Kai Ostwald

University of British Columbia (UBC)

Assistant Professor

1855 West Mall

Vancouver, British Columbia BC V6T 1Z4

Canada

http://www.kaiostwald.me

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Scholarly Papers (12)

1.

Malaysia's Electoral Process: The Methods and Costs of Perpetuating UMNO Rule

Number of pages: 30 Posted: 06 Oct 2017 Last Revised: 23 Nov 2017
Kai Ostwald
University of British Columbia (UBC)
Downloads 434 (94,875)
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Elections, Electoral Malpractice, Electoral Integrity, UMNO, Malaysia

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Federalism Without Decentralization: Power Consolidation in Malaysia

Number of pages: 33 Posted: 06 Oct 2017
Kai Ostwald
University of British Columbia (UBC)
Downloads 301 (142,199)
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decentralization, centralization, federalism, UMNO, Malaysia

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Explaining Elections in Singapore: Dominant Party Resilience and Valence Politics

Number of pages: 50 Posted: 16 Jan 2017 Last Revised: 09 Feb 2018
Steven Oliver and Kai Ostwald
National University of Singapore (NUS) - Yale-NUS College and University of British Columbia (UBC)
Downloads 254 (168,894)
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Singapore, Elections, Electoral Competition, Political Parties, Voters, Voting Behaviour, Valence Politics, Dominant Party, Resilience

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Ethnic Segregation and Public Goods: Evidence from Indonesia

Tajima, Yuhki, Krislert Samphantharak, and Kai Ostwald. “Ethnic Segregation and Public Goods: Evidence from Indonesia.” American Political Science Review 112, no. 3 (August 2018): 637–53. https://doi.org/10.1017/S0003055418000138.
Number of pages: 55 Posted: 19 Jul 2017 Last Revised: 13 Jul 2020
Georgetown University - Edmund A. Walsh School of Foreign Service (SFS), University of California, San Diego - School of Global Policy and Strategy and University of British Columbia (UBC)
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Ethnicity, Segregation, Public Goods, Indonesia

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Using Policy to Engineer Identity: Singapore’s National Service and the Salience of Ethnic Diversity

Number of pages: 32 Posted: 20 Dec 2013 Last Revised: 16 Aug 2017
Kai Ostwald
University of British Columbia (UBC)
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Singapore, national service, ethnic identity, civic identity, nationalism, contact hypothesis, political socialization, public policy

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Democratic Crossroads and Political Transitions in Southeast Asia: Domestic and International Factors

Number of pages: 10 Posted: 18 Oct 2017 Last Revised: 22 Nov 2017
Kai Ostwald
University of British Columbia (UBC)
Downloads 161 (255,148)

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democratization, political transition, Southeast Asia, Canada, elections

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Rematch: Islamic Politics, Mobilization, and the Indonesian Presidential Election

Political Science, Conditional Accept, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 15 Posted: 13 Feb 2019 Last Revised: 15 Feb 2019
Syracuse University - Department of Political Science, University of Arizona and University of British Columbia (UBC)
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Indonesia; Election; Islam; Democracy; Turnout

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Not Enough to Win Another Lost Election: Malapportionment and Partisan Bias in Malaysia's 2013 and 2018 General Elections

Number of pages: 25 Posted: 27 Jul 2018
Steven Oliver and Kai Ostwald
National University of Singapore (NUS) - Yale-NUS College and University of British Columbia (UBC)
Downloads 116 (327,986)
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Malaysia, Electoral Integrity, Electoral Authoritarianism, Disproportionality, Partisan Bias, Malapportionment, Barisan Nasional (BN), United Malay National Organisation (UMNO)

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Regionalism in Malaysia: Containing Grievances in an Ethnoreligious Dominant Party System

Number of pages: 21 Posted: 18 Feb 2021
Mohamed Salihin Subhan and Kai Ostwald
University of British Columbia and University of British Columbia (UBC)
Downloads 66 (461,203)

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Malaysia, Regionalism, Identity, Grievances, Dominant Party System, UMNO

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Placebo Statements in List Experiments

Number of pages: 13 Posted: 11 Jun 2019
Guillem Riambau and Kai Ostwald
Universitat de Barcelona and University of British Columbia (UBC)
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List experiment, item count technique, survey design, placebo statement, satisficing, social desirability bias

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Four Arenas: Malaysia's 2018 Election, Reform, and Democratization

Association of Asian Studies 2019 Conference Paper
Number of pages: 31 Posted: 25 Jun 2019
Kai Ostwald and Steven Oliver
University of British Columbia (UBC) and National University of Singapore (NUS) - Yale-NUS College
Downloads 27 (650,038)
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Malaysia, Election, Ethnic Politics, Identity, Democratization, UMNO, Pakatan Harapan, Reform

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Political Affiliation and Ethnic Categorization in the Malay Identity

Number of pages: 29 Posted: 01 Aug 2017
Kai Ostwald
University of British Columbia (UBC)
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ethnic categorization, political affiliation, Malay, ethnic outbidding, identity politics