PUBLICATIONS

 

BOOKS

Plescia, Carolina (2016) Split-ticket voting in mixed-member electoral systems: a theoretical and methodological investigation. ECPR press.

 

ARTICLES

Plescia, Carolina, Kritzinger Sylvia and Oberluggauer Patricia (2019). Party Competition on the Drawing Board: The Issue Strategy of the Victorious Sebastian Kurz at the 2017 Austrian Election. Forthcoming in West European Politics

  • Keywords: Issue Diversity; Issue Competition; Election Strategy; Issue Yield Model; Twitter data

Plescia, Carolina (2019). On the Subjectivity of the Experience of Victory: Who are the Election Winners? Forthcoming in Political Psychology.

  • Keywords: Satisfaction with Democracy; Winner/Loser of Elections; Party Identification
  • Featured on Democratic Audit

Plescia, Carolina, Kritzinger, Sylvia and De Sio, Lorenzo (2019). Filling the Void? Political Responsiveness of Populist Parties. Forthcoming in Representation.

  • Keywords: Populism; Policy Responsiveness; Issue Competition

Plescia, Carolina and Eberl, Jakob-Moritz (2019). ‘Not my government!’ The role of norms and populist attitudes on voter preferences for government formation after the election. Forthcoming in Party Politics.

  • Keywords: Coalition Governments; Coalition Compromises; Political Knowledge; Populist Attitudes
  • Featured on Falter
  • Featured on Democratic Audit

Eberl, Jakob-Moritz and Plescia, Carolina (2018). Coalitions in the news: How saliency and tone in news coverage influence voters’ preferences and expectations about coalitionsElectoral Studies, 55: 30-39.

  • Keywords: Coalition governments; Voters’ Preferences; Voters’ expectations; Media Effects

Bodlos, Anita and Plescia, Carolina (2018). The 2017 Austrian snap election: A shift rightward. West European Politics, , 41(6): 1354-1363.

  • Keywords: Austria; Election Results; Election Campaign

Morisi, Davide and Plescia, Carolina (2018). Learning from the other side: how social networks influence turnout in a referendum campaign. Italian Political Science Review,48(2): 155-175. 

Nyhuis, Dominic and Plescia, Carolina (2018). The non-ideological component of coalition preferences. Forthcoming in Party Politics, 24(6): 686-697

  • Keywords: Coalition governments; Voters’ Preferences; Political Ideology; Valence Politics

Plescia, Carolina and Kritzinger, Sylvia(2018). Credit or Debit? The Effect of Issue Ownership on Retrospective Economic Voting. Acta Politica, 53(2): 248-268.

  • Keywords: Issue Ownership; Retrospective Economic Voting; Welfare State

Plescia, Carolina and Staniek, Magdalena (2017). In the Eye of the Beholder: Voters’ Perceptions of Party Policy Shifts. West European Politics40(6): 1288-1309. 

Plescia, Carolina (2017) On the Mismeasurement of Sincere and Strategic Voting in Mixed-Member Electoral Systems. Electoral Studies, 48:19-29.

  • Keywords: Strategic Voting; Voters’ Preferences; Party Preferences; Mixed Electoral Systems

Plescia, Carolina (2017) Portfolio-specific accountability and retrospective voting: The case of ItalyItalian Political Science Review, 47(3): 313-336.

  • Keywords:Portfolio Allocation; Retrospective Voting; Italy; Electoral Accountability

Plescia, Carolina and De Sio, Lorenzo(2017). An Evaluation of the Performance and Suitability of RxC Methods for Ecological Inference with Known True Values. Quality & Quantity52(2): 669-683.

  • Keywords: Ecological Inference; Aggregate Data; Political Behaviour; Objective Data

Plescia, Carolina and Aichholzer, Julian (2017). On the nature of voters’ coalition preferences. Journal of Elections, Public Opinion and Parties27(3): 254-273.

  • Keywords:Coalition Preferences; Voters’ Perceptions; Political Behaviour

Thomas, Kathrin, Johann, David, Kritzinger, Sylvia, Plescia, Carolina and Zeglovits, Eva (2017). Estimating Sensitive Behaviour: The ICT and High Incidence Behaviour. International Journal of Public Opinion Research, 29(1): 151-171.

