Published Work

“Spurred by Threats or Afraid of War? A Survey Experiment on Costs of Conflict in Support for Military Action.” (in press). Peace Economics, Peace Science and Public Policy. With Kristian Skrede Gleditsch (University of Essex) and Atsushi Tago (Waseda University). [Paper].

“Work Disincentive Perception and Welfare State Attitudes: Survey Experiment in South Korea.” (in press). Governance. With Sijeong Lim (Korea University). [Paper]

“What Explains Low Female Political Representation? Evidence from Survey Experiments in Japan.” (in press). Politics & Gender. With Rieko Kage (University of Tokyo) and Frances Rosenbluth (Yale University). [Paper]

“Comparative Taxation and Democratization: State Revenue Production and Democratization Revisited.” (2019). European Journal of Political Research. With Junko Kato. 58(1): 184-208. With Junko Kato (University of Tokyo). [Paper]

“Human Development without Democratic Accountability: How Regressive Taxation Contributes to Human Development through State Capacity.” (2018). Japanese Journal of Political Science. 19(3): 429-443. With Junko Kato (University of Tokyo). [Paper]

“Aging Gracefully? Why Old Autocrats Hold Competitive Elections.” (2018). Asian Journal of Comparative Politics. 3(1): 81-102. [Paper]

“Constraining the Samurai: Rebellion and Taxation in Early Modern Japan.” (2017). International Studies Quarterly. 61(3): 746-747. With Abbey Steele (University of Amsterdam) and Christopher Paik (NYU-AD). [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 (University of Essex) and Atsushi Tago (Waseda University). [Paper]

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

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

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