The team will be present at the General Conference of the Academy for Sociology and at the ESCR Annual conference. The programs can be found if you click on the link. Markus Gangl will alo provide a keynote at the ESCR conference. In addition, Svenja Hense presented a paper on the policy preferences of classesContinue reading “Conference season is keeping team POLAR busy”
On July 13, Carlotta Giustozzi very successfully defended her PhD thesis. The thesis looks at the social consequences of cumulated labor market marginalisation and was supervised by Markus Gangl and Patrick Sachweh. Huge congratulations, Carlotta, from everyone else at Team POLAR!
On May 18, Markus Gangl gave an online presentation at the colloquium of the Cluster of Excellence “The Politics of Inequality”, based at the University of Konstanz. The talk dealt with the question “Is Rising Inequality a Threat to Democracy?” and summarized first findings from the POLAR project. More information about the program of theContinue reading “Talk at the Cluster Colloquium”
„Explaining the democratic malaise: Testing perceived responsiveness as a mechanism of the inequality-trust link“ was presented at the Workshop on Perceptions and Policy Preferences in Hamburg on May 7th. In this paper, Simon Bienstman, Svenja Hense and Markus Gangl ask whether perceptions of responsiveness explain why and how income inequality affects political trust. They developContinue reading “POLAR working paper presented at the Workshop on Perceptions and Policy Preferences”