Journal Articles

24 "Compulsory Voting, Habit Formation, and Political Participation" (with Michael Bechtel and Lukas Schmid) Review of Economics and Statistics (forthcoming).

23 "Catalyst or Crown: Does Naturalization Promote the Long-Term Social Integration of Immigrants?" (with Jens Hainmueller and Giuseppe Pietrantuono) American Political Science Review (forthcoming).

22 "How Economic, Humanitarian, and Religious Concerns Shape European Attitudes toward Asylum-Seekers" (with Kirk Bansak and Jens Hainmueller) Science (2016).

21 "Does Direct Democracy Hurt Immigrant Minorities? Evidence from Naturalization Decisions in Switzerland" (with Jens Hainmueller) American Journal of Political Science (forthcoming).

20 "When lives are put on hold: Lengthy asylum processes decrease employment among refugees" (with Jens Hainmueller and Duncan Lawrence) Science Advances (2016).

19 "Open/Closed List and Party Choice: Experimental Evidence from the U.K." (with Jack Blumenau, Andrew Eggers, and Simon Hix) British Journal of Political Science (2016).

18 "Examination of the Synthetic Control Method for Evaluating Health Policies with Multiple Treated Units" (with Noemi Kreif, Richard Grief, Alex Turner, Sylviya Nikolova, and Matt Sutton) Health Economics (2015).

17 "Naturalization Fosters the Long-Term Political Integration of Immigrants" (with Jens Hainmueller and Giuseppe Pietrantuono) Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences (2015). Supplementary information

16 "Does Compulsory Voting Increase Support for Leftist Policy? (with Michael Bechtel and Lukas Schmid) American Journal of Political Science (2015).

15 "Reality Bites: The Limits of Framing Effects for Salient and Contested Policy Issues" (with Michael Bechtel, Jens Hainmueller, and Marc Helbling). Political Science Research and Methods (2015).

14 "Validating vignette and conjoint survey experiments against real-world behavior" (with Jens Hainmueller and Teppei Yamamoto). Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences (2015). Supplementary information

13 "Who Gets a Swiss Passport? A Natural Experiment in Immigrant Discrimination" (with Jens Hainmueller), American Political Science Review (2013). Supplementary information

12 "Religious reasons in the public sphere: an empirical study of religious actors' argumentative patterns in Swiss direct-democratic campaigns" (with André Bächtiger, Judith Könemann, Ansgar Jödicke). European Political Science Review (2012).

11 "Circular Data in Political Science and How to Handle It" (with Jeff Gill). Political Analysis (2010).

10 "Comparing Candidates and Citizens in the Ideological Space" (with Philipp Leimgruber and Lucas Leemann). Swiss Political Science Review (2010).

9 "When Political Philosophy Meets Political Science. Theoretical and Methodological Challenges in the Study of a Philosophical Ideal" (with André Bächtiger). Political Studies (2010).

8 "Die Untersuchung verdeckter Populationen: Eine Capture-Recapture Studie mit Heroinabhängigen" [Investigating Hidden Populations: A Capture-Recapture Study with Heroin Addicts] (with Thomas Gautschi). Zeitschrift für Soziologie (2010).

7 "Zwölf Jahre nach Letten. Die Konsumenten harter Drogen in den Zürcher Kontakt- und Anlaufstellen" [Twelve Years after Needlepark. A Survey of Heroin Addicts in Zurich] (with Thomas Gautschi). Swiss Journal of Sociology (2009).

6 "Patterns of Parliamentary Discourse: How 'Deliberative' are German Legislative Debates?" (with André Bächtiger, Pia Hess, and Céline Fraefel). German Politics (2008).

5 "Mixing Habermas with Bayes: Methodological and Theoretical Advances in the Study of Deliberation" (with André Bächtiger, Rita Grünenfelder, and Marco Steenbergen). Swiss Political Science Review (2007).

4 "Traffic Accidents in Switzerland: How Hazardous Are 'High Risk' Groups? An Analysis on Basis of Police Protocols" (with Aline Bütikofer and Thomas Gautschi). Swiss Journal of Economics and Statistics (2007).

3 "Social Networks and Labour Market Outcomes: The Non-Monetary Benefits of Social Capital" (with Axel Franzen). European Sociological Review (2006).

2 "Size Does Matter: Körpergrösse, Humankapital und Einkommen" [Size Does Matter: Body Height, Human Capital, and Income] (with Thomas Gautschi). Soziale Welt (2006).

1 "Soziale Netzwerke und beruflicher Erfolg" [Social Networks and Occupational Success] (with Axel Franzen). Kölner Zeitschrift für Soziologie und Sozialpsychologie (2005).