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Research grants
 

My research is funded by the Swiss National Science Foundation (SNF) and the Swiss Network for International Studies (SNIS). I have three ongoing projects on the politics of fiscal austerity, the impact of austerity on government economic credibility, and on U.S.-Chinese economic cooperation:

 

- How to design politically sustainable responses to fiscal pressure, SNIS project (CHF 262'611, co-coordinator)

 

- Cooperation and Conflict in Chinese-U.S. Economic Relations, SNF project no. 182371 (CHF 494'579)

 

- Contingent Signals: The political preconditions for successful economic stablization, SNF project no. 165480 (CHF 517'511) - finished

 

 

Working papers 

 

All papers that are not online are currently under revision and available upon request. Please email me at thomas.sattler@unige.ch.

 

Hübscher, Evelyne, Thomas Sattler and Markus Wagner. 2019. "Does Austerity Cause Polarization?" Paper presented at the Annual Conference on the American Political Science Association, Washington D.C., August 29 – September 1. Revise and Resubmit at the British Journal of Political Science.

 

Hübscher, Evelyne, Thomas Sattler and Zbigniew Truchlewski. 2020. "Three Worlds of Austerity: Voter Congruence over Fiscal Trade-Offs in Germany, Spain and the UK." Paper presented at the Annual Conference of the European Consortium for Political Research, Online, August. Revise and Resubmit at the Socio-Economic Review.

 

Baccini, Leonardo and Thomas Sattler. 2020. "Austerity, Economic Vulnerability, and Populism." Paper presented at the Annual Meeting of the American Political Science Association, San Francisco, September 10-13. Under review. 

 

Quinn, Dennis, Thomas Sattler and Stephen Weymouth. 2021. "When Do Voters Reward or Punish Changes in Currency Values? Evidence from Elections and Surveys in Democracies." Manuscript, Georgetown University and University of Geneva. Under review.

 

Elkink, Johan, Sarah Parlane and Thomas Sattler. 2018. “When One Side Stays Home: A Joint Model of Turnout and Vote Choice.” Paper presented at the Annual Conference of the European Political Science Association, Vienna, June 21 – 23. Under review.

 

Hübscher Evelyne, Thomas Sattler and Markus Wagner. 2021. “Voters and the IMF: Experimental Evidence from European Crisis Countries.” Paper presented at the International Conference of Europeanists (CES), Online, 21-25 June.   

 

Nguyen, Quynh, Thomas Sattler and Tanja Schweinberger. 2020. "Power Transitions and International Economic Cooperation: Experimental Evidence from China and the U.S." Paper presented at the Annual Meeting of the American Political Science Association, San Francisco, September 10-13.

 

Schweinberger, Tanja and Thomas Sattler. 2019. "Trade as a Foreign Policy Issue: A Bilateral Micro Perspective." Paper presented at the Annual Conference on the American Political Science Association, Washington D.C., August 28 – September 1, 2019.
 

Hübscher, Evelyne and Thomas Sattler. 2018. “The Fiscal Policy Trap: Deficits, Austerity and Popularity.” Paper presented at the Annual Meeting of the American Political Science Association, Boston, August 30 – September 2.    

 

 

Work in progress  

 

Bodea, Cristina, Federico Ferrara, Andrew Kerner and Thomas Sattler. "Gender and Economic Policy. When Do Women Speak with Authority on Economic Issues? Evidence from the Euro Area." Manuscript, Michigan State University and University of Geneva.

 

Ardanaz, Martin, Evelyne Hübscher, Philip Keefer and Thomas Sattler. "Fiscal Adjustment in Latin America and the Carribean."

 

Evelyne Hübscher, Thomas Sattler and Colin Walder. "Austerity - What's the Alternative?"

  

Ferrara, Federico, Thomas Sattler and Chendi Wang. "Too Fragile to Succeed? Electoral Strength, Austerity, and Economic Confidence." Paper to be presented at the Annual Meeting of the American Political Science Association, September.

 

Bodea, Cristina, Federico Ferrara and Thomas Sattler. "The Eurozone Dilemma: The Political Effects of ECB Monetary Policy in a Diverging Union."