Research

I am looking for a part-time RA (fluent in any two languages among English,  Chinese, and Korean) with a social science background (political science, economics, sociology, or public policy) to work on new datasets. Please email me (jyhong.at.ust.dot.hk) if interested.

Email me for any inaccessible paper or unlinked working papers.

 
Publications
Working Paper​s
Work in Progress
Other Writings

[Peer-reviewed Publications]

[9] "Rivals Within: Political Factions, Loyalty and Elite Competition under Authoritarianism," 
       
conditionally accepted, Political Science Research and Methods(with
Ting Chen, HK Baptist University)

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

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

       Forthcoming (OnlineFirst), British Journal of Political Science(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): 178-194. 
            Online Appendix                 Replication File              

            Introduced by 唧唧堂, 《财新周刊》, 政见    

 

[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, ANU) 

            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, ANU)
            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 language]

"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): 219-255. (with Sunkyoung Park and Hojun Lee)

[Working papers]

"Informal Elite Competition and Power-Sharing under Authoritarianism"
(with Leo Yang, UCSD)  
under review

"Hate Thy Communist Neighbor: Protestantism and Election Outcomes in South Korea"
(with Christopher Paik, NYUAD)  under review 

"Citizens' responsiveness to Electoral Mobilization under Authoritarianism: Evidence from China's Grassroots Election" (with Jun Fang, HKUST)   under review 

"Conditional Cross-Border Diffusion of Violence in a Security State: Evidence from Xinjiang, China" 
(with Wenhui Yang, UT Austin)  under review 

"The Long-term Political Effects of State Repression: Evidence from Taiwan" (with Fang-Yi Chiou, Academia Sinica)   under review

"Faked Spies, Democratization, and Transitional Justice: Retrial Acquittals following Fabricated Espionage Charges in Korea" (with Sunkyoung Park, Incheon National University)​   

[Work in progress]

Destructive Origins of Developmental States: Regime-Sponsored Violence, State Building, and Eco-

nomic Development in East Asia

-- book project in progress

Authoritarian Resource Curse: Resource-Driven Development and Social Welfare under Dictatorship

-- book project in progress

Learning to Sympathize and Aspire: An Experimental Study of War Memories, Economic Standings

and Refugee Acceptance (with Cecilia Mo, UC Berkeley and Christopher Paik, NYUAD)

Effects of Dictatorial Development Policy on Authoritarian and Democratic Election: Evidence from

South Korea (with Sunkyung Park and Hyun Joo Yang, Incheon National University)

Natural Resources, Ethnic Autonomy and Inter-Ethnic Inequality in China (with Wenhui Yang, UT Austin)

International Remittance, Dissolution of Community, and Local Development: Evidence from Chinese Korean Migration

Occupiers and Owners: Legacies of Colonial Enterprises (with Christopher Paik, NYUAD)

The Effect of State-building on the Salience of Ethnicity: Experimental Evidence from Southwest

China (with Jun Fang, HKUST)

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