Prof. Dr. Eric Linhart
|1997-2002||Studies in Political Science and Mathematics (University of Mannheim)|
|1997-2002||Student Assistant (Mannheim Centre for European Social Research)|
|2002-2007||Research Assistant (Mannheim Centre for European Social Research and Faculty of Social Science)|
|2006||Doctor in Political Science (University of Mannheim), supervisors: Prof. Dr. Franz U. Pappi, Prof. Dr. Wolfgang C. Müller|
|2007-2014||Junior Professor for Applied Political Economy (University of Kiel)|
Visiting Professor for Comparative Politics (University of Kiel)
|2012-2013||Fellow at the Hanse-Wissenschaftskolleg/Institute for Advanced Study in Delmenhorst|
Visiting Professor for German Politics (University of Göttingen)
Habilitation in Political Science (University of Kiel)
Post-Doc Researcher (University of Heidelberg)
Professor for Political Systems (Chemnitz University of Technology)
Dean of Studies at the Faculty of Humanities
- Studienstiftung des Deutschen Volkes
- German Political Science Association (Deutsche Vereinigung für Politische Wissenschaft DVPW)
- DVPW Standing Group ‘Methods in Political Science’
- DVPW Research Network ‘Decision Theory, Game Theory and Public Choice’ (Speaker between 2010 and 2016)
- International Political Science Association (IPSA)
- Public Choice Society
- ECPR Standing Group ‘Political Parties’
- CES Territorial Politics and Federalism Research Network
Data and codes
Data, codebooks, codes and further material with respect to selected publications can be found at Research (Data).
- The German political system
- Electoral systems and voting behavior
- Parties, party families and party systems
- Coalition theory
- Decision theory and game theory
More information can be found at Research (Main research areas).
Selected publications of Prof. Dr. Linhart:
Raabe, Johannes and Eric Linhart (2018): Which electoral systems succeed at providing proportionality and concentration? Promising designs and risky tools, European Political Science Review 10(2): 167-190.
Raabe, Johannes and Eric Linhart (2015): Does substance matter? A model of qualitative portfolio allocation and application to German state governments between 1990 and 2010, Party Politics 21(3): 481-492.
Linhart, Eric and Markus Tepe (2015): Rationales Wählen in Mehrparteiensystemen mit Koalitionsregierungen. Eine laborexperimentelle Untersuchung, Politische Vierteljahresschrift 56(1): 44-76.
Raabe, Johannes and Eric Linhart (2014): Disentangling the value of a ministry: Party leaders’ evaluations of German state ministries, West European Politics 37(5): 1065-1086.
Linhart, Eric (2013): Does an appropriate coalition theory exist for Germany? An overview of recent office- and policy-oriented coalition theories, German Politics 22(3): 288-313.
Shikano, Susumu and Eric Linhart (2010): Coalition-formation as a result of policy and office motivations in the German federal states: An empirical estimate of the weighting parameters of both motivations, Party Politics 16(1): 111-130.
Linhart, Eric (2009): A rational calculus of voting considering coalition signals: The German Bundestag elections 2005 as an example, World Political Science Review 5(1): 1-28.
Linhart, Eric and Susumu Shikano (2009): A basic tool set for a generalized directional model, Public Choice 140(1-2): 85-104.
A complete publication list can be found here.