Research

Rebuilding Website: TBA (All replication files forthcoming. Please contact me and I will be happy to send data and do files!)

Publications
Leiter, Debra. 2018. “Split Ticket Voting, Social Networks, and New Democracies: The Case of the 1990 German Unification Election” Political Studies

BLOG: Political Studies Association Political Insight Blog: “Split Your Ticket?  Split Your Friends: Social Network Disagreement and Partisan Preferences in the 1990 German Election.”

Leiter, Debra, Jack Reilly, and Joel Bremson. (2017) “Third Parties, Turnout, and Social Influence: Why Third Party Entry May Decrease Turnout in Plurality Systems.” Computational Social Sciences Society of America 2017 Conference Proceedings, Santa Fe, NM.

Leiter, Debra and Jack Reilly. (forthcoming) “Using An Agent Based Model to Test Institutional Variation: Creating a Counterfactual World.” Sage Research Methods Cases

Leiter, Debra, Andreas Murr, Ericka Rascon, and Mary Stegmaier. 2018 “Social Networks and Citizen Election Forecasting: The More Friends the BetterInternational Journal of Forecasting.  34(2): 235-248

Leiter, Debra and Michael Clark. “Valence and Satisfaction with Democracy: A Cross-National Analysis of Nine Western European Democracies” (2015) European Journal of Political Research. 54(3): 543-562

BLOG: LSE Democratic Audit UK Blog: “Voters do not Improve their evaluations of the political system simply because the government is behaving well,” with Michael Clark

Clark, Michael and Debra Leiter “Does the Ideological Dispersion of Parties Mediate the Electoral Impact of Valence? A Cross-National Study of Party Support in Six Western European Democracies” (2014) Comparative Political Studies 47(2): 171-202

Adams, James, Lawrence Ezrow and Debra Leiter. (2012) “Partisan Sorting and Niche Parties in Europe” (2012) West European Politics. 35(6): 1272-1294

 Adams, James, Catherine De Vries, and Debra Leiter (2012). “Subconstituency Reactions to Elite Depolarization in the Netherlands:  An Analysis of the Dutch Public’s Policy Beliefs and Partisan Loyalties, 1986-1998” (2012) British Journal of Political Science, 42(1): 81-105