RESEARCH

VOTERS’ REACTION TO GOVERNMENT COMPROMISE

(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?

For full information visit: https://compromisereaction.github.io/.

RETROSPECTIVE VOTING AND ACCOUNTABILITY

  • Patterns of intra-government conflict and democratic accountability (with Sylvia Kritzinger) (under review)
  • Who’s to Blame? How Performance Evaluation and Partisanship Influence Responsibility Attribution in Coalition Governments (with Sylvia Kritzinger and Jae-Jae Spoon) (under review)

VOTERS’ SATISFACTION AND ELECTORAL RULES

  • Do European Elections Enhance Satisfaction with European Union Democracy? (with André Blais and Jean-Francois Daoust) (R&R)
  • Is there a SWD gap? (with André Blais and Jean-Francois Daoust) (under review)
  • Voting for policy when it matters: How government alternation shapes voter incentives to engage in compensational voting (with Francesco Zucchini) (under review)
  • Choosing to vote as usual (with André Blais and Semra Sevi) (under review)
  • Government formation in the eyes of the voters: Do voters want to maximize office or policy? (with André Blais and Semra Sevi) (under review)

OTHER PROJECTS/WORKING PAPERS

  • National identity profiles and support for the European Union (with Julian Aichholzer and Sylvia Kritzinger (R&R)
  • The effects of cross-cutting exposure on populist and anti-immigrant attitudes (with Hyunjin Song) (under review)
  • When do elite messages move public opinion? Party cues and issue complexity in Brexit negotiations (with Magdalena Staniek)
  • Values dilemma or democratic compromise? The case of welfare entitlements for native citizens and immigrants