Carolina Plescia, BA MA PhD
T: +43-1-4277-49904







Plescia, C 2018, Expected electoral performance, candidate quality and voter strategic coordination: The case of Japan. in The Many Faces of Strategic Voting. Michigan State University Press.










Kritzinger, S, Plescia, C & Wagner, M 2017, 'Improving recall of past political behavior: results from a question-wording experiment' Paper presented at ECPR General Conference, Olso 2017, Olso, Norway, 7/09/17 - 8/11/17, .

Plescia, C & Kritzinger, S 2017, 'Intra-coalition and intra-party conflict, and retrospective evaluations' Paper presented at, Milan, Italy, 22/06/17 - 24/06/17, .







Plescia, C & Staniek, M 2016, 'In the eye of the beholder. Voters' perceptions of party policy shifts' Paper presented at, Brüssel, Belgium, 23/06/16 - 25/06/16, .

Plescia, C 2016, 'Portfolio allocation, party size and retrospective evaluations: the Italian case' Paper presented at Conference of the Italian Political Science Association, Milan, Italy, 15/09/16 - 17/09/16, .

Plescia, C & Staniek, M 2016, 'Post-Mortem: The consequence of party death on the surviving parties and on the party system' Paper presented at Elections, Public Opinion and Parties (EPOP) conference, Canterbury, United Kingdom, 9/09/16 - 11/09/16, .



Plescia, C & Kritzinger, S 2016, 'Who Reacts? Performance Voting and Individual Heterogeneity' Paper presented at, Chicago, Illinois, United States, 7/04/16 - 10/04/16, .

Kritzinger, S & Plescia, C 2015, 'Types of electoral accountability and electoral behavior' Paper presented at, Florenz, Italy, 14/05/15, .


Plescia, C & Kritzinger, S 2015, 'Electoral Accountability: a Matter of Government Status?' Paper presented at ECPR General Conference, Montreal, Canada, 26/08/15 - 29/08/15, .



Plescia, C & Kritzinger, S 2014, Austria: No one loses, all win? in The European Parliament Elections of 2014. Rom, pp. 127-132.

Plescia, C 2014, 'Do citizens vote strategically? A comparative study of vote choice across mixed systems' Paper presented at, Barcelona, Spain, 20/06/13 - 22/06/13, .

Plescia, C 2014, 'Ecological inference techniques: a field test using electoral data' Paper presented at 2nd Annual General Conference of the European Political Science Association 2012 (EPSA), Berlin, Germany, 21/06/12 - 23/06/12, .

Plescia, C & Johann, D 2014, Germany: Merkel does not stand out but holds. in The European Parliament Elections of 2014. Rom, pp. 189-194.

Plescia, C 2014, 'The effect of pre-electoral party coordination on vote choice: evidence from the Italian regional elections' Paper presented at Italian Society of Political Science (SISP), Palermo, Italy, 8/09/11 - 10/09/11, .


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

Plescia, C. (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

Plescia, C. (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

Plescia, C. (Speaker), Song, H. (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

Plescia, C. (Speaker), Song, H. (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

Plescia, C. (Speaker), Eberl, J. (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

Eberl, J. (Speaker), Plescia, C. (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

Eberl, J. (Speaker), Plescia, C. (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

Plescia, C. (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

Plescia, C. (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

Plescia, C. (Contributor), Kritzinger, S. (Speaker), Wagner, M. (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

Plescia, C. (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

Plescia, C. (Speaker), Kritzinger, S. (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

Plescia, C. (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

Plescia, C. (Speaker)
18 May 2016

Activity: Talks and presentationsTalk or oral contributionOther


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