Michael F. Thies

University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) - Department of Political Science

Associate Professor

405 Hilgard Ave.

Los Angeles, CA 90095-1472

United States

SCHOLARLY PAPERS

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Scholarly Papers (17)

1.

Rationality and the Foundations of Positive Political Theory

Rebaiasan [Leviathan], Vol. 19, pp. 7-32, Autumn 1996
Number of pages: 39 Posted: 26 Jul 2007
Mathew D. McCubbins and Michael F. Thies
Department of Political Science and Law School, Duke University and University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) - Department of Political Science
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rational choice, positive political theory, rationality assumption, strategic behavior, theory-building

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The Importance of Concurrence: The Impact of Bicameralism on Government Formation and Duration

Number of pages: 37 Posted: 13 Jul 2008
James N. Druckman and Michael F. Thies
Northwestern University - Department of Political Science and University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) - Department of Political Science
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Divided Parliaments and Lawmaking: Japan’s Twisted Diet

Number of pages: 38 Posted: 14 Aug 2012
Michael F. Thies and Yuki Yanai
University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) - Department of Political Science and International University of Japan
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bicameralism, twisted diet, Japan, lawmaking

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Keeping Tabs on Partners: The Logic of Delegation in Coalition Governments

Number of pages: 49 Posted: 13 Jul 2008
Michael F. Thies
University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) - Department of Political Science
Downloads 114 (195,823)
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Electoral Reform and the Fate of Factions: The Case of Japan's LDP

Number of pages: 42 Posted: 14 Jul 2008
Gary W. Cox, Frances McCall Rosenbluth and Michael F. Thies
Stanford University, Yale University - Department of Political Science and University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) - Department of Political Science
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The Dynamics of the Party System in Postwar Japan: A Quantitative Content Analysis of Electoral Pledges and Manifestos

APSA 2009 Toronto Meeting Paper
Number of pages: 40 Posted: 13 Aug 2009 Last Revised: 28 Aug 2009
Sven-Oliver Proksch, Jonathan Slapin and Michael F. Thies
University of Mannheim, University of Houston and University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) - Department of Political Science
Downloads 73 (257,078)
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Japan, manifesto, party system

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How Much Does Money Matter? 'Buying' Votes in Japan, 1967-1990

Number of pages: 36 Posted: 13 Jul 2008
Gary W. Cox and Michael F. Thies
Stanford University and University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) - Department of Political Science
Downloads 72 (247,705)
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The Electoral Foundations of Japan's Financial Politics: The Case of Jusen

Number of pages: 28 Posted: 11 Jul 2008
Frances McCall Rosenbluth and Michael F. Thies
Yale University - Department of Political Science and University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) - Department of Political Science
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Electoral Rules, Career Ambitions and Party Structure: Comparing Factions in Japan's Upper and Lower Houses

Number of pages: 24 Posted: 14 Jul 2008
Gary W. Cox, Frances McCall Rosenbluth and Michael F. Thies
Stanford University, Yale University - Department of Political Science and University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) - Department of Political Science
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As a Matter of Factions: The Budgetary Implications of Shifting Factional Control in Japan's LDP

Legislative Studies Quarterly, Vol. 22, No. 3, pp. 293-328, August 1997
Number of pages: 55 Posted: 25 Jul 2007
Michael F. Thies and Mathew D. McCubbins
University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) - Department of Political Science and Department of Political Science and Law School, Duke University
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Citation 6

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Liberal Democratic Party, Japan, budgetary policy, public goods, pork-barrel

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Mobilization, Social Networks, and Turnout: Evidence from Japan

Number of pages: 47 Posted: 11 Jul 2008
Gary W. Cox, Frances McCall Rosenbluth and Michael F. Thies
Stanford University, Yale University - Department of Political Science and University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) - Department of Political Science
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A Comparative Theory of Electoral Incentives: Representing the Unorganized Under PR, Plurality, and Mixed-Member Electoral Systems.

Number of pages: 36 Posted: 14 Jul 2008
Kathleen Bawn and Michael F. Thies
University of California at Los Angeles and University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) - Department of Political Science
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The Costs of Intraparty Competition: SNTV and Money Politics in Japan

Number of pages: 43 Posted: 14 Jul 2008
Gary W. Cox and Michael F. Thies
Stanford University and University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) - Department of Political Science
Downloads 45 (308,243)
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Welfare Works: Explaining Female Legislative Representation

Number of pages: 36 Posted: 14 Jul 2008
Yale University - Department of Political Science, University of Michigan at Ann Arbor and University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) - Department of Political Science
Downloads 39 (361,551)
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Influence Without Confidence: Upper Chambers and Government Formation

Number of pages: 31 Posted: 14 Jul 2008
James N. Druckman, Lanny W. Martin and Michael F. Thies
Northwestern University - Department of Political Science, Rice University - Department of Political Science and University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) - Department of Political Science
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16.

When Will Pork Leave the Farm? Institutional Bias in Japan and the United States

Number of pages: 41 Posted: 14 Jul 2008
Michael F. Thies
University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) - Department of Political Science
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17.

The Political Economy of Japanese Pollution Regulation

Posted: 01 Jul 2008
Frances McCall Rosenbluth and Michael F. Thies
Yale University - Department of Political Science and University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) - Department of Political Science

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