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. “Theorizing Party Policy Diffusion in the European Multi-level Space” (with Roman Senninger & Fabio Wolkenstein), Journal of Elections, Public Opinion & Parties, 2019.
  3. “What Makes Parties Adapt to Voter Preferences? The Role of Party Organisation, Goals and Ideology” (with Markus Wagner), British Journal of Political Science.
  4. “Simple Politics for the People? Complexity in Campaign Messages and Political Knowledge” (with Roman Senninger), European Journal of Political Research, 2018.  
  5. “Working in Unison: Political Parties and Policy Issue Transfer in the Multi-Level Space” (with Roman Senninger), European Union Politics, 2018.
  6. “Ideological Congruence between Party Rhetoric & Policy-Making”, West European Politics, 2018.
  7. “New Graphic Schemes for Stata: plotplain & plottig”, Stata Journal, 2017.
  8. “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.
  9. “Towards a Renewal of the Niche Party Concept: Parties, Market Shares and Condensed Offers”, Party Politics, 2017.
  10. “Repression as a Double-Edged Sword: Resilient Monarchs, Repression and Revolution in the Arab World” (with Simon Fink), Swiss Political Science Review, 2015.
  11. “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 P-value Debate in Social Science: An Introduction to the Dos and Don’ts” (+guest editor of special issue), Swiss Political Science Review, under review.
  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. “Do the tabloid media create populist attitudes? Identifying the influence of Sun readership on anti-EU attitudes in the UK” (with Florian Foos), close to submission.
  5. “Do Voters Want Domestic Politicians to Scrutinize the EU?” (with Roman Senninger).
  6. “Taking the Risk to Politicize Europe. How the Prospect of Losing Power Affects Issue Entrepreneurship” (with Tarik Abou-Chadi & Markus Wagner).
  7. “How Extreme Party Entrance Legitimizes Extreme Ideologies: The Case of the German AfD” (with Markus Wagner).
  8. “The Economic Costs of Revolution” (with Tobias Rommel).
  9. “The Randomness of Issue Ownership Theories: How external shocks drive public perception of party competence”
  10. “The Political Effects of Local Economic Investment Policies: Evidence from a Natural Experiment” (with Nils Redeker, Guido Ropers & Moritz Marbach).
  11. “The Cultural Roots of the German AfD Vote” (with Hanno Hilbig & Daniel Ziblatt).
  12. “The Genesis of  the Movimento 5 Stelle” (with Thomas Kurer).
  13. “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).
  • “Analyzing Hitler’s Style of Speech-Making” (with Judith Spirig).
  • “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?”
Dormant Working Papers (get in touch for PDF)
  • “Pieces of the Puzzle: Coalition Formation & Preference Compatibility” (with Patrick Dumont, Albert Falco GimenóIndriði H. Indriðason).
  • “How party rhetoric after the Fukushima accident reflects the classical economic divide of party politics”.
  • “How do Parties React to Protest? The Moderating Effects of Party Ideology and Public Opinion”.
  • “Does Timing Matter? How Campaign Periods Affect Parties’ Reactions to the Public”.