• König, Pascal D. (2016). Die Vermittlung von Reformen in Zeiten der Krise – Eine empirische Untersuchung der Regierungskommunikation in vier ausgewählten europäischen Ländern. Baden-Baden: Nomos.
  • Wenzelburger, Georg/Jäckle, Sebastian/König, Pascal D. (2014). Weiterführende statistische Methoden für Politikwissenschaftler. München: Oldenbourg.

Peer-reviewed journal articles

  • König, Pascal D. (forthcoming). „Fortress Europe 4.0? Analyzing EU Data Governance Through the Lens of the Resource Regime Concept“, in: European Policy Analysis.
  • König, Pascal D. (forthcoming). „Citizen Conceptions of Democracy and Support for Artificial Intelligence in Government and Politics“, in: European Journal of Political Research.
  • König, Pascal D. (2022). „Support for a populist form of democratic politics or political discontent? How conceptions of democracy relate to support for the AfD“, in: Electoral Studies. DOI: 10.1016/j.electstud.2022.102493.
  • König, Pascal D. (2022). „Two tales about the power of algorithms in online environments. On the need for transdisciplinary dialogue in the study of algorithms and digital capitalism“, in: Media, Culture & Society. DOI: 10.1177/01634437221111893.
  • König, Pascal D. (2022). „Populismus versus majoritärer Relativismus: Zu einer wichtigen Unterscheidung zwischen Demokratiekonzeptionen in der Bevölkerung“, in: Politische Vierteljahresschrift. DOI: 10.1007/s11615-022-00407-5.
  • König, Pascal D. (2022). „Citizens’ Preferences for Liberal Democracy and its Deformations. Evidence from Germany“, in: European Political Science Review. DOI: 10.1017/S1755773922000194.
  • König, Pascal D. (2022). “Challenges in Enabling User Control Over Algorithm-Based Services“, in: AI & Society. DOI: 10.1007/s00146-022-01395-1.
  • König, Pascal D./Siewert, Markus B./Ackermann, Kathrin. (2022). „Conceptualizing and Measuring Citizens’ Preferences for Democracy – Taking Stock of Three Decades of Research in a Fragmented Field“, in: Comparative Political Studies. DOI: 10.1177/00104140211066213.
  • König, Pascal D./Wurster, Stefan/Siewert, Markus B. (2022). “Consumers Are Willing to Pay a Price for Explainable, But Not for Green AI. Evidence from a Choice-Based Conjoint Analysis”, in: Big Data & Society. DOI: 10.1177/20539517211069632.
  • König, Pascal D./Waldvogel, Thomas (2021). „What Matters for Keeping or Losing Support in Televised Debates“, in: European Journal of Communication. DOI: 10.1177/02673231211046706.
  • König, Pascal D./Waldvogel, Thomas/Wagschal, Uwe/Becker, Bernd/Feiten, Linus/Weishaupt, Samuel (2021). „The Emotional Valence of Candidate Ratings in Televised Debates“, in: Communications. DOI: 10.1515/commun-2020-0059.
  • König, Pascal D. (2021). “Citizen-Centered Data Governance in the Smart City: From Ethics to Accountability“, in: Sustainable Cities and Society. DOI: 10.1016/j.scs.2021.103308.*
  • König, Pascal D./Wenzelburger, Georg (2021). “The legitimacy gap of algorithmic decision-making in the public sector: Why it arises and how to address it”, in: Technology in Society. DOI: 10.1016/j.techsoc.2021.101688.*
  • Müller, Melanie/König, Pascal D. (2021). “Timing in Opposition Party Support Under Minority Government“, in: Scandinavian Political Studies. DOI: 10.1111/1467-9477.12195.*
  • Siewert, Markus B./König, Pascal D. (2021). “Becoming Mainstream? The Emergence of Digital Policies in German Regional Party Politics” in: German Politics. DOI: 10.1080/09644008.2021.1890040.*
  • König, Pascal D./Wenzelburger, Georg (2021). “When Politicization Stops Algorithms in Criminal Justice”, in: British Journal of Criminology. DOI: 10.1093/bjc/azaa099.
  • König, Pascal D./Wenzelburger, Georg (2021). “Between technochauvinism and human-centrism. Can algorithms improve decision-making in democratic politics?”, in: European Political Science. DOI: 10.1057/s41304-020-00298-3.
  • König, Pascal D., Krafft, Tobias D. (2021). “Evaluating the Evidence in Algorithmic Evidence-Based Decision-Making: The Case of US Pretrial Risk Assessment Tools”, in: Current Issues in Criminal Justice. DOI: 10.1080/10345329.2020.1849932.
