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Peer-reviewed Publications
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[19] "Can a Sense of Shared War Experience Increase Refugee Acceptance?" 

         Accepted, Journal of Conflict Resolution (with Cecilia Mo, UC Berkeley, and Christopher Paik, NYUAD) 

[18] “Do Winners Spread More Words? Factional Competition and Local Media Reports on Corruption Investigation in China"
           Forthcoming, Political Science Research and Methods (With Leo Y. Yang, UCSD)

             Online Appendix                 Replication File

[17] “How Natural Resource Affect Corruption in China”           
World Development 175: 106471 (with Wenhui Yang, Peking University)

            Online Appendix                 Replication File

[16] "In Strongman We Trust: The Political Legacy of the New Village Movement in South Korea" 

          2023, American Journal of Political Science 67(4):850-866.
with SunKyoung Park, Incheon National University, and Hyun Joo Yang, Sogang University) 

            Online Appendix                 Replication File 

         - Recipient of the 2023 APSA Democracy & Autocracy Best Article Prize

[15] "Political Institutions and Global Project Finance Loans"
           2023, International Studies Quarterly  67(2):sqad025. (with Ilker Karaca, Iowa State Univ. and Ruilin Lai, WUSTL) 

             Online Appendix                 Replication File

[14] "Conditional Cross-Border Effects of Terrorism in China" 
          2022, Conflict Management and Peace Science  39(3):266-290. (with Wenhui Yang, Peking University)

            Online Appendix  

[13] "The Long-term Political Effects of State Repression: Evidence from Taiwan" 
          2021, Journal of East Asian Studies 21(3):427–448. (with Fang-Yi Chiou, Academia Sinica)

[12] "Rivals Within: Political Factions, Loyalty and Elite Competition under Authoritarianism" 
    2021, Political Science Research and Methods 9(3): 599-614. (with Ting Chen, HK Baptist University)

            Online Appendix                 Replication File

[11] "Hate Thy Communist Neighbor: Protestantism and Politics in South Korea"

          2021, Journal of Economic Behavior and Organization 186: 707-723(with Christopher Paik, NYUAD)

[10] "Fake Spies, Democratization, and Transitional Justice: Retrial Acquittals following Fabricated Espionage Charges in Korea" 

          2021, Asian Survey 61(2):356386. (with Sunkyoung Park, Incheon National University)​   

            Online Appendix  

[9] "Domestic Migrants' Responsiveness to Electoral Mobilization under Authoritarianism: Evidence from China's Grassroots Election"  

        2020, Electoral Studies 66: 102170(with Jun Fang, University of Michigan)            

            Online Appendix  

[8] "Social Ties as a Political Resource: Revisiting Democratic Transition of South Korea" 
        2020, Journal of East Asian Studies 20(1): 75–98. (with Joon Nak Choi, HKUST)

[7] "Oilfields, Mosques, and Violence: Is There a Resource Curse in Xinjiang?" 

        2020, British Journal of Political Science 50(1): 45–78.  (with Wenhui Yang, UT Austin)

            Online Appendix                 Replication File


[6] "Colonization and Education: Exploring the Legacy of Local Elites in Korea"        
        2018Economic History Review 71(3): 938
964.  (with Christopher Paik, NYUAD)

           Online Appendix                 


[5] "How Natural Resources Affect Authoritarian Leaders’ Provision of Public Services: Evidence from China" 
2018, Journal of Politics 80(1): 178
            Online Appendix                 Replication File              


[4] "Does Oil Hinder Social Spending? Evidence from Dictatorships, 1972-2008"

        2017, Studies in Comparative International Development 52(4): 457–482.

            Online Appendix                 Replication File


[3] "Unexplored Consequences of Violence against Civilians during the Korean War" 
        2017, Journal of East Asian Studies 17(3): 259
283.  (with Woo Chang Kang, Korea University) 

            Online Appendix    

[2] "Trauma and Stigma: the Long-term Effects of Wartime Violence on Political Attitudes"
        2017, Conflict Management and Peace Science 34(3): 264–286 (with Woo Chang Kang, Korea University)
            Online Appendix                 Replication File  


[1] "Factories for Votes? How Dictators Gain Popular Support Using Targeted Industrial Policy" 
        2016, British Journal of Political Science 46(3): 501
527.  (with SunKyoung Park, Incheon National University)
            Online Appendix                 Replication File         
 - Recipient of the 2017 Gallup Korea Academic Award

[Publication in other languages]

"Research Trends in Studies of Korean Politics Published in Top 50 SSCI Journals in 1986-2017" [In Korean]

 2018, Korean Journal of International Studies 58(1): 219255. (with Sunkyoung Park and Hojun Lee)

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