Professor | Political System| University Oldenburg

Outreach / Selected Media Coverage


The conversation: Neurotic people more likely to complain about the welfare state, January 23, 2020.

DVPW Blog: Welches Wahlsystem wollen Wähler? August 9, 2019

The conversation: German politicians invest in opera when seeking re-election - here’s why, April 4, 2018

Radio Interview with NDR 1 on state elections in Lower Saxony 2017 (also see Landeswahlkompass Niedersachsen)

TV Interview (NDR Hallo Niedersachsen, 15. Aug. 2016) and various Radio Interviews (NDR, Nordwestradio) on local elections in Lower Saxony (Aug.-Sep. 2016)

Radio Interview with  Nordwestradio on "Gerrymandering" in Lower Saxony (29. Jun. 2016).

TV Interview with Oeins (Oldenburg Local Station) on "Local Election in Lower Saxony 2016" (3. May 2016), TV Interview with Oeins (Oldenburg Local Station) on the "European Election 2014" (12. June 2014).

ZEIT (Aug. 22, 2013), WDR (27. Feb. 2013), Frankfurter Allgemeine Zeitung (19. Mar. 2013) and  Rheinische Post (3. Mar. 2013) report on study on Kindergarten fees and their determinants in Germany’s  95 most populous cities between 2007 and 2010.

Lehrforschungsprojekt Wahlprognose mit Partei-Aktien" (Prediction markets) cited in the Nordwest-Zeitung  (22. Nov. 2012),  NDR.de (10. Jan. 2013) and  Radio Deutschlandfunk.

FAZ (Nov. 2, 2011) and Rheinische Post (16. Dez. 2011) Dr. Right and Dr. Wrong: Zum Einfluss des Doktortitels auf den Wahlerfolg von Direktkandidaten bei der Bundestagswahl 2009

taz (Feb. 26, 2010) Lukrativer Staatsdienst? Lohndifferenzen zwischen öffentlichem Dienst und Privatwirtschaft