Dr Juraj Medzihorsky

Dr Juraj Medzihorsky

LSE Fellow

Department of Methodology

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Room COL.1.04
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Key Expertise
Measurement, Bayesian Statistics, Minimum Mixture Estimation, Elections

About me

Juraj is an LSE Fellow in the Department of Methodology. He received his PhD in Political Science from the Central European University. Prior to joining LSE, he was a Senior Postdoctoral Research Fellow at the Varieties of Democracy Institute, University of Gothenburg.

For more information, see Juraj’s website.

Research Interests

Juraj’s methodological research focuses on measurement that aids research and policy by providing quantities with clear substantive interpretation and easy assumptions. His substantive research focuses on elections, democratization, autocratization, and international political competition.

Expertise Details

Measurement; Bayesian Statistics; Minimum Mixture Estimation; Elections

Book chapters and articles

  • M. Popovic, E. K. Jenne, J. Medzihorsky. 2020. ‘Charm Offensive or Offensive Charm? An Analysis of Russian and Chinese Cultural Institutes Abroad.’ Europe-Asia Studies, 72(9):1445–1467.
  • S. I. Lindberg, J. Medzihorsky. 2020. ‘Data for Politics: Creating an International Research Infrastructure Measuring Democracy.’ Patterns, 1(4).
  • M. Coppedge et al. 2019. ‘The Methodology of “Varieties of Democracy” (V-Dem).’ Bulletin de Méthodologie Sociologique, 143(1):107–133.
  • T. Rudas, E. Verdes, J. Medzihorsky. 2019. ‘Model-Based Analysis of Incomplete Data.’ In Advances in latent class analysis: A Festschrift in honor of C. Mitchell Dayton. Hancock, G. R., Harring J. R., & Macready, G. B. (eds.). Charlotte, NC: IAP

Selected journal articles

  • J. Medzihorsky. 2019. ‘Rethinking the D’Hondt Method.’ Political Research Exchange, 1(1):41–55.

  • J. Medzihorsky, M. Popovic, E. K. Jenne. 2017. ‘Rhetoric of Civil Conflict Management: United Nations Security Council Debates over the Syrian Civil War.’ Research & Politics, 4(2):1–10.

  • J. Medzihorsky. 2015. ‘Election Fraud: A Latent Class Framework for Digit-Based Tests.’ Political Analysis, 23(4):506–517.J.

  • Medzihorsky, L. Littvay, E. K. Jenne. 2014. ‘Has the Tea Party Era Radicalized the GOP? Evidence from Text Analysis of the 2008 and 2012 Republican Primary Debates.’ PS: Political Science & Politics, 47(4):806–812.

Knowledge transfer and outreach

  • A. Lührmann, J. Medzihorsky, G. Hindle, S. I. Lindberg. 2020. ‘New Global Data on Political Parties: V-Party’. V-Dem Briefing Paper No. 9.
  • D. Bochsler, C. Schürmann, J. Medzihorsky, P. Stark. 2018. ‘Identification of Electoral Irregularities by Statistical Methods.’ Venice Commision report, CDL-AD(2018)009.