Working Papers & Conference Contributions

Working Papers

2016

  • Thomas, Kathrin, Laurenz Ennser-Jedenastik, Dominik Nyhuis, David Johann (2016) 'Feldstudie zur Wahlbeteiligung bei der Wiener Landtags- und Gemeinderatswahl 2015', AUTNES Working Paper, Vienna: University of Vienna. [Download PDF]

2013

  • Meyer, Thomas M., David Johann, and Markus Wagner (2013) 'Testing spatial voting models using simulated data', AUTNES Working Paper, Vienna: University of Vienna. [Download PDF]

2012

  • Gutiérrez, José Manuel, and Wolfgang C. Müller (2012) 'A Parametric Approach to Electoral Systems', Borda Working Papers (http://borda.usal.es), Working paper No. 1203.
  • Jenny, Marcelo, and Wolfgang C. Müller (2012) 'Party-Disciplining, Position-Taking, or Obstruction? Roll-Call Votes in a Party Democracy', AUTNES Working Paper, Vienna: University of Vienna.
  • Müller, Wolfgang C. (2012) 'Austria: Rejecting Nuclear Energy – From Party Competition Accident to State Doctrine', AUTNES Working Paper, Vienna: University of Vienna.


Conference Contributions

2016

  • Vonbun, Ramona (2016) 'Put it in the context. Regional and national references in the press', presented at the 2nd Annual International Journal of Press/Politics Conference, Oxford, Great Britain, 28-30 September 2016.
  • Eberl, Jakob-Moritz, Markus Wagner, and Hajo Boomgaarden (2016) 'Are candidate evaluations shaped by the media? The effects of three types of media bias', prepared for presentation at the 2016 ICA Annual Conference, Fukuoka, June 9-13, 2016.
  • Bodlos, Anita (2016) 'Party issue strategies on the web', paper prepared for the Amsterdam Text Analysis Conference, Amsterdam, June 2016.
  • Bodlos, Anita, and Laurenz Ennser-Jedenastik (2016) 'Liberal Parties in Austria', paper prepared for the International Conference on Liberal parties in Europe, Brussels, May 2016.
  • Eberl, Jakob-Moritz, Markus Wagner, and Hajo Boomgaarden (2016) 'Are candidate evaluations shaped by the media? The effects of three types of media bias on political and non-political trait perceptions', prepared for presentation at the 2016 MPSA Annual Conference, Chicago, April 7-10, 2016.

