgang C. Müller and Christian Scheucher, ‘Das verstärkte Vorzugsstimmensystem: Durchbruch zur Persönlichkeitswahl? Bilanz der Nationalratswahl 1994’, in Wolfgang C. Müller, Fritz Plasser, and Peter A. Ulram (eds.), Wählerverhalten und Parteienwettbewerb. Analysen zur Nationalratswahl 1994. Vienna: Signum, 1995, pp. 323–340.
  • Wolfgang C. Müller, Wilfried Philipp, and Marcelo Jenny, ‘Ideologie und Strategie der österreichischen Parteien: Eine Analyse der Wahlprogramme 1949–1994’, in Wolfgang C. Müller, Fritz Plasser, and Peter A. Ulram (eds.), Wählerverhalten und Parteienwettbewerb. Analysen zur Nationalratswahl 1994. Vienna: Signum, 1995, pp. 119–166.
  • Wolfgang C. Müller and Christian Scheucher, ‘Persönlichkeitswahl bei der Nationalratswahl 1994’, Österreichisches Jahrbuch für Politik 1994, Vol. 18, pp. 171–197.
  • Wolfgang C. Müller and Wolfgang Maderthaner, ‘Parteiorganisationsforschung und österrreichische Sozialdemokratie’, in Wolfgang Maderthaner and Wolfgang C. Müller (eds.), Die Organisation der österreichischen Sozialdemokratie, 1889–1995. Vienna: Löcker, 1996, pp. 7–20.
  • Wolfgang C. Müller, ‘Die Organisation der SPÖ, 1945–1995’, in Wolfgang Maderthaner and Wolfgang C. Müller (eds.), Die Organisation der österreichischen Sozialdemokratie, 1889–1995. Vienna: Löcker, 1996, pp. 195–356.
  • Wolfgang C. Müller, ‘Political Institutions’, in Volkmar Lauber (ed.), Contemporary Austrian Politics. Boulder: Westview Press, 1996, pp. 23–57.
  • Wolfgang C. Müller, ‘Political Parties’, in Volkmar Lauber (ed.), Contemporary Austrian Politics. Boulder: Westview Press, 1996, pp. 59–102.
  • Wolfgang C. Müller, Wilfried Philipp, and Barbara Steininger, ‘Austria: Party Government Within Limits’, in Jean Blondel and Maurizio Cotta (eds.), Party and Government. An Inquiry Into the Relationship Between Governments and Supporting Parties in Western Liberal Democracies. London: Macmillan, 1996, pp. 91–109.
  • Wolfgang C. Müller, ‘Wahlsysteme und Parteiensystem in Österreich, 1945–1995’, in Fritz Plasser, Peter A. Ulram, and Günther Ogris (eds.), Wahlkampf und Wählerentscheidung. Analysen zur Nationalratswahl 1995. Vienna: Signum, 1996, pp. 233–272.
  • Wolfgang C. Müller, ‘Das Regierungssystem’, in Herbert Dachs, Peter Gerlich, Herbert Gottweis, Franz Horner, Helmut Kramer, Volkmar Lauber, Wolfgang C. Müller, and Emmerich Tálos (eds.), Handbuch des politischen Systems Österreichs. Vienna: Manz, 3rd edition, 1997, pp. 71–83.
  • Wolfgang C. Müller, ‘Der Bundespräsident’, in Herbert Dachs, Peter Gerlich, Herbert Gottweis, Franz Horner, Helmut Kramer, Volkmar Lauber, Wolfgang C. Müller, and Emmerich Tálos (eds.), Handbuch des politischen Systems Österreichs. Vienna: Manz, 3rd edition, 1997, pp. 138–147.
  • Wolfgang C. Müller and Kaare Strøm, ‘Koalitionsregierungen in Westeuropa – eine Einleitung’, in Wolfgang C. Müller and Kaare Strøm (eds.), Koalitionsregierungen in Westeuropa. Vienna: Signum, 1997, pp. 9–45.
  • Wolfgang C. Müller, ‘Österreich: Festgefügte Koalitionen und stabile Regierungen’, in Wolfgang C. Müller and Kaare Strøm (eds.), Koalitionsregierungen in Westeuropa. Vienna: Signum, 1997, pp. 109–160.
