Methods, Data Collection, and Measures

  • Elena Frech


This research design chapter provides an overview of the different methods used and data collected in this study. Furthermore I provide details regarding the measurement of party goals and list placement. In the first section I introduce the idea of mixing qualitative and quantitative methods and discuss the advantages and limitations of each method. I describe the broad research strategy used to analyze how German parties select candidates for the European elections in the same section.


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© Springer Fachmedien Wiesbaden GmbH, part of Springer Nature 2018

Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Département de Science Politique et Relations InternationalesUniversité de GenèveGenevaSwitzerland

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