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Research interests

Dr Klassen lectures in political science at the College of Indigenous Futures, Arts and Society.  His interests include trust in political institutions and attitudes towards democracy within the field of comparative public opinion.  More specifically, his work uses cross-national surveys to understand the effects of institutions, policies, and conditions on political attitudes and behaviours.  The recently published Human Understanding Measured Across National (HUMAN) Surveys is a data resource that combines different surveys.  It includes about 8 million respondents from over 160 countries since 1962.  Dr Klassen continues expanding this resource and is open to collaborating with others on different topics.

Prospective HDR Students

Dr Klassen in interested in collaborating with others or supervising students wishing to research comparative public opinion.  He is also interested in supervising students wishing to research government or institutional design, public opinion and behavior, political trust, public policy, or similar and related topics.

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Research Output 2011 2018

  • 4 Conference paper presented at Conference (not in Proceedings)
  • 2 Entry for encyclopedia/dictionary
  • 1 Conference Paper published in Proceedings
  • 1 Doctoral Thesis (not CDU)

Disadvantage and Democracy: Why Income and Education Matter for Attitudes Towards Democracy

Klassen, A. & Brown, J. T., 2018, p. 1-25.

Research output: Contribution to conferenceConference paper presented at Conference (not in Proceedings)Researchpeer-review

Open Access
File
democracy
income
education
income distribution
deprivation

Democratic Satisfaction and Electoral Integrity: Explaining Widening Divides Between Demographic Groups

Klassen, A., 2017, p. 1-20.

Research output: Contribution to conferenceConference paper presented at Conference (not in Proceedings)Researchpeer-review

Open Access
File
integrity
expert
Group
public opinion
democracy

Economic Performance, Government Finances, and Satisfaction with Democracy

Klassen, A., 2017, p. 1-21. 21 p.

Research output: Contribution to conferenceConference paper presented at Conference (not in Proceedings)Research

Open Access
File
Government
Economic performance
Democracy
Finance
Gross domestic product

Perceptions of Electoral Fairness: Public Behaviour and Institutional Design Compared across 80 Countries

Klassen, A., 1 Sep 2014, Canberra, ACT: The Australian National University. 351 p.

Research output: ThesisDoctoral Thesis (not CDU)Research

Open Access
File
fairness
management
determinants
democracy
electoral system

Electoral Management Autonomy: A Cross-National Analysis from Latin America

Klassen, A., 2012, Papers from the APSA Conference 2012. Australia: Australian Political Studies Association (APSA), p. - 28 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference Paper published in ProceedingsResearchpeer-review

Latin America
autonomy
election
management
personnel