In cooperation with colleagues from many countries, CLS has sponsored three books on post-communist parliaments:
- The New Parliaments of Central and Eastern Europe.
- London: Frank Cass, 1996, David M. Olson and Philip Norton, eds.
- Committees in Post-Communist Democratic Parliaments: Comparative Institutionalization.
- Columbus, OH: University of Ohio Press, 2002, David M. Olson and William E. Crowther, eds.)
- Post-Communist and Post-Soviet Parliaments: The Initial Decade. London: Routledge
- forthcoming, 2007, Philip Norton and David M. Olson, eds.)