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 Researchers at the MPI for the Study of Societies

Dr. Armin Schäfer


 
Dr. Armin Schäfer
Research Fellow
 
Max Planck Institute for the Study of Societies
Paulstr. 3 | 50676 Cologne | Germany
Phone: +49 221 2767-164
Fax: +49 221 2767-555

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Research Interests

democracy and social inequality; political economy; European integration; political parties
 

Research Projects

Selected Publications

Politics in the Age of Austerity (ed. with W. Streeck). Cambridge: Polity Press, 2013  
Prekäre Wahlen. Milieus und soziale Selektivität der Wahlbeteiligung bei der Bundestagswahl 2013 (mit R. Vehrkamp, J.F. Gagné). Gütersloh: Bertelsmann Stiftung, 2013  
Mehr Demokratie, aber nur für wenige? Der Zielkonflikt zwischen mehr Beteiligung und politischer Gleichheit (mit H. Schoen). Leviathan 41, 1, 94-120 (2013)  
Beeinflusst die sinkende Wahlbeteiligung das Wahlergebnis? Eine Analyse kleinräumiger Wahldaten in deutschen Großstädten. Politische Vierteljahresschrift 53, 2, 240-264 (2012)  
Embeddedness and Regional Integration: Waiting for Polanyi in a Hayekian Setting (with M. Höpner). International Organization 66, 3, 429-455 (2012)
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Vita

2014 Postdoctoral degree (habilitation), political science, University of Heidelberg
2006-2007 Fellow at the Hanse-Wissenschaftskolleg
since 2006 Research Fellow, MPI for the Study of Societies, Cologne
2004-2006 Postdoctoral Fellow, MPI for the Study of Societies, Cologne
2004 Doctorate in political science, University of Bremen
2001-2004 PhD student, Max Planck Institute for the Study of Societies, Cologne
1994-2000 Studied political science, economy, international relations and conflict research at Phillips Universität Marburg and the University of Kent at Canterbury; MA (1998) and Diplom

 

Professional Activities (Selected)

Member of the Executive Board of the Political Economy Section of the German Political Science Association (DVPW)
 

Awards and Honors (Selected)

2013: Journal Prize of the Society of Friends and Former Associates of the MPIfG for the best journal article by an MPIfG researcher in 2012 (for: "Beeinflusst die sinkende Wahlbeteiligung das Wahlergebnis? Eine Analyse kleinräumiger Wahldaten in deutschen Großstädten," Politische Vierteljahresschrift 53, 2, 240-264)  
2005: Otto Hahn Medal of the Max Planck Society for an outstanding doctoral thesis
 

 
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