Research project: Exogenous Economic Shocks and Election Outcomes
Taishi Muraoka completed his Ph.D. in Political Science at Washington University in St. Louis, B.A. in Political Science from University of North Carolina at Charlotte, and B.A. in Law from Chuo University. His research focuses on political institution design, in particular how different types of institutions, such as electoral systems and minority quotas, shape the process and quality of representation. His research has been published in Electoral Studies, Party Politics, Political Research Quarterly, and Political Science Research and Methods. In his free time, he likes to explore local coffee shops.