Yusaku Horiuchi

Dartmouth College - Department of Government

Professor of Government and Mitsui Professor of Japanese Studies

204 Silsby Hall

HB 6108

Hanover, NH 03755

United States

http://sites.dartmouth.edu/horiuchi/

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“  I am working on various projects on public opinion, political behavior, political economy, electoral institutions, and Japanese politics.  ”

Scholarly Papers (43)

1.

Doing Well by Doing Good: The Impact of Foreign Aid on Foreign Public Opinion

Quarterly Journal of Political Science, Vol 9, Issue 1, pp. 87-114, March 2014
Number of pages: 51 Posted: 01 Dec 2013 Last Revised: 20 Jun 2015
Benjamin E. Goldsmith, Yusaku Horiuchi and Terence Wood
School of Politics & International Relations - Australian National University, Dartmouth College - Department of Government and Australian National University (ANU) - Crawford School of Public Policy
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foreign aid, U.S. foreign policy, HIV, AIDS, PEPFAR, public opinion, instrumental variables

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America's Role in the Making of Japan's Economic Miracle

Journal of East Asian Studies, Vol. 18, Issue 1, pp. 1-21, March 2018
Number of pages: 39 Posted: 05 Aug 2013 Last Revised: 14 Jul 2018
Michael Beckley, Yusaku Horiuchi and Jennifer Miller
Tufts University - Department of Political Science, Dartmouth College - Department of Government and History Department, Dartmouth College
Downloads 779 (33,916)
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economic growth, US-Japan relations, synthetic control, Japan

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Measuring Voters’ Multidimensional Policy Preferences with Conjoint Analysis: Application to Japan’s 2014 Election

Political Analysis, Vol. 26, Issue 2, pp. 190-209, April 201
Number of pages: 57 Posted: 09 Jul 2015 Last Revised: 01 Jul 2018
Yusaku Horiuchi, Daniel M. Smith and Teppei Yamamoto
Dartmouth College - Department of Government, Harvard University - Department of Government and Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Department of Political Science
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election, representation, manifesto, conjoint analysis, Japan

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In Search of Soft Power: Does Foreign Public Opinion Matter for U.S. Foreign Policy?

World Politics, Vol. 64, Issue 3, pp. 555-585., 2012
Number of pages: 50 Posted: 23 Sep 2011 Last Revised: 04 Sep 2014
Benjamin E. Goldsmith and Yusaku Horiuchi
School of Politics & International Relations - Australian National University and Dartmouth College - Department of Government
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soft power, US foreign policy, public opinion, Iraq War

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Compulsory Voting and Income Inequality: Evidence for Lijphart’s Proposition from Venezuela

Latin American Politics and Society, Vol. 59, No. 2, pp. 122-144, Summer 2017
Number of pages: 35 Posted: 03 Jan 2014 Last Revised: 26 Aug 2017
John M. Carey and Yusaku Horiuchi
Dartmouth College and Dartmouth College - Department of Government
Downloads 518 (58,036)
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compulsory voting, income inequality, turnout, electoral participation, Venezuela

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Identifying Voter Preferences for Politicians' Personal Attributes: A Conjoint Experiment in Japan

Political Science Research and Methods, forthcoming; MIT Political Science Department Research Paper No. 2016-32
Number of pages: 55 Posted: 25 Aug 2016 Last Revised: 06 Oct 2018
Yusaku Horiuchi, Daniel M. Smith and Teppei Yamamoto
Dartmouth College - Department of Government, Harvard University - Department of Government and Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Department of Political Science
Downloads 463 (66,726)
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representation, electoral systems, personal vote, conjoint analysis, Japan

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Are University Communities Deeply Divided over the Value of Diversity on Campus? Understanding Students’ Preferences via Conjoint Analysis

Number of pages: 56 Posted: 06 May 2016 Last Revised: 13 Mar 2017
Dartmouth College, Dartmouth College, Dartmouth College, Dartmouth College - Department of Government and Dartmouth College
Downloads 308 (106,822)
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race and ethnicity, gender, diversity, conjoint analysis, social desirability bias

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Partisan Motivated Reasoning and Misinformation in the Media: Is News from Ideologically Uncongenial Sources More Suspicious?

