Jonathan Mellon

University of Manchester

Hallsworth Fellow

Oxford Road

Manchester, M13 9PL

United Kingdom

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Scholarly Papers (19)

1.

Effects of the Internet on Participation: Study of a Public Policy Referendum in Brazil

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 7204
Number of pages: 38 Posted: 20 Apr 2016
University of British Columbia (UBC), University of Manchester, World Bank - Governance Global Practice and Data-Pop Alliance
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Technology Industry, Political Systems and Analysis, National Governance, ICT Policy and Strategies, Parliamentary Government

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The Effect of Government Responsiveness on Future Political Participation

Number of pages: 33 Posted: 07 Mar 2015
Fredrik M. Sjoberg, Jonathan Mellon and Tiago Peixoto
Data-Pop Alliance, University of Manchester and World Bank - Governance Global Practice
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Government Responsiveness, Participation, Fix My Street, ICT, Crowdsourcing

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Missing Non-Voters and Misweighted Samples: Explaining the 2015 Great British Polling Miss

Number of pages: 35 Posted: 15 Jul 2015 Last Revised: 13 Jan 2018
Jonathan Mellon and Christopher Prosser
University of Manchester and University of Manchester
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polling miss; british election 2015; differential turnout; shy tories; late swing; don't know; representative samples; survey weighting; online polling; question ordering; survey methodology; political polling; public opinion

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Do Mobile Phone Surveys Work in Poor Countries?

Center for Global Development Working Paper No. 398
Number of pages: 65 Posted: 24 Apr 2015
Center for Global Development, Center for Global Development, University of Manchester, World Bank - Governance Global Practice and World Bank - Governance Global Practice
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mobile phone surveys, mobile phones, Zimbabwe, Ethiopia, Mozambique, Afghanistan

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Information Flows within the US State Department

Number of pages: 39 Posted: 30 May 2014
Jonathan Mellon
University of Manchester
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social network analysis, gap models, US State Department, bureaucracies, issue salience

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Leading the Conversation: Comparing State Department Communication Networks Under Rogers and Kissinger

International Studies Association, 2014
Number of pages: 28 Posted: 29 May 2014
James Hollway and Jonathan Mellon
Graduate Institute of International and Development Studies (IHEID) - Centre for International Environmental Studies and University of Manchester
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networks, state department, bureaucracies

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Do Mobile Phone Surveys Work in Poor Countries?

Center for Global Development Working Paper No. 398
Number of pages: 65 Posted: 27 Jun 2015
Center for Global Development, Center for Global Development, University of Manchester, World Bank - Governance Global Practice and World Bank - Governance Global Practice
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mobile phone surveys, mobile phones, zimbabwe, ethiopia, mozambique, afghanistan

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Tremors But No Youthquake: Measuring Changes in the Age and Turnout Gradients at the 2015 and 2017 British General Elections

Number of pages: 22 Posted: 06 Feb 2018
University of Manchester, University of Manchester, University of Manchester, University of Manchester and University of Oxford - Nuffield College
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Turnout, Survey weighting, Ecological Fallacy, British politics

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Aggregate Turnout Is Mismeasured

Number of pages: 19 Posted: 12 Jan 2018 Last Revised: 06 Feb 2018
University of Manchester, University of Oxford - Nuffield College, University of Manchester, University of Manchester and University of Manchester
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turnout, vep, vap, idea, aggregate, comparative politics, error, measurement, bias

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Brexit or Corbyn? Campaign and Inter-Election Vote Switching in the 2017 UK General Election

Number of pages: 29 Posted: 21 Nov 2017
University of Manchester, University of Oxford - Nuffield College, University of Manchester, University of Manchester and University of Manchester
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2017 british election, british election study, vote switching, UKIP, Brexit

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Volatile Elite Networks and the Race for the Zimbabwean Succession

Number of pages: 27 Posted: 17 Nov 2017
Jonathan Mellon and Dan Evans
University of Manchester and United States Military Academy- West Point - Network Science Center
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Network Science, Network Analysis, Zimbabwe, Political Succession

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Authoritarianism, Social Structure and Economic Policy Preferences

Number of pages: 24 Posted: 22 Aug 2017
Jonathan Mellon and Christopher Prosser
University of Manchester and University of Manchester
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authoritarianism, left right, dimensions, public opinions, british elections, elite, mass, libertarianism

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Party Attachment in Great Britain: Five Decades of Dealignment

Number of pages: 4 Posted: 10 Aug 2017
Jonathan Mellon
University of Manchester
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Voter Volatility

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Strategic Support and Electoral Expectations: Did Voters Choose Brexit and Corbyn Because They Expected Them to Lose?

Number of pages: 12 Posted: 04 Aug 2017
Jonathan Mellon and Christopher Prosser
University of Manchester and University of Manchester
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expressive voting, British politics, expectations, EU referendum, Brexit, British Election Study

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Experimental Evidence for a Link between Labor Market Competition and Anti-Immigrant Attitudes

Posted: 06 Jul 2017 Last Revised: 25 Oct 2017
Jonathan Mellon
University of Manchester

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immigration, labor market, economic threat, survey experiments, british election study

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All You Have to Do Is Ask: Measuring Uncertainty in Vote Intention

Number of pages: 9 Posted: 26 Apr 2017
Jonathan Mellon
University of Manchester
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Vote Volatility, Vote Switching, Uncertainty, Forecasting, British Election Study

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Making Inferences About Elections and Public Opinion Using Incidentally Collected Data

Number of pages: 17 Posted: 28 Jun 2016 Last Revised: 01 Nov 2016
Jonathan Mellon
University of Manchester
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internet data, big data, public opinion, google trends, twitter, censorship, social media, election forecasting

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Twitter and Facebook are Not Representative of the General Population: Political Attitudes and Demographics of Social Media Users

Number of pages: 13 Posted: 09 Jun 2016
Jonathan Mellon and Christopher Prosser
University of Manchester and University of Manchester
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Correcting Polling Error in Over-Engaged Samples Using Representative Turnout Weighting

Number of pages: 11 Posted: 24 Jan 2016
Jonathan Mellon and Christopher Prosser
University of Manchester and University of Manchester
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polling miss; british election 2015; representative samples; survey weighting; online polling; survey methodology; political polling; public opinion