  • Wolfgang C. Müller and Kaare Strøm, ‘Schluß: Koalitionsregierungen und die Praxis des Regierens in Westeuropa’, in Wolfgang C. Müller and Kaare Strøm (eds.), Koalitionsregierungen in Westeuropa. Vienna: Signum, 1997, pp. 705–749.
  • Wolfgang C. Müller, ‘Das Parteiensystem in der Zweiten Republik: Entwicklungsphasen und Dynamik seit 1945’, in Robert Kriechbaumer (ed.), Österreichische Nationalgeschichte seit 1945. Vienna: Böhlau, 1998, pp. 199–230.
  • Gerda Falkner and Wolfgang C. Müller, ‘Österreichische Politik im europäischen Mehrebenensystem’, in Gerda Falkner and Wolfgang C. Müller (eds.), Österreich im europäischen Mehrebenensystem. Kontinuität und Wandel politischer Entscheidungsprozesse. Vienna: Signum, 1998, pp. 13–37.
  • Wolfgang C. Müller, ‘Systemerfordernisse, rationales Verhalten und Incentive-Strukturen: Probleme und Problemlösungsansätze im Bereich der politischen Repräsentation’, in Günther R. Burkert-Dottolo and Bernhard Moser (eds.), Professionsnormen für Politiker. Vienna: Verlag der Politischen Akademie, 1998, pp. 9–26.
  • Wolfgang C. Müller and Barbara Steininger, ‘Not Yet the Locus of Power: Parliamentary Party Groups in Austria’, in Knut Heidar and Ruud Koole (eds.), Parliamentary Party Groups in European Democracies: Political Parties Behind Closed Doors. London: Routledge, 2000, pp. 71–88.
  • Wolfgang C. Müller, ‘Decision for Opposition: The Austrian Socialist Party’s Abandonment of Government Participation in 1966’, in Wolfgang C. Müller and Kaare Strøm (eds.), Policy, Office, or Votes? How Political Parties in Western Europe Make Hard Decisions. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 1999, pp. 172–191.
  • Kaare Strøm and Wolfgang C. Müller, ‘Party Behavior and Representative Democracy’, in Wolfgang C. Müller and Kaare Strøm (eds.), Policy, Office, or Votes? How Political Parties in Western Europe Make Hard Decisions. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 1999, pp. 1–35.
  • Wolfgang C. Müller, ‘Political Parties and Hard Choices’, in Wolfgang C. Müller and Kaare Strøm (eds.), Policy, Office, or Votes? How Political Parties in Western Europe Make Hard Decisions. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 1999, pp. 279–309.
  • Barbara Liegl and Wolfgang C. Müller, ‘Senior Officials in Austria’, in Edward C. Page and Vincent Wright (eds.), Bureaucratic Élites in West European States. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1999, pp. 90–120.
  • Wolfgang C. Müller, ‘EU Co-ordination in Austria: Challenges and Responses’, in Kassim Hussein, B. Guy Peters, and Vincent Wright (eds.), EU Policy Co-ordination: The National Dimension. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2000, pp. 201–218.
  • Wolfgang C. Müller, ‘Austria: The "Authority in Reserve" Presidency’, in Robert Elgie (ed.), Semi-presidentialism in Europe. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1999, pp. 22–47.
  • Wolfgang C. Müller, ‘Patronage by National Governments’, in Jean Blondel and Maurizio Cotta (eds.), The Nature of Party Government. Houndmills: Macmillan, 2000, pp. 141–160.
  • Peter Mair, Wolfgang C. Müller, and Fritz Plasser, ‘Veränderungen in den Wählermärkten: Herausforderungen für die Parteien und deren Antworten’, in Peter Mair, Wolfgang C. Müller, and Fritz Plasser (eds.), Parteien auf komplexen Wählermärkten. Vienna: Signum, 1999, pp. 11–29.
  • Wolfgang C. Müller, Fritz Plasser, and Peter A. Ulram, ‘Schwäche als Vorteil, Stärke als Nachteil’, in Peter Mair, Wolfgang C. Müller, and Fritz Plasser (eds.), Parteien auf komplexen Wählermärkten. Vienna: Signum, 1999, pp. 201–245.
