Executive Approval Project.  The Executive Approval Database (EAD) contains quarterly and monthly time series measures of executive approval for more than 50 countries based on data from hundreds of polling firms and thousands of individual public opinion polls.  It is publicly available at: .

Articles and Chapters

These and other publications of mine may also be available upon request (

Ryan Carlin, Jonathan Hartlyn, Timothy Hellwig, Gregory J. Love, Cecilia Martínez-Gallardo, and Matthew M. Singer, “Public Support for Latin American Presidents: The Cyclical Model in Comparative Perspective,” Research & Politics, DOI: 10.1177/2053168018787690, July-Sept. 2018: 1-8.

Alissandra T. Stoyan, Sara Niedzwiecki, Jana Morgan, Jonathan Hartlyn and Rosario Espinal, “Trust in Government Institutions:  The Effects of Performance and Participation in the Dominican Republic and Haiti” (with), International Political Science Review, published on-line June 2014, DOI: 10.1177/0192512114534703, print version Vol. 37 No. 1 (Jan. 2016), pp. 18-35.

Review essay of 4 books:

Jonathan Hartlyn, “Normative and Empirical Perspectives on Constitutionalism and Presidentialism,” Latin American Politics and Society, published on-line, October, 2015, DOI: 10.1111/j.1548-2456.2015.00289.x, Vol. 57, No. 4 (Winter 2015), pp. 143-151.

Jonathan Hartlyn, “La democratización colombiana: Reflexiones sobre el impacto del Frente Nacional [Colombian Democratization:  Reflections on the impact of the National Front],” in Carlos Caballero Argaéz, Mónica Pachón Buitrago, and Eduardo Posada Carbó, eds., Cincuenta Años de regreso a la democracia, Bogotá: Universidad de Los Andes, Escuela de Gobierno Alberto Lleras Camargo, Ediciones Uniandes, 2012, pp. 93-116.

Ryan Carlin, Cecilia Martínez-Gallardo and Jonathan Hartlyn, “Executive Approval under Alternative Democratic Regime Types,” in Douglas Chalmers and Scott Mainwaring, eds., Problems Confronting Contemporary Democracies:  Essays in Honor of Alfred Stepan, Notre Dame: University of Notre Dame Press, 2012, pp. 203-226.

Jana Morgan, Jonathan Hartlyn & Rosario Espinal, “Dominican Party System Continuity amidst Regional Transformations: Economic Policy, Clientelism, and Migration Flows,” Latin American Politics & Society, Vol. 53 No. 1 (Spring 2011), pp. 1-32.

Author Posting. © 2008 University of Miami. This is the author’s version of the work. It is posted here by permission of the University of Miami for personal use, not for redistribution. The definitive version was published in Latin American Politics and Society, 53:1 (Spring 2011), pp. 1-32.  Article first published online: 22 FEB 2011 | DOI: 10.1111/j.1548-2456.2011.00107.x .

Rosario Espinal, Jana Morgan and Jonathan Hartlyn, “Sociedad civil y poder político en la República Dominicana [Civil Society and Political Power in the Dominican Republic],” América Latina Hoy, 54 (December 2010), pp. 37-58.

Jana Morgan, Rosario Espinal, and Jonathan Hartlyn. “Gender Politics in the Dominican Republic: Advances for Women, Ambivalence from Men,” Politics & Gender, Vol. 4 no. 1 (March 2008), pp. 35.63. Copyright by Women and Politics Research Section of the APSA,

Jonathan Hartlyn, Jennifer McCoy and Thomas M.Mustillo. “Electoral Governance Matters: Explaining the Quality of Elections in Contemporary Latin America,” Comparative Political Studies, Vol. 41, no. 1 (January 2008), pp. 73-98. Copyright by Sage Publications.

Supplementary material for: “Electoral Governance Matters: Explaining the Quality of Elections in Contemporary Latin America,” by Jonathan Hartlyn, Jennifer McCoy and Thomas M.Mustillo, Comparative Political Studies, Vol. 41, no. 1 (January 2008), pp. 73-98.

Published in Spanish translation, Jonathan Hartlyn, Jennifer McCoy and Thomas M. Mustillo, “La importancia de la gobernanza electoral y la calidad de las elecciones en la América Latina contemporánea,” América Latina Hoy 51 (April 2009), pp. 15-40. Jonathan Hartlyn and Jennifer McCoy were co-editors of this special issue of América Latina Hoy on electoral governance (gobernanza electoral) in Latin America.

Rosario Espinal, Jonathan Hartlyn, and Jana Morgan Kelly. “Performance Still Matters: Explaining Trust in Government in the Dominican Republic” Comparative Political StudiesVol. 39 No. 2 (March 2006), pp. 200-223. Copyright by Sage Publications,

“Democracy and Consolidation in Contemporary Latin America: Current Thinking and Future Challenges” in Democratic Governance & Social Inequality, Joseph S. Tulchin and Amelia Brown, editors. Boulder, CO: Lynne Rienner Publishers, Inc., 2002.
“Democracies in Contemporary South America: Convergences and Diversities” inArgentina: The Challenges of Modernization, Joseph S. Tulchin and Allison M. Garland, editors. Wilmington, DE: Scholarly Resources, Inc., 1998.
“Cambios globales y su relación con la política: Algunas reflexiones sobre América Latina en el cambio de siglo” in Escenarios Post 11 de Septiembre. El Futuro de las Relaciones Interamericans, por Jonathan Hartlyn, Francisco Rojas Aravena, Lars Schoultz, Barbara Stallings, and Diana Tussie. Santiago, Chile: Nueva Series FLACSO, 2002.

Jonathan Hartlyn, “Political Continuities, Missed Opportunities and Institutional Rigidities:  Another Look at Democratic Transitions in Latin America,” in Scott P. Mainwaring and Arturo Valenzuela, eds., Politics, Society and Democracy:  Latin America, Essays in Honor of Juan J. Linz (Boulder:  Westview Press, 1998), pp. 101-20.

Jonathan Hartlyn, “Drug Trafficking and Democracy in Colombia in the 1980s,” Working Papers of the Institut de Ciències Polítiques i Socials, No. 70 (Barcelona, 1993), pp. 3-44.