Japanese Journal of Political Science, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 51 Posted: 13 Sep 2017 Last Revised: 01 May 2019
Dartmouth College, Dartmouth College, Dartmouth College and Dartmouth College - Department of Government
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motivated reasoning, source cues, media bias, misinformation, misperceptions, Trump

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Making Outsiders’ Votes Count: Detecting Electoral Fraud Through a Natural Experiment

American Political Science Review, Vol. 105, Issue 3, pp. 586-603, August 2011
Number of pages: 50 Posted: 07 Mar 2011 Last Revised: 04 Sep 2014
Kentaro Fukumoto and Yusaku Horiuchi
Gakushuin University and Dartmouth College - Department of Government
Downloads 273 (121,500)
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electoral fraud, natural experiment, local elections, Japan

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Should Candidates Smile to Win Elections? An Application of Automated Face Recognition Technology

Political Psychology, Vol. 33, Issue 6, pp. 925–933, December 2012
Number of pages: 20 Posted: 08 Apr 2011 Last Revised: 04 Sep 2014
Yusaku Horiuchi, Tadashi Komatsu and Fumio Nakaya
Dartmouth College - Department of Government, Komatsu Research Office and Osaka Kyoiku University
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voting behavior, automated face recognition, Australia, Japan

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The Opportunity Cost of Conflict: Statistically Comparing Israel and Synthetic Israel

Political Science Research and Methods, Vol. 3, No. 3, pp. 609-618, September 2015
Number of pages: 33 Posted: 09 Jan 2014 Last Revised: 28 Sep 2017
Yusaku Horiuchi and Asher Mayerson
Dartmouth College - Department of Government and Dartmouth College
Downloads 199 (165,662)
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economic growth, cost of conflict, Israel, synthetic control

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Removing Boundaries, Losing Connections: Electoral Consequences of Local Government Reform in Japan

Journal of East Asian Studies, Vol 15, No 1, pp. 99-125, January-April 2015
Number of pages: 40 Posted: 13 Aug 2009 Last Revised: 09 Feb 2015
Yusaku Horiuchi, Jun Saito and Kyohei Yamada
Dartmouth College - Department of Government, Yale University and International University of Japan
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municipal mergers, mobilization, participation, turnout, Liberal Democratic Party, Japan

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Who Wants to Hire a More Diverse Faculty? A Conjoint Analysis of Faculty and Student Preferences for Gender and Racial/Ethnic Diversity

Politics, Groups, and Identities, Forthcoming, DOI: 10.1080/21565503.2018.1491866
Number of pages: 49 Posted: 01 Jul 2017 Last Revised: 06 Oct 2018
Dartmouth College, University of Nevada, Reno, Dartmouth College, Dartmouth College - Department of Government, University of New Mexico - Department of Political Science and University of New Mexico
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higher education, diversity, race and ethnicity, gender, hiring, conjoint analysis

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Does Conjoint Analysis Mitigate Social Desirability Bias?

MIT Political Science Department Research Paper No. 2018-15
Number of pages: 25 Posted: 25 Jul 2018 Last Revised: 23 Jun 2020
Yusaku Horiuchi, Zachary D. Markovich and Teppei Yamamoto
Dartmouth College - Department of Government, Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Department of Political Science and Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Department of Political Science
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response bias, survey experiment, survey methodology, conjoint analysis

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Has Trump Damaged the U.S. Image Abroad? Decomposing the Effects of Policy Messages on Foreign Public Opinion

Political Behavior, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 68 Posted: 20 Sep 2017 Last Revised: 25 Oct 2018
Alexander Agadjanian and Yusaku Horiuchi
University of California, Berkeley and Dartmouth College - Department of Government
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Foreign Public Opinion, Political Psychology, Political Communication, Heuristics, Cues, Japan, Trump

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Why Should the Republicans Pray for Rain? Electoral Consequences of Rainfall Revisited