2015

  • Bodlos, Anita (2015) 'Differences in negative campaigning across party communication channels: How communication channel characteristics influence what parties campaign on', prepared for the workshop Dynamics in party communication: Political actors and the general public in-between elections, Vienna, December 4-5 2015.
  • Eberl, Jakob-Moritz, Markus Wagner, and Hajo Boomgaarden (2015) 'How do the media shape perceptions of party leader? Three types of Media Bias and their Effects on Candidate Evaluations', prepared for presentation at the Tag der Politikwissenschaft, Österreichische Gesellschaft für Politikwissenschaft (OEGPW), Salzburg, November 27-28, 2015.
  • Haselmayer, Martin, Thomas M. Meyer, and Markus Wagner (2015) 'Who gets into the papers? Media attention to party communication in election campaigns', prepared for presentation at the Tag der Politikwissenschaft, Österreichische Gesellschaft für Politikwissenschaft (OEGPW), Salzburg, November 27-28, 2015.
  • Plescia Carolina, and Sylvia Kritzinger (2015) 'Performance voting and individual heterogeneity: The case of Austria', prepared for presentation at the Tag der Politikwissenschaft, Österreichische Gesellschaft für Politikwissenschaft (OEGPW), Salzburg, November 27-28, 2015.
  • Wagner, Markus (2015) 'Selective exposure and the decision to watch televised debates', prepared for presentation at the Tag der Politikwissenschaft, Österreichische Gesellschaft für Politikwissenschaft (OEGPW), Salzburg, November 27-28, 2015.
  • Plescia Carolina, and Magdalena Staniek (2015) 'In the eye of the beholder. Voter perceptions of party policy shifts: The case of Germany', prepared for presentation at the Political Studies Association of Ireland Annual Conference (PSAI), Cork, October 16-18, 2015.
  • Campbell, Rosie, Phil Cowley, Nick Vivyan, and Markus Wagner (2015) 'Explaining Voter Preferences for Local Legislators: Evidence from a Conjoint Analysis Survey Experiment', prepared for presentation at the Annual conference of Elections, Public Opinion, and Parties (EPOP), Cardiff, September 11-13, 2015.
  • Haselmayer, Martin, Thomas M. Meyer, and Markus Wagner (2015) 'Who gets into the papers? Media attention to party communication in election campaigns', prepared for presentation at the Annual conference of Elections, Public Opinion, and Parties (EPOP), Cardiff, September 11-13, 2015.
  • Ecker, Alejandro, and Thomas M. Meyer (2015) 'Coalition Bargaining Duration in Central and Eastern Europe', prepared for presentation at the Annual meeting of the American Political Science Association (APSA), San Francisco, September 3-6, 2015.
  • Johann, David, and Kathrin Thomas (2015) 'Personality, issue positions and the susceptibility to media persuasion', prepared for presentation at the Annual meeting of the American Political Science Association (APSA), San Francisco, September 3-6, 2015.
  • Johann, David, and Kathrin Thomas (2015) 'How Implicit Attitudes Affect the Perception of Candidates in TV Debates during the Campaign: Evidence from Austria', prepared for presentation at the ECPR General Conference, Montreal, August 26-29, 2015.
  • Plescia Carolina, and Sylvia Kritzinger (2015) 'Who reacts? Performance voting and individual heterogeneity', prepared for presentation at the ECPR General Conference, Montreal, August 26-29, 2015.
  • Johann, David, Katharina Kleinen-von Königslöw, Sylvia Kritzinger, and Kathrin Thomas (2015) 'Media and Party Communication Effects on Intra-Campaign Vote Switching', prepared for presentation at the Annual conference of Association for Education in Journalism and Mass Communication (AEJMC), San Francisco, August 6-9, 2015.
  • Vonbun, Ramona, and Trevor Diehl (2015) 'Skip to the comments: News engagement, discussion and political participation in Austria', prepared for presentation at the Annual conference of Association for Education in Journalism and Mass Communication (AEJMC), San Francisco, August 6-9, 2015.
  • Vonbun, Ramona, Katharina Kleinen-von Königslöw, and Hajo Boomgaarden (2015) 'Issue publics, need for orientation, and obtrusiveness: A model on contingent conditions in agenda-setting', prepared for presentation at the Annual conference of Association for Education in Journalism and Mass Communication (AEJMC), San Francisco, August 6-9, 2015.
  • Vonbun, Ramona, and Jörg Matthes (2015) 'Channel characteristics and issue types in the agenda-building process of election campaigns', prepared for presentation at the Annual conference of Association for Education in Journalism and Mass Communication (AEJMC), San Francisco, August 6-9, 2015.
  • Aichholzer, Julian (2015) 'Controlling acquiescence bias in measurement invariance tests', prepared for presentation at the European Conference on Psychological Assessment (ECPA), Zurich, 22-25 July, 2015.
  • Thomas, Kathrin (2015) 'The impact of globalisation on radical right voting', prepared for presentation at the Conference of the European Survey Research Association (ESRA), Reykjavik, 13-17 July, 2015.
  • Jacobi, Carina, Anita M. J. van Hoof, and Jakob-Moritz Eberl (2015) 'Commercialization and Partisanship as Threats to Diversity: A Comparative Case Study', prepared for presentation at the Annual conference of the International Association for Media and Communication Research (IAMCR), Montreal, July 12-16, 2015.
  • Haselmayer Martin, and Marcelo Jenny (2015) 'Dictionary-based sentiment analysis with crowd-coding', prepared for presentation at the Symposium on New Frontiers of Automated Content Analysis in the Social Sciences, Zurich, July 1-3, 2015.
  • Campbell, Rosie, Phil Cowley, Nick Vivyan, and Markus Wagner (2015) 'Explaining Voter Preferences for Local Legislators: Evidence from a Conjoint Analysis Survey Experiment', prepared for presentation at the Annual conference of the European Political Science Association (EPSA), Vienna, June 25-27, 2015.
  • Dolezal, Martin (2015) 'How European were the 2014 EP elections? Exploring the campaigns of Austrian candidates on Twitter', prepared for presentation at the Annual conference of the European Political Science Association (EPSA), Vienna, June 25-27, 2015.
  • Eberl, Jakob-Moritz, Hajo Boomgaarden, and Markus Wagner (2015) 'Bias Consistency in Election News Coverage', prepared for presentation at the Annual conference of the European Political Science Association (EPSA), Vienna, June 25-27, 2015.
  • Ecker, Alejandro, and Thomas M. Meyer (2015) 'Coalition Bargaining Duration in Central and Eastern Europe', prepared for presentation at the Annual conference of the European Political Science Association (EPSA), Vienna, June 25-27, 2015.
