Research

Working Papers
  • Undemocratic Regime Types and Immunization Against Extremism. PDF
  • Transitions to Democracy and Extremism Permeability
  • Authoritarian Rule and Party System Fragmentation (with Elias Dinas)
Book Chapter
  • Azevedo Alves, André, and Catarina Leão. “Controlo Democrático do Orçamento.” In Orçamento, Economia e Democracia: Uma Proposta de Arquitectura Institicional, edited by Abel Mateus, 271-296. Lisbon: Fundação Francisco Manuel dos Santos, 2018. PDF
Publication (non-peer reviewed)
  • Leão, Catarina, “About Tradition in Karl Popper: Does a Popperian Open Society require a grounding in a Shared Tradition?”, Nova Cidadania, Spring 2014, no. 52.

Research Interests: Comparative politics, undemocratic regimes and legacies, European politics, post-Communist politics, quantitative methods, textual analysis and Big Data methods applied to Politics.