Projects

Inequality

Current Projects

Loveless, Matthew and Chiara Binelli. 2017. “Misperceptions of Macro-Economic Context: Income Inequality in The United States and in the United Kingdom”: CeRSP Working Papers Series: WP15/01

 Publications

  • Simpson, Kathryn and Matthew Loveless. 2016. “Another Chance?: Concerns about Inequality and Support for both the European Union and Further Integration” Journal of European Public Policy DOI: 10.1080/13501763.2016.1170872
  • Loveless, Matthew. 2016. “Inequality and Support for Political Engagement in New Democracies” Europe-Asia Studies 68(6): 1003-1019. DOI: 10.1080/09668136.2016.1203865
    Binelli, Chiara. 2016. “Wage Inequality and Informality: Evidence from Mexico”. IZA Journal of Labor & Development, 5:5.
  • Binelli, Chiara and Matthew Loveless. 2016. “The Urban-Rural Divide: Perceptions of Income and Social Inequality in Central and Eastern Europe” The Economics of Transition 24(2): 211–231. DOI: 10.1111/ecot.12087
  • Binelli, Chiara. 2015. “How the Wage-Education Profile Got More Convex: Evidence from Mexico”. B.E. Journal of Macroeconomics, Volume 15, Issue 2, pp. 509-560.
  • Binelli, Chiara, Matthew Loveless, and Stephen Whitefield. 2015. “What Is Social Inequality and Why Does it Matter? Evidence from Central and Eastern Europe” World Development 70: 239–248. DOI: 10.1016/j.worlddev.2015.02.007
  • Loveless, Matthew. 2013. “The Deterioration of Democratic Political Culture: Consequences of the Perception of Inequality” Social Justice Research 26(4): 471-491. DOI: 10.1007/s11211-013-0198-7
  • Whitefield, Stephen and Matthew Loveless. 2013. “Social Inequality and Assessments of Democracy and the Market: Evidence from Central and Eastern Europe” Europe-Asia Studies 65(1): 26-44. DOI: 10.1080/09668136.2012.734588
  • Binelli, Chiara and Matthew Loveless. 2013. “Looking at Inequality”, Economic Review, Volume 30, Number 4, April.
  • Loveless, Matthew and Stephen Whitefield. 2011. “Being Unequal and Seeing Inequality: Explaining the Political Significance of Social Inequality in New Market Democracies” European Journal of Political Research 50:239-266. DOI: 10.1111/j.1475-6765.2010.01929.x
  • Loveless, Matthew. 2010. “Agreeing in Principle: Perceptions of Social Inequality and Support for the European Union in Central and Eastern Europe” Journal of Common Market Studies 48(4): 1085-1108. DOI: 10.1111/j.1468-5965.2010.02088.x
  • Attanasio, Orazio and Chiara Binelli. 2003. “Redistribution Policy: Theoretical Motivation and Empirical Evidence”, in Poverty, Inequality and Growth, Proceedings of the AfD/EUDN Conference 2003, Agence Française de Développement, Paris, France.

Grants

    • 2017-18: ESRC Secondary Data Analysis Initiative (SDAI):“Politicizing Perceptions: UK Citizens’ Perceptions of Income and Support for UK and European Union Governance” Matthew Loveless and Kathryn Simpson (University of Manchester) £198,291. Final round, not awarded
    • 2015: ISRF Independent Scholar Fellowship Competition (ISF3): “ Measuring Social Inequality: Operationalizing a Multi-dimensional Index of Actual and Expected Outcomes” PI: Matthew Loveless. (not awarded)
    • 2014: NORFACE: “The Politics of Income Inequality How perceptions of inequality are politicized and why it matters (POLINEQUAL): Matthew Loveless with S. Zmerli; N. Letki; and M. Oskarson. Final round, not awarded
    • 2011: Economic and Social Research Council (ES/J007986/1): “Capabilities and expectations: a new unified framework for understanding social inequality” Matthew Loveless with Universities of Oxford and Southampton. Final round, not awarded
    • 2010: European Research Council (ERC) Advanced Grant (PI: Stephen Whitefield): “Capabilities and Expectations: A New Unified Framework for Understanding Social Inequality and its Political Consequences (CEQUAL)”: (€ 2.500,000). PI: Matthew Loveless. Not awarded
    • 2009 Leverhulme Research Project Grant, “Measuring Inequality: Using the Expectations Data Methodology to Measure Individuals’ Capabilities” £150,000. Matthew Loveless and Chiara Binelli. Not awarded