  • Eggers, Andrew, Nick Vivyan, and Markus Wagner (2015) 'Electoral Accountability in Multiparty Contests', prepared for presentation at the Annual conference of the European Political Science Association (EPSA), Vienna, June 25-27, 2015.
  • Glantschnigg, Christian (2015) 'Economic Contextual Influence on Political Behaviour', prepared for presentation at the Annual conference of the European Political Science Association (EPSA), Vienna, June 25-27, 2015.
  • Glinitzer Konstantin (2015) 'Economic Perceptions, Party Preferences, and Vote Switching. How Changes in Economic Perceptions Affect Changes in Voting Behavior', prepared for presentation at the Annual conference of the European Political Science Association (EPSA), Vienna, June 25-27, 2015.
  • Haselmayer, Martin, and Marcelo Jenny (2015) 'Defending the home turf? Negative campaigning, issue ownership and issue salience', prepared for presentation at the Annual conference of the European Political Science Association (EPSA), Vienna, June 25-27, 2015.
  • Haselmayer, Martin, Thomas M. Meyer, and Markus Wagner (2015) 'Who gets into the papers? Media attention to party communication in election campaigns', prepared for presentation at the Annual conference of the European Political Science Association (EPSA), Vienna, June 25-27, 2015.
  • Plescia Carolina, and Julian Aichholzer (2015) 'The origin and nature of voters’ coalition preferences', prepared for presentation at the Annual conference of the European Political Science Association (EPSA), Vienna, June 25-27, 2015.
  • Winkler, Anna Katharina, and Katrin Praprotnik (2015) 'Parties' Answer to Voter Dealignment: The Record', prepared for presentation at the Annual conference of the European Political Science Association (EPSA), Vienna, June 25-27, 2015.
  • Johann, David, Katharina Kleinen-von Königslöw, Sylvia Kritzinger, and Kathrin Thomas (2015) 'Effekte der Medien- und Parteikommunikation auf Änderungen der Wahlabsicht während des Wahlkampfs', prepared for presentation at the Conference of the Research Group 'Communication, Media, Politics' of the University of Koblenz/Landau, Mainz, June 24, 2015.
  • Johann, David, Markus Steinbrecher, and Kathrin Thomas (2015) 'Channels of Participation: The Impact of Personality on Affiliation with Political Participant Types in Austria', prepared for presentation at the Annual meeting of the 'Arbeitskreis Wahlen und politische Einstellungen', Düsseldorf, June 11-12, 2015.
  • Wagner, Markus, and Thomas M. Meyer (2015) 'Mainstreaming the radical right? ', prepared for presentation at the Manifesto Project User Conference, WZB Berlin, June 4-5, 2015.
  • Nyhuis, Dominic (2015) 'Estimating issue preferences of German federal electoral districts with vote advice applications', prepared for presentation at the Webdatanet Conference, Salamanca, May 26-28, 2015.
  • Jacobi, Carina, Jakob-Moritz Eberl, Stephan Schlögl, and Katharina Kleinen-von Königslöw (2015) 'Exploring News Content Complexity Using Network Analysis', prepared for presentation at the Annual Conference of the International Communication Association (ICA), San Juan, May 21-25, 2015.
  • Vonbun, Ramona, and Katharina Kleinen-von Königslöw (2015) 'Issue public membership as a mediating factor in the individual agenda-setting process ', prepared for presentation at the Annual Conference of the International Communication Association (ICA), San Juan, May 21-25, 2015.
  • Plescia Carolina, and Sylvia Kritzinger (2015) 'Types of electoral accountability and electoral behavior', prepared for presentation at the RSCAS Research Workshop on “Beyond the Democratic Deficit: Political Representation & Differential Policy Responsiveness in the European Union” Florence, May 14-15, 2015
  • Johann, David, Katharina Kleinen-von Königslöw, Sylvia Kritzinger, and Kathrin Thomas, Kathrin (2015) 'Der Einfluss der Medien- und Parteienkommunikation auf Wechselwähler', prepared for presentation at the Jahrestagung DGPuK, Darmstadt, May 13-15, 2015.
  • Johann, David, Sylvia Kritzinger, and Colin Tucker Smith (2015) 'Implicit attitudes and inconsistent issue voting: the example of the radical right vote', prepared for presentation at the Gothenburg-Barcelona Workshop on Experimental Political Science, Gothenburg, May 7-8, 2015.
  • Eberl, Jakob-Moritz, Hajo Boomgaarden, and Markus Wagner (2015) 'One bias fits all? Inconsistencies in media bias effects on voters', prepared for presentation at the 2015 MPSA Annual Conference, Chicago, April 16-19, 2015.
  • Ecker, Alejandro, and Thomas M. Meyer (2015) 'Coalition Bargaining Duration in Central and Eastern Europe', prepared for presentation at the 2015 MPSA Annual Conference, Chicago, April 16-19, 2015.
  • Haselmayer, Martin, Thomas M. Meyer, and Markus Wagner (2015) 'Who gets into the papers? Media attention to party communication in election campaigns', prepared for presentation at the 2015 MPSA Annual Conference, Chicago, April 16-19, 2015.
  • Nyhuis, Dominic (2015) 'The ideological determinants of local policy reactions to the economic crisis', prepared for presentation at the ECPR Joint Sessions of Workshops, Warsaw, March 29 - April 2, 2015.
  • Plescia, Carolina, and Sylvia Kritzinger (2015) 'Types of electoral accountability and electoral behavior', prepared for presentation at the ECPR Joint Sessions of Workshops, Warsaw, March 29 - April 2, 2015.
  • Winkler, Anna Katharina, and Katrin Praprotnik (2015) 'Parties' Answer to Voter Dealignment: The Record', prepared for presentation at the ECPR Joint Sessions of Workshops, Warsaw, March 29 - April 2, 2015.
  • Wagner, Markus, and Konstantin Glinitzer (2015) 'Immigration Rates, Political Parties, and Motivated Reasoning: How Political Attitudes Shape Factual Beliefs', prepared for presentation at Comparative Study of Electoral Systems: Representation and Participation around the World, Taipei, March 27, 2015.
  • Plescia Carolina, and Sylvia Kritzinger (2015) 'Internal consistency in survey questions about coalitions using split-half methods', prepared for presentation at the Electoral Studies Meeting (GLES-AUTNES-selects), Mannheim, March 19-20, 2015.
  • Nyhuis, Dominic (2015) 'Using evidence from vote advice applications to estimate issue preferences of German federal electoral districts', prepared for presentation at the General Online Research Conference, Cologne, March 18-20, 2015.
  • Boomgarden, Hajo G., David Johann, and Sylvia Kritzinger (2015) 'Testing the 2nd order election paradigm', prepared for presentation at the Access Europe Workshop ‘The European Election 2014’, Amsterdam, March 12-13, 2015.
  • Haselmayer, Martin, and Marcelo Jenny (2015) 'Measuring the Tonality of Negative Campaigning: A Sentiment Analysis with Crowd-coding', prepared for presentation at the Congrès des Associations Francophones de Science Politique (CoSPof) 2015, Lausanne, February 5-7, 2015.

