Research


Published or Forthcoming Articles in Peer Reviewed Journals

[17] "Misleading Ballot Positions and Invalid Votes" (with Ha Na Lee) accepted for publication in Journal of East Asian Studies.

[16] "Television and Economic Voting in US Presidential Elections" British Journal of Political Science, vol. 52, no. 4, pp. 1622 - 1634. [Link to Publisher]

[15] "The Rank Effect in Multimember District Elections" 2022, Quarterly Journal of Political Science, vol. 17, no. 4. [Working Paper Version] [Link to Publisher]

[14] "Did Secure Communities Lead to Safer Communities? Immigration Enforcement, Crime Deterrence, and Geographical Externalities" (with Songman Kang) forthcoming in Journal of Law, Economics, and Organization. [Link to Publisher]

[13] "The Longer-Term Electoral Effect of Carrying a State in U.S. Presidential Elections" Economics Letters, 2022, vol. 216. [Working Paper Version] [Link to Publisher]

[12] "The Effect of Public Financing on Candidate Reemergence and Success in Elections" European Journal of Political Economy, 2020, vol. 65. [Link to Publisher]

[11] "Envy and Pride: How Economic Inequality Deepens Happiness Inequality in South Korea" with Woo Chang Kang and Jae Seung Lee, Social Indicators Research, 2020, 150: 617-637. [Link to Publisher]

[10] "The Cost of Presidential Impeachment to Politically Connected Firms" with Ha Na Lee, Japanese Journal of Political Science, 2020, vol. 21, issue 2, pp.109-121. [Link to Publisher]

[9] "Did Television Reduce the Effect of Partisan Press on Electoral Politics?" American Politics Research, 2020, vol. 48, no.1, pp. 78-98. [Link to Publisher] [LSE's Blog on American Politics and Policy]

[8] "Mind the Electoral Gap: The Effect of Investment in Public Infrastructure on Authoritarian Support in South Korea" with Joan E. Cho and Jae Seung Lee, Studies in Comparative International Development, 2019, vol. 54, issue 4, pp. 473-500. [Link to Publisher]

[7] "Misleading Ballot Position Cue" Electoral Studies, 2019, vol. 58, pp.1-11. [Link to Publisher]

[6] "Estimating Incumbency Effects Using Regression Discontinuity Design" Research & Politics, 2018, vol. 5, Issue. 4. [Link to Publisher]

[5] "The Effect of Incumbency in National and Local Elections: Evidence from South Korea" with Woo Chang Kang and Won-ho Park, Electoral Studies, 2018, vol. 56, pp. 47-60. [Link to Publisher]

[4] "Media Control and Authoritarian Consolidation: Evidence from South Korea" with Joan E. Cho and Jae Seung Lee, Journal of East Asian Studies, 2017, vol. 17, no.2, pp. 145-166. [Link to Publisher]

[3] "Newspaper Market Structure and Behavior: Partisan Coverage of Political Scandals in the U.S. from 1870 to 1910" with Angela Fonseca Galvis and James Snyder, Journal of Politics, 2016, vol. 78, no.2, pp. 368-381. [Link to Publisher]

[2] "Media Markets and Politicians Involved in Scandals" Social Science Journal, 2016, vol. 53, no. 4, pp. 389-397. [Link to Publisher]

[1] "Does President's Popularity Matter in Korea's Local Election?" Pacific Affairs, 2009, vol. 82, no.2, pp. 189-209.


Published or Forthcoming Articles in Korean

"Using Statistical Methods to Detect Election Fraud in South Korea’s Elections" Journal of Korean Politics (한국정치연구), 2022, vol.31, no.3. [Link to Publisher]

"The Effects of Pre-Contact and Prepaid Cash Incentives on the Quality of Telephone Surveys" with Won-ho Park and Shang E. Ha, Survey Research (조사연구), 2020, vol. 21, no.4.

"Book Review of State Capture (by Alexander Hertel-Fernandez)" Korean Journal of Legislative Studies (의정연구), 2019, vol. 25, no. 3., pp. 139-147. [Link to Publisher]

"Estimation of Partisan Bias in Media Coverage of Polling Results during the 2017 Presidential Election" Korean Party Studies Review (한국정당학회보), 2019, vol. 18, no. 4., pp. 69-94.

"The Effect of Candidates' Criminal and Tax Records on Election Outcomes: Evidence from the 2018 South Korean Local Elections" with Jisung Yoon, Journal of Korean Politics (한국정치연구), 2019, vol. 28, no. 1., pp. 189-215. [Link to Publisher]

"Assessing Partisan Gerrymandering in the 2016 Korean National Assembly Election Using Computer Simulations" Korean Party Studies Review (한국정당학회보), 2018, vol. 17, no. 4., pp. 43-68.

"The Effect of Candidates' Criminal Records on Election Results: Evidence from the 19th and 20th Korean National Assembly Elections" with Jisung Yoon, Journal of Korean Politics (한국정치연구), 2016, vol. 25, no. 3., pp. 85-107. [Link to Publisher]