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2015

Lachat, Romain (2015). ‘Which way from left to right? The issue basis of citizens’ ideological self-placement in Western Europe’. Paper presented at the 2015 ECPR general conference, Montreal, 26–29 August. (Download paper, Appendix)

Lachat, Romain (2015). ‘Is what you want what you see? Partisan and ideological bias in perceptions of parties’ electoral chances’. Paper presented at the 2015 ECPR general conference, Montreal, 26–29 August. (Download)

Lachat, Romain and Aiko Wagner (2015). ‘The impact of voters’ preferences on party evaluations: country and party differences’. Paper presented at the General Conference of the European Political Science Association, Vienna, June 25–27. (Download)

2014

Lachat, Romain (2014). ‘Electoral competition and issue voting: The effects of institutions and party characteristics on the voting decision process’. Paper presented at the 2014 ECPR general conference, Glasgow, September 3 – 6. (Download)

Lachat, Romain (2014). ‘Strategic voting in Swiss national elections: national and district-level incentives’. Paper presented at the annual conference of the European Political Science Association, Edinburgh, June 19–21. (Download)

Lachat, Romain (2014). ‘Strategic voting in Swiss national elections: national and district-level incentives’. Paper presented at the annual meeting of the Swiss Political Science Association, Bern, January 30–31. (Download)

2013

Lachat, Romain (2013). ‘Issue ownership and the vote: The effects of associative and competence ownership on issue voting’. Paper presented at the workshop ‘The 2011 Swiss elections’, Solothurn, October 25–26. (Download)

Lachat, Romain (2013). ‘Issue ownership and the vote: The effects of associative and competence ownership on issue voting’. Paper presented at the 2013 ECPR General Conference, Bordeaux, September 4–7. (Download)

Lachat, Romain (2013). ‘Electoral competition and issue voting: The effects of institutions and party characteristics on the voting decision process’. Paper presented at the annual meeting of the American Political Science Association, Chicago, August 29 – September 1. (Download)

Lachat, Romain (2013). ‘Issue ownership and the vote: Salience or competence?’, Paper presented at the General Conference of the European Political Science Association, Barcelona, June 20–22. (Download)

Lachat, Romain (2013). ‘Issue ownership and the vote: Attention or competence?’, Paper presented at the workshop ‘Issues, parties, and the public. How the public link parties to issues and how it matters’, University of Antwerp, May 23–24. (Download)

Lago, Ignacio, André Blais and Romain Lachat (2013). ‘Expectations, competitiveness and electoral systems’. Paper presented at the ECPR joint sessions of workshops, Mainz, March 11–16. (Download)

Lachat, Romain (2013). ‘Electoral institutions and satisfaction with democracy’. Paper presented at the workshop ‘How do electoral systems and party systems affect satisfaction with democracy?’, King’s College, London, February 1.

2012

Lachat, Romain (2012). ‘Issue ownership and the vote: Salience or competence?’ Paper presented at the Elections, Public Opinion and Parties Conference, Oxford, September 7–9. (Download)

Lachat, Romain (2012). ‘Individual and contextual variation in spatial voting’. Paper presented at the conference ‘Advancing electoral research’, Florence, June 28–30. (Download)

Lachat, Romain, André Blais and Ignacio Lago (2012). ‘Assessing the psychological and mechanical effects of district magnitude’. Paper presented at the conference ‘The effects of district magnitude’, Lisbon, May 29–30. (Download)

Lachat, Romain (2012). ‘The religious cleavage in Switzerland, 1970–2007’. Paper presented at the conference ‘Religiosity, Ideology, and Voting’, Madrid, February 1–3. (Download)

Lachat, Romain (2012). ‘Party strategies, institutions, and electoral system effects’. Paper presented at the conference ‘Duty and Choice: Participation and Preferences in Democratic Elections’, Montreal, January 20–21. (Download)

2011

Lachat, Romain (2011). ‘The effect of party-issue associations on the voting decision process’. Paper presented at the 1st European Conference on Comparative Electoral Research, Sofia, December 1–3. (Download)

Lachat, Romain (2011). ‘Ideological voting, ideological congruence, and satisfaction with democracy’. Paper presented at the 2011 ECPR General Conference, Reykjavik, August 25–27. (Download)

Lachat, Romain (2011). ‘Partisan and ideological bias in citizens’ perceptions of parties’ electoral chances’. Paper presented at the annual meeting of the International Society of Political Psychology, Instanbul, July 9–12. (Download)

2010

Lachat, Romain (2010). ‘Contextual Incentives and the Determinants of Voting Choices’. Paper presented at the Annual Meeting of the American Political Science Association, Washington D.C., September 2–5.

Lachat, Romain and Peter Selb (2010). ‘The conditional effect of district magnitude on compensatory voting’. Paper presented at the Annual Conference of the Midwest Political Science Association, Chicago, April 22–25. (Download)

Lachat, Romain (2010). ‘Electoral competitiveness and issue voting’. Paper presented at the Annual Conference of the Midwest Political Science Association, Chicago, April 22–25. (Download)

Lachat, Romain (2010). ‘Individual and contextual variation in the impact of ideology and leader evaluations’. Paper prepared for the 2010 conference of the Portuguese Political Science Association, Aveiro, March 4–6. (Download)

2009

Lachat, Romain and Peter Selb (2009). ‘Strategic Overshooting in National Council Elections’. Paper presented at the conference 'Voting behavior and campaign dynamics in the Swiss National Elections 2007', Neuchâtel, October 23–24. (Download, revised version, April 2010.)

