funded by the FWF The Austrian Science Fund via the Hertha Firnberg funding scheme

The project addresses the following research questions:

  1. which coalition compromises are more likely to be accepted by voters?
  2. which citizens are more likely to accept or resist coalition compromises?,
  3. what short and long term consequences coalition compromises have on voters?

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Under review

  • The Effect of the Voting Process and Election Outcome on Voter Satisfaction: An Experimental Study in Four Countries (with Andrè Blais and John Högström)
  • The causes of perceived intra-party conflict (with Sylvia Kritzinger and Jakob-Moritz Eberl)

Working papers

  • Voting for policy when it matters: How government alternation shapes voter incentives to engage in compensational voting (with Francesco Zucchini)
  • When do elite messages move public opinion? Party cues and issue complexity in Brexit negotiations (with Magdalena Staniek)
  • Patterns of intra-government conflict and democratic accountability (with Sylvia Kritzinger)
  • The effects of cross-cutting exposure on populist and anti-immigrant attitudes (with Hyunjin Song)
  • Values dilemma or democratic compromise? The case of welfare entitlements for native citizens and immigrants