Prof. Thomas Gschwend, Ph.D.

Projects: A8, C4

Professor for Quantitative Methods in the Social Sciences

University of Mannheim
School of Social Sciences
A5, 6 - Room C.219
D-68131 Mannheim

Tel.: +49 (0) 621-181-2087
Fax: +49 (0) 621-181-2845

Email: gschwend<at>


Selected Publications:

Meffert, Michael F., and Thomas Gschwend. 2011. “Polls, coalition signals and strategic voting: An
experimental investigation of perceptions and effects." European Journal of Political Research 50(5):

Meffert, Michael F., Sascha Huber, Thomas Gschwend, and Franz Urban Pappi. 2011. “More than
wishful thinking: Causes and consequences of voters‘ electoral expectations about parties and
coalitions.” Electoral Studies, 30 (4): 804-815.

Elff, Martin, Thomas Gschwend, and Ron Johnston. 2008. “Ignoramus, Ignorabimus? On Fundamental
Uncertainty in Ecological Inference.” Political Analysis 16(1), 70-92.

Gschwend, Thomas. 2007. “Ticket-splitting and strategic voting under mixed electoral rules: Evidence
from Germany”, European Journal of Political Research 46(1): 1-23

Gschwend, Thomas, Ron Johnston, and Charles Pattie. 2003. “Split-Ticket Patterns in Mixed-Member
Proportional Election Systems: Estimates and Analyses of their Spatial Variation at the German
Federal Election, 1998.” British Journal of Political Science 33(1): 109-127.