PUBLICATIONS

PUBLISHED

(2017) “Extending the Use and Prediction Precision of Subnational Public Opinion Estimation” American Journal of Political Science 61(4): 1003-1022. (with Fabio Wasserfallen).
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(2016) ”The Democratic Effect of Direct Democracy” American Political Science Review 110(4): 750-762. (with Fabio Wasserfallen)
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(2015) ”Political Conflict and Direct Democracy – Explaining Initiative Use 1920-2011” Swiss Political Science Review 21(4): 596-616.
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(2014) ”Strategy and Sample Selection – A Strategic Selection Estimator” Political Analysis 22: 374-397.
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(2014) ”A Systematic Approach to Study Electoral Fraud” Electoral Studies 35: 33-47. (with Daniel Bochsler)
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(2014) ”The Adoption of Proportional Representation” Journal of Politics 76(2): 461-478. (with Isabela Mares)
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Lawrence Longley Award for the best article on representation and electoral systems published in 2014 from the APSA section for Representation and Electoral Systems.

(2010) ”Comparing Candidates and Citizens in Ideological Space” Swiss Political Science Review 16(3): 499-532. (with Philipp Leimgruber and Dominik Hangartner)
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BOOK CHAPTERS

(2019) ”Measuring Attitudes – Multilevel Modeling with Post-Stratification (MrP)” in Sage Handbook of Research Methods in Political Science and International Relations (editors: Luigi Curini and Robert J. Franzese Jr.)(with Fabio Wasserfallen)
[Chapter][Github]

(2011) ”Weighted Least Squares” in IPSA International Encyclopedia of Political Science (editors: Badie, Berg-Schlosser, and Morlino)(with Jeff Gill)
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WORKING PAPERS

Do Natural Disasters Help the Environment? How Voters Respond and What That Means (with Leonardo Baccini) 

Subnational Direct Democracy and Democratic Satisfaction across National Borders (with Isabelle Stadelmann-Steffen)

Intra-Elite Competition and the Domestic Determinants of Direct Taxation (with Patrick Emmenegger and André Walter)

Coalition Size, Direct Democracy, and Public Spending (with Patrick Emmenegger and André Walter)
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Modeling the Strategic Interactions in Representative Democracies with Referendums (with Simon Hug)

Direct Democracy and Political Conflict — Institutional Evolution in the 19th Century

Machine Learning and Multilevel Regression with Post-Stratification (with Philipp Broniecki and Reto Wüest)

Learning From Polls (with Lukas F. Stoetzer and Richard Traunmüller)

Learn What Respondents Believe — Eliciting Priors in Surveys (with Lukas F. Stoetzer and Richard Traunmüller)