Lachat, Romain (2009). ‘Left-Right in Circleland’. Paper presented at the 2009 ECPR General Conference, Potsdam, September 10–12. (Download, revised version, January 2011. The online appendix is available here)

Lachat, Romain (2009). ‘Electoral competitiveness and issue voting’. Paper presented at the 2009 ECPR General Conference, Potsdam, September 10–12. (Download, revised version, September 2009)

Lachat, Romain (2009). ‘Issue ownership, issue salience, and spatial models of voting choice’. Paper presented at the annual meeting of the International Society of Political Psychology, Dublin, July 14–17. (Download, revised version, July 2010)

Lachat, Romain (2009). ‘Party strategies and the impact of “globalization issues” on the vote’. Paper presented at the EUSA Conference, Los Angeles, April 23–25. (Download)

Lachat, Romain (2009). ‘Individual and contextual variation in the impact of leader evaluations and issue positions’. Paper presented at the ECPR Joint Sessions of Workshops, Lisbon, April 14–19. (Download, revised version, February 2010)

2008

Lachat, Romain (2008). ‘The role of party identification in spatial models of voting choice’. Paper presented at the 2008 Annual Meeting of the International Society of Political Psychology, Paris, July 9–12, 2008. (Download)

Lachat, Romain (2008). ‘The impact of party strategies on the determinants of voting choices’. Paper presented at the 2008 Annual Meeting of the Midwest Political Science Association, Chicago, April 3–6, 2008. (Download)

2007

Lachat, Romain and Daniel Oesch (2007). ‘Beyond the traditional economic cleavage: Class location and attitudinal divides in 21 European countries’. Paper presented at the 2007 ECPR General Conference, Pisa, September 6–8. (Download, revised version, September 2007))

Selb, Peter and Romain Lachat (2007). ‘The More, the Better? Counterfactual Evidence on the Effect of Compulsory Voting on the Consistency of Party Choice’. Paper presented at the 2007 ECPR General Conference, Pisa, September 6–8. Previous version presented at the ECPR Joint Sessions of Workshops, Helsinki, May 7–12, 2007. (Download)

Lachat, Romain (2007). ‘The impact of party polarization on ideological voting’. Paper presented at the 2007 ECPR General Conference, Pisa, September 6–8. Previous version presented at the Annual Meeting of the Midwest Political Science Association, Chicago, April 12–15, 2007. (Download, revised version, March 2008)

Lachat, Romain and Hanspeter Kriesi (2007). ‘The impact of globalization on national party configurations in Western Europe’. Paper prepared for the Annual Meeting of the Midwest Political Science Association, Chicago, April 12–15. (Download)

2006

Lachat, Romain (2006). ‘Measuring Cleavage Strength’. Paper prepared for delivery at the 2006 Annual Meeting of the American Political Science Association, Philadelphia, August 31 – September 3. (Download, revised version, January 2007. The additional results mentionned in the paper are available here.)

Lachat, Romain (2006). ‘Globalisation and the dynamics of issue voting in Western Europe’. Paper prepared for delivery at the 2006 Annual Meeting of the American Political Science Association, Philadelphia, August 31 – September 3. (Download)

Lachat, Romain (2006). ‘Party identification, electoral utilities, and voting choice’. Paper presented at the ‘ECPR Joint Sessions of Workshop’, April 25–30, Nicosia. (Download)

2005

Lachat, Romain (2005). ‘The micro-foundations of electoral dealignment’. Paper presented at the ECPR general conference, September 8–10, Budapest, and at the Annual Meeting of the American Political Science Association, Washington, September 1–4, 2005. (Download)

Lachat, Romain (2005). ‘From unstable preferences to unstable choices: Macro-micro interactions in the explanation of electoral volatility’. Paper prepared for delivery at the First Conference of the European Association for Survey Research, July 18–22, Barcelona. (Download)

Lachat, Romain (2005). ‘Strategic Choices? Modelling split-ticket voting in a complex electoral setting’. Paper presented at the Annual Scientific Meeting of the International Society of Political Psychology, July 3–6, Toronto. (Download)

2004

Lachat, Romain (2004). ‘Explaining electoral volatility: predisposition strength, heuristics, and political sophistication’. Paper presented at the Annual Scientific Meeting of the International Society of Political Psychology, July 15–18, Lund. (Download)

Kriesi, Hanspeter and Romain Lachat (2004). ‘Globalization and the transformation of the national political space: Switzerland and France compared’. CIS Working Papers in Comparative and Domestic Politics, No. 1/2004. Zurich: Centre for Comparative and International Studies, ETH Zurich and University of Zurich. (Download)

2003

Lachat, Romain and Hanspeter Kriesi (2003). ‘Globalization and the transformation of the national political space’. Paper presented at the conference ‘Political Change and Globalization’, November 28–29, Rethymnon. (Download)

Lachat, Romain (2003). ‘Social structure and electoral choice: The impact of the class and religious cleavages in German elections, 1969–1998’. Paper presented at the Annual Meeting of the Midwest Political Science Association, April 3–6, Chicago. (Download)