Research in Progress
Coauthor's affiliation is the current one. Email me for any inaccessible paper or unlinked working papers.
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 (jeanhong.at.umich.dot.edu) if interested.
Work in Progress
“Do Winners Spread More Words? Factional Competition and Local Media Reports on Corruption Investigation in China” (with Yang Yang) Conditionally accepted.
"Rights and Deaths: Government Reactions to the Pandemic" (with José Antonio Cheibub, Texas A&M and Adam Przeworski, NYU) Revise and Resubmit
"Can a Sense of Shared War Experience Increase Refugee Acceptance?" (with Cecilia Mo, UC Berkeley and Christopher Paik, NYUAD) under review
"How COVID-19 Affected Democracy Discourses in China: Evidence from Weibo" (with Ting Chen at Baptist U and Hanying Wei, HKUST)
Work in Progress
Destructive Origins of Developmental States: Regime-Sponsored Violence, State Building, and Economic Development in East Asia
-- book project in progress
Democracy, Foreign Investment, and Anti-China Sentiments (with Yusaku Horiuchi, Dartmouth College)
Do We Have a Deal? Inferring Closed Autocracies’ Intentions Through Sentiment Analysis of Propaganda (with Edward Goldring, University of York)
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, University of Michigan and Jipeng Zhang, SWUFE)
Natural Resources, Ethnic Autonomy and Inter-Ethnic Inequality in China (with Wenhui Yang, UT Austin)