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Dr. Laura Konzelmann

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Education

  • 2000 - 2004: Studies in Social Sciences (Sociology, Political Science, Media Studies and Communication Sciences), Heinrich-Heine-Universität Düsseldorf, Germany
  • 2004: Bachelor of Arts, Social Sciences, Heinrich-Heine-Universität Düsseldorf, Germany
  • 2004 - 2007: Studies in Social Sciences (Sociology, Political Science), Heinrich-Heine-Universität Düsseldorf, Germany
  • 2007: Master of Arts, Social Sciences, Heinrich-Heine-Universität Düsseldorf, Germany
  • 2015: Dr. rer. soc., Universität Mannheim, Germany
    Doctoral Thesis: Generationendissens im deutschen Wohlfahrtsstaat. Existenz und Wahrnehmung von intergenerationellen Unterschieden in wohlfahrtsstaatlichen Einstellungen [Generational dissent in the German welfare state. Existence and perception of intergenerational differences in welfare state attitudes]

Professional Background

  • 2007 - 2009: Junior Consultant in a Media Management & Auditing Company, Düsseldorf, Germany
  • 2009 - 2015: Researcher at the Mannheim Centre for European Social Research (MZES) and at the Chair of Comparative Political Behaviour, Project: Consequences of Demographic Change on Political Attitudes and Political Behavior in Germany (Primary Project Researcher), University of Mannheim, Germany
  • 2014 - 2015: Assistant Lecturer at the Chair of Comparative Political Behaviour, University of Mannheim, Germany
  • 2016 - 2017: Assistant at the central administration at the Technical University Munich (TUM)
  • since October 2017: Senior Researcher at the Federal Institute for Population Research (BiB), Wiesbaden, Germany

Review Acitivies

  • Scientific Journal: Electoral Studies

Consulting Experience

  • 2015: Bertelsmann Foundation, Expertise on turnout

Selected Publications

  • Konzelmann, Laura, Michael Bergmann and Hans Rattinger (2014): Demographic Change in Germany - its Political Consequences. Baden-Baden: Nomos.
  • Bergmann, Michael, Laura Konzelmann and Hans Rattinger (2012): Deutschland auf dem Weg in die „Rentner-Demokratie“? - Eine empirische Untersuchung altersspezifischer Einstellungsunterschiede und ihrer Bedeutung für das Wahlverhalten auf Basis einer aktuellen Bevölkerungsumfrage [Germany on the way towards a“Pensioner Democracy“? – An empirical investigation of age-specific attitudinal differences and their relevance for voting behaviour on the basis of a current survey]. In: Politische Vierteljahresschrift, 53,3: 371-393.
  • Konzelmann, Laura, Corina Wagner and Hans Rattinger (2012): Turnout in Germany in the course of time: Life cycle and cohort effects on electoral turnout from 1953 to 2049. In: Electoral Studies, 31,2: 250-261.

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