  • Peter Mair, Wolfgang C. Müller, and Fritz Plasser, ‘Die Antworten der Parteien auf Veränderungen in den Wählermärkten in Westeuropa’, in Peter Mair, Wolfgang C. Müller, and Fritz Plasser (eds.), Parteien auf komplexen Wählermärkten. Vienna: Signum, 1999, pp. 391–401.
  • Wolfgang C. Müller and Kaare Strøm, ‘Coalition Governments in Western Europe – an Introduction’, in Wolfgang C. Müller and Kaare Strøm (eds.), Coalition Governments in Western Europe. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2000, pp. 1–31.
  • Wolfgang C. Müller, ‘Austria: Tight Coalitions and Stable Government’, in Wolfgang C. Müller and Kaare Strøm (eds.), Coalition Governments in Western Europe. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2000, pp. 86–125.
  • Wolfgang C. Müller and Kaare Strøm, ‘Conclusions: Coalition Governance in Western Europe’, in Wolfgang C. Müller and Kaare Strøm (eds.), Coalition Governments in Western Europe. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2000, pp. 559–592.
  • Wolfgang C. Müller and Kaare Strøm, ‘Die Schlüssel zum Zusammensein: Koalitionsabkommen in parlamentarischen Demokratien’, in Jan van Deth and Thomas König (eds.), Europäische Politikwissenschaft – ein Blick in die Werkstatt. Mannheimer Jahrbuch für Europäische Sozialforschung 4. Frankfurt am Main: Campus, 2000, pp. 136–170.
  • Wolfgang C. Müller, ‘Wahlen und die Dynamik des österreichischen Parteiensystems seit 1986’, in Fritz Plasser, Peter A. Ulram, and Franz Sommer (eds.), Das österreichische Wahlverhalten. Vienna: Signum, 2000, pp. 13–54.
  • Wolfgang C. Müller, ‘Das österreichische Parteiensystem: Periodisierung und Perspektiven’, in Anton Pelinka, Fritz Plasser, and Wolfgang Meixner (eds.), Die Zukunft der österreichischen Demokratie. Vienna: Signum, 2000, pp. 281–309.
  • Wolfgang C. Müller, ‘Party Building and Consociational Democracy in Post-War Austria’, in Jonathan Wright and Hennig Tewes (eds.), Liberalism, Anti-Semitism, Democracy. Essays in Honour of Peter Pulzer. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2001, pp. 191–207.
  • Wolfgang C. Müller, ‘Ministerial Government at the European Level: the Case of Austria’, in Hussein Kassim, Anand Menon, B. Guy Peters, and Vincent Wright (eds.), The National Co-ordination of EU Policy: the European Level.  Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2001, pp. 229–255.
  • Wolfgang C. Müller, ‘Evil or the "Engine of Democracy"? Populism and Party Competition in Austria’, in Yves Mény and Yves Surel (eds.), Populism in Western Democracies. Houndmills: Palgrave-Macmillan, 2002, pp. 155–175.
  • Wolfgang C. Müller, ‘Executives’, in Neil J. Smelser and Paul B. Baltes (eds.), International Encyclopedia of the Social and Behavioral Sciences. Amsterdam: Elsevier, New York: Pergamon, 2002, pp. 5048–5051.
  • Wolfgang C. Müller, ‘Parties and the Institutional Framework’, in Kurt Richard Luther and Ferdinand Müller-Rommel (eds.), Political Parties in the New Europe. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2002, pp. 249–292 .
  • Wolfgang C. Müller, ‘EU-Mitgliedschaft und Regierungshandeln’, in Heinrich Neisser und Sonja Puntscher Riekmann (Hg.), "Europäisierung" der österreichischen Politik? Konsequenzen der EU-Mitgliedschaft.  Vienna: WUV-Fakultas, 2002, pp. 101–131.
  • Wolfgang C. Müller, ‘El sistema electoral Austríac: L’ impact sobre la competència entre partits i l’ exigència de responsbilitats als parliamentaris’ [The Austrian Electoral System: Impact on Party Competition and Accountability of MPs], in Reflexions al voltant de la Llei Electoral Catalana. Barcelona: Fundació Carles Pi i Sunyer & d’Estudis Autonòmics i Locals, 2003, pp. 29–45.
  • Wolfgang C. Müller, ‘The Changing European State’, in Jack Hayward and Anand Menon (eds.), Governing Europe. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2003, pp. 369–379.