  • Krafft, Tobias D/Zweig, Katharina A./König, Pascal D. (2020). “How to regulate ADM systems. A framework for matching regulatory requirements to different applications”, in: Regulation and Governance. DOI: 10.1111/rego.12369.
  • Morris, Thomas H./König, Pascal D. (2020). “Self-directed Experiential Learning to Meet Ever-changing Entrepreneurship Demands”, in: Education & Training. DOI: 10.1108/ET-09-2019-0209.
  • König, Pascal D./Wenzelburger, Georg (2020). “Opportunity for renewal or disruptive force? How artificial intelligence alters democratic politics”, in: Government Information Quarterly. DOI: 10.1016/j.giq.2020.101489.
  • König, Pascal D. (2020). “Truth Versus Ignorance in Democratic Politics. An Existentialist Perspective on the Democratic Promise of Political Freedom”, in: Contemporary Political Theory. DOI: 10.1057/s41296-020-00436-y.
  • König, Pascal D. (2020). “Why digital-era political marketing is not the death knell for democracy: On the importance of placing political microtargeting in the context of party competition”, in: Statistics, Politics and Policy. DOI: 10.1515/spp-2019-0006.
  • König, Pascal D./Siewert, Markus B. (2020). “Systematizing Deformations of Liberal Democracy”, in: International Political Science Review. DOI: 10.1177/0192512120915721.
  • König, Pascal D./Siewert, Markus B. (2020). “Why don’t citizens give governments credit when they deliver on electoral pledges?”, in: Policy & Politics. DOI: 10.1332/030557320X15786201228120.
  • Jäckle, Sebastian/König, Pascal D. (2019). “Drei Jahre Anschläge auf Flüchtlinge in Deutschland – welche Faktoren erklären ihre räumliche und zeitliche Verteilung?“, in: KZfSS – Kölner Zeitschrift für Soziologie und Sozialpsychologie 71(4): 623–649. DOI: 10.1007/s11577-019-00639-1.
  • Jäckle, Sebastian/Metz, Thomas/Wenzelburger, Georg/König, Pascal D. (2019). “A Catwalk to Congress? Appearance-Based Effects in the Elections to the U.S. House of Representatives 2016“, in: American Politics Research: DOI: 10.1177/1532673X19875710.
  • König, Pascal D. (2019). “Dissecting the Algorithmic Leviathan. On the Socio-Political Anatomy of Algorithmic Governance”, in: Philosophy & Technology. DOI: 10.1007/s13347-019-00363-w.
  • König, Pascal D. (2019). “Signs of convergence in party policies on digital technologies. A comparative analysis of party policy stances in Ireland and Germany“, in: Journal of Information Technology & Politics. DOI: 10.1080/19331681.2019.1613280.
  • Siewert, Markus B./König, Pascal D. (2019). “On Digital Front-Runners and Late-Comers: Analyzing Issue Competition over Digitization in German Subnational Elections”, in: European Political Science Review. DOI: 10.1017/S1755773919000109.
  • König, Pascal D. (2019). “A Magic Bullet in Policy Communication? On the ambiguous use of framing in policy research“, in: Policy Studies. DOI: 10.1080/01442872.2019.1581153.
  • König, Pascal D./Wenzelburger, Georg (2018). “Why Parties Take up Digitization in their Manifestos. An Empirical Analysis of Eight Western European Economies“, in: Journal of European Public Policy. DOI: 10.1080/13501763.2018.1544268.
  • König, Pascal D. (2018). “Algorithmen und die Verwaltung sozialer Komplexität. Zur Neukonfigurierung der Idee der Selbstregierung des Volkes“, in: Zeitschrift für Politikwissenschaft. DOI: 10.1007/s41358-018-0162-z.
  • Jäckle, Sebastian/König, Pascal D. (2018). “Threatening Events as Triggers of Anti-Refugee Violence. An Empirical Analysis in the Wake of the Refugee Crisis During the Years 2015 and 2016 in Germany”, in: European Sociological Review. DOI: 10.1093/esr/jcy038.
  • Jäckle, Sebastian/König, Pascal D. (2018). “Mapping the Austrian political spectrum with the help of VAAs”, in: Austrian Journal of Political Science. DOI: 10.15203/ozp.2407.vol47iss4.
  • Nyhuis, Dominic/König, Pascal D. (2018). “Estimating the conflict dimensionality in the German Länder from vote advice applications, 2014-2017”, in: Statistics, Politics and Policy. Doi: 10.1515/spp-2018-0007.
