Experimental Political Science

Principles and Practices

  • Bernhard Kittel
  • Wolfgang J. Luhan
  • Rebecca B. Morton

Part of the Research Methods Series book series (REMES)

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xiv
  2. Introduction: Experimental Political Science in Perspective

    1. Bernhard Kittel, Rebecca B. Morton
      Pages 1-14
  3. Overview

  4. Experimental Designs

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 93-94
    2. Nicolas Sauger, André Blais, Jean-François Laslier, Karine van der Straeten
      Pages 95-111
    3. Ted A. Brader, Joshua A. Tucker
      Pages 112-139
  5. Exploring and Analyzing Experimental Data

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 161-162
    2. Susumu Shikano, Thomas Bräuninger, Michael Stoffel
      Pages 163-177
    3. Thomas Kalwitzki, Wolfgang J. Luhan, Bernhard Kittel
      Pages 178-205
  6. Challenges to Inferences from Experiments

  7. Conclusion

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 261-262
    2. Bernhard Kittel, Wolfgang J. Luhan
      Pages 263-274
  8. Back Matter
    Pages 275-278

About this book


An exploration of core problems in experimental research on voting behaviour and political institutions, ranging from design and data analysis to inferences with respect to constructs, constituencies and causal claims. The focus of is on the implementation of principles in experimental political science and the reflection of actual practices.


Electoral Institution party system political science science social science voter voting

Editors and affiliations

  • Bernhard Kittel
    • 1
  • Wolfgang J. Luhan
    • 2
  • Rebecca B. Morton
    • 3
  1. 1.University of ViennaAustria
  2. 2.Ruhr University BochumGermany
  3. 3.New York UniversityUSA

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