Research

Publications

[1] “Ministerial Selection under Abe, Suga, and Kishida” in Pekkanen, Robert J., Steven R. Reed, and Daniel M. Smith. eds. Japan Decides 2021: The Japanese General Election. New York: Palgrave Macmillan (2022).

[2] “Party Switching and Policy Disagreement: Scaling Analysis of Experts’ Judgment.” (with Tomoko Matsumoto and Kentaro Yamamoto) Japanese Journal of Political Science 23 (3) (2022) 254-269.

[3] “Measuring and Explaining the Complexity of Left-Right Perceptions of Political Parties.” (with Royce Carroll) Electoral Studies 71 (2021) (accepted, forthcoming).

[4] The Logic of Delegation and Institutional Contexts: Ministerial Selection under Mixed-Member Systems in Japan. Asian Journal of Comparative Politics 4 (4), (2019), 303-329.

[5] Measuring and Comparing Party Ideology and Heterogeneity. (with Royce Carroll) Party Politics 25 (2), (2019) 245-256.

[6] Polarization and Ideological Congruence between Parties and Supporters in Europe. (with Royce Carroll) Public Choice 176, 1–2, (2018) 247–265.

[7] Explaining Citizen Perceptions of Party Ideological Positions: The Mediating Role of Political Contexts. (with Royce Carroll) Electoral Studies 51 (2018) 14–23.

[8] The Impact of Bicameralism on the Disproportionality of Cabinet Portfolio Allocation. Japanese Political Science Review 3 (2016), 127–145.

Working Papers

-Explaining Party Ideological Cohesion: District Partisanship, Electoral Competition, and Ideological Deviation in Japan’s Mixed-Member Systems, 2003-13

-Does Intra-District Polarization Cause Party Polarization in Congress?

-Intra-Party Dynamics and Preferences for Electoral System Change in Japan

-The Impact of Divided Government on Bill Introduction in State Legislatures in the US (with Nick Lin)

-The Effect of Bicameral Ideological Incongruence on the Legislative Productivity of the US State Legislatures

(More projects will be added very soon.)