Kyosuke Kikuta

Research Fellow, IDE-JETRO


​Kyosuke Kikuta (菊田恭輔) is Research Fellow (tenured) at Institute of Developing Economies, Japan External Trade Organization

I am a political scientist specializing in International Relations and Political Methodology. I am interested in applying quantitative methods (e.g., causal inference, machine learning) and Geographical Information System (GIS) to better understand the causes and consequences of conflict in developing countries (e.g., armed conflict, protests).

My articles are published or forthcoming in;

- The Journal of Politics

- International Organization

- Comparative Political Studies

- Journal of Conflict Resolution

- Political Science Research and Methods 

- Annual Review of Political Science, and others.


To graduate students and junior scholars