  • 2009 Institute for New Economic Thinking (INET): Co-PI, “Measuring the ‘Inequality that Matters’: Improving the Understanding of Inequality Using Outcomes and Expectations,” £159,000. Matthew Loveless and Chiara Binelli. Not awarded.

Unemployment

Current Projects

  • Binelli, Chiara. 2017. “Employment and Earnings Expectations of Jobless Young Skilled: Evidence from Italy”, CeRSP Working Papers Series: WP15/02
  • Loveless, Matthew and Chiara Binelli. 2017. “Expectations of Future Economic Security and National System Support: Evidence from Italy”: CeRSP Working Papers Series: WP17/01
  • Binelli, Chiara and Annalisa Loviglio. “Effect of Labour Market Tightness and Risk Aversion on
    Employment Prospects and Wages”

Publications

  • Binelli, Chiara. 2016. “Giovani e futuro. I laureati italiani senza lavoro” In: Giovani oggi, sognare
    si puo’?, PEDAGOGIKA, Volume 3.

Grants

  • 2017-19: Horizon 2020: “Youth, Inequality, and Political Participation in the EU”. CeRSP as Italian institution in consortium of six European universities (€2.4million). Final round, not awarded
  • 2016: Roberto Franceschi Foundation’s Young Professional Grant program for the project “Youth Unemployment: a Pilot Study in the City and Province of Piacenza” Matthew Loveless and Chiara Binelli (Center for Research and Social Progress) (€ 7,000). Awarded
  • 2016: VisitINPS Scholars Program for the project “Expectations of Job Instability, Job Insecurity and Earnings Risk of the Italian Skilled Unemployed: Patterns and Impact on Behavior”. Matthew Loveless and Chiara Binelli (Center for Research and Social Progress) (€ 6,000). Awarded
  • 2016: Foundations of Human Behavior Initiative’s grant: “Reducing unemployment: understanding the psychology of joblessness and identifying effective interventions to increase persistence and success in the job search” Chiara Binelli with Francesca Gino, Harvard Business School, Michael I. Norton, Harvard Business School, and Oliver P. Hauser Harvard University), (48,000 USD). Final round but not awarded
  • 2014-2015: University of Southampton Strategic Research Development Fund for the project “Future Expectations: A Pilot Study of Youth Unemployment in Italy”. PI: Chiara Binelli (£ 3,934). Awarded

Migration

Current Projects

  • Downes, James and Matthew Loveless. 2016. “The 2008-2013 Economic Crisis in Europe: Right Wing Party Competition” EU Academic Programme (EUAP) Working Paper

Grants

  • 2018 Marie Curie European Fellowship (IF): Melissa Schnyder: “RefCSOs: The Impact of the EU on the Political Strategies and Organizational Forms of Domestic Migrant and Refugee Organizations”. CeRSP as Host Institution. Under review
  • 2017 Marie Curie European Fellowship (Standard): PI: Melissa Schnyder: “RefCSOs: The Impact of the EU on the Political Strategies and Organizational Forms of Domestic Migrant and Refugee Organizations”. CeRSP as Host Institution. Awarded Seal of Excellence although not funded

Other

Current Projects

  • Morgan-Jones, Edward and Matthew Loveless.“‘Early Election Calling and Citizens’ Satisfaction with Democracy”
  • Placek, Matthew and Matthew Loveless: “The Emergence of Democratic Values: Evidence from Central and Eastern Europe”
  • Devellennes, Charles and Matthew Loveless: “Democratic Tolerance in the Context of Weak In-Group Identity”
  • Binelli, Chiara and Naercio Menezes-Filho. “College Education and Wages in Brazil”

