People often look at the role of the party-leader, but there are also deeper, sociological factors to success and loss, especially in the long run.
Tarik Abou-Chadi and Markus Wagner are conducting research at the Netherlands Institute for Advanced Study (NIAS-KNAW) on party development and elections across Europe, particularly social democratic parties.
Abou-Chadi and Wagner share their main insights and are curious to hear yours.
About the speakers
Markus Wagner is Professor at the Department of Government, University of Vienna.
Tarik Abou-Chadi is Associate Professor in European Union and Comparative European Politics at Nuffield College, University of Oxford.
Interviewer: Francisco van Jole, editor-in-chief of opinion site Joop.