American Politics Research, Vol. 46, Issue 5, pp. 868-889, September 2018
Number of pages: 33 Posted: 20 Jan 2015 Last Revised: 12 Oct 2018
Yusaku Horiuchi and Woo Chang Kang
Dartmouth College - Department of Government and Department of Politics and International Relations
Downloads 161 (199,788)
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U.S. presidential elections, rainfall, compositional data

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Rain, Elections and Money: The Impact of Voter Turnout on Distributive Policy Outcomes in Japan

Asia Pacific Economic Paper, No. 379, 2009
Number of pages: 23 Posted: 26 May 2012
Yusaku Horiuchi and Jun Saito
Dartmouth College - Department of Government and Yale University
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voter turnout, intergovernmental fiscal transfers, rain, Japan, instrumental variable

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Misinformation, Economic Threat, and Public Support for International Trade

Number of pages: 58 Posted: 03 Nov 2018 Last Revised: 29 Apr 2020
D.J. Flynn, Yusaku Horiuchi and Dong Zhang
IE School of Global and Public Affairs, Dartmouth College - Department of Government and Lingnan University
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trade, public opinion, misinformation, misperceptions, correction, threat, experiment, Trump, China

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Identifying the Effect of Mobilization on Voter Turnout through a Natural Experiment

Electoral Studies, Vol. 44, pp. 192-202, December 2016
Number of pages: 42 Posted: 29 Mar 2016 Last Revised: 12 May 2017
Kentaro Fukumoto and Yusaku Horiuchi
Gakushuin University and Dartmouth College - Department of Government
Downloads 117 (257,134)
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turnout, mobilization, natural experiment, bundling treatments, Japan

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Susceptibility to Threatening News and Opposition to Refugee Resettlement: The Case of Japan

Number of pages: 47 Posted: 24 Jul 2018 Last Revised: 27 Nov 2019
Yusaku Horiuchi and Yoshikuni Ono
Dartmouth College - Department of Government and Tohoku University - School of Law
Downloads 115 (260,305)
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perceived threat, intergroup relations, framing effect, contact theory, refugees, Japan

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Does Voter Turnout Cause Election Outcomes?

Number of pages: 31 Posted: 25 Oct 2014 Last Revised: 28 Apr 2015
Yusaku Horiuchi and Woo Chang Kang
Dartmouth College - Department of Government and Department of Politics and International Relations
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causal inference, potential outcome, turnout, rainfall, instrumental variable

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Gender Gaps in Perceptions of Political Science Journals

Number of pages: 36 Posted: 04 Aug 2018 Last Revised: 13 Jun 2019
Nadia Brown, Yusaku Horiuchi, Mala N. Htun and David J. Samuels
Purdue University - Department of Political Science & African American Studies Program, Dartmouth College - Department of Government, University of New Mexico - Department of Political Science and University of Minnesota - Twin Cities - Department of Political Science
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gender, professional advancement, publications, research methods

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Civic Engagement and Civic Attitudes: A Regression Discontinuity Analysis

Number of pages: 58 Posted: 07 Jul 2017 Last Revised: 06 Apr 2020
Yusaku Horiuchi, Hiroto Katsumata and Ethan Woodard
Dartmouth College - Department of Government, Yokohama City University and affiliation not provided to SSRN
Downloads 100 (286,851)
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civic engagement, civic attitudes, voter registration, political interest, trust, efficacy, regression discontinuity, Japan

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Unintended Social Consequences of Introducing Electoral Competition

Number of pages: 38 Posted: 29 Nov 2013 Last Revised: 16 Mar 2014
Yusaku Horiuchi, Daniel Suryadarma and Akhmad Susamto
Dartmouth College - Department of Government, Australian National University (ANU) - Arndt-Corden Department of Economics and Universitas Gadjah Mada - Department of Economics
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democratization, civil society, social capital, election timing, natural experiment, Indonesia

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Public Diplomacy Increases Foreign Public Approval: A Regression Discontinuity Analysis

