Non-random Tweet Mortality and Data Access Restrictions: Implications for the Study of Sensitive Topics on Twitter (Conference Paper, 2023)

What we can and cannot learn from responses to legislative speeches. Evidence from the German Bundestag, 1949-2021 (Conference Paper, 2022)

(Dis)agreement and salience are key components of explanations in political science. Several approaches such as expert surveys and quantitative text analysis provide useful measures of these concepts. We show that further measures can be gained from …

The housing crisis on social media: Housing markets and the subnational diversification of policy supply (Working Paper, 2022)

Political research shows an increasing interest in the political repercussions of subnational heterogeneity in housing markets. Whereas the effects on voters' preferences and behaviors receive increasing attention, effects on parties' policy supply …

Collection, Management, and Analysis of Twitter Data (Blog Post, 2022)

As a highly relevant platform for political and social online interactions, researchers increasingly analyze Twitter data. As of 01/2021, Twitter renewed its API, which now includes access to the full history of tweets for academic usage. In this Methods Bites Tutorial, Andreas Küpfer (Technical University of Darmstadt & MZES) presents a walkthrough of the collection, management, and analysis of Twitter data.