- Borghetto, Enrico, Bevan, Shaun, and Henrik Bech Seeberg (2023). 'Do Parties Respond to Problems? A Comparative Study of Parliamentary Questions Across Multiple Countries', Journal of European Public Policy. Accepted.
- Binderkrantz, Anne, Losinno, Massimo, Jensen, Carsten and Henrik Bech Seeberg (2023). 'No, political actors do not get their message into the news: an analysis of the effect of interest group press releases', Interest Groups & Advocacy. Forthcoming.
- Seeberg, Henrik Bech (2022). ‘The Power of the Loser: Evidence on an Agenda-Setting Model of Opposition Policy Influence’, European Journal of Political Research. Forthcoming. LINK download
- Blog post at LSE British Politics LINK.
- Frantzeskakis, Nikolaos and Henrik Bech Seeberg (2022). 'The legislative agenda in 13 African Countries: A comprehensive database', Legislative Studies Quarterly. Forthcoming. LINK download
- Kristensen, Thomas, Green-Pedersen, Christoffer, Mortensen, Peter, and Henrik Bech Seeberg (2022). ‘The policy agenda effects of problem indicators. A comparative study in seven countries’, Journal of Public Policy. Forthcoming. LINK download
- Kristensen, Thomas, Green-Pedersen, Christoffer, Mortensen, Peter, and Henrik Bech Seeberg (2022). 'Avoiding or Engaging Problems? Problem Indicators, Party Preferences and Issue Competition', Journal of European Public Policy. Forthcoming. LINK download
- Seeberg, Henrik Bech (2021). ‘Avoidance and Engagement: Do Societal Problems Fuel Political Parties’ Issue Overlap?', Party Politics. download LINK
- Seeberg, Henrik Bech (2020). ‘Issue ownership attack: How a political party can counteract a rival’s issue ownership’. West European Politics.43(4): 772-794. LINK download
- Winner of the Gordon Smith and Vincent Wright Memorial Prize for the best article published in West European Politics during 2020.
- Seeberg, Henrik Bech (2020). ‘How Issue Ownership Reduces to Spatial Proximity’. West European Politics. 43(6): 1238-1261. LINK download
- Seeberg, Henrik Bech (2020). ‘Avoidance and Engagement in the Electoral Cycle: Selective Emphasis, then Issue Convergence between Political Parties', Party Politics. Forthcoming. download link
- Lefevere, Jonas, Seeberg, Henrik Bech, and Stefaan Walgrave (2020). ‘Negatively affecting voters’ triple issue considerations. An experimental study of parties’ attack communication’, Political Communication. 37(6): 812-831. download link
- Seeberg, Henrik Bech and Alessandro Nai (2020). ‘“Don’t trust that party!” Undermining a rival party’s issue ownership through negative campaigning’, Political Studies. Forthcoming. download link
- Seeberg, Henrik Bech (2020). 'Enhedslisten - en brølende, men tandløs løve?', Politica. LINK download
- Jensen, Carsten and Henrik Bech Seeberg (2020). ‘On the enemy’s turf: Exploring the link between macro- and micro-framing in interest group communication’, Journal of European Public Policy. 27(7): 1054-1073. LINK download
- Seeberg, Henrik Bech (2020). ‘The Impact of Opposition Criticism on the Public’s Evaluation of Government Competence’, Party Politics, 26(4):484-495. LINK download
- Bækgaard, Martin, Mortensen, Peter, and Henrik Bech Seeberg (2018). ’The Bureaucracy and the Policy Agenda’, Journal of Public Administration Research and Theory, 28(2): 239-253. LINK download
- Stubager, Rune, So, Florence and Henrik Bech Seeberg (2018). ‘One Size Doesn’t Fit All: Voter Decision Criteria Heterogeneity and Vote Choice’, Electoral Studies, 52: 1-10. LINK
- Nai, Alessandro, and Henrik Bech Seeberg (2018). A series of persuasive events. Sequencing effects of negative and positive messages on party evaluations and perceptions of negativity. Journal of Marketing Communications, 24(4): 412-432.