  • Wolfgang C. Müller, Torbjörn Bergman, and Kaare Strøm, ‘Parliamentary Democracy: Promise and Problems’, in Kaare Strøm, Wolfgang C. Müller, and Torbjörn Bergman (eds.), Delegation and Accountability in Parliamentary Democracies.  Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2003, pp. 3–33.
  • Torbjörn Bergman, Wolfgang C. Müller, Kaare Strøm, and Magnus Blomgren, ‘Democratic Delegation and Accountability: Cross-National Patterns’, in Kaare Strøm, Wolfgang C. Müller, and Torbjörn Bergman (eds.), Delegation and Accountability in Parliamentary Democracies.  Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2003, pp. 107–218.
  • Wolfgang C. Müller, ‘Austria: Imperfect Parliamentarism But Fully-Fledged Party Democracy’, in Kaare Strøm, Wolfgang C. Müller, and Torbjörn Bergman (eds.), Delegation and Accountability in Parliamentary Democracies.  Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2003, pp. 221–252.
  • Georgios Trantas, Paraskevi Zagoriti, Torbjörn Bergman, Wolfgang C. Müller, and Kaare Strøm, ‘Greece: "Rationalizing" Constitutional Powers in a Post-Dictatorial Country’, in Kaare Strøm, Wolfgang C. Müller, and Torbjörn Bergman (eds.), Delegation and Accountability in Parliamentary Democracies.  Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2003, pp. 376–398.
  • Kaare Strøm, Torbjörn Bergman, Wolfgang C. Müller, and Benjamin Nyblade, ‘Dimensions of Citizen Control in Parliamentary Democracies’, in Kaare Strøm, Wolfgang C. Müller, and Torbjörn Bergman (eds.), Delegation and Accountability in Parliamentary Democracies.  Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2003, pp. 649–704.
  • Kaare Strøm, Wolfgang C. Müller, and Torbjörn Bergman, ‘Challenges to Parliamentary Democracy’, in Kaare Strøm, Wolfgang C. Müller, and Torbjörn Bergman (eds.), Delegation and Accountability in Parliamentary Democracies.  Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2003, pp. 705–746.
  • Wolfgang C. Müller, ‘Koalitionstheorien’, in Ludger Helms and Uwe Jun (eds.), Politische Theorie und Regierungslehre. Frankfurt am Main: Campus, 2004, pp. 267-301.
  • Peter Mair, Wolfgang C. Müller, and Fritz Plasser, 'Introduction: Electoral Challenges and Party Responses', in Peter Mair, Wolfgang C. Müller, and Fritz Plasser (eds.), Political Parties and Electoral Change. London: Sage, 2004, pp. 1–19.
  • Wolfgang C. Müller, ‘Party Responses to the Erosion of Voter Loyalties in Austria: Weakness as an Advantage and Strength as a Handicap’, in Peter Mair, Wolfgang C. Müller, and Fritz Plasser (eds.), Political Parties and Electoral Change. London: Sage, 2004, pp. 145–178.
  • Peter Mair, Wolfgang C. Müller, and Fritz Plasser,  ‘Conclusion: Political Parties in Changing Electoral Markets’, in Peter Mair, Wolfgang C. Müller, and Fritz Plasser (eds.), Political Parties and Electoral Change. London: Sage, 2004, pp. 264–274.
  • Wolfgang C. Müller and Kaare Strøm: 'Servants or Oligarchs? Politicians and Parties in Parliamentary Democracies', in: Hanne Marthe Narud and Anne Krogstad (eds.), Elections, Parties, and Political Representation. Oslo: Universitetsforlaget, 2004, pp. 421-458.
  • Wolfgang C. Müller, 'Die Relevanz von Institutionen für Koalitionstreue: theoretische Überlegungen und Beobachtungen zur Bundesrepublik Deutschland', in Steffen Ganghof and Philip Manow (eds.), Mechanismen der Politik. Strategische Interaktionen im deutschen Regierungssystem. Frankfurt am Main: Campus, 2005, pp. 73-107.
  • Wolfgang C. Müller, ‘Zur Zukunft der Volksparteien in Europa’, in Andreas Khol, Reinhold Lopatka and Wilhelm Molterer (eds.), „ZUKUNFTsFEST.“ 60 Jahre ÖVP. Wien: Alpha, 2005, pp. 268–280.