  • Keywords:Item Count Technique; Social Desirability; Survey Methodology; Electoral Data

Plescia, Carolina and Kritzinger, Sylvia (2017). Retrospective voting and party support at elections: credit and blame for government and opposition. Journal of Elections, Public Opinion and Parties, 27(2): 156-171.

  • Keywords:Retrospective Voting; Electoral Accountability; Germany

Plescia, Carolina (2017). The effect of pre-electoral party coordination on vote choice: evidence from the Italian regional electionsPolitical Studies, 65(1): 144-160.

  • Keywords: Strategic Voting; Voters’ Preferences; Party Preferences; Italian Regional Elections

Fernandez, Jorge, Pereira, Miguel and Plescia, Carolina (2016). Strategic voting in local elections: Evidence from Portugal (1979-2013). Journal of Elections, Public Opinion and Parties, 26(3): 312-335.

  • Keywords: Strategic Voting; Voters’ Preferences; Party Preferences; Portuguese Local Elections

Marsh, Michael and Plescia, Carolina (2016). Split-ticket voting in an STV system: choice in a non-strategic context. Irish Political Studies, 31(2): 163-181.

  • Keywords: Strategic Voting; Split-ticket Voting; Party Identification; Ireland

 

BOOK CHAPTERS

  • (2018) Expected electoral performance, candidate quality and voter strategic coordination: The case of Japan. In: John Aldrich, André Blais and Laura Stephenson (eds.) The Many Faces of Strategic Voting. The University Michigan Press.
  • (2018) Austria 2017: conflict mobilization in a reconstructing political landscape. In: Lorenzo De Sio and Aldo Paparo (eds.) The year of challengers? Issues, public opinion, and elections in Western Europe in 2017. Roma: CISE-Centro Italiano Studi Elettorali, pp. 187-193. (with Kritzinger, Sylvia and Oberluggauer, Patricia)
  • (2018) 2017 Austrian election: A move to the right. In: Lorenzo De Sio and Aldo Paparo (eds.) The year of challengers? Issues, public opinion, and elections in Western Europe in 2017. Roma: CISE-Centro Italiano Studi Elettorali, pp. 193-197. (with Kritzinger, Sylvia and Oberluggauer, Patricia)
  • (2018). Austria 2017: mobilitazione del conflitto politico in un sistema partitico in ricostruzioneIn: Vincenzo Emanuele and Aldo Paparo (eds.) Dall’Europa alla Sicilia. Elezioni e opinione pubblica nel 2017. Roma: CISE-Centro Italiano Studi Elettorali, pp. 201-207. (with Kritzinger, Sylvia and Oberluggauer, Patricia)
  • (2018). Svolta a destra nelle elezioni 2017 in Austria. In: Vincenzo Emanuele and Aldo Paparo (eds.) Dall’Europa alla Sicilia. Elezioni e opinione pubblica nel 2017. Roma: CISE-Centro Italiano Studi Elettorali, pp. 207-210. (with Kritzinger, Sylvia and Oberluggauer, Patricia)
  • (2014). Austria: No one loses, all win? In: Lorenzo De Sio, Vincenzo Emanuele and Nicola Maggini (eds.) The European Parliament Elections of 2014. Roma: CISE-Centro Italiano Studi Elettorali, pp. 127-132. (with Kritzinger, Sylvia)
  • (2014). Germany: Merkel does not stand out but holds. In: Lorenzo De Sio, Vincenzo Emanuele and Nicola Maggini (eds.) The European Parliament Elections of 2014. Roma: CISE-Centro Italiano Studi Elettorali, pp. 189-194. (with Johann, David)
  • (2014). Austria: Nessuno perde e tutti vincono? In: Lorenzo De Sio, Vincenzo Emanuele and Nicola Maggini (eds.) Le Elezioni Europee 2014. Roma: CISE-Centro Italiano Studi Elettorali, pp. 181-185. (with Kritzinger, Sylvia)
  • (2014). Germania: La Merkel non trionfa ma regge. In: Lorenzo De Sio, Vincenzo Emanuele and Nicola Maggini (eds.) Le Elezioni Europee 2014.  Roma: CISE-Centro Italiano Studi Elettorali, pp. 231-235. (with Johann, David)