Christian Schimpf

Christian Schimpf

Department Monitoring Society and Social Change
Team National Survey Programmes

Kaiserring 10-16

Phone:+49 (621) 1246-420
Fax:+49 (621) 1246-100


I am a data processing specialist working with the Comparative Study of Electoral Systems Project ( and a PhD candidate at the Graduate School of Economic and Social Sciences (GESS) in Mannheim.


- Populism
- Voting Behavior
- Comparative Public Opinion

Journal article

Huber, Robert, and Christian Schimpf. 2016. "A drunken guest in Europe? : The influence of populist radical right parties on democratic quality." Zeitschrift für Vergleichende Politikwissenschaft online first 1-27. doi:

Huber, Robert A., and Christian Schimpf. 2015. "Friend or Foe? : Testing the Influence of Populism on Democratic Quality in Latin America." Political Studies. doi:

Conference contribution

Schimpf, Christian. 2017. "Ideological Protest Voting - Between Switching, Abstention, and Challenger Parties." 7th EPSA Annual Conference, Milan, 22.06.2017.

Schimpf, Christian, and Robert A. Huber. 2016. "Different or More of the Same? –Differences in Effects of Left and Right Wing Populism on Democratic Quality." 6th EPSA Annual Conference, Brussels.

Schimpf, Christian, and Steven Van Hauwaert. 2016. "The Effect of Populist Attitudes on the Propensity of Individuals to participate in different Forms of Political Participation." ECPR Joint Sessions, Pisa.