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

  • Do (many) voters like ranking? (with Andrè Blais, John Högström and Gabrielle Péloquin-Skulski)
  • Voting for policy when it matters: How government alternation shapes voter incentives to engage in compensational voting (with Francesco Zucchini)
  • The effects of cross-cutting exposure on populist and anti-immigrant attitudes (with Hyunjin Song)

Working papers

  • 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)
  • Values dilemma or democratic compromise? The case of welfare entitlements for native citizens and immigrants