2014

  • Dolezal, Martin (2014) 'How Candidates used Twitter in the 2013 Austrian National Election', prepared for presentation at the Tag der Politikwissenschaft, Österreichische Gesellschaft für Politikwissenschaft (ÖGPW), Vienna, November 28-29, 2014.
  • Glantschnigg, Christian (2014) 'Horse races in the television studio. Victories, defeats, and tied games in political debates’, prepared for presentation at the Tag der Politikwissenschaft, Österreichische Gesellschaft für Politikwissenschaft (ÖGPW), Vienna, November 28-29, 2014.
  • Glinitzer, Konstantin, and Christian Glantschnigg (2014) 'Are Small Democracies Differerent? Economic Voting in Austria and Germany', prepared for presentation at the Tag der Politikwissenschaft, Österreichische Gesellschaft für Politikwissenschaft (ÖGPW), Vienna, November 28-29, 2014.
  • Eberl, Jakob-Moritz, and Carina Jacobi (2014) 'Structural Bias in Mediated Party Issue Agendas – How press release newsworthiness influences news coverage', prepared for presentation at the Tag der Politikwissenschaft, Österreichische Gesellschaft für Politikwissenschaft (ÖGPW), Vienna, November 28-29, 2014.
  • Jenny, Marcelo, and Laurenz Ennser-Jedenastik (2014) 'The Power of an Angry Base: Examining the Electoral Consequences of Forced Municipal Mergers', prepared for presentation at the Tag der Politikwissenschaft, Österreichische Gesellschaft für Politikwissenschaft (ÖGPW), Vienna, November 28-29, 2014.
  • Johann, David (2014) 'Implizite Einstellungen zur FPÖ als Prädisposition des Wahlverhaltens', prepared for presentation at the Tag der Politikwissenschaft, Österreichische Gesellschaft für Politikwissenschaft (ÖGPW), Vienna, November 28-29, 2014.
  • Praprotnik, Katrin (2014) 'Die Umsetzung von Wahlversprechen. Eine Analyse der SPÖ-ÖVP Regierung Faymann I', prepared for presentation at the Tag der Politikwissenschaft, Österreichische Gesellschaft für Politikwissenschaft (ÖGPW), Vienna, November 28-29, 2014.
  • Haselmayer, Martin, and Marcelo Jenny (2014) 'Measuring the Tonality of Negative Campaigning: Combining a Dictionary Approach with Crowd-coding', prepared for presentation at the Political Context Matters: Content Analysis in the Social Sciences Conference, MZES, University of Mannheim, Germany, October 10-11, 2014.
  • Meyer, Thomas M, and Laurenz Ennser-Jedenastik (2014) 'Inter-Rater Agreement and Uncertainty Estimates for Hand-Coded Political Text', prepared for presentation at the Political Context Matters: Content Analysis in the Social Sciences Conference, MZES, University of Mannheim, Germany, October 10-11, 2014.
  • Johann, David, Markus Steinbrecher, and Kathrin Thomas (2014) 'Persönlichkeit, politische Involvierung und politische Partizipation in Deutschland und Österreich', prepared for presentation at the authors' conference for contributors to the special issue Politische Psychologie of the Politische Vierteljahresschrift (eds. Thorsten Faas/Cornelia Frank/Harald Schoen), Mainz, September 25-27, 2014.
  • Johann, David, Markus Steinbrecher and Kathrin Thomas (2014) 'Who Gets Involved and In What Ways? Personality Traits and Types of Political Participants', prepared for presentation at the WAPOR Annual Conference, Nice, September 4-6, 2014.
  • Thomas, Kathrin, David Johann, Sylvia Kritzinger, Carolina Plescia and Eva Zeglovits (2014) 'ICT Revisited: Social Desirability Bias and Electoral Behavior', prepared for presentation at the ECPR General Conference, Glasgow, September 3-6, 2014.
  • Thomson, Robert, Terry J. Royed, Elin Naurin, Joaquín Artés, Laurenz Ennser-Jedenastik, Mark J. Ferguson, Catherine Moury, François Petry, and Katrin Schermann (2014) 'The Program-to-Policy Linkage: A Comparative Study of Election Pledges and Government Policies in the United States, the United Kingdom, the Netherlands, Ireland, Sweden, Spain, Italy, Bulgaria, Germany, Portugal, Austria and Canada', prepared for presentation at the Annual meeting of the American Political Science Association (APSA), Washington DC, August 29-31, 2014.
  • Vonbun, Ramona, Katharina Kleinen-von Königslöw, and Klaus Schönbach (2014) 'Intermedia agenda-setting in a multi-media environment: The case of national elections in Austria', prepared for presentation at the Annual conference of Association for Education in Journalism and Mass Communication (AEJMC), Montréal, August 6-9, 2014.
  • Haselmayer, Martin, and Marcelo Jenny (2014) 'Friendly fire? Negative campaigning among coalition parties', prepared for presentation at the World Congress of Political Science (IPSA), Montréal, July 19-24, 2014.
  • Johann, David, Katharina Kleinen-von Königslöw, Sylvia Kritzinger, and Kathrin Thomas (2014) 'Media and Party Communication Effects on Intra-Campaign Vote Switching', prepared for presentation at the World Congress of Political Science (IPSA), Montréal, July 19-24, 2014.
  • Glinitzer, Konstantin, and Christian Glantschnigg (2014) 'Are Small Democracies Differerent? Economic Voting in Austria and Germany', prepared for presentation at the Annual conference of the European Political Science Association (EPSA), Edinburgh, June 19-21, 2014.
  • Haselmayer, Martin, and Marcelo Jenny (2014) 'Measuring the Tonality of Negative Campaigning: Combining a Dictionary Approach with Crowd-Coding', prepared for presentation at the Annual conference of the European Political Science Association (EPSA), Edinburgh, June 19-21, 2014.
  • Meyer, Thomas M., and Daniel Strobl (2014) 'The whole is greater than the sum of its parts: voter perceptions of coalition policy positions in multiparty systems', prepared for presentation at the Annual conference of the European Political Science Association (EPSA), Edinburgh, June 19-21, 2014.
  • Meyer, Thomas M.; and Markus Wagner (2014) 'How parties move: shifting emphasis or positions?', prepared for presentation at the Annual conference of the European Political Science Association (EPSA), Edinburgh, June 19-21, 2014.
  • Eberl, Jakob-Moritz, Carina Jacobi, and Stephan Schlögl (2014) 'Exploring media content complexity using network analysis', prepared for presentation at the ICA Preconference "Social and Semantic Networks in Communication Research", Seattle, May 22, 2014.
  • Eberl, Jakob-Moritz, Katharina Kleinen-von Königslöw, Axel Maireder, Stephan Schlögl, and Ramona Vonbun (2014) 'Twitter als Agenda Setter? Onlinezeitungen und Twitter im Nationalratswahlkampf 2013', prepared for presentation at the Jahrestagung DGPuK, Passau, May 28-30, 2014.
  • Jacobi, Carina, Martin Haselmayer, Jakob-Moritz Eberl, Ramona Vonbun, Katharina Kleinen-von Königslöw, and Klaus Schönbach (2014) 'Politische Vielfalt in Online- und Offline-Öffentlichkeiten zur österreichischen Nationalratswahl 2013', prepared for presentation at the Jahrestagung DGPuK, Passau, May 28-30, 2014.
  • Vonbun, Ramona, Katharina Kleinen-von Königslöw, and Klaus Schönbach (2014) 'Intermedia-Agenda-Setting zwischen Online-Nachrichten und traditionellen Medien', prepared for presentation at the Jahrestagung DGPuK, Passau, May 28-30, 2014.
  • Meyer, Thomas M., and Markus Wagner (2014) 'How parties move: shifting emphasis or positions?', prepared for presentation at the 2014 MPSA Annual Conference, Chicago, April 3-6, 2014.