Number of pages: 43 Posted: 16 Apr 2020
Benjamin E. Goldsmith, Yusaku Horiuchi and Kelly Matush
School of Politics & International Relations - Australian National University, Dartmouth College - Department of Government and Texas Tech University
Downloads 95 (298,522)

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public diplomacy; high-level visits; soft power; public opinion

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Exposure to Immigration and Admission Preferences: Evidence From France

Political Behavior, forthcoming
Number of pages: 57 Posted: 10 Nov 2018 Last Revised: 01 May 2019
Katherine Clayton, Jeremy Ferwerda and Yusaku Horiuchi
Dartmouth College, Dartmouth College and Dartmouth College - Department of Government
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Immigration, Social Contact Theory, Group Threat Theory, Conjoint Analysis, France

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Opportunities in Parliament and Political Careers: A Natural Experiment in the United Kingdom

Number of pages: 26 Posted: 20 Oct 2016 Last Revised: 11 Dec 2017
Yusaku Horiuchi and Peter John
Dartmouth College - Department of Government and Department of Political Economy, KCL
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Political Career, Opportunity Gap, Natural Experiment, Private Member's Bill, The United Kingdom

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No Sorting, No Advantage: Regression Discontinuity Estimates of Incumbency Advantage in Japan

Electoral Studies, Vol. 43, pp. 21-31, September, 2016
Number of pages: 44 Posted: 26 Aug 2015 Last Revised: 07 May 2018
University of Toronto - Department of Political Science, Dartmouth College - Department of Government, Dartmouth College and Komazawa University
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incumbency advantage, regression discontinuity, mixed-member electoral system, Japan

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Hard Acts to Follow: Predecessor Effects on Party Leader Survival

Party Politics, Vol. 21, No 3, pp. 357-366, May 2015
Number of pages: 29 Posted: 31 Oct 2012 Last Revised: 20 Jun 2015
Yusaku Horiuchi, Matthew Laing and Paul 't Hart
Dartmouth College - Department of Government, Australian National University and Australian National University (ANU) - School of Social Sciences
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leadership transition, leadership survival, political parties

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Randomized Ballot Order Can Increase Invalid Votes: Evidence from Australia

Number of pages: 31 Posted: 07 Aug 2016 Last Revised: 25 Sep 2019
Yusaku Horiuchi and Alexandra Lange
Dartmouth College - Department of Government and University of California, San Diego (UCSD)
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ballot order, informal vote, invalid vote, compulsory voting, Australia, natural experiment

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Student Attitudes Toward Campus Diversity at the United States Naval Academy: Evidence from Conjoint Survey Experiments

Armed Forces & Society, forthcoming
Number of pages: 68 Posted: 21 Jun 2018 Last Revised: 01 May 2019
John Polga-Hecimovich, John M. Carey and Yusaku Horiuchi
United States Naval Academy - Department of Political Science, Dartmouth College and Dartmouth College - Department of Government
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campus climate, diversity, inclusion, gender, faculty recruitment, student admissions, Naval Academy, service academies

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Searching for Contributions by Moonlight: Politically Connected Firms in Japan

Number of pages: 29 Posted: 17 Jul 2017
Yusaku Horiuchi, Rieko Kage and Hiroto Katsumata
Dartmouth College - Department of Government, University of Tokyo and Yokohama City University
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politically connected firms, moonlighting politicians, corruption, Japan

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Does Russian Election Interference Damage Support for U.S. Alliances?

