Yusaku Horiuchi (Dartmouth), Saori Katada (USC), & Megumi Naoi (UCSD), “Professionalization Session: Strategies for Teaching Japanese Politics”

U.S. ET: July 20 (Thursday), 8 – 9:15 PM JST: July 21 (Friday), 9 – 10:15 AM Zoom Registration: Link. Goals: As part of our professionalization series, we will discuss strategies to teach about Japan in political science. We will discuss (1) ways to teach about Japan, as a standalone Japanese politics course, as a case […]

Takaharu Saito (Nagoya University of Commerce and Business), “Does Divided Government Control Unilateral Policymaking? Evidence from Chair Elections”

U.S. ET: August 24 (Thursday), 8 - 9 PM JST: August 25 (Friday), 9 - 10 AM Zoom Registration: Link. Paper is available here. Author: Takaharu Saito (Nagoya University of Commerce and Business) Abstract: Unilateral action remains a crucial aspect of presidential policy formulation, yet empirical consensus on the role of executive-legislative relations remains elusive. […]