2013

  • Glantschnigg, Christian, David Johann, and Eva Zeglovits (2013) 'Are 16 and 17 year olds ready to vote? Correct Voting in the Austrian Federal Election 2013', prepared for presentation at the ECPR General Conference, Bordeaux, September 4-7, 2013.
  • Aichholzer, Julian (2013) 'Scale Evaluation with Exploratory Structural Equation Modeling and Simultaneous Adjustment for Acquiescence Bias', prepared for presentation at the Conference of the European Survey Research Association (ESRA), Ljubljana, July 15-19, 2013.
  • Johann, David, Sylvia Kritzinger, and Eva Zeglovits (2013) 'Item Non-Response and the Propensity-to-Vote Question', prepared for presentation at the Conference of the European Survey Research Association (ESRA), Ljubljana, July 15-19, 2013.
  • Johann, David, Thomas Meyer, Markus Steinbrecher, and Eva Zeglovits (2013) 'Personality and survey responses: How personality traits affect 'don’t knows' and 'guesses' in party ideological placements, prepared for presentation at the Conference of the European Survey Research Association (ESRA), Ljubljana, July 15-19, 2013.
  • Schwarzer, Steve, and Eva Zeglovits (2013) 'When we do not know the difference – the level of DK for different question formats and in different modes', prepared for presentation at the Conference of the European Survey Research Association (ESRA), Ljubljana, July 15-19, 2013.
  • Wagner, Markus and Julian Aichholzer (2013) 'Disentangling the dynamic relationships between party performance, issue proximity and party attachment', prepared for presentation at the Annual Conference of the European Political Science Association (EPSA), Barcelona, June 20-22, 2013.
  • Winkler, Anna Katharina (2013) 'The Strategic Use of Party Records in Election Campaigns', prepared for presentation at the 2013 MPSA Annual Conference, Chicago, April 11-14, 2013.
  • Aichholzer, Julian, David Johann, and Sylvia Kritzinger (2013) 'Religious Voting in Austria: Determinants and Developments', prepared for presentation at the workshop Religion and Politics in Secularized European Democracies, Milan, January 10-12, 2013.
  • Dolezal, Martin, Laurenz Ennser-Jedenastik, Wolfgang C. Müller, Katrin Schermann, and Anna Katharina Winkler (2013) 'Beyond salience and position-taking: How political parties communicate through their manifestos', prepared for presentation at the Southern Political Science Association (SPSA) annual meeting, Orlando, January 3-5, 2013.