Number of pages: 54 Posted: 08 Jun 2020
Benjamin E. Goldsmith and Yusaku Horiuchi
School of Politics & International Relations - Australian National University and Dartmouth College - Department of Government
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alliance, soft power, electoral meddling, trust, Trump, Russia, Japan

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Treated Politicians, Treated Voters: A Natural Experiment of Political Budget Cycles

Number of pages: 69 Posted: 01 Aug 2011 Last Revised: 29 Jun 2020
Kentaro Fukumoto, Yusaku Horiuchi and Shoichiro Tanaka
Gakushuin University, Dartmouth College - Department of Government and Gakushuin University
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political budget cycle; natural experiment; Japan; municipality; election timing; ignorability

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Explaining Opposition to Refugee Resettlement: The Role of NIMBYism and Perceived Threats

Science Advances 06 Sep 2017: Vol. 3, no. 9, e1700812
Number of pages: 7 Posted: 12 Sep 2017
Jeremy Ferwerda, D.J. Flynn and Yusaku Horiuchi
Dartmouth College, IE School of Global and Public Affairs and Dartmouth College - Department of Government
Downloads 16 (588,577)
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refugees, public opinion, collective action, NIMBY, framing, survey, experiment, United States

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Understanding Japanese Politics from a Local Perspective

International Political Science Review, Vol. 30, No. 5, pp. 565-573, November 2009
Posted: 30 Sep 2011
Yusaku Horiuchi
Dartmouth College - Department of Government

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Japan, Local Politics, Subnational Politics, Municipal Mergers, Electoral Reform

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American Foreign Policy and Global Opinion: Who Supported the War in Afghanistan?

Journal of Conflict Resolution, Vol. 49, No. 3, pp. 408-429, June 2005
Posted: 28 Sep 2011 Last Revised: 02 Jun 2015
School of Politics & International Relations - Australian National University, Dartmouth College - Department of Government and University of Niigata Prefecture

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foreign policy, global public opinion, terrorism, Afghanistan, United States

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Designing and Analyzing Randomized Experiments: Application to a Japanese Election Survey Experiment

American Journal of Political Science, Vol. 51, No. 3, pp. 669–687, July 2007
Posted: 28 Sep 2011
Yusaku Horiuchi, Kosuke Imai and Naoko Taniguchi
Dartmouth College - Department of Government, Princeton University - Department of Political Science and affiliation not provided to SSRN

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randomized experiment, non-compliance, non-response, causal heterogeneity, Japan

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The Presidency, Regionalism, and Distributive Politics in South Korea

Comparative Political Studies, Vol. 41, No. 6, pp. 861-882, June 2008
Posted: 28 Sep 2011
Yusaku Horiuchi and Lee Seungjoo
Dartmouth College - Department of Government and Department of Political Science and International Relations, Chung-Ang University

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Korea, distributive politics, intergovernmental fiscal transfers, pork barrel, regionalism

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Cultivating Rice and Votes: The Institutional Origins of Agricultural Protectionism in Japan

Journal of East Asian Studies, Vol. 10, No. 3, pp. 425-452, 2010
Posted: 28 Sep 2011
Yusaku Horiuchi and Jun Saito
Dartmouth College - Department of Government and Yale University

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electoral systems, protectionism, agrarian politics, mobilization, natural experiment, SNTV, MMD, Japan

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Reapportionment and Redistribution: Consequences of Electoral Reform in Japan

American Journal of Political Science, Vol. 47, No. 4, pp. 669-682, October 2003
Posted: 04 Apr 2011 Last Revised: 28 Sep 2011
Yusaku Horiuchi and Jun Saito
Dartmouth College - Department of Government and Yale University

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reapportionment, redistrictiing, intergovernmental transfers, electoral reform, Japan

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Malapportionment and Income Inequality: A Cross-National Analysis

British Journal of Political Science, Vol. 34, No. 1, pp. 179-183, January 2004
Posted: 04 Apr 2011 Last Revised: 28 Sep 2011
Yusaku Horiuchi
Dartmouth College - Department of Government

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malapportionment, income inequality, Gini index, political representation

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Spinning the Globe? U.S. Public Diplomacy and Foreign Public Opinion

Journal of Politics, Vol. 71, No. 3, pp. 863-875, July 2009
Posted: 05 Sep 2010 Last Revised: 28 Sep 2011
Benjamin E. Goldsmith and Yusaku Horiuchi
School of Politics & International Relations - Australian National University and Dartmouth College - Department of Government

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Global Public Opinion, Foreign Public Opinion, Public Diplomacy, U.S. Foreign Policy, Legitimacy, Credibility