News of the Chair of Public Finance

Prof. Mark Schelker
Presentations in scientific conferences:
1. European Public Choice Society, Budapest, Hungary
2. Beyond Basic Questions Workshop, Gargnano, Italy
3. Gesprächskreis Föderalismus, Fribourg, Switzerland
4. Society for Institutional & Organizational Economics, Columbia University, New York, USA

Panel discussions: « Obligation de servir et système de milice : Faut-il repenser le modèle Suisse ? », Débat public organisé par Avenir Suisse, Université de Genève, 27.09.2017

1. Lame Ducks and Divided Government: How Voters Control the Unaccountable. Journal of Comparative Economics, forthcoming
2. The Elasticity of Voter Turnout: Investing 85 cents per Voter to Increase Voter Turnout by 4 Percent. Electoral Studies 49: 65-74 (with Marco Schneiter)

Media coverage of research projects:
Our research on voter turnout has been featured in the Neue Zürcher Zeitung, Blick, Aargauer Zeitung, Luzerner Zeitung, St. Galler Tagblatt, Zürichsee Zeitung,, Zürcher Unterländer, Volksblatt (Lichtenstein), 20 Minutes, Le Matin, Tribune de Genève, 24 Heures, Le Nouveliste, RTS Radio Télévision Suisse, RSI Radiotelevisione svizzera di lingua italiana

PhD Student Simon Berset 
Presentations in scientific conferences:  Society for Institutional & Organizational Economics, Columbia University, New York, USA

Research visit: Harvard Institute for Quantitative Social Science, Harvard University, Cambridge, MA, USA: August-October 2017

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