Current Research

Referred Journal Articles (ORCID)

  1. Eunyoung Ha and Dong Wook Lee. 2021. “Partisanship, Fiscal Transfers, and Social Spending in Korea: The Politics of Partial Decentralization.” Forthcoming at Journal of East Asian Studies [Article][Online Appendix][Replication Dataverse]
  2. Lee, Dong Wook and Melissa Rogers. 2019. “Measuring Geographic Distribution for Political Research.” Political Analysis. 27(3): 263-280. [Article] [Replication Dataverse]
  3. Lee, Dong Wook, and 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, and Puspa Amri, 2014. “Trade and Welfare Compensation: The Missing Links.”  International Interactions.  40: 631-656[Article] [Replication Dataverse]
  5. Dar, Luciana, and Dong-wook Lee, 2014. “Partisanship, Political Polarization, and State Higher Education Budget Outcomes.” Journal of Higher Education 85(4):469-498. [Article]

Revise and Resubmit 

  • “The Modifiable Areal Unit Problem in Political Science” (with Melissa Rogers and Hillel Soifer), American Political Science Review 

Under Reviews

  • “Vote your Region or your Income? Decomposing Variance in Redistributive Voting” (with Melissa Rogers). 
  • Exceptional Politics: Why Regimes Declare States of Emergency” (with Jose Aleman and Dwayne Woods). 

 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 Audiance 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)

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 Dementia (ADRD) to Political Divisions for Health Policy Effectiveness: A Modifiable Areal Unit Problem Approach.
  • Project period: April 15, 2021, to June 30, 2022    

Book Manuscript in Progress

  • Political Geography of Inequality and National Policy Bargaining