Academic Publications

Lührmann, Anna, Staffan I. Lindberg. 2019. A Third Wave of Autocratization is Here: What is New About It? Democratization 26 (7), 1095-1113. (OPEN ACCESS)

Lührmann, Anna, Sandra Grahn, Richard Morgan, Shreeya Pillai and Staffan I. Lindberg. 2019. State of the world 2018: democracy facing global challenges. Democratization 26 (6), 895-915. (OPEN ACCESS)

Lührmann, Anna. 2019. United Nations’ Electoral Assistance: More than a Fig Leaf? International Political Science Review 40(2), 181-196.

Valeriya Mechkova, Anna Lührmann and Staffan I. Lindberg. 2019. The Accountability Sequence: From De-jure to De-facto Constraints on Governments. Studies in Comparative International Development 54(1), 40–70 (OPEN ACCESS).

Lührmann, Anna, Valeriya Mechkova, Sirianne Dahlum, Laura Maxwell, Moa Ohlin, Constanza Sanhuza Petrarca, Rachel Sigman, Matthew Wilson and Staffan I. Lindberg. 2018. State of the World 2017: Autocratization and Exclusion? Democratization 25 (8), 1321-1340. (OPEN ACCESS)

Lührmann, Anna, Tannenberg, Markus, Lindberg, Staffan I. 2018. Regimes of the World (RoW): Opening New Avenues for the Comparative Study of Political Regimes. Politics and Governance 6(1) (OPEN ACCESS).

Mechkova, Valeriya, Anna Lührmann and Staffan I. Lindberg. 2017. How much Backsliding? Journal of Democracy 28 (4), 162-169.

Kerr, Nicholas and Anna Lührmann. 2017. Public Trust in Manipulated Elections: The Role of Election Administration and Media Freedom. Electoral Studies 50, 50-67.

Working Papers

Ruth-Lovell, Saskia P., Anna Lührmann and Sandra Grahn. 2019. Democracy and Populism: Testing a Contentious Relationship, V-Dem Working Paper Series No. 91.

Leininger, Julia, Lührmann, Anna and Rachel Sigman. 2019. The relevance of social policies for democracy: preventing autocratisation through synergies between SDG 10 and SDG 16. DIE Discussion Paper.

Tannenberg, Marcus, Bernhard, Michael, Gerschewski, Johannes and Von Soest, Christian. 2019. Regime Legitimation Strategies (RLS) 1900 to 2018, V-Dem Working Paper Series No. 86.

Lührmann, Anna and Bryan Rooney. 2019. When Democracy has a Fever: States of Emergency as a Symptom and Accelerator of Autocratization. V-Dem Working Paper Series No. 85.

Lindberg, Staffan I., Patrik Lindenfors, Anna Lührmann, Laura Maxwell, Juraj Medzihorsky, Richard Morgan and Matthew C. Wilson. 2018. Successful and Failed Episodes of Democratization: Conceptualization, Identification, and Description. V-Dem Working Paper Series No. 79.

Lührmann, Anna and Staffan I. Lindberg. 2018. Keeping the Democratic Façade: Contemporary Autocratization as a Game of Deception. V-Dem Working Paper Series No. 75.

Mechkova, Valeriya, Anna Lührmann and Staffan I. Lindberg. 2017. From de-jure to de-facto: Mapping Dimensions and Sequences of Accountability. World Bank. Background Paper for the World Development Report 2017.

Lührmann, Anna, Kyle Marquardt and Valeriya Mechkova. 2017. Constraining Governments: New Indices of Vertical, Horizontal and Diagonal Accountability, V-Dem Working Paper Series, No. 46.

Lührmann, Anna, Kelly McMann and Carolien van Ham. 2017. The Effectiveness of Democracy Aid to Different Regime Types and Democracy Sectors, V-Dem Working Paper Series, No 40.

Lührmann, Anna. 2016. The Paradox of Democracy Aid to Closed Autocracies, APSA-CD, Newsletter of the American Political Science Association’s Comparative Democratization section, 14(3).

Lührmann, Anna. 2016. UN Electoral Assistance: Does it Matter for the Quality of Elections?, V-Dem Working Paper Series, No 27.

Reports and Briefs

Lührmann, Anna, Lisa Gastaldi, Sandra Grahn, Staffan I. Lindberg, Laura Maxwell, Valeriya Mechkova, Richard Morgan, Natalia Stepanova, Shreeya Pillai. 2019. V-Dem Annual Democracy Report 2019​. Democracy Facing Global Challenges. V-Dem Institute, Universtity of Gothenburg.

Lührmann, Anna, Valeriya Mechkova, Siranne Dahlum, Laura Maxwell, Moa Ohlin, Constanza Sanhuza Petrarca, Rachel Sigman, Matthew Wilson, Staffan I. Lindberg. 2018. Democracy for All? V-Dem Annual Democracy Report 2018. V-Dem Institute, Universtity of Gothenburg.

Lührmann, Anna, Staffan I. Lindberg, Valeriya Mechkova, Moa Olin, Francesco Piccinelli Casagrande, Constanza Sanhueza Petrarca and Laura Saxer. 2017. Democracy at Dusk? V-Dem Annual Report 2017​. V-Dem Institute, University of Gothenburg.

Kräuchi, Thomas and Anna Lührmann. 2017. Elections and Democratization, V-Dem Policy Brief, No. 15.

Bader, Eric and Anna Lührmann. 2017. Democratic Institutions at Local and National Levels: Drivers for Economic Development? V-Dem Policy Brief, No. 9.

Lührmann, Anna and Janina Schlecht. 2017. Measuring Public Access to Information and Protection of Fundamental Freedoms in Sustainable Development Target 16.10 with V-Dem Data, V-Dem Policy Brief, No. 7.

Cassel, Sophie and Anna Lührmann. 2016. Democracy and Civil War, Policy Brief No. 6, V-Dem Institute.

Lührmann, Anna and Arthur Chisanga. 2016. The Role of Legislative Powers for Executive Corruption. Policy Brief No. 3, V-Dem Institute.

Lührmann, Anna. 2015. Civil Society and Political Parties Revisited. Policy Brief No. 2, V-Dem Institute.

Lührmann, Anna. 2015. Elections and Peace in Africa: Perspectives for 2015. Opinión CIDOB, No. 295.

Andersson, Frida, Lührmann, Anna and Valeriya Mechkova 2015. Measuring Accountability in Sustainable Development Target 16.6 with V-Dem Data. Policy Brief No. 1, V-Dem Institute.

Lührmann, Anna. 2014. Vom Zentrum des Protests zur Politischen Randgruppe? Die Politische Bedeutung der libyschen Jugend während und nach der Revolution. Berliner Debatte Initial 25, 4.

Lührmann, Anna. 2013. Jordan's Elections: Transparent but not Democratic. Heinrich-Böll-Foundation Palestine & Jordan.

Lührmann, Anna. 2013. Enhancing Youth Political Participation throughout the Electoral Cycle – A Good Practice Guide. UNDP.