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SMS-studie i samband med EU-valet

Conpol-projektet vid statsvetenskapliga institutionen, Uppsala universitet är ett forskningsprojekt som handlar om politiskt deltagande. Som en del av projektet genomför forskarna en studie om möjligheten att mobilisera människor att rösta i EU-valet. Studien genomförs genom att vi skickar ut ett…

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ERC blogpost about CONPOL

In the run-up to the European Parliament elections, ERC will publish a series of stories featuring ERC grantees and their research on their website. You can read an intervju with PI Sven Oskarsson about the CONPOL project here    …

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New CONPOL member:  Michal Smrek

Today Michal Smrek joined the CONPOL team! Michal is currently a PhD student at the Depertment of Government, Uppsala University. He will defend his thesis on political selection, legislative careers and gender representation on May 11 2019. Michal will be…

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New publication: “Access to education and political candidacy: Lessons from school openings in Sweden.”

The CONPOL team are pleased to announce a new publication in Economic of Education Review: “Access to education and political candidacy: Lessons from school openings in Sweden.” In this paper we examine how availability of education affects who becomes a…

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New Publication: “Enhancing Electoral Equality: Can Education Compensate for Family Background Differences in Voting Participation?”

The CONPOL team are pleased to announce a new publication in the American Political Science Review: “Enhancing Electoral Equality: Can Education Compensate for Family Background Differences in Voting Participation?” The departure point of this study is the well documented fact…

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Successful RJ grant proposal!

CONPOL PI Sven Oskarsson toegther with CONPOL member Rafael Ahlskog received a 5.8 MSEK grant from RJ (the Bank of Sweden Tercentenary Foundation) for a project with the title: “Nature via Nurture: Using novel methods to shed new light on…

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New publication: “It Runs in the Family: A Study of Political Candidacy Among Swedish Adoptees.”

The CONPOL team are pleased to announce a new publication in Political Behavior: “It Runs in the Family: A Study of Political Candidacy Among Swedish Adoptees.” Recent work has shown that early life parental socialization is strongly associated with a…

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