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Dr Achim Goerres
University of Duisburg-Essen
Faculty of Social Sciences, Institute of Political Science
+49 (0) 203 379 – 3615 (direct), -1385 (secret.)
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Society Initiative for Europe
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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
- 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
Cultura Contemporània 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 (March
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, Nov 2016)
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).
on student attitudes and their exam performance after flipped classroom
teaching in political science accepted by European Political Science (with Caroline Kärger
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 football, emotions and the German Bundestag
elections 2013 in which we test whether football results can be viewed
as a natural experiment (with Robin Arens and Florian Rabuza, June
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 (May 2016).
- 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 2015).
- Paper on flipped Classroom teaching in my
methods lecture accepted by Zeitschrift für Politikwissenschaft (with Caroline Kärger
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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