Prof. Dr. Markus Tepe

+49 441 798-4563

A06 3-317


Petra Oetken-Brinkmann

+49 441 798-4964

+49 441 798-2631

A06 4-416

Research Training Group SEAS


Political System of Germany

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Call for Papers for the ECPR General Conference, held in Innsbruck/Austria, 26-28 August 2020.

Christine Prokop will be presenting joint work with Markus Tepe “The causal effect of digital interaction, stigma and service failure on clients’ satisfaction with routinized public services” at the IRSPM 2020 Conference in Tampere/Finnland.

Programme for Norddeutsches Kolloquium Sozialwissenschaften (NKS) on 24 January 2020 at Schlaues Haus Oldenburg

Forthcoming Paper: Linhart, Eric, Michael Jankowski and Markus Tepe 2020. Keep it simple! German voters’ limited competence to evaluate electoral systems’ functions. German Politics

Online Before Print: Tepe, Markus and Pieter Vanhuysse 2019. Taking Social Policy Personally: How Does Neuroticism Affect Welfare State Attitudes? Social Policy & Administration (online first) 

Paper by Taehee Kim, Michael Jankowski and Markus Tepe on conspiracy theory and right wing populism has been accepted to the 3rd European Symposium on Societal Challenges in Computational Social Science (Euro CSS) Zurich, Switzerland, September 2nd-4th, 2019.

Paper by Markus Tepe, Susumu Shikano, Michael Jankowski and Maximilian Lutz has been accepted to the American Political Science Association’s (APSA) Annual Meeting & Exhibition, August 29 – September 1, 2019, in Washington, DC.

Markus Tepe has been re-elected as speaker of the Working Group on Rational Choice and Decision Theory (AK HET) in the German Association for Political Science (DVPW).

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