Publications

Refereed Articles

Forthcoming. Do voters really prefer more choice? Determinants of Support for Personalised Electoral Systems, Journal of Elections, Public Opinion and Parties (with Stefan Müller).

Forthcoming. Politikpositionen von Regierungen im Ländervergleich. Heterogenität am Beispiel der Agrarpolitik, Zeitschrift für Vergleichende Politikwissenschaft (with Stefan Ewert and Jochen Müller).

2018. Die AfD im achten Europäischen Parlament: Eine Analyse der Positionsverschiebung basierend auf namentlichen Abstimmungen von 2014-2016, Zeitschrift für Vergleichende Politikwissenschaft (with Marcel Lewandowsky).

2018. Ineffective and Counterproductive? Evaluating the Impact of Gender Quotas in Open-List PR Systems, Politics & Gender, online first (with Kamil Marcinkiewicz).

2018. One Voice or Different Choice? Vote Defection of EU Member States in the United Nations General Assembly, The British Journal of Politics and International Relations 20 (3), 652-673 (with Nicolas Burmester).

2018: Are populist parties fostering women’s political representation in Poland? A comment on Kostadinova & Mikulska, Party Politics 24 (2), 185-196 (with Kamil Marcinkiewicz).

2017: Ideological Alternative? Analyzing AfD Candidates’ Ideal Points via Blackbox Scaling, Party Politics 23 (6), 704-716 (with Sebastian Schneider and Markus Tepe).

  • Winner of the 2016 German Society for Electoral Research (DGfW) Research Prize for Articles.

2016: The Effects of Electoral Rules on Parliamentary Behavior: A Comparative Analysis of Poland and the Czech Republic, East European Politics and Societies 30 (4), 885–906 (with Kamil Marcinkiewicz and Mary Stegmaier).

2016: Voting for Locals: Voters’ Information Processing Strategies in Open-List PR Systems, Electoral Studies 43 (3), 72-84.

2015: „All by myself” oder „With a little help from my friends”? Die Integration der Bundespartei in die Wahlkampforganisation auf Landesebene, Zeitschrift für Politikwissenschaft 24 (4), 427-447. (with Marcel Lewandowsky).

2014: Reassessing the European Union in the United Nations General Assembly, in: Journal of European Public Policy 21 (10), 1491-1508 (with Nicolas Burmester).

2014: When there’s no Easy Way out: Electoral Law Reform and Ballot Position Effects in the 2011 Hamburg State Elections, in: German Politics 23 (1-2), 103-117 (with Kamil Marcinkiewicz).

2013: The Unsolved Puzzle: Pacific Asia’s Voting Cohesion in the United Nations General Assembly – A Response to Peter Ferdinand, in: The British Journal of Politics & International Relations 16 (4), 680-689 (with Nicolas Burmester)

2013: The agony of choice? On voter turnout and the new electoral law in the city-state of Hamburg, in: Zeitschrift für Parlamentsfragen 44 (2), 264-275 (with Cord Jakobeit, Philipp Hiller und Nils Thomsen) [in german].

Book Chapters in Edited Volumes

Forthcoming. Varieties of Legislative Voting Patterns. The Impact of Majority, Minority, and Caretaker Governments, Jahrbuch Handlungs- und Entscheidungstheorie 11 (with Kamil Marcinkiewicz).

Forthcoming. "...Deutschland eben." Eine Analyse zur Interpretation des Begriffs 'rechts' durch Bundestagskandidaten auf Grundlage von Structural Topic Models, in: AK Wahlen 2017 (with Sebastian Schneider and Markus Tepe)

Forthcoming. Die politische Landschaft zur Bundestagswahl 2017. Befunde aus zwei Voting Advice Applications und dem Chapel Hill Expert Survey, in: Karl-Rudolf Korte und Jan Schoofs (Hrsg.): Die Bundestagswahl 2017. Analysen der Wahl-, Parteien-, Kommunikations- und Regierungsforschung (with Jan Philipp Thomeczek and Andre Krouwel).

2017: Social Heterogeneity and Choice Failure under Condorcet and Borda, Jahrbuch für Handlungs- und Entscheidungstheorie 10, 143-166 (with Markus Tepe).

2015. Die Bundestagswahl 2013 im historischen Vergleich, in: Oliver Strijbis and Kai-Uwe Schnapp (eds.): Aktivierung und Überzeugung im Bundestagswahlkampf 2013, VS Verlag (with Kamil Marcinkiewicz).

Work in Progress

  • Wind of Change? What Legislative Voting in the Eight Sejm tells us about current Developments in the Polish Party System (with Kamil Marcinkiewicz) [R&R]
  • Party Competition in Multi-Level Democracies: Evidence from the Local Manifesto Project (with Martin Gross) [submitted]
  • The Effect of Electing Women on Future Female Candidate Nomination Patterns. Findings from a Regression Discontinuity Design in Poland (with Anna Gwiazda and Kamil Marcinkiewicz) [submitted]
  • Limits to Bureaucratic Oversight? Experimental Evidence on the Behavioral Consequences of Risk Aversion and PSM (with Maximilian Lutz, Susumu Shikano and Markus Tepe) [submitted]
  • Regression Discontinuity Designs, Proportional Representation, and the Incumbency Advantage (with Maciej A. Gorecki and Dominic Ponattu) [in preparation]
  • Preferences for Electoral Systems: Evidence from a Conjoint Experiment (with Eric Linhart and Markus Tepe) [in preparation]
  • Discrimination in Public Hiring? Evidence from a Conjoint Experiment among Citizens and Future Bureaucrats (with Christine Prokop and Markus Tepe) [in preparation]
  • Comparing the Interpretation of Left and Right among Parliamentary Candidates: Evidence from the German Elections in 2013 and 2017 (with Sebastian Schneider and Markus Tepe) [in preparation]
  • Challenger Quality as a Moderator of the Incumbency Advantage in Personalized PR Systems: Applying the RDD to Irish Local Elections (with Stefan Müller) [in preparation]
  • Challenges to the Analysis of Candidate List Placement [in preparation]