Prof. Dr. Max Schaub

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Anjula Schaub


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Max Schaub is assistant professor of political science at the University of Hamburg. His research focuses on the themes of violence, migration, and health, and their social, political, and psychological causes and consequences. Max received his Ph.D. from the European University Institute (EUI) in 2016. Between 2018 and 2021 he was a research fellow in the MIT research unit.For further information, please see his website

Selected Publications

"Rebel Recruitment and Migration: Theory and Evidence From Southern Senegal" (2022). Journal of Conflict Resolution, First View.

"Financial Hardship and Voter Turnout: Theory and Evidence from the Sequence of Bank Working Days" (2021). American Political Science Review, 115(4): 1258–1274.
"Strangers in Hostile Lands: Exposure to Refugees and Right-Wing Support in Germany’s Eastern Regions." (2021). Comparative Political Studies, 54(3-4): 686-717 (with J. Gereke and D. Baldassarri).
"Voter mobilization in the echo chamber: Broadband internet and the rise of populism in Europe.” (2020). European Journal of Political Research, 59(4) 752–773 (with D. Morisi).
"Does poverty undermine cooperation in multiethnic settings?" (2020). Journal of Experimental Political Science, 7(1): 27-40 (with J. Gereke and D. Baldassarri).
"Ethnic Riots and Prosocial Behavior: Evidence from Kyrgyzstan.” (2019). American Political Science Review, 113(4): 1029–1044 (with A. Hager and K. Krakowski).
"Threat and parochialism in intergroup relations: Lab-in-the-field evidence from rural Georgia." (2017). Proceedings of the Royal Society B, 284 (1865).

"Second-order ethnic diversity: The spatial pattern of diversity, competition and cooperation in Africa." (2017). Political Geography, 59: 103–116.

"Lines across the desert: Mobile phone use and mobility in the context of trans-Saharan migration." (2012). Information Technology for Development, 18 (2): 126–144.