- Seeberg, Henrik Bech, Slothuus, Rune and Rune Stubager (2017). ‘Do Voters Learn? Evidence that Voters Respond Accurately to Changes in Political Parties’ Policy Positions’, West European Politics, 40(2): 336-356. LINK download
- Seeberg, Henrik Bech (2017). ‘What Can a Government Do? Government Issue Ownership and Real-World Problems’, European Journal of Political Research, 56(2): 346-363. LINK download
- Seeberg, Henrik Bech (2017). ‘How Stable is Political Parties’ Issue Ownership? A Cross-time, Cross-national Analysis’, Political Studies, 65(2): 475-492. LINK download
- Seeberg, Henrik Bech (2016). ‘Opposition Policy Influence through Agenda-setting: The Environment in Denmark, 1993–2009’, Scandinavian Political Studies, 39(2): 185-206. LINK download
- Stubager, Rune and Henrik Bech Seeberg (2016). ‘What can a party say? How parties’ communication can influence voters’ issue ownership perceptions’, Electoral Studies, 44: 162-171. LINK
- Christiansen, Flemming and Henrik Bech Seeberg (2016). ‘Cooperation between counterparts in parliament from an agenda-setting perspective: legislative coalitions as a trade of criticism and policy’, West European Politics, 39(6): 1160-1180. LINK download
- Mortensen, Peter, and Henrik Bech Seeberg (2016). ‘Why Are Some Policy Agendas Larger than Others?’, Policy Studies Journal, 44(2): 156–175. LINK download
- Jensen, Carsten and Henrik Bech Seeberg (2015). ‘The Power of Talk and the Welfare State: Evidence from 23 Countries on an Asymmetric Opposition-Government Response Mechanism’, Socio-Economic Review, 13(2): 215–233. LINK download
- Best paper award at the ’Centre for European Studies’ conference in Washington in April 2013.
- Seeberg, Henrik Bech (2013). ‘Parties and Policies. On the Opposition’s Influence on Policy Through Issue Politicization’, Journal of Public Policy, 33:1, 89–117. LINK download
- Mortensen, Peter, Loftis, Matt, and Henrik Bech Seeberg (2022). Explaining local policy agendas: Institutions, problems, elections, and actors. Palgrave Macmillan LINK.
Work in progress.
- Seeberg, Henrik Bech and James Adams (2022). 'Do political parties’ issue emphasis influence the mass public’s issue priorities?', (in review)
- Senninger, Roman and Henrik Bech Seeberg and (2022). 'What Makes Politicians Attend to Societal Problems? Evidence from a Field Experiment and Interviews with Party Candidates' (in review). LINK
- Seeberg, Henrik Bech, Senninger, Roman, and Martin Bækgaard (2022). 'Losers’ consent among elites and the electorate:
Bias and debiasing of electoral outcome assessments' (in review)
- Senninger, Roman, and Martin Bækgaard and Henrik Bech Seeberg (2022). 'Unsuccessful candidates are more concerned
about electoral fairness than election winners' (in review)
- Pedersen, Helene Helboe and Henrik Bech Seeberg (2022). 'Do politicians communicate more on salient issues amidst negative polls?' (in review)
- Poljak, Zeljko and Henrik Bech Seeberg (2022). 'Attacks and Issue Competition: Do Parties Attack based on Issue Salience or Issue Ownership?' (in review).
- Christoffer Green-Pedersen and Henrik Bech Seeberg (2022). 'Similar or different? Issue overlap between mainstream parties in Western Europe' (in progress).
- Tromborg, Mathias, Senninger, Roman and Henrik Bech Seeberg (2022). 'Who seeks what information? Evidence from an elite field experiment on politicians' (in progress)
- Seeberg, Henrik Bech (2013). The Power of the Loser: Opposition Policy Influence through Agenda-Setting. PhD-Dissertation, Aarhus: Aarhus University Press. download
- Seeberg, Henrik Bech (2022). 'The economy and executive approval in Denmark, 1974-2016', in Matthew Singer and Tim Hellwig et al. (eds.), Economics and Politics Revisited: Government Popularity the 21st Century, Oxford: Oxford University Press.
