working papers

2017. Zoltán Fazekas & Martin Ejnar Hansen. Incentives for position taking: Exploring absence in the United Kingdom House of Commons, 1997-2015.

2017. Zoltán Fazekas, Sebastian Adrian Popa, Hermann Schmitt, Pablo Barberá, Yannis Theocharis & Olivier Parnet. Issue politicization on social media: Addressing emerging issues in election campaigns.


2017. Federico Vegetti, Zoltán Fazekas & Zsombor Méder. Sorting your way out: Perceived party positions, political knowledge and polarization. Acta Politica.

2016. Yannis Theocharis, Pablo Barberá, Zoltán Fazekas, Sebastian Adrian Popa & Olivier Parnet. A Bad Workman Blames his Tweets: The Consequences of Citizens’ Uncivil Twitter Use when Interacting with Party Candidates. Journal of Communication 66 (6): 1007-1031.

Winner of the Best Conference Paper Award in the Information Technology and Politics Section, American Political Science Association, 2016

2016. Zoltán Fazekas & Peter K. Hatemi. Individual differences exist in individual characteristics: The role of disposition in “Voice and Equality”. Book chapter in New Advances in the Study of Civic Voluntarism: Resources, Engagement, and Recruitment, ed. Casey A. Klofstad. Temple University Press: 196–224. Online Appendix

2016. Zoltán Fazekas & Erik Gahner Larsen. Media content and political behavior in observational research: A critical assessment. British Journal of Political Science January 46 (1): 195–204. SI, and

2015. Zoltán Fazekas & Levente Littvay. The importance of context in the genetic transmission of US party identification. Political Psychology 36 (4): 361–377.

2015. Arjen van Dalen, Zoltán Fazekas, Robert Klemmensen & Kasper M. Hansen. Policy considerations on Facebook: Agendas, coherence and communication patterns in the 2011 Danish parliamentary elections. Journal of Information Technology & Politics 12 (3): 303–-324.

2015. Zoltán Fazekas & Martin Ejnar Hansen. All votes are equal? Significant legislation and party competition in the Danish Folketing. Scandinavian Political Studies 38 (3): 255–277. SI and

2015. Zoltán Fazekas & Peter K. Hatemi. Genetic and environmental approaches to Political Science. Emerging Trends in the Social and Behavioral Sciences.

2014. Zoltán Fazekas, Matthew T. Wall & Andre Krouwel. Is it what you say, or how you say it? An experimental analysis of the effects of invitation wording for online panel surveys. International Journal of Public Opinion Research 26 (2): 235–244. and SI

2013. Zoltán Fazekas & Zsombor Méder. Proximity and directional theory compared: Taking discriminant positions seriously in multi-party systems. Electoral Studies 32 (4): 693–707.

2013. Levente Littvay, Sebastian Popa & Zoltán Fazekas. Validity of survey nonresponse indicators: a behavior genetic approach. Social Science Quarterly 94 (2): 569–589.

2012. Zoltán Fazekas & Levente Littvay. Choosing sides: The genetics of why we go with the loudest. Journal of Theoretical Politics 24 (3): 389–408.

2011. Zoltán Fazekas. Institutional effects on the presence of trade unions at the workplace: Moderation in a multilevel setting. European Journal of Industrial Relations 17 (2):153–169.

2011. Zoltán Fazekas & Paul Weith. Lies and selective memory: Explaining the differences in misreporting between first and second order elections. Chapter in Structures and Futures of Europe, eds. Krisztina Arato, Zsolt Enyedi, and Agnes Lux, 153-179. Budapest: Ad Librum.