Publications

  • Loveless, Matthew. 2015. “Institutions and Media Use in Democratizing Countries: The Czech-Slovak Case as a Quasi-Experiment” International Journal of Communication 9(21): 2601-2621.
  • Jebril, Nael, Matthew Loveless, and Václav Štětka. 2015. “Media and Democratisation: Challenges for an Emerging Sub-field” Media Studies 6(11): 84-98.
  • Loveless, Matthew. 2015. “Contextualizing Media Behavior: Media Environments and Individuals’ Media Use in the European Union” Central European Journal of Communication 8(1:14):112-131.
  • Binelli, Chiara. 2014. “Returns to Education: How to Measure the Economic Payoff to Education?”, Economic Review, Volume 31, Number 3, February.
  • Binelli, Chiara and Marta Rubio-Codina. 2013. “The Returns to Private Education: Evidence from Mexico”. Economics of Education Review, Volume 36, pp. 198–215.
  • Rohrschneider, Robert and Matthew Loveless. 2010. “Macro-Salience: How Economic and Political Contexts Mediate Popular Evaluations of the Democracy Deficit in the European Union” Journal of Politics 72(4):1029-45. DOI: 10.1017/s0022381610000514
  • Loveless, Matthew. 2010. “Understanding Media Socialization in Democratizing Countries: Mobilization and Malaise in Central and Eastern Europe” Comparative Politics 42(4): 457-474. DOI: 10.5129/001041510X12911363510114
  • Binelli, Chiara and Orazio Attanasio. 2010. “Mexico in the 1990s: the Main Cross-Sectional Facts”, Review of Economic Dynamics, Vol. 13(1), pp. 1-14.
  • Loveless, Matthew. 2009. “The Theory of International Media Diffusion: Political Socialization and International Media in Transitional Democracies” Studies in Comparative International Development 44(2): 118-36. DOI: 10.1007/s12116-009-9041-4
  • Loveless, Matthew. 2008. “Media Dependency: Mass Media as Sources of Information in Democratizing Countries” Democratization 15(1):162-183. DOI: 10.1080/13510340701770030
  • Binelli, Chiara and Alessandro Maffioli. 2007. “A Micro-Econometric Analysis of Public Support to Private R&D in Argentina”, International Review of Applied Economics, Vol. 21 (3), pp. 339 – 359.
  • Whitefield, S., M. A. Vachudova, M. Steenbergen, R. Rohrschneider, G. Marks, M. Loveless, and L. Hooghe. 2006. “Do Expert Surveys Produce Consistent Estimates of Party Stances on European Integration? Comparing Expert Surveys in the Difficult Case of Central and Eastern Europe” Electoral Studies 26(1):50-61. DOI: 10.1016/j.electstud.2006.04.006

Grants

  • 2017: Federconsumatori Emilia Romagna’s funding to design a questionnaire on quality of and access to health care in Emilia Romagna. (€ 2,000). PI: Chiara Binelli and Laura Anselmi.
  • 2017-2021: European Research Council Consolidator Grant: Project: “Quantitative Subjective Expectations and Support for National and European Union Governments” (€ 1.9million). PI: Matthew Loveless (not awarded)
  • 2014: Independent Social Research Foundation (ISRF): Early Career Research Fellowship (ECF3), “A Reconsideration of Media Effects: Challenging Modern Methodologies” £42,000. PI: Matthew Loveless. Not awarded
  • 2009: Co-author of European Research Council Advanced Grant (PI: Jan Zielonka): “Media and Democracy in Central and Eastern Europe: Qualities of Media, Qualities of Democracy (MDCEE)” (€ 2,500,000): University of Oxford: 2009-13. Matthew Loveless as Visiting Fellow and Grant’s co-author. Awarded
  • 2009-2012: Danish Rockwool Foundation for the project “Subjective Expectations and
    Activity Choice in Malawi”. Chiara Binelli with Katja M. Kaufmann, Christopher
    Ksoll, and Helene Bie Lilleør ($ 80,000). Awarded