Dr. Liam Beiser-McGrath
Liam Beiser-McGrath is currently a Lecturer (Assistant Professor) in Politics and Director of the PECC Lab at Royal Holloway, University of London. He is also a Research Associate at ETH Zürich and organiser of call_made, an online seminar series covering Environmental Politics and Governance. His research primarily focuses on the political economy of climate change, using experimental research designs and machine learning. This research has been published in peer-reviewed journals such as Science Advances, Nature Climate Change, Political Analysis, Regulation and Governance, Political Science Research & Methods, and Climatic Change. EPG Online
Beiser-McGrath, Liam F., Thomas Bernauer, Jaehyun Song, Azusa Uji. (Forthcoming) Understanding Public Support for Domestic Contributions to Global Collective Goods - Results from a survey experiment on carbon taxation in Japan Climatic Change
Beiser-McGrath, Liam F.; Bernauer, Thomas and Aseem Prakash. (Forthcoming) call_made. Journal of Public Policy Polarizing Politics: The Effect of Policy Conflict Amongst Branches of Government upon Public Opinion
Beiser-McGrath, Liam F.; Huber, Robert A.; Bernauer, Thomas; and Vally Koubi. (Forthcoming) Parliament, People, or Technocrats? Explaining Mass Public Preferences on Delegation of Policy-Making Authority. Comparative Political Studies
Beiser-McGrath, Liam F. and Bernauer, Thomas. (Forthcoming) Current Surveys Are Likely to Underestimate Climate Change Skepticism: Evidence from List Experiments in Germany and the USA. PLOS One
Beiser-McGrath, Liam F. and Bernauer, Thomas. (Forthcoming) Domestic Provision of Global Public Goods: How Other Countries’ Behavior Affects Public Support for Climate Policy. Global Environmental Politics
Beiser-McGrath, Liam F. (Forthcoming) call_made. Political Science Research & Methods Separation and Rare Events
Beiser-McGrath, Janina and Beiser-McGrath, Liam F. (2020) call_madePolitical Science Research & Methods 8(4), 707-730 Problems with Products: Control Strategies for Models with Interactive and Quadratic Effects.
Bernauer, Thomas; Prakash, Aseem and Beiser-McGrath, Liam F. (2020). call_made. Regulation & Governance Do Exemptions Undermine Environmental Policy Support? An Experimental Stress Test on the Odd-Even Road Space Rationing Policy in India
Beiser-McGrath, Liam F. and Bernauer, Thomas. (2019). call_made Science Advances. Could Revenue Recycling Make Effective Carbon Taxation Politically Feasible?
Beiser-McGrath, Liam F. and Bernauer, Thomas. (2019). call_made Nature Climate Change 9(3): 248–252. How Vulnerable is the Paris Agreement to Commitment-Failures? Insights from Survey Experiments in China and the United States.
Beiser-McGrath, Liam F. and Robert A. Huber. (2018). call_made. Climatic Change, Assessing the Relative Importance of Psychological and Demographic Factors For Predicting Climate and Environmental Attitudes149: 335–347.
McGrath, Liam F. and Bernauer, Thomas. (2017). call_made WIREs Climate Change How Strong is Public Support for Unilateral Climate Policy and What Drives It?
McGrath, Liam F. (2017). call_made Political Science and Research Methods Insuring Against Past Perils: The Politics of Post-Currency Crisis Foreign Exchange Reserve Accumulation5(3): 427-446.
Bernauer, Thomas; Dong, Liang; McGrath, Liam F.; Shaymerdenova, Irina and Zhang, Haibin. (2016). call_made Politics and Governance 4(3): 152-171. Unilateral or Reciprocal Climate Policy? Experimental Evidence from China.
Bernauer, Thomas and McGrath, Liam F. (2016). call_made. Nature Climate Change 6, 680 - 683 Simple Reframing Unlikely to Boost Public Support for Climate Policy
McGrath, Liam F. (2015). call_made. Political Analysis 23(4): 534-549. Estimating Onsets of Binary Events in Panel Data
Chapters in Edited Volumes
Beiser-McGrath, Liam F.; Bernauer, Thomas and Aseem Prakash. Are Policies with Obfuscated Cost Implications More Appealing to Citizens? Insights From a Survey Experiment on Policies against Vehicle Pollution in Beijing and New Delhi Revise & Resubmit
Beiser-McGrath, Liam F. Mixed Signals? How Intra-Governmental Conflict Shapes Mass Environmental Beliefs
Beiser-McGrath, Liam F. and Bernauer, Thomas. Individuals or Issues? Explaining Mass Support for International Cooperation
Beiser-McGrath, Liam F. and Bernauer, Thomas. How Do Pocketbook and Distributional Concerns Affect Citizens’ Preferences Over Costly Policies? Evidence from experiments on support for carbon taxation
Beiser-McGrath, Janina and Beiser-McGrath, Liam F. The Consequences of Model Misspecification for the Estimation of Non-Linear Interaction Effects
Beiser-McGrath, Liam F. Protection From Others’ Fates: How Crises in Other Countries Lead to the Spread of Foreign Reserve Accumulation
Beiser-McGrath, Liam F. and Kaisa Hinkkainen. It Started with a Shock: When Do Financial Crises Lead to Terrorism
Beiser-McGrath, Liam F. and Mark A. Kayser The Long Shadow of the Opposition: Electoral Benchmarking Against Previous Governments.
Beiser-McGrath, Liam F. and Huber, Robert A. Predicting the Populist Vote