Entries by grdec

SEMINAR: “Tracing the origins of the gender gap in political interest: a dynamic approach.”

Marta Fraile (European University Insisute i CSIC) 28th septembre 2017, 10:3’h, ICPS (Carrer Mallorca 244, Barcelona, Metro Diagonal, FGC Provença) In spite of recent advances in the levels of gender equality in political representation and the availability of resources, this paper shows that there is a persistent gender gap in political interest throughout the life course of individuals. […]

Enrique Hernández gana el premio AECPA 2017 al mejor capítulo de libro

Enrique Hernández, miembro del grupo, es el ganador del premio al mejor capítulo de libro de la AECPA 2017 por su capítulo: “Europeans’ Views of Democracy. The core elements of democracy”. Publicado en el libro How europeans view and evaluate democracy. Mónica Ferrín and Hanspeter Kriesi ed, Oxford University Press 2015 (link).     Se puede leer […]

NEW ARTICLE: “The corrosive effect of corruption on trust in politicians: Evidence from a natural experiment”

New article by Enrique Hernandez and others at Research & Politics. Empirical studies do not provide a univocal answer about the effects of corruption on political attitudes and behaviour. Focusing on the relationship between corruption and political trust, in this article we explore whether real-world corruption scandals have a negative causal effect on trust in […]

SEMINAR: “The impact of intra-generational class mobility on economic preferences: A longitudinal analysis based on the British Household Panel Survey”

Macarena Ares (European University Institute) 19th May, 13:00h, Sala de Juntes Much has been written and debated about the role of social class for policy preferences in post-industrial societies. Yet, most of the research considering the association between class location and political preferences has been based on cross-sectional analyses that disregard another important trait pertaining […]

WORKSHOP “Political participation and political inclusion”

The purpose of this workshop, that will be celebrated the next 8th of June at Torre Vila-Puig (UAB), is to present and discuss some of the findings of the project “Emerging modes of political protest: paths to political inclusion”. It includes a combination of the projects’ papers with contributions from external world-renowned academics working in […]

JORNADA “Desigualtat i participació a la ciutat de Barcelona”

El proper dia 9 de juny es celebrarà a la sala 2 del CCCB la jornada “desigualtat i participació a la ciutat de Barcelona”. L’objectiu de la jornada és difondre els principals resultats del projecte “Modes emergents de protesta política: vies cap a la inclusió política”.  El programa inclou una presentació dels principals resultats del projecte i […]

SEMINAR: “Voting Behavior under Doubts of Ballot Secrecy”

Guillem Riambau (Yale-NUS) 5 may 2017, 13:00h, Sala de Juntes Paper with Kai Ostwald (University of British Columbia) Ballot secrecy is a cornerstone of electoral democracy, since its real or perceived absence can make voters reluctant to express their true political preferences at the ballot box. While much work has been done on how traceable ballots […]

SEMINAR: “Complex and multiple cultural identities: Is multiculturalism (always) adaptive?”

Verònica Benet-Martínez (UPF Icrea) 28 april 2017, 13:00h, Sala de Juntes   The impact multiculturalism has on psychological and social adjustment has remained empirically unclear until recently. This presentation will review a program of research examining this issue by means of experimental, cross-sectional and longitudinal studies. Results indicate that acculturating individuals who embrace biculturalism (vs. […]