Publications

& Working Papers

Nick Vivyan

Working papers


Satisficing and Measurement Accuracy of List Experiments (with Patrick Kuhn)

Costly signals: A Comparative Theory of Voter Responses to Parliamentary Dissent (with Markus Wagner and Konstantin Glinitzer)


Publications


Accepted or forthcoming

A Choice-Based Measure of Issue Importance in the Electorate (with Ben Lauderdale and Chris Hanretty), forthcoming, American Journal of Political Science.

Who Votes More Strategically? (with Andy Eggers), conditionally accepted, American Political Science Review.

Do Humble Beginnings Help? How Politician Class Roots Shape Voter Evaluations (with Markus Wagner, Konstantin Glinitzer and Jakob-Moritz Eberl), forthcoming , Electoral Studies.


2019

Why Friends and Neighbors? Explaining the electoral appeal of local roots (with Rosie Campbell, Phil Cowley and Markus Wagner), Journal of Politics 81(3).

Legislator Dissent as a Valence Signal (with Rosie Campbell, Phil Cowley and Markus Wagner), British Journal of Political Science 49(1): 105-128


2018

Decomposing Public Opinion Variation into Ideology, Idiosyncrasy and Instability (with Ben Lauderdale and Chris Hanretty), Journal of Politics 80(2): 707-712.

Corruption, Accountability, and Gender: Do female Politicians Face Higher Standards in Public Life? (with Andy Eggers and Markus Wagner), Journal of Politics 80(1): 321-326.

Comparing Strategies for Estimating Constituency Opinion from National Survey Samples (with Chris Hanretty and Ben Lauderdale), Political Science Research and Methods 6(3): 571-591

Reducing Turnout Misreporting in Online Surveys (with Patrick Kuhn), Public Opinion Quarterly. Abstract. 82(2): 300-321


2017

Dyadic Representation in a Westminster System (with Chris Hanretty and Ben Lauderdale), Legislative Studies Quarterly. 42(2): 235-267.


2016

House or Home? Constituent Preferences over Legislator Effort Allocation (with Markus Wagner), European Journal of Political Research 55(1): 81-99.

Combining National and Constituency Polling for Forecasting (with Chris Hanretty and Ben Lauderdale), Electoral Studies 41: 239-243.


2015

What do Voters Want from their Local MP? (with Markus Wagner) Political Quarterly 86(1): 33-40


2014

Partisan Bias in Opinion Formation on Episodes of Political Controversy: Evidence from Great Britain (with Markus Wagner and Jessica Tarlov) Political Studies 62(1): 136-158.

Attention-seeking constituents? How voters want MPs to spend their time. In Sex, Lies & the Ballot Box: 50 things you need to know about British elections. Philip Cowley and Robert Ford (Eds.). London: Biteback Publishing.


2012

Do Voters Reward Rebellion? The Electoral Accountability of MPs in Britain (with Markus Wagner) European Journal of Political Research 51(2): 235-264

Representative Misconduct, Voter Perceptions and Accountability: Evidence from the 2009 House of Commons Expenses Scandal (with Markus Wagner and Jessica Tarlov) Electoral Studies 31(4): 750-763. [Condensed and edited version published as 'Where did Electoral Accountability Fail? MP Misconduct, Constituent Perceptions and Vote Choice', in Jennifer vanHeerde-Hudson (ed.), The Political Costs of the 2009 Expenses Scandal, Palgrave Macmillan, 2014.]


2010

From Doves to Hawks: A Spatial Analysis of Voting in the Monetary Policy Committee of the Bank of England (with Simon Hix and Bjørn Høyland) European Journal of Political Research 49(6): 731-758.


Reports


You'll Never Guess What They Believe In: Constituency Opinion and Representative Democracy in Britain (with Chris Hanretty), 2014 ESRC Project Report.