Electoral Competition and the Incidence of Election Violence
When electoral competition is high, political parties invest more in both licit and illicit campaign strategies. Under illicit strategies, parties may use non-violent or violent tactics. The EVaP project studies the instrumental use of violence as an..
The Consequences of Election Violence for Attitudes and Behavior
Within this theme, we examine the effects of violence on voter attitudes, behavior, and voting preferences. To do so, we use surveys and embedded experiments to study individual-level effects of and responses to campaign violence One study within ..
The Role of Brokers in the Production of Election Violence
Electoral campaigns around the world deploy a combination of coercive and non-coercive measures to sway voters. Political elites typically rely on local actors for the execution of these inducements. The EVaP project is interested in uncovering the r..