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Dr. Matthew Loveless

Ph.D. in Political Science:

Comparative Politics and Quantitative Methodology (Indiana University - Bloomington; 2005)

Co-Director of the Center for Research and Social Progress

Research Associate at the Center for Media Pluralism and Media Freedom at Fellow at the Rimini Center for Economic Analysis (Italy)

Email: m2loveless@gmail.com

Recent Publications:

Loveless, Matthew and Chiara Binelli. 2018. “Economic Expectations and Satisfaction with Democracy: Evidence from Italy” Government and Opposition X. 1–17. DOI: 10.1017/gov.2018.31.

Downes, James and Matthew Loveless. 2018. “Centre Right and Radical Right Party Competition in Europe: Strategic Emphasis on Immigration, Anti-Incumbency, and Economic Crisis” Electoral Studies 54: 148-158. DOI: 10.1016/j.electstud.2018.05.008.

Kathryn Simpson and Matthew Loveless. 2017. “Another chance? Concerns about inequality, support for the European Union and further European integration” Journal of European Public Policy, 24(7): 1069-1089 DOI: 10.1080/13501763.2016.1170872

Jebril, Nael and Matthew Loveless. 2017. “Media audiences and media consumption during political transitions: The case of Egypt” Interactions: Studies in Communication & Culture 8(2-3): 151-68.

Loveless, Matthew. 2016. “Inequality and Support for Political Engagement in New Democracies” Europe-Asia Studies 68(6): 1003-1019. DOI: 10.1080/09668136.2016.1203865

Binelli, Chiara and Matthew Loveless. 2016. “The Urban-Rural Divide: Perceptions of Income and Social Inequality in Central and Eastern Europe” The Economics of Transition 24(2): 211–231. DOI: 10.1111/ecot.12087

Loveless, Matthew. 2016. "How Individuals’ Perceptions of Inequality May Affect Their Perceptions of Corruption: A Challenge to New Democracies” in John A. Bishop and Juan Gabriel Rodriguez (eds.) Inequality after the 20th Century: Papers from the Sixth ECINEQ Meeting: Research on Economic Inequality Series (Vol 24). Emerald Group Publishing Ltd., London. pp 247-270.

Loveless, Matthew. 2015. “Institutions and Media Use in Democratizing Countries: The Czech-Slovak Case as a Quasi-Experiment” International Journal of Communication 9(21): 2601-2621.

Binelli, Chiara, Matthew Loveless, and Stephen Whitefield. 2015. “What Is Social Inequality and Why Does it Matter? Evidence from Central and Eastern Europe” World Development 70: 239-248.

Jebril, Nael, Matthew Loveless, and Václav Štětka. 2015. “Media and Democratisation: Challenges for an Emerging Sub-field” Medijske Studije/Media Studies 6(11): 84-98.

Loveless, Matthew. 2015. “Contextualizing Media Behavior: Media Environments and Individuals’ Media Use in the European Union” Central European Journal of Communication 8(1:14):112-131.

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Updates & News:

Downes, James and Matthew Loveless: [blog] "Opening up Pandora's Box? How Centre Right Parties can Outperform the Far Right" CARR: Centre for Analysis of the Radical Right, https://t.co/TfkQAnqCsH

Sept 2017- Aug 2018: Jean Monnet Fellow: Robert Schuman Centre for Advanced Studies at the European University Institute (Florence, Italy)

Loveless, Matthew and Chiara Binelli. "‘Getting it Right’: Perceptions of Income Inequality in the United States and the United Kingdom" to be presented at the European Political Science Association Annual Conference 2018: Vienna, 21-23 June 2018.

Loveless, Matthew. "Politicizing Perceptions: The Power of Parties, Elites, and Mass Media in Shaping Citizens’ Support for the European Union” to be presented at the European Political Science Association Annual Conference 2018: Vienna, 21-23 June 2018.

Loveless, Matthew. 2018. “Politicizing Citizens’ Economic Evaluations: Partisans ‘Cheer-leading’ and ‘Partisan Jeer-leading’” to be presented at the Italian Political Science Association Conference: Torino (Italy) 6-8 September.

Loveless, Matthew and Chiara Binelli. 2018. “Individuals’ Perceptions of Income Inequality in the United States and the United Kingdom: An Individual and Contextual Approach” ESPAnet Italia Conference: Florence (Italy):13-15 September

Loveless, Matthew. 2018. : Invited Lecture “How can European institutions and their decisions acquire greater legitimacy in the citizen’s eyes” Conversations for the Future of Europe, European University Institute 22 May 2018.

Loveless, Matthew. 2018. Invited Lecture: "Misperceptions of Macro-economic Phenomena: Bias, Motivation, and the Challenge of 'Getting it Right' Jean Blondel Seminar at the Centre for the Study of Political Change (CIRCaP): the University of Siena: 13 February 2018.

Blog: European Politics and Policy (EUROPP) hosted at the London School of Economics: “Do centre-right parties win back votes from the far right by talking about immigration?” 3 January 2018 (here)

Blog: http://www.democraticaudit.com/: “Do centre-right parties win back votes from the far right by talking about immigration?” 27 November 2017 (here)

Loveless, Matthew. 2017. “Politicizing Perceptions: The Power of Parties, Elites and Mass Media in Shaping Citizens’ Support for the EU” Schuman Centre Seminar Series: A Europe in Flux: Populism, Perspectives and Perceptions, European University Institute. 22 November.

Blog: www.parliamentstreet.org: “Beyond the Far Right?” 21 November 2017. (here)

Loveless, Matthew. 2017."‘Getting it Right’: Perceptions of Inequality in the US and the UK" 24 October: European University Institute, School of Political Science

Research featured on National Public Radio’s Academic Minute. 24 October 2017. (listen here)

Loveless, Matthew and Chiara Binelli. “Misperceptions of Macro-Economic Context: Income Inequality in the United States and the United Kingdom” invited lecture at the Department of Economics, University of Milan-Bicocca. 10 October 2017.

Guest Editor: Interactions: Studies in Communication and Culture: Societies in Flux: Media, Democratisation, and Political Socialization 8(2-3, 2017): 151-68 (w/ N. Jebril and J. Matthews)