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Findings

SWITZERLAND

Thanks to the extraordinary cooperation of the members of the Bernese and Geneva Grand Councils, as well as the members of the National Council and the Council of States, we were able to gather an enormous amount of information between August and December 2018. No fewer than 368 active parliamentarians took part in the REP study.

 

Report for the participating politicians

We informed the politicians who participated in REP about first results before summer 2019. The reports for each parliament can be downloaded here in their original language:

Report for members of the national parliaments:

Report for members of the Grand Council in Berne:

Report for members of the Grand Council in Geneva:

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Scientific publications and presentations

The data collected by REP provide interesting and relevant scientific findings. In order to share them as widely as possible, they are often written in English. Here, you will find a list of presentations and publications by members of REP Switzerland with these data.

Presentations

  • Helfer, L. et al. Perceptual accuracy of elected legislators. Paper presented at the Annual Meeting of the American Political Science Association in Washington DC/USA, August 2019
  • Varone, F. , & Helfer, L. Does policy specialization enhance the accuracy of MPs’ perceptions of citizen preferences? Paper presented at the 12th Annual Conference of the Comparative Agendas Project in Budapest/Hungary, June 2019
  • Helfer, L., & Giger, N. Social Status, Inequality Perceptions and Support for Redistributive Policies Among Politicians. Paper presented at the 12th Annual Conference of the Comparative Agendas Project in Budapest/Hungary, June 2019
  • Varone, F. , & Helfer, L. Does policy specialization enhance the accuracy of MPs’ perceptions of citizen preferences? Paper presented at the ECPR Joint Sessions in Mons/Belgium, April 2019
  • Helfer, L., & Giger, N. Social Status, Inequality Perceptions and Support for Redistributive Policies Among Politicians. Paper presented at the ECPR Joint Sessions in Mons/Belgium, April 2019
  • Helfer, L., & Varone, F. How Accurate are Politicians' Perceptions of Public Opinion? Paper presented at the Annual Conference of the Swiss Political Science Association in Zurich/Switzerland, February 2019

Publications

No scientific articles with the data of the REP study have been published yet.

 

Page last updated August 2019