Research

Publications

“Constraining the Samurai: Rebellion and Taxation in Early Modern Japan.” (in press). International Studies Quarterly. With Abbey Steele and Christopher Paik. [Paper]

“Aging Gracefully? Why Old Autocrats Hold Competitive Elections.” (in press). Asian Journal of Comparative Politics. [Paper]

“Seeing the Lexus for the Olive Trees? Public Opinion, Economic Interdependence, and Interstate Conflict.” (2017). International Interactions. 43(3): 375-396. With Kristian Skrede Gleditsch and Atsushi Tago. [Paper]

“The Microfoundations of Territorial Disputes: Evidence from a Survey Experiment in Japan.” (2016). Conflict Management and Peace Science. 33(5): 516-538. [Paper] [Replication Files] [Supporting Information]

“Retirement Planning for Dictators: What Happens to Outgoing Dictators?” (2016). International Relations of the Asia-Pacific. 16(1): 1-25. [Paper] [Replication Files]

“Establishing Good Governance in Fragile States Through Reconstruction Projects: Lessons from Iraq.” (2013). Brookings Global Economy and Development Working Paper. 56: 1-23. With Masanori Yoshikawa. [Paper]

Selected working papers

“Positive and Negative Attitudes Towards Immigrants: Evidence from Survey Experiments in Japan.” With Rieko Kage and Frances Rosenbluth. June 2017. [Paper]

“What Explains Low Female Political Representation? Evidence from Survey Experiments in Japan.” With Rieko Kage and Frances Rosenbluth. May 2017. [Paper]

“Spurred by Threats or Afraid of War? A Survey Experiment on Costs of Conflict in Support for Military Action.” With Kristian Skrede Gleditsch and Atsushi Tago. December 2016. [Paper]

“Does Regressive Taxation Without Democratic Accountability Contribute to Human Development? The Effect of Recent Trends in State Revenue Production in Developing Countries.” With Junko Kato. July 2017. [Paper]

Globalization and Multifaceted Welfare State Attitudes: Evidence from South Korea. With Sijeong Lim. August 2017. [Paper]

“Does Knowledge Matter? Survey Evidence for Knowledge-Based, Self-Interested Welfare Attitudes in South Korea.” With Sijeong Lim. July 2017. [Paper]

“Four Types of Attitudes Towards Foreign Workers: Evidence from a Survey in Japan.” With Rieko Kage and Frances Rosenbluth. May 2016. [Paper]

“Comparative Taxation and Democratization: State Revenue Production and Democratization Revisited.” With Junko Kato. May 2016. [Paper]

“The Impact of Municipal Mergers on Local Public Spending: Evidence from Remote-Sensing Data” With Steve Pickering and Kyohei Yamada. June 2016. [Paper]

“Care-giving and Support for Immigration: Evidence from Germany, Japan, and the US.” With Margaret E. Peters, Rieko Kage, and Frances Rosenbluth. June 2016. [Paper] [EGAP Registration]

“Leader-Driven Resource Blessing? Old Dictators, Natural Resources, and Competitive Elections.” February 2017. [Paper]

“What Explains Bias toward Immigrants? Evidence from a Conjoint Analysis in Japan.” With Rieko Kage and Frances Rosenbluth. April 2015. [Paper]