  • Wolfgang C. Müller, ‘Parteiensysteme und Muster des Parteienwettbewerbs’, in Tanja Hitzel-Cassagnes and Thomas Schmidt (eds.), Demokratie in Europa und Europäische Demokratien. Festschrift für Heidrun Abromeit. Wiesbaden: VS Verlag Sozialwissenschaften, 2005, pp. 90–104. 
  • Wolfgang C. Müller, ‘Austria: A Complex Electoral System with Subtle Effects’, in Michael Gallagher and Paul Mitchell (eds.), The Politics of Electoral Systems. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2005, pp. 397–416.
  • Wolfgang C. Müller and Franz Fallend, Dal multipolarismo al bipolarismo: il cambiamento del sistema partitico in Austria¹, in Luciano Bardi (ed.), Partiti e sistemi di partito. Bologna: il Mulino, 2006, pp. 287–311.
  • Kaare Strøm, Wolfgang C. Müller, and Torbjörn Bergman, ‘The (Moral) Hazards of Parliamentary Democracy’,  in Dietmar Braun and Fabrizio Gilardi (eds.), Delegation in Contemporary Democracies. London: Routledge, 2006, pp. 27–51. 
  • Wolfgang C. Müller, ‘Das Regierungssystem’, in Herbert Dachs, Peter Gerlich, Herbert Gottweis, Helmut Kramer, Volkmar Lauber, Wolfgang C. Müller, and Emmerich Tálos (eds.), Politik in Österreich: Das Handbuch.  Vienna: Manz, 2006, pp. 105–118.
  • Wolfgang C. Müller, ‘Regierung und Kabinettsystem’, in Herbert Dachs, Peter Gerlich, Herbert Gottweis, Helmut Kramer, Volkmar Lauber, Wolfgang C. Müller, and Emmerich Tálos (eds.), Politik in Österreich: Das Handbuch.  Vienna: Manz, 2006, pp. 168–187.
  • Wolfgang C. Müller, ‘Der Bundespräsident’, in Herbert Dachs, Peter Gerlich, Herbert Gottweis, Helmut Kramer, Volkmar Lauber, Wolfgang C. Müller, and Emmerich Tálos (eds.), Politik in Österreich: Das Handbuch.  Vienna: Manz, 2006, pp.188–200.
  • Wolfgang C. Müller, ‘Parteiensystem: Rahmenbedingungen, Format und Mechanik des Parteienwettbewerbs’, in Herbert Dachs, Peter Gerlich, Herbert Gottweis, Helmut Kramer, Volkmar Lauber, Wolfgang C. Müller, and Emmerich Tálos (eds.), Politik in Österreich: Das Handbuch.  Vienna: Manz, 2006, pp. 279–304.
  • Wolfgang C. Müller, ‘Die Österreichische Volkspartei’, in Herbert Dachs, Peter Gerlich, Herbert Gottweis, Helmut Kramer, Volkmar Lauber, Wolfgang C. Müller, and Emmerich Tálos (eds.), Politik in Österreich: Das Handbuch.  Vienna: Manz, 2006, pp. 341-363.
  • Wolfgang C. Müller and Ulrich Sieberer, ‘Party Law’, in Richard S. Katz and William Crotty (eds.), Handbook of Party Politics. London: Sage Publications, 2006, pp. 435–445.
  • Wolfgang C. Müller, ‘Party Patronage and Party Colonialization of the State’, in Richard S. Katz and William Crotty (eds.), Handbook of Party Politics. London: Sage Publications, 2006, pp. 189–195.
  • Wolfgang C. Müller, ‘The Changing Role of the Austrian Civil Service: The Impact of Politicisation, Public Sector Reform, and Europeanisation’, in Ed Page and Vincent Wright (eds.), From the Active to the Enabling State. The Changing Role of Top Officials in European Nations. Houndmills: Palgrave Macmillan, 2007, pp. 38–62.
  • Wolfgang C. Müller, ‘Political Institutions and Linkage Strategies’, in Herbert Kitschelt and Steven I. Wilkinson (eds.), Patrons or Policies? Patterns of Democratic Accountability and Political Competition. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2007, pp. 251–275.
