Ass.-Prof. Carolina Plescia, BA MA PhD
T: +43-1-4277-49904
Winter term 2020
210073 SE BAK13: State Activity, Policy and Governance Analyses - Democratic representation in the digital era
Winter term 2019
210075 SE BAK13: State Activity, Policy and Governance Analyses - Individual preferences & collective decision-making






Kritzinger, S., Plescia, C., & Spoon, J-J. (2019). Assigning blame in multiparty governments. Paper presented at Democracy Divided? People, Politicians and the Politics of Populism, Wien, Austria.






Kritzinger, S., & Plescia, C. (2019). Austria: An election overshadowed by Ibiza-gate? In The European Parliament Elections of 2019 CISE-LUISS University Press.

Plescia, C. (2019). Compromising for Worldly Rewards? The Short-Term Consequences of Coalition Agreements on Voters. Paper presented at ECPR General Conference, Wrocław 2019, Wrocław, Poland.


Plescia, C., Wilhelm, J., & Kritzinger, S. (Accepted/In press). First-Order Breakthrough or Still Second Order? An assessment of the 2019 EP elections. Paper presented at ECPR General Conference, Wrocław 2019, Wrocław, Poland.





Compromising for worldly rewards? The short-term consequences of coalition agreements on voters

Carolina Plescia (Speaker)
28 May 2019

Activity: Talks and presentationsTalk or oral contributionScience to Science


Citizen disenchantment with democracy in Europe

Pieter de Wilde (Speaker), Carolina Plescia (Speaker), Oliver Treib (Speaker)
24 Apr 2019

Activity: Talks and presentationsTalk or oral contributionScience to Public


A voting experiment on the input and output of electoral systems and democratic satisfaction

Carolina Plescia (Speaker)
12 Oct 2018

Activity: Talks and presentationsTalk or oral contributionScience to Public


A voting experiment on the input and output of electoral systems and democratic satisfaction

Carolina Plescia (Speaker), Andre Blais (Contributor), John Högström (Contributor)
14 Sep 201816 Sep 2018

Activity: Talks and presentationsTalk or oral contributionScience to Science


The Attitudinal and Social Antecedents of Right-wing Populist Support: The Moderating Role of Cross-Cutting Exposure on Populist Vote

Carolina Plescia (Speaker), Hyunjin Song (Contributor)
6 Sep 20188 Sep 2018

Activity: Talks and presentationsTalk or oral contributionScience to Science


The Attitudinal and Social Antecedents of Right-wing Populist Support: The Moderating Role of Cross-Cutting Exposure on Populist Vote

Carolina Plescia (Speaker), Hyunjin Song (Contributor)
22 Aug 201825 Aug 2018

Activity: Talks and presentationsTalk or oral contributionScience to Science


Against all Evidence? Voter preferences towards government formation after the elections and the role of populist attitudes

Carolina Plescia (Speaker), Jakob-Moritz Eberl (Speaker)
21 Jun 2018

Activity: Talks and presentationsTalk or oral contributionScience to Science


Coalitions in the News: How Saliency and Tone in News Coverage Influence Voters' Preferences and Expectations about Coalitions

Jakob-Moritz Eberl (Speaker), Carolina Plescia (Speaker)
26 May 2018

Activity: Talks and presentationsTalk or oral contributionScience to Science


Ill Informed? Media Bias and the Correctness of Voter Expectations of Coalition Outcomes

Jakob-Moritz Eberl (Speaker), Carolina Plescia (Speaker)
1 Dec 2017

Activity: Talks and presentationsTalk or oral contributionScience to Science


Learning from the other side: how social networks influence turnout in a referendum campaign

Carolina Plescia (Speaker), Davide Morisi (Speaker)
14 Sep 201716 Sep 2017

Activity: Talks and presentationsTalk or oral contributionScience to Science


You can't always get what you want: Studying public opinion on multidimensional policies in the context of Brexit

Carolina Plescia (Speaker), Magdalena Staniek (Speaker)
8 Sep 201710 Sep 2017

Activity: Talks and presentationsTalk or oral contributionScience to Science


Improving Recall of Past Political Behaviour: Results from a question-wording Experiment in Austria, Germany and the UK

Carolina Plescia (Contributor), Sylvia Kritzinger (Speaker), Markus Wagner (Contributor)
6 Sep 20179 Sep 2017

Activity: Talks and presentationsTalk or oral contributionScience to Science


How government alternation shapes voter incentives to engage in compensational voting

Carolina Plescia (Speaker), Francesco Zucchini (Contributor)
22 Jun 201724 Jun 2017

Activity: Talks and presentationsTalk or oral contributionScience to Science


Intra-cabinet and intra-party conflict and retrospective voting

Carolina Plescia (Speaker), Sylvia Kritzinger (Speaker)
22 Jun 201724 Jun 2017

Activity: Talks and presentationsTalk or oral contributionScience to Science


Voting for policy when it matters: How government alternation shapes voter incentives to engage in compensational voting

Carolina Plescia (Speaker), Francesco Zucchini (Speaker)
22 Jun 201724 Jun 2017

Activity: Talks and presentationsTalk or oral contributionScience to Science


In the Eye of the Beholder: Voter Perceptions of Parties’ Policy Shifts

Carolina Plescia (Speaker)
18 May 2016

Activity: Talks and presentationsTalk or oral contributionOther


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