Bowler, S (2010) Private members’ bills in the UK parliament: is there an electoral connection? The Journal of Legislative Studies 16, 476–494.
Bräuninger, T and Debus, M (2009) Legislative agenda-setting in parliamentary democracies. European Journal of Political Research 48, 804–839.
Bräuninger, T, Debus, M and Wüst, F (2017) Governments, parliaments and legislative activity. Political Science Research and Methods 5, 529–554.
Buisseret, P and Bernhardt, D (2017) Dynamics of policymaking: stepping back to leap forward, stepping forward to keep back. American Journal of Political Science 61, 820–835.
Caselli, F and Morelli, M (2004) Bad politicians. Journal of Public Economics 88, 759–782.
Cox, GW and McCubbins, MD (2005) Setting the Agenda: Responsible Party Government in the U.S. House of Representatives. Cambridge, UK: Cambridge University Press.
Gratton, G, Guiso, L, Michelacci, C and Morelli, M (2015) From Weber to Kafka: political activism and the emergence of an inefficient bureaucracy. SSRN.
Horiuchi, Y and John, P (2016) Opportunities in parliament and political careers: a natural experiment in the United Kingdom. SSRN.
House of Commons (2010) Private members’ bills procedure. Technical report.
House of Commons (2016) Private members’ bills: ballot 2016. Technical report.
Krehbiel, K (1998) Pivotal Politics: A Theory of U.S. Lawmaking. Chicago: University of Chicago Press.
Loewen, PJ, Koop, R, Settle, J and Fowler, JH (2014) A natural experiment in proposal power and electoral success. American Journal of Political Science 58, 189–196.
Martin, LW (2004) The government agenda in parliamentary democracies. American Journal of Political Science 48, 445–461.
Mattozzi, A and Merlo, A (2008) Political careers or career politicians? Journal of Public Economics 92, 597–608.
New Zealand Parliament (2009) Members’ bill ballot. Technical report.
New Zealand Parliament (2016) Parliament brief: the legislative process. Technical report.
New Zealand Parliament (2017) Parliamentary library research paper. Members' bills. Technical report.
Tsebelis, G (2002) Veto Players: How Political Institutions Work. Princeton: Princeton University Press.
Williams, BD and Indridason, IH (2018) Luck of the draw? Private members’ bills and the electoral connection. Political Science Research and Methods 6, 1–17.