Research

Publications

2020

Candidacy Eligibility Criteria and Party Unity, Comparative Political Studies, Vol. 53 (8), 1298-1325.

Coalition Prospects and Policy Change: An Application to the Environment, with Mark A. Kayser, Legislative Studies Quarterly (Early View)

Behavioral Consequences of Open Candidate Recruitment, Legislative Studies Quarterly (Early View)

Party Elites' Preferences in Candidates: Evidence from a Conjoint Experiment, Political Behavior (Early View)

Working Paper

Coalition Inclusion Probabilities: A Dynamic Measure of Party Competitiveness and Cabinet Leverage, with Mark A. Kayser and Matthias Orlowski (under review)

Dynamic and Strategic Coalition Termination, with Mark A. Kayser and Petra Schleiter, previously presented at APSA Annual Conference in San Francisco, 2017

Gender, Candidate Nomination. and Voter Support, with Denis Cohen, previously presented at the EPSA Annual Conference in Belfast, 2019

Current Projects

Origin, Changes and Consequences of Policy Expertise, with Wang Leung Ting

Policy Alignment and Committee Chair Allocation, with Naofumi Fujimura

Candidate Selection and Proportional Representation, with Michael Jankowski

Dissolution powers, coalition inclusion probabilities and the fulfilment of election pledges, with Mark A. Kayser and Petra Schleiter

Talks

  • Kobe University, Japan (September 2019): "Candidate Selection and Party Unity"


Conferences

2020

  • ECPR Virtual General Conference: "Origin, Changes and Consequences of Policy Expertise"

2019

  • Inauguraltagung DVPW-Themengruppe "Vergleichende Parlamentarismusforschung", Frankfurt/Main: "Informal Reasons for Incumbent De-Selection"

  • ECPR General Conference, Wroclaw, Poland: "Candidacy Eligibility Criteria and Party Unity"

  • APSA 115th Annual Meeting, Washington D.C.: "Coalition Inclusion Probabilities: A Dynamic Measure of Party Competitiveness and Cabinet Leverage"

  • EPSA General Conference, Belfast, Northern Ireland: "Party Membership, Pre-Parliamentary Socialization and Party Cohesion"

  • MPSA 77th Annual Conference, Chicago, Ill.: "Candidacy Eligibility Criteria and Party Unity"

2018

  • Harvard Symposium on Japanese Politics, Cambridge, MA.: "Behavioral Consequences of Open Candidate Recruitment"

  • EPSA General Conference, Vienna, Austria: "Candidacy Eligibility Criteria and Party Unity"

  • EPSA General Conference, Vienna, Austria: "Coalition Inclusion Probabilities: A Dynamic Measure of Party Competitiveness and Cabinet Leverage"

  • GEAS Free University of Berlin, Germany: "Behavioral Consequences of Open Candidate Recruitment"

  • 3. Workshop zur Politischen Verhaltensforschung, Hertie School of Governance in Berlin, Germany: "Informal Criteria in Candidate Selection"

2017

  • 2. Workshop zur Politischen Verhaltensforschung, Humboldt-University of Berlin, Germany: "Candidacy Eligibility Criteria and Party Unity"

  • ECPR Summer School on Parliaments, Berlin, Germany: "Behavioral Consequences of Open Candidate Recruitment"

  • Micro-foundations of party democracy workshop, University of Bremen, Germany: "Behavioral Consequences of Open Candidate Recruitment"

  • EPSA General Conference, Milan, Italy: "Behavioral Consequences of Open Candidate Recruitment"

2016

  • ECPR Joint Sessions of Workshops, Pisa, Italy: "Coalition Inclusion Probabilities. A Dynamic Measure of Electoral Competitiveness"