  • Wolfgang C. Müller, ‘Governments and bureaucracies’, in Daniele Caramani (ed.), Comparative Politics. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2008, pp.189-216.
  • Wolfgang C. Müller, Torbjörn Bergman, and Kaare Strøm, ‘Coalition Theory and Cabinet Governance: An Introduction’, in Kaare Strøm, Wolfgang C. Müller, and Torbjörn Bergman (eds.), Cabinets and Coalition Bargaining: the Democratic Life Cycle in Western Europe. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2008, pp. 1–50.
  • Wolfgang C. Müller and Kaare Strøm, ‘Coalition Agreements and Cabinet Governance’, in Kaare Strøm, Wolfgang C. Müller, and Torbjörn Bergman (eds.), Cabinets and Coalition Bargaining: The Democratic Life Cycle in Western Europe. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2008, pp. 159–199.  
  • Kaare Strøm, Torbjörn Bergman, Wolfgang C. Müller, and Benjamin Nyblade, ‘Cabinet Governance in Parliamentary Democracies’, in Kaare Strøm, Wolfgang C. Müller, and Torbjörn Bergman (eds.), Cabinets and Coalition Bargaining: the Democratic Life Cycle in Western Europe. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2008, pp. 403–430.
  • Wolfgang C. Müller, ‘Zur (angeblichen) Alternativlosigkeit der großen Koalition in Österreich: koalitionstheoretische und politisch-historische Perspektiven’, in Franz Schausberger (ed.), Festschrift für Robert Kriechbaumer. Vienna: Böhlau, 2008, pp. 301–324. 
  • Kaare Strom and Wolfgang C. Müller, ‘Parliamentary Democracy, Agency Problems, and Party Politics’, in Daniela Giannetti and Kenneth Benoit (eds.), Intra-party Politics and Coalition Governments in Parliamentary Democracies. London: Routledge, 2008, pp. 25–49.
  • Wolfgang C. Müller, ‘Government Formation’, in Todd Landman and Neil Robinson (eds.), Handbook of Comparative Politics. London: Sage, 2009, pp. 227–245.
  • Bernhard Miller and Wolfgang C. Müller, ‘Koalitionsmechanismen in einer Großen Koalition: Das Beispiel der Regierung Merkel’, in Christoph Egle and Reinhold Zolnhöfer (eds.), Die Große Koalition 2005–2009. Eine Bilanz der Regierung Merkel. Wiesbaden: VS Verlag, 2010, pp. 154–177.
  • Wolfgang C. Müller, Marcelo Jenny, Alejandro Ecker, Nikolaus Eder, and Isabella Skrivanek, ‘Der Elite–Public Gap in der europäischen Integration. Ein europäischer Vergleich’, in Roman Pfefferle, Nadja Schmidt, and Gerd Valchars (eds.), Europa als Prozess: 15 Jahre Europäische Union und Österreich. Festschrift für Peter Gerlich. Vienna: LIT Verlag, 2010, pp. 115–130.
  • Marcelo Jenny, Wolfgang C. Müller, and Nikolaus Eder, ‘Wie „europäisch“ sind Österreichs Journalisten? Opinion Leaders im Vergleich’, in Andy Kaltenbrunner, Matthias Karmasin, and Daniela Kraus (eds.), Der Journalisten Report III: Politikjournalismus in Österreich. Vienna: Fakultas, 2010, pp. 33–48.
  • Wolfgang C. Müller and Thomas Meyer, ‘Mutual Veto? How Coalitions Work’, in Thomas König, Georg Tsebelis, and Marc Debus (eds.), Reform Processes and Policy Change: How Do Veto Players Determine Decision-making in Modern Democracies. New York: Springer, 2010 [Studies in Public Choice 16], pp. 99–124.
  • Wolfgang C. Müller, Nikolaus Eder, and Marcelo Jenny, ‘Demokratiereform: Reformnotwendigkeiten, Reformbereitschaft und Reformpotentiale in Österreich’, in Susanne Janistyn and Karl Megner (eds.), Die Margaretha Lupac-Stiftung für Parlamentarismus und Demokratie. Vienna: Springer, 2010, pp. 62–68. 
