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Masataka Harada (Last updated on April 22, 2022)
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Masataka Harada
8-19-1 Nanakuma, Rm.1124 Phone: +81-92-871-6631 (int.4124)
Jonan-ku, Fukuoka, E-mail: masatakaharada@gmail.com
814-0180 Japan URL: http://masatakaharada.com
Research
Fields
Public Policy, Political Economics and Causal Inference
Regional Focus: Japan and the United States
Position Associate Professor (April 2016 - ),
Faculty of Economics, Fukuoka University, Japan
Academic Associate (September 2021 - August 2022),
Program on U.S.-Japan Relations, Weatherhead Center for International Affairs,
Harvard University, USA
Affiliate (April 2017 - ),
Research Consultant (April 2014 - March 2017),
Postdoctoral Research Scientist (August 2012 - March 2014),
NYU Steinhardt School of Culture, Education, and Human Development, USA
Assistant Professor (April 2014 - March 2016),
The National Graduate Institute for Policy Studies, Japan
Lecturer (September 2009 - January 2011),
Harris School of Public Policy at University of Chicago, USA
Education University of Chicago, Chicago, Illinois USA
Ph.D., Public Policy, June 2012
M.A., Program in Social Science, August 2004
Keio University, Minato-ku, Tokyo JAPAN
L.L.M., Political Science, March 2002
L.L.B., Political Science, March 2000
Award The 2022 Kenneth A. Shepsle Prize, the best article published in 2021 at Journal of Political
Institution and Political Economy.
Working
Papers
Masataka Harada, Gaku Ito and Daniel M. Smith, “Destruction from Above: Long-Term
Legacies of the Tokyo Air Raids,” R&R at Journal of Politics
Masataka Harada, Gaku Ito and Daniel M. Smith, “Using Cell-phone Mobility Data to
Study Voter Turnout,”
Publications
(peer-reviewed)
Toshiki Maeda, Takumi Nishi, Masataka Harada, Kozo Tanno, Naoyuki Nishiya, Kei Asayama,
Nagako Okuda, Daisuke Sugiyama, Hiroshi Yatsuya, Akira Okayama and Hisatomi Arima,
“Influence of the COVID-19 pandemic on regular clinic visits and medication prescriptions
among people with diabetes; retrospective cohort analysis of health care claims,” Medicine,
forthcoming.
Masataka Harada, “War increases suicide rates: The evidence from the strategic bombing
to Japan during WWII,” International Journal of Community Well-Being,forthcoming.
Masataka Harada and Daniel M. Smith, “Distributive Politics and Crime,” Journal of
Political Institution and Political Economy, 2022, 2 (4), 453-482.*The winner of the 2022
Kenneth A. Shepsle Prize.
Masataka Harada, Takumi Nishi, Toshiki Maeda, Kozo Tanno, Naoyuki Nishiya and Hisatomi
Arima, “How do Patients with Chronic Illnesses Respond to a Public Health Crisis? Evi-
dence from diabetic patients in Japan during the COVID-19 pandemic,” SSM - Population
Health, 2021, 16, 100961.
Vincent Dorie, Masataka Harada, Nicole B. Carnegie and Jennifer L. Hill, “A flexible,
interpretable framework for assessing sensitivity to unmeasured confounding,” Statistics in
Medicine, 2016, 35: 3453-3470.
Nicole B. Carnegie, Masataka Harada and Jennifer L. Hill, “Assessing Sensitivity to Un-
measured Confounding Using Simulated Potential Confounders,” Journal of Research on
Educational Effectiveness, 2016, 9(3): 395-420.
Masataka Harada and Daniel M. Smith, “You have to pay to play: Candidate and party
responses to the high cost of elections in Japan,” Electoral Studies, 2014 (36): 51-64.
Zac Townsend, Masataka Harada, Jack Buckley, and Marc A Scott, “The Choice between
Fixed and Random Effects” in The Sage Handbook Of Multilevel Modeling - Part One:
Multilevel Model Specification and Inference, Marc A Scott, Jeffrey S Simonoff and Brian
D Marx (eds), Thousand Oaks: Sage Publications, 2013.
Masataka Harada, “The Voting Rights Act of 1965 and Strategic Policy Making in the
South,” State Politics & Policy Quarterly, 2012 (12): 456-482 (The 1st essay of my disser-
tation).
Dissertation Three essays on quasi-experimental analyses of local political economy
Committee: Christopher R. Berry, William G. Howell (Chair),
Robert J. LaLonde, