Current Research

Peer-Reviewed Journal Articles (ORCID)

  1. Ha, Eunyoung & Dong Wook Lee. 2022. “Partisanship, Fiscal Transfers, and Social Spending in Korea: The Politics of Partial Decentralization.” Journal of East Asian Studies, 22(2): 171-200. [Article][Online Appendix][Replication Dataverse]
  2. Lee, Dong Wook & Melissa Rogers. 2019. “Measuring Geographic Distribution for Political Research.” Political Analysis, 27(3): 263-280. [Article] [Replication Dataverse]
  3. Lee, Dong Wook & Melissa Rogers, 2019. “Interregional  Inequality and the Dynamics of Government Spending.” Journal of Politics, 81(2): 487-504. [Article][Replication Dataverse]
  4. Ha, Eunyoung, Dong-wook Lee, & Puspa Amri, 2014. “Trade and Welfare Compensation: The Missing Links.”  International Interactions,  40: 631-656[Article] [Replication Dataverse]
  5. Dar, Luciana & Dong-wook Lee, 2014. “Partisanship, Political Polarization, and State Higher Education Budget Outcomes.” Journal of Higher Education, 85(4):469-498. [Article]

Book Chapters

  1. José Alemán, Dong Wook Lee, & Dwayne Woods. 2023. “States of Emergency: In Whose Interest Are They Invoked?” In Segell, Glen. (Ed.), Globalization, Security, Development and Global Values – Essays in Honor of Arno Tausch. Switzerland: Springer, pp. XX-XX.

Under Reviews

  • “The Modifiable Areal Unit Problem in Political Science” (with Melissa Rogers and Hillel Soifer).
  • “Vote your Region or your Income? Decomposing Variance in Redistributive Voting” (with Melissa Rogers). 

 Works in Progress:

Journal Articles in Draft Revision

  • “Left Government and Currency Crisis in Emerging Markets” (with Eunyoung Ha).
  • “Linking Sectoral Wage Inequality and Media Environment to Attitudes Toward Latinos” (with Raul Madrid and Lisa Pringle).
  • “Covid YouTube Videos, Source, and Audience Engagement in South Korea (with Matthew Jenkins). 
  • “Equity and Equality? Evidence from the Geographic Dispersion of COVID-19 Testing Sites in Long Island” (with Susan Kilgore).

New Projects 

  • “Conflict Models for Intra/Inter-party Politics” (with Melissa Rogers)
  • “Authoritarian Politics: Modeling Continuity and Change in the Extent that Authocracies Tolearate Opposition” (with Jose Aleman)

Contractual Research (based on the National Institute of Aging Subaward Agreement)

  • Project title: Alzheimer’s-focused Administrative Supplement for the Network on Life Course Health Dynamics and Disparities in 21st Century America
    • Subtitle: Fitting the Geographic Distribution of Alzheimer’s Disease and Related Dementias (ADRD) to Political Divisions for Health Policy Effectiveness: A Modifiable Areal Unit Problem Approach.
  • Project period: April 15, 2021, to June 30, 2022