• New Study on Protest Reporting

    In our recent paper published in Political Communication we show that protest events receive more media coverage if they occur in the wake of highly salient events. This effect has clear temporal and spatial boundaries.

  • A Global Map of Internet Coverage

    Our recent paper published in Science uses network traffic observations to measure Internet coverage remotely, and to study the effect of politics on Internet service provision. 

  • A Field Experiment Using Mobile Advertising

    Annerose Nisser and Nils B. Weidmann conducted a field experiment with smartphone banners to measure ethnic preferences in Bosnia and Herzegovina. The paper was published in PLOS ONE.

  • Hiking the Alvier Mountain

    Our 2016 group hike took us to the Swiss Alps above the Rhine valley (Photo: Sebastian Schutte).