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I am an Assistant Professor at Department of Government and International Studies at Hong Kong Baptist University. Prior to the current position, I was a Korea-EU Programme Postdoctoral Fellow at the Freie Universität Berlin, a Fritz Thyssen Research Fellow at the German Institute for Global and Area Studies (GIGA), and a Japan Society for the Promotion of Science (JSPS) postdoctoral research fellow at the University of Tokyo. My primary research interests lie in democratic representation, comparative welfare states, gender and legislative politics. I hold a MPhil and a DPhil in politics at the University of Oxford, and completed a B.A. in public administration from Korea University. My works have appeared or are forthcoming in international journal including European Political Science, Democratization, Parliamentary Affairs, Journal of Women, Politics and Policies, and Journal of Legislative Studies.
- Mass-elite representation gap in old and new democracies, with specific focus on causes, measurement strategies, and normative implications
- Comparative welfare states of OECD countries, with special focus on East Asian countries
- Gender Politics of Japan, South Korea, and Taiwan, with special focus on legislative politics
- Multi-methods, with special focus on social network analysis and media content analysis
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Representing Women and Facing Electoral Disadvantage? A Mixed-method Analysis of Policy-career Trade-offs in South Korea and Taiwan
1/09/21 → 31/08/24
Project: Research project
Overpromising Social Welfare Benefits? Electoral Competition and Welfare Politics in TaiwanShim, J., Mar 2022, In: Journal of East Asian Studies. 22, 1, p. 99-123 25 p.
Research output: Contribution to journal › Article › peer-reviewOpen Access
Substantive representation of women and policy-vote trade-offs: does supporting women’s issue bills decrease a legislator’s chance of reelection?Shim, J., 2 Oct 2022, In: The Journal of Legislative Studies. 28, 4, p. 533-553 21 p.
Research output: Contribution to journal › Article › peer-reviewOpen Access1 Citation (Scopus)
The Politicization of Social Investment in the Media and Legislature in North East AsiaShim, J., 20 May 2022, The World Politics of Social Investment. Volume II: The Politics of Varying Social Investment Strategies. Garritzmann, J. L., Häusermann, S. & Palier, B. (eds.).
Research output: Chapter in book/report/conference proceeding › Chapter › peer-review
Gender and Politics in Northeast Asia: Legislative Patterns and Substantive Representation in Korea and TaiwanSHIM, J., 3 Apr 2021, In: Journal of Women, Politics and Policy. 42, 2, p. 138-155 18 p.
Research output: Contribution to journal › Article › peer-reviewOpen Access7 Citations (Scopus)
Gender Politics and Legislative Networks in Taiwan: An Analysis of Women-Bill Co-Sponsorship and Bill SuccessShim, J., Jul 2021, In: Parliamentary Affairs. 74, 3, p. 639-661 23 p.
Research output: Contribution to journal › Article › peer-review4 Citations (Scopus)