Publications & Papers

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Party Competition
  1. “Simple Politics for the People? Complexity in Campaign Messages and Political Knowledge” (with Roman Senninger), European Journal of Political Research, 2017.  
  2. “What Makes Parties Adapt to Voter Preferences? The Role of Party Organisation, Goals and Ideology” (with Markus Wagner), British Journal of Political Science, 2017.
  3. “Ideological Congruence between Party Rhetoric & Policy-Making”, West European Politics, 2018.
  4. “Towards a Renewal of the Niche Party Concept: Parties, Market Shares and Condensed Offers”, Party Politics, 2017.
  5. “Do voters polarize when extreme parties enter parliament?” (with Markus Wagner).
  6. “Federalism and Party System Fragmentation: On the unintended consequences of increasing decentralization” (with Florian Foos).
  7. “The Randomness of Issue Ownership Theories: How external shocks drive public perception of party competence.”
  8. “Clutter: How much information do party manifestos contain?” (with Denise Traber).
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  9. “Taking the Risk to Politicize Europe. How the Prospect of Losing Power Affects Issue Entrepreneurship” (with Tarik Abou-Chadi & Markus Wagner).
  10. Does Protest Matter? Parties’ Rhetorical Reactions to Protesters’ Claims (PhD Thesis)
  11. “Invasive Parties” book project
Government Formation
  1. “How Parties of Niche Origin Become Junior Coalition Partners” (with Patrick Dumont & Kaare Strøm)
  2. “Pieces of the Puzzle: Coalition Formation & Preference Compatibility” (with Patrick Dumont, Albert Falco GimenóIndriði H. Indriðason).
Representation & Responsiveness
  1. “Working in Unison: Political Parties and Policy Issue Transfer in the Multi-Level Space” (with Roman Senninger), European Union Politics, 2018.
  2. “Minority-Ethnic MPs and the Substantive Representation of Minority Interests in the House of Commons, 2005-2011” (with Thomas Saalfeld), Parliamentary Affairs, 2013.
  3. “Does Timing Matter? How Campaign Periods Affect Parties’ Reactions to the Public”.
  4. “What Kind of European Union Oversight Do Voters Want from Parties?” (with Roman Senninger).
  5. Seeking the Personal Vote: How Legislators Exploit the Party Line” (with Florian Foos, Sarah Cohen, Gidon Cohen, Patrick M. Kuhn, Kyriaki Nanou, Nick Visalvanich & Nick Vivyan), funded by British Academy Small Research Grant (2017-2019).
  6. “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.
  7. “How the European Parliament Influences National Parties’ Policies” (with Roman Senninger & Lawrence Ezrow).
  8. “Theorizing Party Policy Diffusion in the European Multi-level Space” (with Roman Senninger & Fabio Wolkenstein).
Public Opinion Formation
  1. “Invasive Parties: Do voters polarize when extreme parties enter parliament?” (with Markus Wagner).
  2. “Do the tabloid media create populist attitudes? Identifying the influence of Sun readership on anti-EU attitudes in the UK” (with Florian Foos).
Revolution & Repression
  1. “Repression as a Double-Edged Sword: Resilient Monarchs, Repression and Revolution in the Arab World” (with Simon Fink), Swiss Political Science Review, 2015.
  2. “The Economic Costs of Revolution” (with Tobias Rommel).
Data Visualization
  1. “New Graphic Schemes for Stata: plotplain & plottig”, Stata Journal, 2017.