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Nicolas Pekari

Nicolas_Pekari17 Researcher
MA in public and social policies
Office 5632
+41 (0)21 692 37 65
nicolas.pekari@fors.unil.ch
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Languages: English, French, Spanish, Finnish, German

Biography

Nicolas Pekari has an M.A. in public and social policies from the Pompeu Fabra University in Barcelona and an M.A. in work psychology from the University of Neuchâtel. He started working for the Swiss Electoral Study SELECTS in 2010 for which he currently has the operational responsibility, as well as being a web survey specialist at FORS. He is also a PhD student in political science at the University of Lausanne.

Expertise

Nicolas Pekari has conducted research in survey methodology, political behaviour, welfare state attitudes, and higher education. He currently focuses on web survey methodology and the challenges posed by technological changes to general population surveys. He is responsible for conducting many large-scale web surveys for SELECTS as well as other projects at FORS.

Publications

Pekari, N., Rosset, J., & Schmidt, F. (Forthcoming). Economic context and attitudes towards the welfare state: The relationship between (perceived) unemployment risk and demand for social policy. In R. Tillman, M. Voorpostel & P. Farago (Eds.), Change and Inertia in Contemporary Switzerland – Understanding Swiss Society over Time. Cham: Springer.

2016

Lipps, O., & Pekari, N. (2016). Sample Representation and Substantive Outcomes Using Web With and Without Incentives Compared to Telephone in an Election Survey. Journal of official statistics, 32(1), 165-186.

2015

Lipps, O., Pekari, N., & Roberts, C. (2015). Undercoverage and Nonresponse in a List-sampled Telephone Election Survey. Survey Research Methods, 9, 71-82.

2014

Goastellec, G., & Pekari, N. (2014). Reforming Faculties’ Careers: The Swiss Labor Market Between Universalism and Particularism. In C. Musselin & P. Teixeira (Eds.), Reforming Higher Education (pp. 189-205). Dordrecht: Springer.

2013

Pekari, N. (2013). Self-interest as determinant of social policy preferences among the electorates of the new left and the populist right. Presented at the 7th ECPR General Conference, Bordeaux, France.

Lutz, G., De Rocchi, T., & Pekari, N. (2013). The Swiss 2011 Rolling Cross-Section study: Design, field work, and data quality. FORS Working Paper Series. FORS. Lausanne.

Goastellec, G., & Pekari, N. (2013a). Gender Differences and Inequalities in Academia: Findings in Europe. In U. Teichler & E. A. Höhle (Eds.), The Work Situation of the Academic Profession in Europe: Findings of a Survey in Twelve Countries (pp. 55-78). Dordrecht: Springer.

Goastellec, G., & Pekari, N. (2013b). The Internationalisation of Academic Markets, Careers and Professions. In U. Teichler & E. A. Höhle (Eds.), The Work Situation of the Academic Profession in Europe: Findings of a Survey in Twelve Countries (pp. 229-248). Dordrecht: Springer.