Forschungsinteressen / Fields of research
Vergleichende Regierungslehre / Comparative politics
Messung von Parteiideologie / Measuring party ideology
Ereignisanalyse / Event-History-Analysis
Mehrebenenanalyse / multi-level analysis
Selektion und Deselektion politischer Eliten / Selection and deselection of political elites
Atomenergiepolitik / Nuclear energy politics
Konferenzbeiträge und Arbeitspapiere / Conference and working papers
Ministerial turnover in the German Bundesländer (1990-2010). Paper prepared for the SEDEPE conference on subnational political elites in Montreal, October 17th-19th 2012.
Careers of regional ministers in Germany (1990-2011). Paper presented at the SEDEPE conference on subnational political elites in Montreal, October 17th-19th 2012. (with Klaus Stolz, Jörn Fischer and Lars Vogel)
Office alternation in parliamentary democracies. Cabinets, parties and prime ministers compared. Paper presented at the EPSA general conference in Berlin June 21st-23rd 2012. (with Holger Döring)
How to explain ministerial turnover: macro-political factors or biographic determinants - an event history analysis of the East German Länder ministers (1990-2011). Paper prepared for the ECPR Joint Session of Workshops in St. Gallen, April 12th-17th 2011.
Which factors determine the attitudes towards nuclear energy? A multilevel analysis of 27 European countries. Working paper (with Rafael Bauschke)
Measuring Political Party Ideologies – Combining Expert Scale and Text Based Approaches. Paper presented at the IPSA world conference in Santiago de Chile, July 12th-16th 2009.
Government Termination in Parliamentary Democracies – an Event History Approach with Special Attention to Party Ideology. Paper presented at the ECPR Joint Session of Workshops in Lisbon, April 14th-19th 2009.
Datasets for the Analysis of Government Termination – a Comparison between Warwick and Woldendorp/Keman/Budge. Paper presented at the ECPR Joint Session of Workshops in Rennes, April 11th-16th 2008.