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New research project: Elections as a Linkage Mechanism between Public Opinion and Policy Outcomes, a longitudinal and comparative analysis

The Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council (SSHRC) has announced the results of the February 2017 competition of its Insight Development Grants program. One of the funded research projects is a project on ‘Elections as a Linkage Mechanism between Public Opinion and Policy Outcomes’, that will be supervised by Ruth Dassonneville.   Summary of the […] Read more

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What if the economy decided the Dutch election?

Dutch election forecast : What if the economy decided the Dutch election? Philippe Mongrain (Université de Montréal), Ruth Dassonneville (Université de Montréal) and Michael S. Lewis-Beck (University of Iowa)   While most observers are covering the Dutch election as a litmus test for populism in Europe, focusing on issues such as the European Union, immigration and […] Read more

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Workshop: ‘Voters Adrift. Consequences of Electoral Dealignment in Representative Democracies’

This workshop took place at 2 and 3 december 2016. About 20 top scholars from all over the world participated to the workshop, presented their ongoing research and discussed about the consequences of dealignment for representative democracy.   Michael S. Lewis-Beck (University of Iowa), Ruth Dassonneville (Université de Montréal) and Marc Hooghe (University of Leuven) […] Read more

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New research project: accountability in Belgian elections

The Research Foundation Flanders (FWO) has announced the results of the 2016 application round (Research Projects and Research Grants). One of the funded research proposals is a project on accountability in Belgian elections, which will be co-supervised by Marc Hooghe and Ruth Dassonneville. The project will start in January 2017.   Summary of the research […] Read more