“Varieties of Democracy: Global Standards, Local Knowledge - Michael Coppedge at TEDxUND,” YouTube video, 01:32, posted by "TEDxUND," February 10, 2014, https://youtu.be/34H30cc7R9Y.
"O'Donnell the Conceptual Artist," APSA-CD: Comparative Democratization 10, 2 (2012).
“Variedades de democracia: un enfoque histórico, multidimensional y desagregado” (with John Gerring and Staffan I. Lindberg), Revista Española de Ciencia Política 30 (2012)
“Conceptualizing and Measuring Democracy: A New Approach” (with John Gerring, David Altman, Michael Bernhard, Steven Fish, Allen Hicken, Matthew Kroenig, Staffan I. Lindberg, Kelly Mcmann, Pamela Paxton, Holli A. Semetko, Svend-Erik Skaaning, Jeffrey Staton, and Jan Teorell), Perspectives On Politics 9, 2 (June 2011)
“Two Persistent Dimensions of Democracy: Contestation and Inclusiveness” (with Angel Alvarez and Claudia Maldonado), Journal of Politics 70:3 (July 2008)
“Continuity and Change in Latin American Party Systems,” Taiwan Journal of Democracy 3:2 (December 2007)
“Theory Building and Hypothesis Testing: Large- vs. Small-N Research on Democratization,” in Gerardo Munck, ed., Regimes and Democracy in Latin America, Vol. I: Theories and Findings (2007)
“Diffusion Is No Illusion: Neighbor Emulation in the Third Wave of Democracy” (with Daniel Brinks), Comparative Political Studies (May 2006)
“Explaining Democratic Deterioration in Venezuela Through Nested Inference,” in Frances Hagopian and Scott Mainwaring, eds., The Third Wave of Democratization in Latin America (2005)
“Soberanía popular versus democracia liberal en Venezuela,” in Jorge I. Domínguez and Michael Shifter, eds., Construyendo gobernabilidad democrática (2005)
“Latin American Parties: Political Darwinism in the Lost Decade,” in Larry Diamond and Richard Gunther, eds., Political Parties and Democracy (2001)
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Kellogg Institute Grants
Varieties of Democracy; the conditions that promote stable democracy, especially in Latin America; and the factors that have shaped party systems in eleven Latin American countries, employing both case studies and quantitative analysis.