Source Themes

How Do Coalition Signals Shape Voting Behavior? Revealing the Mediating Role of Coalition Expectations

This study shows that coalition signals affect voting decisions by changing voters' expectations about which coalitions are likely to form after the election. Moreover, this paper provides the first integrative overview of different mechanisms that link coalition signals and individual voting behavior.

An Agent-Based Approach to Estimate Social Interaction Effects on Government Satisfaction in Germany

This study formulates and tests an agent-based model of opinion dynamics which claims to explain the evolution of political preferences by means of social interaction effects.

Der Diskurs ├╝ber Reformen des Bundestagswahlrechts 2008 bis 2013

Emotions and Personal Attitudes

Coalition Signals - Cheap Talk for Voters?

Government Survival in Presence of Pre-Electoral Coalitions