Publications and Working Papers
Book / Manuscript
"Japan Under the DPJ: The Politics of Transition and Governance" (with Kenji Kushida). 2013. Brookings/Shorenstein APARC. (Read the Introduction)
"Renegotiating the World Order: Institutional Change in International Relations." Book Manuscript.
Articles / Chapters
"Explaining Institutional Change: Policy Areas, Outside Options, and the Bretton Woods Institutions" 2015. American Journal of Political Science. 59, 341-356.
"Who's Afraid of the AIIB: Why the United States Should Support China's Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank." 2015. Foreign Affairs, May 7.
"The Politics of Energy." (with Llewelyn Hughes) 2013. Annual Review of Political Science. 16:1, 449-469.
"The Politics of Financial Crisis Response in Japan and the United States" (with Hirofumi Takinami). 2013. Japanese Journal of Political Science.
"Energy Efficiency in the Japanese Transport Sector." (with Lee Schipper). 2013. Energy Policy 56 (May), 248-258.
"The Fukushima Disaster and Japan’s Nuclear Plant Vulnerability in Comparative Perspective." (with Kenji Kushida and Trevor Incerti). 2013. Environmental Science and Technology 47 (May), 6082-6088 (cover article).
"The Rise and Fall of the Democratic Party of Japan." (with Kenji Kushida). 2013. In Kenji Kushida and Phillip Lipscy eds. Japan Under the DPJ: The Politics of Transition and Governance. Brookings/Shorenstein APARC.
"選挙戦略：大勝と惨敗を生んだジレンマ (Electoral Strategy: the Dilemma of Landslide Victories and Defeats)." 2013. In Yoshinori Ohnoki ed. 民主党政権 失敗の検証:日本政治は何を活かすか (Analysis and Lessons from the Government of the Democratic Party of Japan). Tokyo, Japan: Chuo Koron.
"The Land of the Sinking Sun: Is Japan’s Military Weakness Putting America in Danger?" (with Philippe de Koning) 2013. Foreign Policy. July.
"ナショナリズムではなく科学進歩で国をまとめよ(安倍内閣への提言) (Recommendations on the Foreign Policy of the Abe Government)" 2013. 外交 (Diplomacy). 18 (March), 45-50.
"A Casualty of Political Transformation? The Politics of Japanese Energy Efficiency in the Transportation Sector" 2012. Journal of East Asian Studies 12:3.
"Japan under the DPJ: The Paradox of Political Change without Policy Change" (with Ethan Scheiner). 2012. Journal of East Asian Studies 12:3.
"Japan's Shifting Role in International Organizations." in Masaru Kohno and Frances Rosenbluth, eds. Japan and the World: Japan's Contemporary Geopolitical Challenges. New Haven: Yale University Council on East Asian Studies, 2008.
Toward a Theory of Intelligence (with Gregory Treverton, Seth Jones, and Steve Boraz). RAND: Santa Monica, 2006.
"Japan's Asian Monetary Fund Proposal." 2003. Stanford Journal of East Asian Affairs 3 (Spring): 93-104.
"Congressional Preferences and the Structure of Delegation: Reassessing the Effect of Divided Government on U.S. Trade Policy" (with Yevgeniy Kirpichevsky). (Revise and Resubmit at Legislative Studies Quarterly). Earlier version presented at the Annual Meeting of the Midwest Political Science Association, 2005.
"The Dark Side of Democratic Advantage: International Crises and Secret Agreements" (with Yevgeniy Kirpichevsky). (Revise and Resubmit at Journal of Conflict Resolution). Earlier version presented at the Annual Meeting of the American Political Science Association, 2004.
"Do Institutional Distortions Matter?: IMF Moral Hazard and Excess Reserve Accumulation" (with Haillie Lee) Paper Presented at the Annual Meeting of the International Political Economy Society Annual Meeting, 2010.
"Democracy and Financial Crisis" Paper Presented at the Annual Meeting of the American Political Science Association, 2011.
"Resilience or Retrenchment?: Japanese Security in the Era of Fiscal Austerity" (with Philippe de Koning). Under Review.
"The Electoral Politics of Energy" Paper Presented at the Princeton Conference on Environmental Politics, 2011.
"The Politics of Disaster Preparedness: Japan’s Nuclear Plant Vulnerability in Comparative Perspective" (with Kenji Kushida).
"Outside Options and the Renegotiation of International Organizations," Paper Presented at the Political Economy of International Organizations Annual Meeting, 2013.
"US-Japan Cooperation on the Reform of International Organizations," JCIE US-Japan Papers, December 2011.
"International Organizations and East Asia." Shorenstein Asia Pacific Research Center Dispatch. 2008-1-14.
"Japanese Goals at the Six-Party Talks: A Reassessment" (with Kazuyo Kato), Center for Strategic and International Studies (CSIS) PacNet Newsletter, 2005-09-12.
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