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Niels Markwat

Doctoral student

Niels Markwat
Doctoral student
+46 31 786 3446

Room number: A215
Postal Address: Box 711, 40530 Göteborg
Visiting Address: Sprängkullsgatan 19 , 41123 Göteborg

Department of Political Science (More Information)
Box 711
405 30 Göteborg
Visiting Address: Sprängkullsgatan 19 , 411 23 Göteborg

About Niels Markwat


PhD student at the Department of Political Science and the SOM Institute, University of Gothenburg (2014 - ).

Before I started my PhD project at the University of Gothenburg in September 2014, I obtained a Master’s degree in European Studies from the University of Gothenburg, Sweden, and a Bachelor’s degree in Public Administration from the Erasmus University Rotterdam, the Netherlands.

Areas of interest

Election studies; party pledges; political representation; populist radical-right parties; public opinion; survey methodology.

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Are broken pledges more important to voters’ evaluation of government performance than fulfilled pledges? On negativity biases in specific accountability processes.
Elin Naurin, Stuart Soroka, Niels Markwat
Paper presented at the Annual Meeting of the American Political Science Association (APSA), San Francisco, 3-6 September 2015. Division 36: Elections and voting behavior. Panel: Voters and Mandates: Evaluating Specific Accountability Processes., Conference contribution 2015
Conference contribution

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