Research

My research interest is investigating information transmission and political decision-making, particularly about media reporting strategies in both autocracies and democracies, from approaches including game theory and quantitative methods.

Working papers  (Manuscripts available upon request)
Tell Me the Truth? Dictatorship and the Commitment to Media Freedom (with Hans H. Tung and Wen-Chin Wu; presented at MPSA 2018)
Does a Watchdog Bark?: Media as External Validator (Presented at EPSA 2016, MPSA 2017 and APSA 2017; under review) 
Reputation and Media Selection (Presented at MPSA 2018)
Why Promoting against Gun Control on Fox News? (with Myunghoon Kang)
Ethnic or Civic Nationalism? The Composition of Taiwanese National Identity and its Processes of Politicisation (with Fang-Yu Chen and Yuan Hsiao; presented at NATSA 2017)
Chinese Foreign Policy on Maritime Disputes: an Explanation from Diversionary Theory (with Wei-Hao Huang; presented at MPSA 2016 and APSA 2016)
Roll Call Voting in Taiwan: Identifying the Target Audience (with Wei-Hao Huang; presented at MPSA 2017)

Work in progress

Ostrich Voter: Information Transmission and Acquisition with Social Media

Fat Pope, Thin Pope: Challenger Advantage in Open-Seat Elections (with Selina Hofstetter)

Elite Heterogeneity and Media Freedom under Dictatorships (with Hans H. Tung and Wen-Chin Wu)