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Prof Dr Achim Goerres

Achim.Goerres “at” uni-due.de


University of Duisburg-Essen

Faculty of Social Sciences, Institute of Political Science

Lotharstr. 65

47057 Duisburg


Phone +49 (0) 203 379 – 3615 (direct), -1385 (secret.)



Curriculum Vitae

Work on the Social Science Research Network

Work in Progress



PhD Supervision

A Political Sociological CV

Press Coverage


Work in Progress Achim Goerres


This page contains material that is still work-in-progress or in the peer-review process of social science journals.


You can access some of my papers in full-text via the Social Science Research Network (marked by **)

SSRN Achim Goerres


Last update 27 Jan 2017

Working Papers (somewhere between good set of ideas to submitted material)


**The Private Costs of Voting: an Experimental Study (with Florian Rabuza, University of Duisburg-Essen)

**Gender and welfare state attitudes: Studying Danish siblings (with Mads Meier Jaeger, University of Copenhagen)

**Under Pressure: How Politicians Talk about Welfare State Reforms in Three Affluent Democracies, with Rune Karlsen and Staffan Kumlin (Institute for Social Research Oslo)

**How do Voters React to Framing in the area of Welfare State Pressures, with Rune Karlsen and Staffan Kumlin (Institute for Social Research Oslo)

In Preparation

**Who is Allowed Not to Vote? Deservingness, Moral Karma and the Social Construction of the Voting Norm (with Florian Rabuza)

**Blind Retrospection, Football and the Bundestag Election 2015 (in German, with Florian Rabuza, University of Duisburg-Essen, and Robin Arens, University of Konstanz)

**Attitudes of Local Political Elites (in German, several students as co-authors)


Working Papers (once they are fit for sharing, they go on the SSRN)

Conflictive Demands on the Welfare State in Changing Times: Group-based Differences in Attitudes in Advanced Industrial Democracies between 1985-2006

The Organisation of Elections in Cities and the Countryside: an Expert Survey of Election Organisers in North-Rhine-Westphalia (with Evelyn Funk, University of Duisburg-Essen)

What is Fair? Perceptions of Public Kindergarten Fees in a German University Town (with Marius R. Busemeyer, Univ of Konstanz)

Who would Vote for the Alternative für Deutschland? A Panel Data Analysis (with Dennis Spies, University of Cologne, and Staffan Kumlin)


Book Projects

Handbuch Methoden der Politikwissenschaft (edited volume with Claudius Wagemann and Markus Siewert, Goethe University Framkfurt)

Communicating under Pressure: Communication, Public Opinion and the Welfare State in Europe (Book project with Rune Karlsen, Staffan Kumlin, Institute for Social Research Oslo)

Solidarity and Conflict: Intergenerational relationships and welfare state attitudes in Germany from a comparative perspective (book project)

Einführung in Statistik für die Politikwissenschaft: ein intuitiver Ansatz (textbook in German, commissioned by utb)