  • König, Pascal D./Nyhuis Dominic (2018). “Assessing the applicability of vote advice applications for estimating party positions”, in: Party Politics. DOI: 10.1177/1354068818790111.
  • König, Pascal D. (2018). “Digitalpolitische Positionen im deutschen Parteiensystem. Eine Analyse der Parteipositionen zu den Bundestagswahlen der Jahre 2009, 2013 und 2017“, in: Zeitschrift für Vergleichende Politikwissenschaft. DOI: 10.1007/s12286-018-0390-0.
  • König, Pascal D./Jäckle, Sebastian (2018). “Voting Advice Applications and the analysis of party positions – a reliable tool?”, in: Swiss Political Science Review. DOI: 10.1111/spsr.12301.
  • König, Pascal D./Waldvogel, Thomas (2018). “Ni gauche ni droit? Positioning the Candidates of the 2017 French Presidential Election”, in: French Politics. DOI: 10.1057/s41253-018-0059-8.
  • König, Pascal D. (2017). “The Place of Conditionality and Individual Responsibility in a ‘Data-Driven Economy’”, in: Big Data & Society: 4 (2): DOI: 10.1177/2053951717742419.
  • Wenzelburger, Georg/König, Pascal D./Wolf, Frieder (2017). “Policy Theories in Hard Times?”, in: Public Organization Review. DOI: 10.1007/s11115-017-0387-1.
  • König, Pascal D. (2017). “Von Demokraten und Populisten – Eine Analyse der Verbreitung unterschiedlicher Erwartungen an die Demokratie in Deutschland“, in: Zeitschrift für Politikwissenschaft 27 (1): 1-28. DOI: 10.1007/s41358-017-0093-0.
  • Wenzelburger, Georg/König, Pascal D. (2017). “Different by design? Analyzing how governments justify GMO-liberalization through the lens of strategic communication“, in: Review of Policy Research 34 (3): 331-356. DOI: 10.1111/ropr.12237.
  • König, Pascal D. (2017). “The Role of Competitive Advantage in Party Competition”, in: Politics & Policy 45 (1): 51-82. DOI: 10.1111/polp.12191.
  • König, Pascal D. (2017). “Intra-Party Dissent as a Constraint in Policy Competition”, in: German Politics. DOI: 10.1080/09644008.2016.1260707.
  • Jäckle, Sebastian/König, Pascal D. (2016). “The Dark Side of the German ‘Welcome Culture’: Investigating the Causes Behind Attacks on Refugees in 2015”, in: West European Politics 40 (2): 223-251. DOI: 10.1080/01402382.2016.1215614.
  • König, Pascal D. (2016). “Communicating Austerity Measures during Times of Crisis. A Comparative Empirical Analysis of Four Heads of Government“, in: British Journal of Politics and International Relations. DOI: 10.1177/1369148115625380.
  • König, Pascal D./Wenzelburger, Georg (2016). “Honeymoon in the Crisis. A comparative analysis of the strategic timing of austerity policies and their effect on government popularity in three countries”, in: Comparative European Politics. DOI: 10.1057/cep.2016.1.
  • König, Pascal D. (2015). “Moral Societal Renewal or Getting the Country Back to Work: Welfare State Culture as a Resource and a Constraint for Policy Discourse”, in: Politics & Policy. DOI: 10.1111/polp.12130.
  • Schärdel, Julian/König, Pascal D. (2015). “Professors, Comedians and Billionaires. An Empirical Analysis of Newspaper Coverage of New Eurosceptic Parties in three 2013 National Elections”, in: Comparative European Politics. DOI: 10.1057/cep.2015.19.
  • König, Pascal D. (2015). “Unpopular Policies and the Imperative of Justification – Putting the Monti Government’s Reform Communication in a Comparative Perspective”, in: Journal of Comparative Policy Analysis. DOI: 10.1080/13876988.2015.1005930.
  • König, Pascal D. (2014). “Menschliche Potentiale und Hindernisse für demokratische Deliberation“, in: ZpTh 5 (2): 170-196.
  • König, Pascal D./Wenzelburger, Georg (2014). “Towards a Theory of Political Strategy in Policy Analysis”, in: Politics & Policy 42 (3): 400-430. DOI: 10.1111/polp.12076.
  • König, Pascal D. (2013). “Die wirtschaftliche Basis des Wahlerfolgs regionaler Parteien in Spanien“, in: Zeitschrift für Vergleichende Politikwissenschaft 7 (3): 227-249. DOI: 10.1007/s12286-013-0162-9.

