Negative Campaigning Comparative Data
Why do candidates "go negative" during election campaigns? Under which conditions is this more likely to happen? And with which consequences?
Are all politicians conscientious but disagreeable? Is Donald Trump a narcissist? Are psychopaths more likely to win elections?
What makes people change their opinion? Are anxious voters more likely to be persuaded? How do we evaluate counter-attitudinal information?
How do people decide in referenda? How nasty are referendum campaigns? Is direct democracy that different from elections?
Do populists use more aggressive campaigns? Why do populists behave like "drunken dinner guests"? Are populists charismatic?