Zsófia Papp

Zsófia Papp
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Research Interests

Constituency and local representation, legislative behaviour, satisfaction with democracy, vaccine acceptance and hesitancy

Selected Publications

Papp, Zsófia & Godfred Bonnah Nkansah (2023) The political component of COVID-19 vaccine choice. Results from a conjoint experiment. Public Health, 217: 33-40, https://doi.org/10.1016/j.puhe.2023.01.014

Papp, Zsófia (2023) The Evaluation of the District Legislators’ Performance Affects Citizens’ Satisfaction with Democracy: The Hungarian Example, Political Studies Review, 21(4): 743-760 https://doi.org/10.1177/14789299221118175

Papp, Zsófia (2022) Environmental attitudes, environmental problems and party choice. A large-N comparative study. Political Geography, Vol. 97, 102652, https://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S096262982200066X

Van Bavel et al. (2022) National identity predicts public health support during a global pandemic. Nature Communications, 13, Article number: 517, https://doi.org/10.1038/s41467-021-27668-9

Papp, Zsófia (2022) The Indirect Effect of Electoral Rules on Citizens’ Satisfaction with Democracy. A Comparative Study. Swiss Political Science Review; 28(1): 1-20, 28(1): 1-20 https://doi.org/10.1111/spsr.12497

Papp, Zsófia (2020) Constituency service: incentives and consequences. In: Maurizio Cotta & Federico Russo (eds.) Research Handbook on Political Representation (Elgar Handbooks in Political Science), Edward Elgar Publishing, pp. 266-276. https://www.e-elgar.com/shop/gbp/research-handbook-on-political-representation-9781788977081.html

Papp, Zsófia (2019) Votes, money can buy. The conditional effect of EU Structural Funds on government MPs' electoral performance. European Union Politics, 20(4): 543–561, First published, July 25, 2019, https://doi.org/10.1177/1465116519862875

Papp, Zsófia & Russo, Federico (2018) Parliamentary work, Re-selection and Re-election: In Search of the Accountability Link. Parliamentary Affairs, 71(4): 853-867, https://doi.org/10.1093/pa/gsx047

Papp, Zsófia & Zorigt, Burtejin (2018) Political Constraints and the Limited Effect of Electoral System Change on Personal Vote-Seeking in Hungary. East European Politics and Societies and Cultures, 32(1): 119-141; https://doi.org/10.1177/0888325417736809

Research Projects

Current projects:

Electoral rules, representative roles and satisfaction with democracy; NKFIH FK 131569

Legislator responsiveness and satisfaction with democracy. János Bolyai Research Scholarship, Hungarian Academy of Sciences

REDIRECT – The REpresentative DIsconnect: diagnosis and strategies for RECTification; Funded by the EU’s Horizon-Europe programme (Call: HORIZON-CL2-2022-DEMOCRACY-01 – Democracy in Flux. Grant Number: 101095142)

Former projects:

2019 – 2021 – Linkage as a source of satisfaction. Legislators’ responsiveness and citizens’ satisfaction with democracy; Incubator – Collaborative Research Projects Fund; HUN-REN Centre for Social Sciences

2016 – 2018 – Legislator work and electoral performance; NKFIH PD 115747

2016 – 2019 – Personal accountability: legislator activities and (s)electoral outcomes; János Bolyai Research Scholarship; Hungarian Academy of Sciences