Entries by grdec

Seminar calendar: Spring 2020

SEMINAR LIST OF SESSIONS- WINTER/SPRING 2020 January 16, 2020 13:00 Angel Luis Torres (UAB): “Public support for European Union and Eurasian Economic Union membership. Evidence from the Eastern Partnership countries.” Venue: Sala de Juntes Discussant: Enrique Hernández January 24, 2020 13:00 Macarena Ares (UZH), Sofia Breitenstein (UAB) & Enrique Hernández:  “Looking the other way? Selective media […]

SEMINAR: “Looking the other way? Selective media exposure and the electoral punishment of corruption. Experimental design and analysis plan”

Macarena Ares (UZH), Sofia Breitenstein (UAB) and Enrique Hernández (UAB) 24th of January, 13:00h, Sala de Juntes de la Facultat de Ciències Polítiques i Sociologia de la UAB. Citizens are expected to punish corrupt politicians at the polls. In line with this presumption, lab and survey experiments consistently show that citizens are unlikely to vote for candidates that engage in corruption. At […]

SEMINAR: “Public support for European Union and Eurasian Economic Union membership. Evidence from the Eastern Partnership countries”

Angel Luis Torres (UAB) 16th of January, 13:00h, Sala de Juntes de la Facultat de Ciències Polítiques i Sociologia de la UAB. This paper examines the determinants of public support for EU and EAEU membership in the Eastern Partnership countries.  Since the establishment of the EAEU, the competition for influence in the EaP states between it and the EU […]

SEMINAR: “Asking about welfare priorities: attitudinal constraint in social policy preferences”

Macarena Ares (Universitat de Zurich) 28th of Novembre, 13:00h, Sala de Juntes de la Facultat de Ciències Polítiques i Sociologia de la UAB. New research in welfare politics and, particularly, on public opinion towards social policies has implemented new survey items that measure citizens’ preferences on increasingly specific and concrete policy issues. In our own project, we set out […]

SEMINAR: “Habits, Mental Health and Voting: Citizens with Poor Mental Health Rely Less on Predispositions to Make their Voting Decisions”

Luca Bernardi (ULIV- The University of Liverpool) 7th of Novembre, 13:00h, Sala de Juntes de la Facultat de Ciències Polítiques i Sociologia de la UAB. Political habits and predispositions are among the most important explanatory factors of voter’s decisions. Building on research from emotion and politics and from cognition and decision making under depression and anxiety, we argue that […]

SEMINAR: “Revisiting the Linz-Moreno question. Identities, causal antecedents and support for secession”

Marc Guinjoan (UAB) 8th of July, 13:00h, Sala de Juntes de la Facultat de Ciències Polítiques i Sociologia de la UAB. The Linz-Moreno question has become the most popular measure to assess how national/regional identities affect support for secession in stateless nations. The empirical evidence gathered until today clearly shows that the more regional (in contrast to national) […]

SEMINAR: “When Growth is Not Enough: Issue Positions, Inequality, and Economic Accountability”

Timothy Hellwig (Indiana University – Bloomington) 27th of June, 13:00h, Sala de Juntes de la Facultat de Ciències Polítiques i Sociologia de la UAB. A robust economy is widely assumed to bolster executive approval. But this assumption ignores how the benefits of growth are distributed and the executive’s distributive positions. In this paper, we theorize that the degree to […]

SEMINAR: “Do you have what it takes? Quasi-experimental evidence on the effect of gender and age on bargaining over government formation”

Albert Falcó (UB) 4th of June, 13:00h, Sala de Juntes de la Facultat de Ciències Polítiques i Sociologia de la UAB. In most representative democracies, citizens elect representatives but not government members. Becoming a ruler often depends on the capacity to build alliances with other parties in one of the key junctures of the political process: the government […]