Publications

Peer-Reviewed Journal Articles


  1. Pedersen, Rasmus T. & Martin Vinæs Larsen (2018). Putting a Number on Preferences: How Numerical Attitudes Are Shaped by Ideology and Equivalency Framing, International Journal of Public Opinion Research (advance access)
    – For direct link to full text, click HERE
  2. Pedersen Lene H., Rasmus T. Pedersen & Yosef Bhatti (2018). When less is more: On politicians’ attitudes to remunerationPublic Administration, 1–22 (Publisher website)
  3. Pedersen, Rasmus T. & Diana C. Mutz (2018) Attitudes Toward Economic Inequality: The Illusory Agreement, Political Science Research and Methods (Publisher website)
    – Replication materials at Dataverse
  4. Pedersen, Rasmus T. (2017). Politicians Appear More Competent When Using Numerical Rhetoric, Journal of Experimental Political Science,  4(2) (Publisher website).
    – Replication materials at Dataverse
  5. Pedersen, Rasmus T. (2017). Ratio Bias and Policy Preferences: How Equivalency Framing of Numbers Can Affect Attitudes, Political Psychology, 38(6) (Publisher website).
    – Replication materials at Dataverse
  6. Bhatti, Yosef & Rasmus T Pedersen (2016). News Reporting of Opinion Polls: Journalism and Statistical Noise, International Journal of Public Opinion Research, 28(1) (Publisher website)
  7. Pedersen, Rasmus T. (2014). News Media Framing of Negative Campaigning, Mass Communication and Society, 17(6) (Publisher website)
  8. Hansen, Kasper & Rasmus T. Pedersen (2014). Campaigns Matter: How Voters Become Knowledgeable and Efficacious During Election Campaigns, Political Communication, 31(2) (Publisher website)
  9. Pedersen, Rasmus T. (2012). The Game Frame and Political Efficacy: Beyond the Spiral of Cynicism, European Journal of Communication, 27(3) (Publisher website)
  10. Hansen, Kasper & Rasmus T. Pedersen (2012). Efficiency of Different Recruitment Strategies for Web Panels, International Journal of Public Opinion Research, 24 (2), 2012 (Publisher website)
  11. Hansen, Kasper & Rasmus T. Pedersen (2008). Negative Campaigning in a Multiparty System, Scandinavian Political Studies, 31 (4) (Publisher website)

Book Chapters


  1. “Media Framing”, in The Sage Encyclopedia of Political Behavior, edited by Fathali M. Moghaddam, Thousand Oaks, SAGE Publications. (2017)
  2. “Mediernes misrapportering af meningsmålinger” [The Flawed Reporting of Polls in the News Media], in Politologisk Årbog 2015-2016 [Annual Review of Danish Political Science 2015-2016], Copenhagen, Hans Reitzels Forlag, 2016.
  3. ”Valgkampe og Medier” [Election Campaigns and the News Media], in Medier, Politik og Samfund: En grundbog [News Media, Politics and Society: An Introduction], edited by Thomas Olesen (2016)
  4. “Konfidensintervaller og signifikanstest” [Confidence Intervals and Tests of Statistical Significance], with Yosef Bhatti, in Forskningsmetoder i journalistik og politisk kommunikation [Methods in Journalism and Political Communication], edited by David Nicolas Hopmann & Morten Skovsgaard. Copenhagen, Hans Reitzels Forlag, 2014.
  5. ”Valgkampens negative kampagnebudskaber” [Negative Campaigning in the Election Campaign], with Kasper M. Hansen, in Folketingsvalgkampen 2011 i perspektiv [The Danish 2011 Parliamentary Election Campaign in Perspective], edited by Kasper M. Hansen & Karina-Kosiara Pedersen. Copenhagen, Jurist- og Økonomforbundets Forlag, 2014
  6. “Valgkampens dagsorden i perspektiv” [The Campaign Agenda in Perspective], with Kasper M. Hansen & Jens-Olav Dahlgaard, in Folketingsvalgkampen 2011 i perspektiv [The Danish 2011 Parliamentary Election Campaign in Perspective], edited by Kasper M. Hansen & Karina-Kosiara Pedersen. Copenhagen, Jurist- og Økonomforbundets Forlag, 2014
  7. ”Avisernes fokus og framing under valgkampen” [Focus and Framing of the Newspapers’ Election Campaign Coverage], in Folketingsvalgkampen 2011 i perspektiv [The Danish 2011 Parliamentary Election Campaign in Perspective], edited by Kasper M. Hansen & Karina-Kosiara Pedersen. Copenhagen, Jurist- og Økonomforbundets Forlag, 2014
  8. ”Valgkampens effekt på vælgernes politiske viden og efficacy” [How Does the election Impact Knowledge and Efficacy among the Voters?], with Kasper M. Hansen, in Folketingsvalgkampen 2011 i perspektiv [The Danish 2011 Parliamentary Election Campaign in Perspective], edited by Kasper M. Hansen & Karina-Kosiara Pedersen. Copenhagen, Jurist- og Økonomforbundets Forlag, 2014
  9. ”Politisk journalistik ved folketingsvalgkampene i 2007 og 2011” [Political Journalism During the 2007 and 2011 Danish Election Campaigns], in Statskundskab i praksis [Political Science in Practice], edited by Karina Kosiara-Pedersen, Gustav Nedergaard & Emil Lobe Suenson. Copenhagen, Karnow Group, 2013

PhD Dissertation


  1. “Politics as Fights and Games of Strategy – Characteristics and Consequences of Political News Reporting in the Mass Media,” University of Copenhagen, 2013.
    Assessment Committee: Karina Kosiara-Pedersen (University of Copenhagen), Claes de Vreese (University of Amsterdam), Shanto Iyengar (Stanford University)

Published Working Papers


  1. “No Effects of Artificial Surveillance Cues or Social Proofs on Survey Participation Rates.” Working paper, University of Copenhagen (pdf)
    – Replication materials at Dataverse
  2. ”Store forskelle i vurdering af statsministeregnethed,” with Kasper M. Hansen & Karina Kosiara-Pedersen. Working paper from Centre for Voting and Parties, Department of Political Science, University of Copenhagen, 2011. (pdf)
  3. “Online Panel of Electoral Campaigning (OPEC) – Facts about the Surveys,” with Kasper M. Hansen & Karina Kosiara-Pedersen. Working paper from Centre for Voting and Parties, Department of Political Science, University of Copenhagen, 2011 (pdf)