My research lies at the intersection of political economy, comparative politics and political sociology. I am particularly interested in (a) the impact of occupational change and economic modernization on social hierarchies, (b) how changes in the economic and societal position affect political behavior, and (c) how a changing composition of the labor force shapes welfare state policy in post-industrial democracies.
Economic Risks within Households and Voting for the Radical Right. (with Tarik Abou-Chadi)
Does partisan grassroots mobilization matter in the digital age? (with Daniel Bischof)
Disappointed Expectations: Downward Mobility and Electoral Change (with Briitta van Staalduinen)
Economic Opportunities and Electoral Preferences (with Silja Häusermann and Delia Zollinger)
Robotization and Regional Voting Patterns in Germany (with Niko Schoell)