  • Wolfgang C. Müller, ‘Successful Failure: Ill-conceived pre-commitments and welcome bargaining failure paving the way to minority government in Austria’, in Rudy B. Andeweg, Lieven De Winter, and Patrick Dumont (eds.), The Puzzle of Government Formation: Coalition Theory and Deviant Cases. London: Routledge, 2011, pp. 88–111.
  • Wolfgang C. Müller, ‘Governments and bureaucracies’, in Daniele Caramani (ed.), Comparative Politics. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2nd edition, 2011, pp. 141–161. (Revised and updated version).
  • Wolfgang C. Müller, Marcelo Jenny, and Alejandro Ecker, ‘The Elites–Masses Gap in European Integration’, in Heinrich Best, Gyorgy Lengyel, and Luca Verzichelli (eds.), The Europe of Elites. A Study into the Europeanness of Europe’s Economic and Political Elites. Oxford: Oxford University Press, pp. 167-191.
  • Marcelo Jenny and Wolfgang C. Müller, ‘Parliamentary roles of MPs in sharp and soft focus: Interviews and behavioral record compared’, in Magnus Blomgren and Olivier Rozenberg (eds.), Bringing Legislative Roles Back In. London: Routledge, pp. 145-161.
  • Marcelo Jenny and Wolfgang C. Müller, ‘Measuring the “Europeanization” of Austrian Law-Making: Legal and Contextual Factors’, in Sylvain Brouard, Olivier Costa, and Thomas König (eds.), The Europeanization of Domestic Legislatures. The Empirical Implications of the Delors' Myth in Nine Countries. New York: Springer, 2012 [Studies in Public Choice], pp. 39-58.
  • Wolfgang C. Müller und Marcelo Jenny, ‘Demokratischer Rollentausch oder Systembruch? Parlamentarische Beziehungen in der Ära Schüssel 2000-2006’, in Robert Kriechbaum und Franz Schausberger (eds.), Die umstrittene Wende. Österreich 2000-2006. Wien: Böhlau, 2012, pp. 54-8.
  • Marcelo Jenny, Wolfgang C. Müller, Jonathan Bradbury, Nikolaus Eder and Gabriella Illonszki, ‘MPs Inter-party Contacts and the Operation of Party Democracy’, in Kris Deschouwer and Sam Depauw (eds.), Political Representation in the 21st Century, Oxford University Press, 2014 pp. 137-165.
  • Wolfgang C. Müller and Ulrich Sieberer, ‘Procedure and Rules in Legislatures’, Shane Martin, Thomas Saalfeld and Kaare Strom (eds.), The Oxford Handbook of Legislative Studies. Oxford: Oxford University Press, pp. 311-331.
  • Torbjörn Bergman, Alejandro Ecker and Wolfgang C. Müller, ‘How Parties Govern - Political Parties and the Internal Organization of Government’, in Wolfgang C. Müller and Hanne Marthe Narud (eds.), Party Governance and Party Democracy. New York: Springer, 2013 [Studies in Public Choice], pp. 33-50.
  • Wolfgang C. Müller and Hanne Marthe Narud, ‘Party Governance and Party Democracy’, in Wolfgang C. Müller and Hanne Marthe Narud (eds.), Party Governance and Party Democracy. New York: Springer, 2013 [Studies in Public Choice], pp. 1-12.
  • Laurenz Ennser-Jedenastik and Wolfgang C. Müller, ‘The Selection of Paty Leaders in Austria: Channeling Ambition Effectively’, in Jean-Benoit Pilet and William Cross (eds.), The Selection of Party Leaders in Parliamentary Systems. London: Routledge, 2014, pp. 62-76.
  • Wolfgang C. Müller, ‘Governments and Bureaucracies’, in Daniele Caramani (ed.), Comparative Politics. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 3rd edition, 2014, pp. 131–149. (Revised and updated version).
  • Julian Aichholzer, Sylvia Kritzinger, Marcelo Jenny, Wolfgang C. Müller, Klaus Schönbach and Ramona Vonbun, ‘Ausgangslage’, in Sylvia Kritzinger, Wolfgang C. Müller and Klaus Schönbach (eds.), Die Nationalratswahl 2013. Wie Parteien, Medien und Wählerschaft zusammenwirken. Vienna: Böhlau, 2014, pp. 9-38.
