Projects

Inequality

Current Projects

  • Loveless, Matthew and Chiara Binelli. 2017. “Misperceptions of Macro-Economic Context: Income Inequality in the United States and the United Kingdom”: CeRSP Working Papers Series: WP15 / 01
  • Loveless, Matthew. ‘Perceptions vs. Reality: How Inequality Perceptions Shape Political Participation in Europe’

 Publications

  • Simpson, Kathryn and Matthew Loveless. 2016 . “Another Chance?: Concerns about Inequality and Support for both the European Union and Further Integration” Journal of the 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”. BE Journal of Macroeconomics 15(20):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 the 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

  • 2020-2023: Volkswagen Stiftung: “Measuring Social Inequality” (€1.2million). Under submission
  • 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

Unemployment

Current Projects

  • Binelli, Chiara. 2017. “Employment and Earnings Expectations of Jobless Young Skilled: Evidence from Italy”, CeRSP Working Papers Series: WP15 / 02
  • Binelli, Chiara and Annalisa Loviglio. “Effect of Labor Market Tightness and Risk Aversion on Employment Prospects and Wages”

Publications

  • Loveless, Matthew and Chiara Binelli. 2018. “Economic Expectations and Satisfaction with Democracy: Evidence from Italy” Government & Opposition X. 1–17. DOI: 10.1017/gov.2018.31.
  • Binelli, Chiara. 2016. “Youth and the future Italian graduates without a job” In: Young people today, can you dream ? “, PEDAGOGIKA, Volume 3.

Grants

  • 2017-19: Horizon 2020: “Youth, Inequality, and Political Participation in the EU”. CeRSP as the Italian institution in the 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

  • Loveless, Matthew. ‘Strategic Positioning: Centre Right and Radical Right Party Competition over Immigration during the 2015-2018 European Refugee Crisis’ (w/ J. Downes & A. Lam)
  • Downes, James and Matthew Loveless. 2016. “The 2008-2013 Economic Crisis in Europe: Right Wing Party Competition” EU Academic Program (EUAP) Working Paper

Publications

  • Downes, James and Matthew Loveless. 2018. “Center Right and Radical Right Party Competition in Europe: Strategic Emphasis on Immigration, Anti-Incumbency, and Economic Crisis” Electoral Studies 54: 148-158. DOI: 10.1016 / j.electstud.2018.05.008

Grants

  • 2017 Marie Curie European Fellowship (Standard): IP: 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

Other

Current Projects

  • 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”
  • Loveless, Matthew. ‘Economic Perceptions: When and How is ‘Partisan Cheerleading’ a Useful Heuristic’
  • Loveless, Matthew. ‘Getting it Right’: Inaccuracy in Individuals’ Perceptions of Macro-economic Performance’
  • Morgan-Jones, Edward and Matthew Loveless. “‘Early Election Calling and Citizens’ Satisfaction with Democracy”
  • Binelli, Chiara and Matthew Loveless. ‘Weather Change or Climate Change? Explaining American Public Opinion on Global Warming using Improved Measure of Local Climate.’
  • Placek, Matthew and Matthew Loveless: “The Emergence of Democratic Values: Evidence from Central and Eastern Europe”

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 Democracy: 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 31(3):.
  • 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” 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, 13(1),: 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 21 (3): 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

  • 2009: Co-author of the 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 a 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