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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. […]

NEW ARTICLE: “Turnout and social fractionalisation”

New article by Marc Guinjoan and others published at Politics Social fractionalisation has been omitted in most influential cross-sectional studies on turnout, and when it has been included, evidence is, at best, mixed. This article addresses this gap from two perspectives. First, using aggregated data from 22 countries we show that turnout is inversely related to […]

Convocatoria POLEXP para dos becas para la 2017 Nuffield CESS/Essex Experimental Summer School

La Red de Investigación Experimental en Ciencia Política POLEXP lanza la convocatoria para dos becas para la 2017 Nuffield Cess/Essex Experimental Summer School para estudiantes de máster y doctorado de ciencia política que estén cursando sus estudios en universidades españolas. El plazo para entregar solicitudes acaba el 21 de abril. Podéis consultar las condiciones y mandar las […]

NEW ARTICLE: “Is the European Union too complicated? Citizens’ lack of information and party cue effectiveness”

New article by Roberto Pannico published European Union Politics Previous literature suggests that citizens lack information about European Union politics and need party cues to develop attitudes toward European Union issues. This process would make party positions the cause rather than the consequence of voters’ preferences, reducing the accountability of the political elite. The article […]

SEMINAR: “A Tale of Two Regimes? Taxation, Political Bargaining, and Fiscal Contract in China and Taiwan”

DEC Seminar Dídac Queralt (IPEG-Barcelona) 22 February, 13h, Sala de Juntas How does taxation shape state-society relations? One school of thought focuses on the political bargaining connecting taxation and representation. Another school of thought emphasizes the fiscal contract between taxation and government provided goods and services. The empirical evidence, largely based on cross-sectional data and […]

SEMINAR: “Exogenous and endogenous determinants of Spanish mayors’ notions democracy”

DEC Seminar Joan-Josep Vallbé (Universitat de Barcelona) y Ángel Iglesias (Universidad Rey Juan Carlos) 23 January, 13h, Sala de Juntas A common ground in the literature on elite’s notions of democracy is (1) that leaders’ notions of democracy can be successfully captured by a representative participatory dimension, and (2) that the way leaders view democracy is […]