Current Research

All my current research deals with different dimensions of political behavior and accountability in developing countries.

Political Behaviour & Clientelism

Revisiting the Islamist-Secular divide: Parties and Voters in the Middle East and North Africa, with Francesco Cavatorta, International Political Science Review, accepted October 2017. Replication Data here and Do-file for figures here.

Preferences for the Scope of Protest“, with Miquel Pellicer and Alexander De Juan, Political Research Quarterly, accepted December 2019. Replication data, Do-files, and Full Questionnaire.

Poor people beliefs and the dynamics of clientelism” (under review, with Miquel Pellicer, Lindsay Benstead and Ellen Lust).

From the demand side of clientelism project:

Eva Wegner, Miquel Pellicer, Markus Bayer, Christian Tischmeyer (2019) Citizen Assessments of Clientelistic Practices in South Africa, SPIRe Working Paper WP16

Miquel Pellicer, Eva Wegner, Markus Bayer, Christian Tischmeyer (2019) Clientelism from the Client’s Perspective: An Empirically Grounded Conceptual Framework, SPIRe Working Paper WP15

Political Consequences of Inequality

Perceptions of Inevitability and Demand for Redistribution: Evidence from a Survey Experiment (with Miquel Pellicer and Patrizio Piraino, JEBO, accepted December 2017)

Social Inequality, State-Centered Grievances, and Protest – Evidence from South Africa , with Alexander De Juan, Journal of Conflict Resolution, accepted October 2016.