ECPR General Conference 2014

The 2014 ECPR General Conference took place in the University of Glasgow, 3-6 September 2014. The members of the project team attended and presented papers based on preliminary data from a pilot study within the larger ResponsiveGov project.

Laura Morales presented the folloqing papers:
1) « A Conceptual and Theoretical Approach to Governmental Policy Responsiveness Between Elections« 
2) « Electoral Mandates and Responsiveness: Comparing Government Reactions to Public Opinion in ‘Normal’ and ‘Unexpected’ Policy Junctures »

Luca Bernardi presented the paper « Speech Is Silver, Silence Is Golden? Policy Agenda, Responsiveness, and Competitive Incentives« 

Daniel Bischof presented the paper « Cheap talk or keeping/making promises? Party rhetorics between elections«