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Dr Achim Goerres
Achim.Goerres “at” uni-due.de
University of Duisburg-Essen
Faculty of Social Sciences, Institute of Political Science
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Ageing societies and politics
The Political Behaviour of Migrants
The Political Psychology of Risk
Motivations for political and social action
Comparative welfare state analysis
Comparative politics in Europe
Applied research methods
- R & R by Journal of Public Policy (Dec
- R & R by Ethnic and Migration Studies (Nov
- Nine papers under review at the same time. Let
us keep our fingers crossed. As the tenth had just been submitted, one
paper got an R& R by the British Journal of Political Science (Oct
2017). This is a good autumn.
- Paper about how local authorities in NRW
organise elections forthcoming in German in KommP
Wahlen (with Sebastian Krause). The
practitioners’ journal targets all people involved in organising the
election process For the analytical parent
paper, see below (Oct 2017).
paper submitted on the inequalities of health and political
participation between mass and elites (with Hayfat Hamidou, October
paper submitted on focus group results on voting and politics among
Germans with a Soviet/Post-Soviet background (with Sabrina J, Mayer and
Dennis C. Spies, Sept 2017).
about perceptions of the age conflict in Germany between 1978 and 2010
accepted for publication (September 2017).
on fairness perceptions of public kindergarten fees in Germany submitted
(with Marius R. Busemeyer, Sept 2017)
part of report on local political elites in NRW published (with
various co-authors) (August 2017)
working paper on electoral administration in North Rhine Westphalia
submitted (with Evelyn Funk, August 2017)
- paper on football, emotions and the German Bundestag
elections 2013 in which we test whether football results can be viewed
as a natural experiment submitted (with Robin Arens and Florian Rabuza,
- Attending annual conference of the Council for
European Studies, Glasgow, July 12-14.
- Attending annual conference of the specialist
group on voting and public opinion (DVPW) at the university
of Frankfurt, 20-21 May.
- Training course about findings about older
people and political participation in Barcelona, 9 May 2017
- Public event about the projects of the yearlong
fellowship of the Open Society Initiative Europe at the at the Centre de
de Barcelona, 8 May 2017
- Paper submitted about the preferences for fees
for public kindergarten usage in a German town, vignette analysis (with
Marius R. Busemeyer, April 2017)
- Attending annual conference of the specialist
group on political economy (DVPW) at the WS Düsseldorf, 30-31 March.
working paper (with Dennis Spies and Staffan
Kumlin) on support of the Alternative für Deutschland with a cool panel study design
on the social norm of voting submitted (with Florian Rabuza, March
- Attending workshop on comparative political
economy and vignette analysis in Zürich (Jan 2017).
- New interdisciplinary working
paper “Overcoming Theoretical Divisions in Risk Analysis: Expanding
the Idea of Integration in the Social Amplification of Risk Framework”
(with Ruben Langer, Anne-Kathrin Fischer and Björn Fischbach,
German Election Study kicks off in Duisburg (Oct 2016). Dr Sabrina Jasmin Mayer new project
manager of the election study.
piece on Green councillors in NRW published. Also available as blog
post (Sept 2016).
- paper on student attitudes and their exam
performance after flipped classroom teaching in political science
accepted by European Political
Science (with Caroline
Kärger and Daniel
Lambach, September 2016).
- Fellowship of the Open Society Initiative
Europe in Barcelona starts (July 2016).
- Anne-Kathrin Fischer
takes up new PhD position in the Big Risks research group.
submitted about gender and attitudes towards redistribution with
Danish sibling data (with Mads Meier Jaeger, June 2016).
submitted about how leading politicians talk about reforms of the welfare
state and about how they link it to policies in three affluent welfare
states (with Rune Karlsen and Staffan Kumlin)
working paper on who is allowed not to vote based on a vignette
study (with Florian Rabuza, June 2016).
- Second wave of survey on Germans’ attitudes to
the welfare state fielded (May 2016)
on local political elites in North-Rhine Westphalia published (with
Hayfat Hamidou, Florian Rabuza and three student authors Alexander Baudisch, Maximilian Schmelzer and Shari Tegeler).
It gets much media attention
- The first German migrant election study gets
funded by the German Science Foundation. The coordination of the survey
at the next German Bundestag election (September 2017) will be based in
Duisburg (with Dennis
Spies, April 2016).
- I am attending the Council for Europeanists
Annual Conference in Philadelphia to present the paper on gender and
preferences towards redistribution with Mads Meier Jaeger (April 2016).
- Florian Rabuza
successfully finishes his PhD at the University of Duisburg-Essen with
me as the primary supervisor on the impact of education on political
inequality in voting across Europe (April 2016).
- I am starting my position as visiting professor
at the Max Planck Institute for the Study of Societies Cologne (April
with Stefanie Walter on the electoral consequences of the economic and
financial crisis in the 2009 Bundestag election published in German
Politics (February 2016).
- Paper on social opportunity costs of voting
submitted (with Florian
Rabuza, Jan 2016).
- New research associate Pia Beermann
starts to work within the grant project “Big Risks”: the perceptions and
management of neuralgic social risks in the 21st century Her PhD
project will be about the political psychology of big risks from a
global perspective (November 2015).
- Survey about attitudes towards the German
welfare state fielded, financed by the Norwegian Research Council with a
grant to Staffan Kumlin (April
- Paper on flipped Classroom teaching in my
methods lecture accepted by Zeitschrift für Politikwissenschaft
Kärger and Daniel
Lambach, April 2015).
- Contributions published about latent class
analysis, weighted regression and least-square regression in
encyclopaedia of empirical methods edited by Rainer Diaz-Bone and
Christoph Weischer (February 2015).
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