- Bevan, Shaun, Borghetto, Enrico and Henrik Bech Seeberg (2020). "The Politics of Parliamentary Agenda-Setting Styles", chapter 11 in Routledge Handbook of Policy Styles edited by Mike Howlett and Jale Tosun.
- Chaqués-Bonafont, Laura, Green-Pedersen, Christoffer, and Henrik Bech Seeberg (2020). ‘Current trends in comparative agenda-setting research’ in Peters, Guy and Guillaume Fontaine (eds.) Handbook of Research Methods and Applications in Comparative Policy Analysis. Cheltenham: Edgar Elgar. download link
- Seeberg, Henrik Bech and Ann-Kristin Kölln (2020). “The Red-Green Alliance - Red or Green?” in Oxford Handbook of Danish Politics. Christiansen, Peter Munk, Elklit, Jørgen, and Peter Nedergaard (red.). Oxford University Press. download
- Seeberg, Henrik Bech and James Wilhelm (2020). "The 2019 EP Election in Denmark: A European Election within a National Contest", in Assessing the 2019 European Elections: The Interplay between the Politico-Legal Framework and the Public Response, edited by Kritzinger, Sylvia, Plescia, Carolina, Raube, Kolja, Wilhelm, James, and Jan Wouters. Routledge. download LINK
- Seeberg, Henrik Bech (2018). ‘Befolkningens holdning og offentlig politik’ in Green-Pedersen, Christoffer, Jensen, Carsten, and Peter Nannestad (eds.), Offentlig Politik, Copenhagen: Hans Reitzels Forlag.
- Seeberg, Henrik Bech (2017). ‘Policy and politics in the British political system’, in Nielsen, Julie, Seeberg, Michael, and Jakob Tolstrup, “Comparative Politics”, Copenhagen: Gyldendal.
- Henrik Bech Seeberg. "The power of the loser: why governments may be inclined to do what the opposition says", LSE British Politics and Policy Blog, 19 May 2022. LINK
- Henrik Bech Seeberg w/ Peter Bjerre Mortensen and Matt Loftis. "Forskere: Vi har undersøgt 10.000 møder i kommunerne. Resultatet er opsigtsvækkende og opmuntrende" in Politiken, 6 February 2022. LINK
- Seeberg, Henrik Bech. "Glem Brexit. Boris Johnson havde aldrig vundet uden et markant ryk mod venstre", Ræson 16 December 2019. LINK. Read
- Seeberg, Henrik Bech. "Mudderkast under Folketingsvalg 2019: Virker det?", Samfundsfagsnyt, 215: 18-24.
- Seeberg, Henrik Bech. "Folketingsvalg: Derfor virker mudderkast", Videnskab.dk, 2 June 2019.
- Seeberg, Henrik Bech. ”Mudslinging in political campaigns win votes”, Weekendavisen, 10 May 2019.
- Seeberg, Henrik Bech, Bækgaard, Martin and Peter Mortensen. ”’Djøfere’ on the political agenda”, Weekendavisen, 2 February 2018.
- Seeberg, Henrik Bech. ”The logic behind political agreements in the Danish parliament”, Weekendavisen, 29 April 2016.
- Seeberg, Henrik Bech. ”Myth busting: Voters are better at listening to parties than we think”, Weekendavisen, 30 September 2016.
- Seeberg, Henrik Bech (2016). ”Why is the penal code restricted during Social democratic governments?”, pp. 44-47 in Jensen, Carsten (eds.) Politologisk Årbog, Copenhagen: Hans Reitzel Forlag.
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Henrik B. Seeberg (2021). Review for Party Politics of Rune Stubager, Kasper M. Hansen, Michael S. Lewis-Beck and Richard Nadeau (2021), The Danish Voter: Democratic Ideals and Challenges, Ann Arbor: University of Michigan Press. download.