  • Marcelo Jenny and Wolfgang C. Müller, ‘Das Wahlergebnis’, in Sylvia Kritzinger, Wolfgang C. Müller and Klaus Schönbach (eds.), Die Nationalratswahl 2013. Wie Parteien, Medien und Wählerschaft zusammenwirken. Vienna: Böhlau, 2014, pp. 215-230.
  • Sylvia Kritzinger, Wolfgang C. Müller and Klaus Schönbach, ‘Lektionen, Konsequenzen, Ausblicke’, in Sylvia Kritzinger, Wolfgang C. Müller and Klaus Schönbach (eds.), Die Nationalratswahl 2013. Wie Parteien, Medien und Wählerschaft zusammenwirken. Vienna: Böhlau, 2014, pp. 231-239.
  • Wolfgang C. Müller, ‘Executive Government’, in James D. Wright (ed.),  International Encyclopedia of the Social and Behavioral Sciences, Second Edition, Oxford: Elsevier, Vol. 8, 2015, pp. 497-502.
  • Martin Dolezal, Laurenz Ennser-Jedenastik and Wolfgang C. Müller, ‘When do parties attack their competitors? Negative campaigning in Austria, 2002-2008’, in Alessandro Nai and Annemarie Walters (eds.), New Perspectives on Negative Campaigning: Measures, Causes and Effects. Colchester: ECPR Press, 2015, pp. 163-180.
  • Wolfgang C. Müller, Paul W. Thurner, ‘Nuclear Energy in Western Europe: Revival or Rejection? An Introduction’, in Wolfgang C. Müller and Paul W. Thurner (eds.), The Politics of Nuclear Energy in Western Europe. Oxford University Press, 2017, pp. 1-20.
  • Wolfgang C. Müller and Paul W. Thurner, ‘Understanding Policy Reversals and Policy Stability’, in Wolfgang C. Müller and Paul W. Thurner (eds.), The Politics of Nuclear Energy in Western Europe. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2017, pp. 21-47
  • Paul W. Thurner and Wolfgang C. Müller, ‘Comparative Policy Indicators on Nuclear Energy’, in Wolfgang C. Müller and Paul W. Thurner (eds.), The Politics of Nuclear Energy in Western Europe. Oxford: Oxford University Press 2017, pp. 47-64
  • Paul W. Thurner, Martin Dolezal, Swen Hutter, Sylvain Brouard, Isabelle Guinaudeau, and Wolfgang. W. Müller, ‘The Conflict over Nuclear Energy: Public Opinion, Protest Movements, and Green Parties in Comparative Perspective’, in Wolfgang C. Müller and Paul W. Thurner (eds.), The Politics of Nuclear Energy in Western Europe. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2017, pp. 65-97.
  • Wolfgang C. Müller, ‘Austria: Rejecting Nuclear Energy - Form Party Competition Accident to State Doctrine’, in Wolfgang C. Müller and Paul W. Thurner (eds.), The Politics of Nuclear Energy in Western Europe. Oxford: Oxford Press, 2017, pp. 98-124.
  • Wolfgang C. Müller, Paul W. Thurner, and Christian Schulze, ‘Conclusion: Explaining Nuclear Policy Reversals’, in Wolfgang C. Müller and Paul W. Thurner (eds.), The Politics of Nuclear Energy in Western Europe. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2017, pp. 286-358.
  • Wolfgang C. Müller, ‘Governements and Bureaucracies’ in Daniele Caramani (ed.), Comparative Politics. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2017, 4th edition, pp. 136-154 (revised and updated version) (ISBN 978-0-19-873742-1).

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  • Europeanizing Legislation
  • Coalition Governance
  • Europäische Politik
  • Österreichische Politik

Current Projects

  • Austrian Election Study (AUTNES), The Supply Side (NFN, FWF)

  • ACIER (Austrian Cooperative Infrastructure for Electoral Research, HSRM)

  • Coalition Governance in Europe 

  • Legislative Reforms and Party Competition (mit Thomas König und Sven Oliver Proksch) (SFB 884: The Political Economy of Reforms, DFG and FWF)

  • “Strong” vs. “Weak” Governments and the Challenge of Economic Reforms (mit Hanna Bäck) (SFB 884: The Political Economy of Reforms, DFG and FWF)