2012

  • Aichholzer, Julian, and Johanna Willmann (2012) 'Cling together, swing together: the Social Partnership model. An economic voting model for Austrian national elections', prepared for presentation at the Tag der Politikwissenschaft, Österreichische Gesellschaft für Politikwissenschaft (OEGPW), Graz, November 30, 2012.
  • Zeglovits, Eva, and Patricia Oberluggauer (2012) ‘Demokratiezufriedenheit und Partizipationsbereitschaft am Beginn der Adoleszenz’, prepared for presentation at the Tag der Politikwissenschaft, Österreichische Gesellschaft für Politikwissenschaft (OEGPW), , Graz, November 30, 2012.
  • Dolezal, Martin, Laurenz Ennser-Jedenastik, Wolfgang C. Müller and, Anna Katharina Winkler (2012) 'Analyzing Manifestos in their Electoral Context. A New Approach with Application to Austria, 2002-2008', prepared for presentation at the Annual conference of Elections, Public Opinion and Parties (EPOP) , Oxford, September 7-9, 2012.
  • Vivyan, Nick, and Markus Wagner (2012) 'The dynamic effects of politician misconduct on satisfaction with democracy: evidence from the UK Expenses Scandal', prepared for presentation at the Annual conference of Elections, Public Opinion and Parties (EPOP) , Oxford, September 7-9, 2012.
  • Wagner, Markus, and Eva Zeglovits (2012) 'Questions about party competence: insights from cognitive interviews', prepared for presentation at the Annual conference of Elections, Public Opinion and Parties (EPOP) , Oxford, September 7-9, 2012.
  • Dolezal, Martin, Laurenz Ennser-Jedenastik, Wolfgang C. Müller, and Anna Katharina Winkler (2012) 'Analyzing Manifestos in their Electoral Context', prepared for presentation at the World Congress of Political Science (IPSA), Madrid, July 8-12, 2012.
  • Rußmann, Uta (2012) 'Going Negative and Going Positive: Political Parties' Communication Strategies in Election Posters, Campaign Advertisement and Press Releases during the 2008 Austrian National Election Campaign', prepared for presentation at the World Congress of Political Science (IPSA), Madrid, July 8-12, 2012.
  • Zeglovits, Eva, and Martina Zandonella (2010) 'Political Interest of 8th Graders in Europe – Do School and Parents Matter? ', prepared for presentation at the World Congress of Political Science (IPSA), Madrid, July 8-12, 2012.
  • Schermann, Katrin, and Laurenz Ennser-Jedenastik (2012) 'Linking Election Pledges to Policy Outcomes: The Austrian Case', prepared for presentation at the ECPR Graduate Conference, Bremen, July 4-6, 2012.
  • Aichholzer, Julian (2012) 'Intra-individual Variation of Survey Response Styles in Mixed-Mode Panel Studies: A Latent Transition Analysis of a Five-Year Electoral Study', prepared for presentation at the EPSA General Conference, Berlin, June 21-23, 2012.
  • Meyer, Thomas, David Johann, and Markus Wagner (2012) 'Testing Spatial Voting Models Using Simulated Data', prepared for presentation at the EPSA General Conference, Berlin, June 21-23, 2012.
  • Quinlan, Stephen and Thomas M. Meyer (2012) 'The ever shrinking party logo? Personalization at the candidate level in Ireland', prepared for presentation at the EPSA General Conference, Berlin, June 21-23, 2012.
  • Vivyan, Nick, and Markus Wagner (2012) 'The dynamic effects of politician misconduct on satisfaction with democracy: evidence from the UK Expenses Scandal', prepared for presentation at the EPSA General Conference, Berlin, June 21-23, 2012.
  • Wagner, Markus (2012) 'Fear and anger in Great Britain: the political sources of emotional reactions to the financial crisis', prepared for presentation at the EPSA General Conference, Berlin, June 21-23, 2012.
  • Zeglovits, Eva, and Martina Zandonella (2012) 'The psychological roots of radical right voting: Can right-wing authoritarianism and social dominance orientation explain voting for the Austrian FPÖ?', prepared for presentation at the EPSA General Conference, Berlin, June 21-23, 2012.
  • Kritzinger, Sylvia, Eva Zeglovits, and Steve Schwarzer (2012) 'Reducing overreporting of voter turnout in seven European countries – results from a survey experiment', prepared for presentation at the AAPOR General Conference, Orlando, May 17-20, 2012.
  • Aichholzer, Julian (2012) 'Detecting Response Style Variation in Mixed-Mode Panel Surveys', prepared for presentation at the QMSS Seminar Overtime Analysis in Comparative Research, Vienna, April 19-21, 2012.
  • Johann, David, Thomas Meyer, Markus Steinbrecher, and Eva Zeglovits (2012) 'Issue Voting and Voters’ Personality in German Federal Elections', prepared for presentation at the 2012 MPSA Annual Conference, Chicago, April 12-15, 2012.
  • Wagner, Markus, and Thomas Meyer (2012) 'Explaining parties’ salience strategies: the moderating role of party popularity', prepared for presentation at the International Conference of Europeanists, Boston, March 22-24, 2012.
  • Kritzinger, Sylvia, Andre Freire, Johanna Willmann, and José Santana-Pereira (2012) 'In the Long-run to the Short-term – and back? Explanations of voting behaviour shifting from social to the political context', prepared for presentation at the Authors' Conference for contributors to the Volume Electoral Research in Europe: Is there a True European Voter? (eds. R. Markowski/J.R. Montero) (COST Action ISO806), Catania, March 1-3, 2012.
  • Aichholzer, Julian, David Johann, and Sylvia Kritzinger (2012) 'Religion and vote choice: Evidence from Austria', prepared for presentation at the conference Religiosity, ideology, and voting, Madrid, February 1-3, 2012.

