Publications & Papers

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Refereed Journal Articles
  1. “Do Voters Polarize when Radical Parties Enter Parliament?” (with Markus Wagner), American Journal of Political Science, 2019.
  2. “The P-value Debate in Social Science: An Introduction to the Dos and Don’ts” (+guest editor of special issue), Swiss Political Science Review, 2019.
  3. “Theorizing Party Policy Diffusion in the European Multi-level Space” (with Roman Senninger & Fabio Wolkenstein), Journal of Elections, Public Opinion & Parties, 2019.
  4. “What Makes Parties Adapt to Voter Preferences? The Role of Party Organisation, Goals and Ideology” (with Markus Wagner), British Journal of Political Science.
  5. “Simple Politics for the People? Complexity in Campaign Messages and Political Knowledge” (with Roman Senninger), European Journal of Political Research, 2018.  
  6. “Working in Unison: Political Parties and Policy Issue Transfer in the Multi-Level Space” (with Roman Senninger), European Union Politics, 2018.
  7. “Ideological Congruence between Party Rhetoric & Policy-Making”, West European Politics, 2018.
  8. “New Graphic Schemes for Stata: plotplain & plottig”, Stata Journal, 2017.
  9. “The Effects of the Fukushima Disaster on Nuclear Energy Debates and Policies: A Two-Steps Comparative Examination” (with Luca Bernardi, Laura Morales & Maarja Lühiste), Environmental Politics, 2017.
  10. “Towards a Renewal of the Niche Party Concept: Parties, Market Shares and Condensed Offers”, Party Politics, 2017.
  11. “Repression as a Double-Edged Sword: Resilient Monarchs, Repression and Revolution in the Arab World” (with Simon Fink), Swiss Political Science Review, 2015.
  12. “Minority-Ethnic MPs and the Substantive Representation of Minority Interests in the House of Commons, 2005-2011” (with Thomas Saalfeld), Parliamentary Affairs, 2013.
Working Papers
  1. “The Public, the Protester and the Bill: A Comparative Study of Legislative Agendas and the Adaptation to Public Priorities” (with Luca Bernardi & Ruud Wouters), Journal of European Public Policy: revise & resubmit.
  2. “How the European Parliament Influences National Parties’ Policies” (with Roman Senninger & Lawrence Ezrow), under review.
  3. “How Parties of Niche Origin Become Junior Coalition Partners” (with Patrick Dumont & Kaare Strøm), under review.
  4. “Legitimizing effects of extreme party entrance: The Case of the German AfD” (with Markus Wagner), under review.
  5. “Do Voters Want Domestic Politicians to Scrutinize the EU?” (with Roman Senninger), under review.
  6. “Tabloid media influence on Euroscepticism: Quasi-experimental evidence from England” (with Florian Foos), close to submission.
  7. “Parochialism and voting for the radical-right: How cultural “remoteness” affects voting behavior in Germany” (with Daniel Ziblatt & Hanno Hilbig).
  8. “The Political Effects of Local Economic Investment Policies: Evidence from a Natural Experiment” (with Nils Redeker, Guido Ropers & Moritz Marbach).
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  9. “The Genesis of  the Movimento 5 Stelle” (with Thomas Kurer).
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  10. “Seeking the Personal Vote: How Legislators Exploit the Party Line” (with Florian Foos, Sarah Cohen, Gidon Cohen, Patrick Kuhn, Kyriaki Nanou, Nick Visalvanich & Nick Vivyan).
  11. “The Economic Costs of Revolution” (with Tobias Rommel).
  12. “Elections as Information: Evidence from Google Trends” (with Markus Wagner & Martin Fenz).
Ongoing Projects
  • “Voter Competence and the Complexity of Political Messages” (with Roman Senninger).
  • “How the Media Reports about Election Results” (with Thomas Meyer & Markus Wagner).
  • “Attitudes toward Replicability and Error in Science” (with Justin Esarey & Michelle Dion).
  • “Does exposure to radical right marches affect voting and political preferences?”