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Patrik Öhberg

Researcher

Patrik Öhberg
Researcher
patrik.ohberg@pol.gu.se
+46 31 786 1537
0760-484585

Postal Address: Box 710, 40530 Göteborg
Visiting Address: Seminariegatan 1 b , 41313 Göteborg


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Box 710
405 30 Göteborg
Visiting Address: Seminariegatan 1 B , 413 13 Göteborg

About Patrik Öhberg

Background

Patrik Öhberg is an assistant professor at the Department of Political Science, University of Gothenburg.

He currently leads the project "Party Constrained Policy Responsiveness to Citizen-Initiated Contacts" (financed by FORTE).

Research interest

Öhberg has a wide research interest in theories and practices of representative democracy. Specific interests include the perceptions and behaviors of political and administrative elites. He is also interested in questions about democratic responsiveness as well as the role of gender in politics.

Öhberg's work is published in journals such as British Journal of Political Science, Comparative Political Studies, West European Politics, Public Administration, Party Politics, Scandinavian Political Studies, and Politics and Gender. During Spring 2017 his book "Ambitious Politicians" comes out on University Press of Kansas.

Öhberg spent his International Postdoc stipend period (Swedish Research Council) placed at the National Election Chair at the Department of Political Science at Université de Montréal (2012-2014).

Öhberg is principal investigator of the project the Panel of Politicians (Politikerpanelen), which is a webbased panel of politicians conducted at the Laboratory for Opinion Research, University of Gothenburg. Öhberg is also principal investigator of the Swedish parts of international elite surveys, such as the Comparative Candidates Study. Moreover, he has worked as data manager of the Riksdag survey within the Swedish National Election Study Programme. 

In his dissertation Öhberg studied the role of personal career ambitions among Swedish parliamentarians. (For a English summary: englishsummary.pdf.)

Öhberg has also written books in Swedish on Israeli history and Zionism. He contributes regularily to the research blogg Politologerna.

 

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Latest publications

Candidate selection and party discipline in Europe: A comparative perspective
G. Cordero, Patrik Öhberg, X. Coller, A. M. Jaime-Castillo
Democratizing Candidate Selection, New Methods, Old Receipts? Ed. Guillermo CorderoXavier Coller, Palgrave Macmillan, Chapter in book 2018
Chapter in book

Reaching across the aisle : Explaining government–opposition voting in parliament
Tom Louwerse, Simon Otjes, David M. Willumsen, Patrik Öhberg
Party Politics, Journal article 2017
Journal article

Vad gör en valrörelse med oss? Om relationerna mellan väljare, valda och journalister i valet 2014
Stefan Dahlberg, Bengt Johansson, Patrik Öhberg
Johansson B. & Truedsson (red.). När makten står på spel: Journalistik i valrörelser, Stockholm, Institutet för mediestudier, Chapter in book 2017
Chapter in book

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2015

The Party Organizations
Gissur Erlingsson, Ann-Kristin Kölln, Patrik Öhberg
Oxford Handbook of Swedish Politics, Oxford, Oxford University Press, Chapter in book 2015
Chapter in book

Do Politicians in Strong Party Systems Individually Respond to Election Results and Advocate within their Party for Voters’ Positions?
Daniel M. Butler, Elin Naurin, Patrik Öhberg
Paper presented at the Gothenburg Workshop on Intra-Party Politics, Department of Political Science, University of Gothenburg, 17-18 September 2015., Conference contribution 2015
Conference contribution

Costly Responsiveness: The Party as a Constraining Factor for Candidates’ Responsiveness to Citizen-Initiated Contacts.
Elin Naurin, Patrik Öhberg
Paper presented at the 1st Gothenburg-Barcelona workshop on experimental political science, University of Gothenburg, May 7-8, 2015., Conference contribution 2015
Conference contribution

Costly Responsiveness: The Party as a Constraining Factor for Candidates’ Responsiveness to Citizen-Initiated Contacts.
Elin Naurin, Patrik Öhberg
Paper presented at the General Conference of the European Consortium for Political Research (ECPR), Montreal, 26 - 29 August 2015 in section S22 Experimental Political Science, panel P277 Political Participation and Representation., Conference contribution 2015
Conference contribution

Costly Responsiveness: The Party as a Constraining Factor for Candidates’ Responsiveness to Citizen-Initiated Contacts
Elin Naurin, Patrik Öhberg
Paper presented at the Annual Meeting of the American Political Science Association (APSA), September 3-6 2015, San Francisco. Division 35: Political Organizations and Parties. Panel: Party Policy Positioning and Campaign Strategies., Conference contribution 2015
Conference contribution

2014

2013

When are politicians responsive to public opinion? Results from a scenario-­‐based survey of 3600 Swedish politicians.
Elin Naurin, Patrik Öhberg
Paper presented at the annual conference of Aapor. Boston 16-19 May 2013, Conference contribution 2013
Conference contribution

Call me maybe? Politicians’ views of citizen-initiated contacts with elected representatives. A survey and experiment with Swedish politicians
Elin Naurin, Patrik Öhberg
Stepping stones. Research on Political Representation, Voting Behavior, and Quality of Governmen, Chapter in book 2013
Chapter in book

Mandates and accountability. Comparing MPs’, candidates’ and citizens' perceptions of fulfillment of election promises.
Elin Naurin, Patrik Öhberg
Paper prepared for the American Political Science Association, Chicago August 29 – September 1 2013. Section: Comparative Politics. Panel: 11-21. Do parties keep their election promises? Thursday, Aug 29, 2013, 10:15 AM-12:00 PM., Conference contribution 2013
Conference contribution

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