2011

  • Aichholzer, Julian, David Johann, Sylvia Kritzinger, and Christian Glantschnigg (2011) 'Religion und Wahlverhalten in Österreich', prepared for presentation at Tag der Politikwissenschaft, Österreichische Gesellschaft für Politikwissenschaft (OEGPW), Salzburg, December 2, 2011.
  • Aichholzer, Julian, Sylvia Kritzinger, Markus Wagner, and Eva Zeglovits (2011) 'How are they different? Comparing supporters of the radical right and mainstream parties in Austria', prepared for presentation at Tag der Politikwissenschaft, Österreichische Gesellschaft für Politikwissenschaft (OEGPW), Salzburg, December 2, 2011.
  • Willmann, Johanna (2011) 'Cross-pressured Partisans across Western Europe', prepared for presentation at Tag der Politikwissenschaft, Österreichische Gesellschaft für Politikwissenschaft (OEGPW), Salzburg, December 2, 2011.
  • Zeglovits, Eva (2011) 'Votes at 16: Turnout of the Youngest Voters – Evidence from Austria', prepared for presentation at Tag der Politikwissenschaft, Österreichische Gesellschaft für Politikwissenschaft (OEGPW), Salzburg, December 2, 2011.
  • Hayek, Lore (2011) 'Marketing the Candidate. Personalization in Austrian National Election Campaigns, 1945-2008', prepared for presentation at the ECREA Political Communication Section Conference, Madrid, October 20-21, 2011.
  • Vivyan, Nick, Markus Wagner and Jessica Tarlov (2011) 'Representative misconduct, voter perceptions and accountability: evidence from the 2009 House of Commons expenses scandal', prepared for presentation at the Annual conference of Elections, Public Opinion and Parties (EPOP), Exeter, September 9-11, 2011.
  • Lengauer, Günther, and Iris Höller (2011) 'Media Framing and its Effects on Voter Mobilization', prepared for presentation at the Annual Conference of the Association Francaise de Science Politique (AFSP), Strasbourg, September 1-3, 2011.
  • Willmann, Johanna (2011) 'Cross-Pressured Partisans: How Voters Make up Their Minds when Parties and Issues Diverge', prepared for presentation at the ECPR General Conference, Reykjavik, August 25-27, 2011.
  • Rußmann, Uta (2011) 'Going Negative and Going Positive: Political Parties’ Communication Strategies in their Press Releases During the 2008 Austrian National Elections', prepared for presentation at the ECPR General Conference, Reykjavik, August 25-27, 2011.
  • Johann, David, Thomas Meyer, and Wagner, Markus (2011) 'Do knowledgeable voters take more complex decisions? The compensatory vote and political knowledge', prepared for presentation at the ECPR General Conference, Reykjavik, August 25-27, 2011.
  • Meyer, Thomas, and Markus Wagner (2011) 'Mainstream or Niche? Vote-Seeking Incentives and the Programmatic Strategies of Political Parties', prepared for presentation at the ECPR General Conference, Reykjavik, August 25-27, 2011.
  • Toubeau, Simon, and Markus Wagner (2011) 'Explaining Party Positions on Decentralization', prepared for presentation at the ECPR General Conference, Reykjavik, August 25-27, 2011.
  • Zeglovits, Eva, and Martina Zandonella (2011) 'Political interest among young Austrians before and after lowering voting age', prepared for presentation at the ECPR General Conference, Reykjavik, August 25-27, 2011.
  • Schübel, Thomas, and David Johann (2011) 'Knowing or guessing? Question format effects on the estimated level of political knowledge', prepared for presentation at the Conference of the European Survey Research Association (ESRA), Lausanne, July 18-22, 2011.
  • Zeglovits, Eva, and Sylvia Kritzinger (2011) 'New attempts to reduce overreporting of voter turnout in the European context', prepared for presentation at the Conference of the European Survey Research Association (ESRA), Lausanne, July 18-22, 2011.
  • Lengauer, Günther, and David Johann (2011) 'The impact of media performance of parties and candidates on voting decisions: evidence from Austria', prepared for presentation at the ISPP Annual Scientific Meeting, Istanbul, July 9-12, 2011.
  • Zandonella, Martina, and Eva Zeglovits (2011) 'Political Interest and Turnout – a long-time relationship is up for debate', prepared for presentation at the ISPP Annual Scientific Meeting, Istanbul, July 9-12, 2011.
  • Johann, David (2011) 'Domain-specific effects of factual political knowledge on political participation', prepared for presentation at the ISPP Annual Scientific Meeting, Istanbul, July 9-12, 2011.
  • Vivyan, Nick, Markus Wagner, and Jessica Tarlov (2011) 'Representative misconduct, voter perceptions and accountability: evidence from the 2009 House of Commons expenses scandal', prepared for presentation at the EPSA General Conference, Dublin, June 16-18, 2011.
  • Lengauer, Günther, Frank Esser, and Rosa Berganza (2011) 'Media Negativity', prepared for presentation at the International Communication Association Virtual Conference, Boston, May 25-30, 2011.
  • NEPOCS Group (2011) 'Political Information Opportunities in Europe: A Longitudinal and Comparative Study of 13 Television Systems', prepared for presentation at the International Communication Association Virtual Conference, Boston, May 25-30, 2011.
  • Dolezal, Martin, Laurenz Ennser, Wolfgang C. Müller, and Anna Katharina Winkler (2011) 'The life cycle of party manifestos: explorations into the Austrian case’, prepared for presentation at the ECPR Joint Sessions of Workshops, St. Gallen, April 12-17, 2011.
  • Ecker, Alejandro, Marcelo Jenny, and Wolfgang C. Müller (2011) 'Dynamic Representation: Does the Electoral Cycle Matter? A study of 65 Parties in 14 European Democracies', prepared for presentation at the ECPR Joint Sessions of Workshops, St. Gallen, April 12-17, 2011.
  • Ennser, Laurenz, and Wolfgang C. Müller (2011) 'Intra-party democracy, political performance, and the survival of party leaders: Austria, 1945-2010', prepared for presentation at the ECPR Joint Sessions of Workshops, St. Gallen, April 12-17, 2011.
  • Lefkofridi, Zoe, Markus Wagner, and Johanna Willmann (2011) 'Left-Authoritarian Citizens in Europe: Seeking Policy Representation across Issue Dimensions?', prepared for presentation at the ECPR Joint Sessions of Workshops, St. Gallen, April 12-17, 2011.
  • Lengauer, Günther, and Georg Winder (2011) 'Agent Building in Election Campaigns – Who drives (De-)Personalization? The Role of Individualization and Hierarchization in Party Press Releases and the Media Coverage of the 2008 Austrian Parliamentary Election Campaign', prepared for presentation at the ECPR Joint Sessions of Workshops, St. Gallen, April 12-17, 2011.
  • Winder, Georg (2011) 'Politisches Marketing und Populismus – Eine mögliche Symbiose?', prepared for presentation at the Düsseldorfer Forum Politische Kommunikation, Düsseldorf, April 7-9, 2011.
  • Lengauer, Günther, and David Johann (2011) 'Media bias effects on vote choice: the impact of the media performance of parties and candidates on voting decisions in the 2008 Austrian election', prepared for presentation at the 2011 MPSA Annual Conference, Chicago, March 31-April 3, 2011.
  • Lengauer, Günther, and Iris Höller (2011) 'The Effects of Media Dramatization on the (De-)Mobilization of Voters: The Impact of Media Contest Framing on Voting Turnout in the 2008 Austrian Parliamentary Elections', prepared for presentation at the 2011 MPSA Annual Conference, Chicago, March 31-April 3, 2011.
  • Meyer, Thomas, and Markus Wagner (2011) 'Mainstream or Niche? Vote-Seeking Incentives and the Programmatic Strategies of Political Parties', prepared for presentation at the 2011 MPSA Annual Conference, Chicago, March 31-April 3, 2011.
  • Wagner, Markus (2011) 'Explaining Perceptions of Party Polarization: The Effects of Politicization and Information', prepared for presentation at the 2011 MPSA Annual Conference, Chicago, March 31-April 3, 2011.
  • Kritzinger, Sylvia and Gail McElroy (2011) 'Meaningful Choices? Voter Perceptions of Party Positions in European Elections', prepared for presentation at the 2011 Seminar Series of the University of Twente,Enschede, March 23, 2011.
  • Lengauer, Günther, Iris Höller, and Gilg Seeber (2011) 'Who sets the frame, who leads the game? Frame-Building im österreichischen Nationalratswahlkampf 2008', prepared for presentation at the Annual meeting of the "Arbeitskreis Politik und Kommunikation" (DVPW) and the "Fachgruppe Kommunikation und Politik" (DGPuK), Münster, February 11-12, 2011.
  • Johann, David (2011) 'Direkte und indirekte Effekte spezifischen politischen Wissens auf politische Partizipation', prepared for presentation at the conference Politisches Engagement heute – Voraussetzungen, Formen und Förderungsmöglichkeiten aus interdisziplinärer Perspektive, Mannheim, February 11-12, 2011.

