2018 IPSA Panels

Elections, Citizens and Parties

Manifesto Coordination in Multi-Level Settings

Tuesday 24 July 11:00-12:45


1. Boundary Consolidations and the Distribution of Voter Preferences within and across Jurisdictions: Examples from Municipal Mergers in Japan – Kyohei Yamada

2. Directly-elected executives and manifesto coordination across levels: The case of Japan – Ken Hijno

3. District mahnitude and manifesto coordination: Analyses of Japanese local elections – Airo Hino

4. Does Party Organization Matter in Formulating Manifesto in Multi-Level Settings? A Cross-National Study – Takayoshi Uekami

5. Manifesto coordination in a multi-level setting: A critical exploration of state-wide party programs following devolution in the UK – Paul Chaney

Constraining Democracy: Factors and Actors

Monday 23 July 9:00-10:45


1. Building Walls – Building Bridges; The Role of Ethnicity in American Politics – Robert Mikkelsen

2. How to Fact-Check and Election – A Case Study of Faktisk and CrossCheck – Elin Strand Larsen

3. Populism and the Blurring of the Frontier between Left and Right in Politics: France – Franck Orban

4. The Limits of Democracy – Harald Borgebund

5. Costly Extremism: How High Voting Costs Deter Participation Among Moderates and Generate a Voting Population Dominated by Extremists – Victoria Shineman

Electoral Reform and Administration

Wednesday 25 July 9:00-10:45

1. Electoral Fraud and Electoral Reforms in Brazil: The Effects of the Electoral Code of 1932 – Jacquaeline Zulini

2. Electoral Reform in Majoritarian Systems: When Parties Support ‘Seat Minimisation’ – James Hayne

3. Lessons from a Late Adopter: Chile’s Electoral Reforms and Women’s Representation – Peter Siavelis

4. The Australia Experiment: Subnational Electoral Reform in a Federal Laboratory – Todd Farrell

Participation and Marginalisation: The Politics of Immigration and Diaspora Voting

Wednesday 25 July 11:00-12:45

1. Immigrant Media and the 2017 New Zealand General Election Campaign – Kate McMillan

2. Party Politics and the Engagement of Emigrants: The Case of Italy

3. The Logics and Democratic Competence of Diasporas – Mireille Manga Adimo

4. Western Sydney Voter Attitudes to Asylum Seekers During the 2013 Federal Election – Kathleen Blair


Party Organization

Tuesday 24 July 5:30-7:15

1. Political Environment and Nomination Rule: A Comparative Perspective – Kai-Ping Huang

2. Selecting Party Leaders: Methods and Explanations – William Cross

3. Socialisation Transfer within Political Parties: Evidence from the Australian Party System – Marija Taflaga

4. Who Holds the Keys? Polish Political Parties Their Members and Leaders. An Assessment of their Impact on IPD – Malgorzata Kaczorwska

The Constitutional Role of Directly Elected President in the Newly Democracies

Tuesday 24 July 3:30-5:15

1. Party System and Cohabitation in Newly Semi-Presidential Democracies – Chun-Hao Chang

2. Populism and Democratic Crisis in Semi-Presidentialism – Jung-Hsaiang Tsai

3. The head of state in Croatia on a ‘roller coaster’ – Bosko Picula

4. The Limit of Semi-Presidentialism in Post-Authoritarian Regimes: The case of Haiti – Francois Pierre-Louis

Voter Behaviour and Attitudes

Sunday 22 July 11:-12:45

1. Citizens’ View on the Fulfilment of Electoral Pledges – Lithuania – Vaidas Morkevicius

2. Monetary Costs versus Opportunity Costs in a Voting Experiment – Yoichi HIzen

3. Policy-Centred intra-party disputes and voting behaviour under electoral uncertainty – Arseniy Lobanovskiy

4. Sexual Orientation and Politics: Voting Behaviour of LGB College Stduents – Luiz Coletto

Voter Behaviour and Attitudes II

Tuesday 24 July 3:30-5:15

1. The Most Attractive and Charismatic One Wins: Distilling the Halo Effect in Flexible List PR Elections – Patrick van Erkel

2. What Explains Early Voting and Does Early Voting Increase Voter Turnout? – John Hogstrom

3. Why Do Voters Lose Trust in Governments? Explaining the Decline of Political Trust in Australian Politics from 2007-2016 – Liang Jiang

4. Why Don’t Voters Support Their Natural Political Parties? – Woojin Moon

5. Are the Brazilians, Poors Democrats – Marcia de Souza Medeiros

Campaign Dynamics

Tuesday 24 July 11:00-12:45

1. New Forms of Grass-Roots Political Mobilization in the Russian Hybrid Democracy – Susanna Pshizova

2. Promises, Punishment and Policy Feedback: Explaining the Irrational Fulfilment of Election Pledges in US Healthcare – Andrew Gibbons

3. To Campaign or Not to Campaign: Moral Dilemmas of Political Consultants: Milos Gregor

4. Towards Cyberparties or back to the dirt? The Czech parties campaigning in 2017 – Michel Perottino

Change and Continuity in European Party Systems

Monday 23 July 3:30-5:15

1. Analyszing latent dimensionality in British party ideological polarization – Hiroki Kubo

2. Polarization Fueling Polarization? Party System Characteristics and Educational Divides – Matthijs Rooduijn

3. The New Party Challenge: Accelerating Cycles of Party Birth and Death in Central Europe and Beyond – Tim Haughton

4. Young or New? A Temporal Approach to the Institutionalization of European Party Systems – Fernando Casal Bertoa

5. Institutionalized Party Systems Change: Actors, Rules, Adaptation and Equilibrium – Daniel Buquet

Intersectionality and Representation

Monday 23 July 5:30-7:15

1. Descriptive Representation beyond the Numbers: An Intersectional Assessment of Women in Parliament across 103 parliaments of Asia, Europe, the Anglosphere, and the Middle East – Malliga Och

2. Legislative Behaviour and Repesentation: Same Sex Marriage in Australia

3. Race to the Top: Using Experiments to Understand Gender Bias Against Female Politicians – Andrea Carson

4. Towards Equal Female Representation in Political Assemblies in the Caribbean – Soizic Brohan