Jean HONG 洪知延Ph.D New York University, 2014
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Ji Yeon (Jean) Hong (Ph.D., New York University, 2014) is an Assistant Professor of Social Science. Her research interest centers on political economy of authoritarian regimes. She focuses particularly on political economic incentives and constraints that shape authoritarian rulers’ policy choices. Her studies range over various topics in political economy including authoritarian elections, economic development, industrial policy, social policy, conflicts and violence, and colonial legacies. Her recent works have been published or are forthcoming at Journal of Politics, British Journal of Political Science, Economic History Review, Studies in Comparative International Development and Conflict Management and Peace Science.
- Comparative political economy
- Authoritarian regimes and leadership
- Political economy of development
- Resource politics
- East Asia
"How Natural Resources Affect Authoritarian Leaders' Provision of Public Services: Evidence from China." Journal of Politics. Forthcoming.
"Unexplored Consequences of Violence against Civilians during the Korean War." (with Woo Chang Kang) Journal of East Asian Studies. Forthcoming.
"Does Oil Hinder Social Spending? Evidence from Dictatorships, 1972-2008." Studies in Comparative International Development. Forthcoming.
"Colonization and Education: Exploring the Legacy of Local Elites in Korea." (with Christopher Paik) Economic History Review. Forthcoming.
"Trauma and Stigma: the Long-term Effects of Wartime Violence on Political Attitudes." (with Woo Chang Kang) Conflict Management and Peace Science.
- "Factories for Votes? How Dictators Gain Popular Support Using Targeted Industrial Policy." (with Sunkyoung Park) British Journal of Political Science 46(3): 501-527.
Forthcoming / Work In Progress
Working Papers invited to Revise and Resubmit
"Oilfields, Mosques, and Violence: Is There a Resource Curse in Xinjiang" with Wenhui Yang
Working papers under review
- "Rice, State and Development" with Yuhua Wang
- "Social Ties as a Political Resource: Revisiting Korean Democratic Transition 1987-1990" with Joon Nak Choi
- "The Enemies Within: Loyalty, Faction and Elite Competition under Authoritarianism" with Ting Chen.
- "Selecting Better Autocrats" with Yuhua Wang.
Understanding Comparative Politics (SOSC 3520)
East Asian Economic Development (SOSC 3410)