2010

  • Hayek, Lore (2010) 'Visual Communication in Election Campaigns: An Analysis of Election Posters in the 2008 Austrian National Election Campaign', prepared for presentation at the International Conference on the Image UCLA, Los Angeles, December 5-6, 2010.
  • Lengauer, Günther (2010) 'Negativity in Political News', prepared for presentation at the NEPOCS pre-conference of the European Communication Conference, Hamburg, October 12, 2010.
  • NEPOCS Group (2010) 'Good News? The Development of the Political Information Environment in Europe Over the Past Four Decades', prepared for presentation at the NEPOCS pre-conference of the European Communication Conference, Hamburg, October 12, 2010.
  • Rußmann, Uta (2010) 'Targeting via the Web – A Comparative Structural Analysis of Austrian and German Party Websites', prepared for presentation at Internet, Politics, Policy 2010: An Impact Assessment, Oxford, September 16-17, 2010.
  • Rußmann, Uta (2010) 'Parties and Candidates on the Web – A Cross-national comparison of Party and Candidate Website Communication in the 2008 Austrian and 2009 German National Elections', prepared for presentation at the workshop Elections, Campaigning and Citizens Online, Oxford, September 15-16, 2010.
  • Rußmann, Uta (2010) ‘Web Campaigning in Austria and Germany: A Structural Analysis of Party and Candidate Websites in the National Elections in 2008 and 2009’, prepared for presentation at the Elections, Campaigning and Citizens Online-Workshop, Oxford, September 15-16, 2010.
  • Kritzinger, Sylvia (2010) 'Voters’ Dimensionality of Political Issues Space in 15 Countries', prepared for presentation at the Annual conference of Elections, Public Opinion and Parties (EPOP) , Essex, September 10-12, 2010.
  • Eder, Nikolaus, Marcelo Jenny, and Wolfgang C. Müller (2010) 'Getting-out the Vote, Winning Over Voters, or Fighting Party Comrades? Individualized Constituency Campaigning in Austria', prepared for presentation at the Annual meeting of the American Political Science Association (APSA), Washington, DC., September 2-5, 2010. [Download PDF]
  • Höller, Iris (2010) 'Frame-Building processes in the Austrian National Election Campaign', prepared for presentation at the ECPR Graduate Conference, Dublin, August 30 - September 1, 2010.
  • Johann, David (2010) 'Political knowledge as predictor of political participation', prepared for presentation at the ECPR Graduate Conference, Dublin, August 30 - September 1, 2010.
  • Müller, Wolfgang C., Nikolaus Eder, and Marcelo Jenny (2010) 'Party Position Taking and Party Cohesion on Europe: How Austrian Representatives Respond to Changing Opportunity Structures 1997-2008', prepared for presentation at the ECPR Graduate Conference, Dublin, August 30 - September 1, 2010. [Download PDF]
  • Willmann, Johanna (2010) 'The Problem of Attitudinal Cross-Pressures. What determines the vote choice when partisanship and issue attitude are in conflict? ', prepared for presentation at the ECPR Graduate Conference, Dublin, August 30 - September 1, 2010.
  • Kritzinger, Sylvia, and Gail McElroy (2010) 'Meaningful Choices? Voter Perceptions of Party Positions in European Elections', prepared for presentation at the 2010 MPSA Annual Conference, Chicago, April 22- 25, 2010.
  • Jenny, Marcelo, Wolfgang C. Müller, and Nikolaus Eder (2010) 'How “Europe” Affects Party Cohesion and Competitiveness. The Cognitive Maps of Party Elites in Eurosceptic Austria', prepared for presentation at the ECPR Joint Sessions of Workshops, Münster, March 22-27, 2010. [Download PDF]
  • Johann, David (2010) 'Translating issue preferences into vote choice: the impact of political knowledge', prepared for presentation at the ECPR Joint Sessions of Workshops, Münster, March 22-27, 2010.
  • Wagner, Markus and Sylvia Kritzinger (2010) 'Gender and Age Group Differences in Ideological De-alignment: Evidence From Austria', prepared for presentation at the ECPR Joint Sessions of Workshops, Münster, March 22-27, 2010.

2009

  • Rußmann, Uta (2009) 'Web Campaigning in Austria: A Structural Analysis of Austrian Party Websites in the 2008 National Elections', prepared for presentation at the Annual Conference of the Association of Internet Researchers, Milwaukee, October 7-10, 2009.
  • Eder, Nikolaus, Marcelo Jenny, and Wolfgang C. Müller (2009) 'Party Democracy and Individualized Constituency Campaigning: Candidate Strategies and Behavior in the 2006 Austrian Elections', prepared for presentation at the conference Candidates in Constituency Campaigns from a Comparative Perspective. Is Collectivist Representation in Established Party Democracy under Stress?, Ithaca, October 2-3, 2009.
  • Lengauer, Günther (2009) 'Politicians and Journalists in Austria: A Tango out of Step and an exceptional Case?', prepared for presentation at the ECPR General Conference, Potsdam, September 10-12, 2009.
  • Willmann, Johanna (2009) 'Measuring Social Capital and its Influence on Voting Behaviour at the Aggregate Regional Level', prepared for presentation at the Conference of the European Survey Research Association (ESRA), Warsaw, June 29- July 3, 2009.