Working papers

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

Nguyen, Quynh, Thomas Sattler and Tanja Schweinberger. 2022. "Power Transitions and International Economic Cooperation: Experimental Evidence from Parallel Surveys in China and the U.S." Paper presented at the Annual Meeting of the International Studies Association (ISA), Nashville, March 28-April 2. 'Revise & Resubmit', European Journal of Political Research.

Ardanaz, Martin, Evelyne Hübscher, Philip Keefer and Thomas Sattler. 2023. "Why do Voters Support Procyclical Fiscal Policies? Experimental Evidence from Latin America." IDB Working Paper No. 1455. Under Review

Ardanaz, Martin, Evelyne Hübscher, Philip Keefer and Thomas Sattler. 2023. "Preferences over Fiscal Adjustment: A Conjoint Experiment." Paper presented at the Annual Conference of the International Studies Association (ISA), Montreal, March 15-19. Under Review

Ardanaz, Martin, Evelyne Hübscher, Philip Keefer and Thomas Sattler. 2022. "Policy Misperceptions, Information, and the Demand for Redistributive Tax Reform: Experimental Evidence from Latin America." IDB Working Paper No. 1385. 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 (EPSA), Vienna, June 21–23. Under Review.

Bodea, Cristina, Federico Ferrara, Andrew Kerner and Thomas Sattler. 2022. "When are Women Trusted to Speak with Authority on Economic Issues? Evidence from the Euro Area." Paper presented at the Annual Conference of the European Political Science Association (EPSA), Prague, June 23–25.

Ferrara, Federico, Thomas Sattler and Chendi Wang. 2021. "Too Fragile to Succeed? Electoral Strength, Austerity, and Economic Confidence." Paper presented at the Annual Meeting of the American Political Science Association (APSA), Seattle, September 30–October 3.

Alexiadou, Despina and Thomas Sattler. N.d. "EU Enlargement, Global Competition and Brexit." In Progress.

Evelyne Hübscher, Thomas Sattler and Colin Walder. N.d. "Austerity: How do Voters Reason about Alternatives and Consequences?" In Progress.

Research grants

My research has been funded, for instance, by the Swiss National Science Foundation (SNF) and the Swiss Network for International Studies (SNIS).

  • Cooperation and Conflict in Chinese-U.S. Economic Relations, Swiss National Science Foundation (SNSF) project no. 182371 (CHF 519'579)
  • Estimating the Popular Constraint in Debt Crisis Management, Thyssen Foundation research project (Euro 160'000, co-coordinator) - finished
  • How to design politically sustainable responses to fiscal pressure, Swiss Network for International Studies (SNIS) research project (CHF 262'611, co-coordinator) - finished
  • Contingent Signals: The political preconditions for successful economic stablization, Swiss National Science Foundation (SNSF) project no. 165480 (CHF 517'511) - finished




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Professor of International Relations, University of Geneva