Entries by grdec

Carol Galais winner of the Robert M. Worcester Price for the best paper by World Association of Public Opinion Research

Carol Galais, member of the group, is the winner jointly with Sílvia Majó-Vázquez and Ana S. Cardenal of the 2020 Robert M. Worcester Price  for the best paper by World Association of Public Opinion Research. The prize has been awarded for her paper “Is Facebook Erodin the Public Agenda? Evidence From Survey and Web-Tracking Data”  (link).

SEMINAR: “An experimental test of the economic vote: impact, asymmetry and conditionality”

Roberto Pannico (ICS-Lisboa) 9th of July, 16:00h, Zoom meeting. ID de reunió: 69 3036 9569. Contrasenya: 566566 This paper focuses on the impact of the economic vote, its asymmetry and its conditionality. It uses experimental data from an on-line survey conducted simultaneously in six EU countries (Belgium, Ireland, Greece, Germany, Portugal and Spain) to investigate the dynamics […]

SEMINAR: “Timing partisanship: stability, strength and sway of party identification with new parties”

Eva Anduiza (UAB) i Roberto Pannico (ICS-Lisboa) 3th of June, 17:00h, Zoom meeting. ID de reunió: 869 3036 9569. Contrasenya: 566566 New parties pose a challenge to the way party identification has been understood. Traditionally, both for classic and revisionist accounts, party identification requires time for citizens to form this social identity or build their running tally. But when […]

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 […]