ELECDEM: Training Network in Electoral Democracy

Duration: 
November, 2009 to November, 2012
Funding: 
Marie Curie Initial Training Network

The Marie Curie Initial Training Network (ITN) brings together 11 expert teams from 9 European countries to provide substantive and methodological training in elections research to a cohort of early stage and experienced researchers. ELECDEM takes a comprehensive approach to the study of electoral democracy using cross-nationally comparative databases, content analysis and experiments in order to examine the impact of globalization, technological developments in communication and institutional change on representation and accountability.