Other journal articles

  • Harkens, Adam/Achtziger, Anja/Felfeli, Julia/Krafft, Tobias/König, Pascal D./Schmees, Johannes/Schulz, Wolfgang/Wenzelburger, Georg/Zweig, Katharina/Yeung, Karen (2020). “The rise of AI-based decision-making tools in criminal justice: implications for judicial integrity“, in: Journal of the Commonwealth Magistrates’ and Judges’ Association 25 (2): 18-26.
  • König, Pascal D. (2019). “Die digitale Versuchung. Wie digitale Technologien die politischen Fundamente freiheitlicher Gesellschaften herausfordern”, in: Politische Vierteljahresschrift 60 (3): 441–459. DOI: 10.1007/s11615-019-00171-z.
  • König, Pascal D. (2015). “Die Kommunikation wohlfahrtsstaatlicher Reformen in vergleichender Perspektive“, in: Zeitschrift für Vergleichende Politikwissenschaft 9 (4): 295-316. DOI: 10.1007/s12286-015-0273-6.
  • Wagschal, Uwe/König, Pascal D. (2014). “Alle gleich? Analyse der programmatischen Parteienunterschiede bei Bundestagswahlen auf der Basis des Wahl-O-Mats“, in: Zeitschrift für Parlamentsfragen Heft 4/2014: 865-884.

Book chapters

  • König, Pascal D./Jäckle, Sebastian (2022). “The violence of the far right in Germany” in: Weisskircher, Manès (Ed.): From the streets to parliament? The fourth wave of far-right politics in Germany. London: Routledge.
  • König, Pascal D./Krafft, Tobias D./Schulz, Wolfgang/Zweig, Katharina A. (2022). ”Essence of AI: What is AI?”, in: DiMatteo, Larry/Poncibò, Cristina/Sirena, Pietro/Cannarsa, Michel (Ed.): Artificial Intelligence and Private Law: Global Perspectives. Cambridge. Cambridge University Press. (Forthcoming).
  • Siewert, Markus B./König, Pascal D. (2021). ”Auf dem Weg zum digitalen Musterländle? Die Digitalpolitik der grün-schwarzen Regierung“, in: Hörisch, Felix/Wurster, Stefan (Ed.): „Kiwi im Südwesten – Die grün-schwarze „Komplementärkoalition“. (Forthcoming)
  • Wenzelburger, Georg/König, Pascal D. (2019). “Law-and-order populism? Assessing the impact of right-wing populist parties on law-and-order policies in Europe”, in: Biard, Benjamin/Bernhard, Laurent/Betz, Hans-Georg (Hrsg.): Do they make a difference? The policy influence of radical right populist parties in Western Europe. Colchester: ECPR-Press.
  • König, Pascal D. (2018). “Clusteranalysen“, in: Wagemann, Claudius/Goerres, Achim/Siewert, Markus (Hrsg): Handbuch Methoden der Politikwissenschaft. Berlin: Springer VS-Verlag.
  • König, Pascal D. (2017). “Multidimensionale Skalierung“, in: Jäckle, Sebastian (Hrsg.): Neue Trends in den Sozialwissenschaften. Berlin: Springer VS-Verlag. König, Pascal D./Jäckle, Sebastian (2017). “Clusteranalyse“, in: Jäckle, Sebastian (Hrsg.): Neue Trends in den Sozialwissenschaften. Berlin: Springer VS-Verlag.
  • Wagschal, Uwe/König, Pascal D. (2015). “Die Links-Rechts-Positionierung der Parteien bei den Bundestagswahlen 2005 bis 2013: Eine empirische Analyse anhand des Wahl-O-Mat“, in: Korte, Karl-Rudolf (Hrsg.): Die Bundestagswahl 2013. Berlin: Springer VS: 181-206.
  • Bauschke, Rafael/Jäckle, Sebastian/König, Pascal D./Wagschal, Uwe/Wenzelburger, Georg (2015). “Politische Eliten: Theorien – Leadership – politische Strategien“, in: Wagschal, Uwe/Jäckle, Sebastian/Wenzelburger, Georg (Hrsg.): Vergleichende Politikwissenschaft: Institutionen – Akteure – Policies. Stuttgart: Kohlhammer.

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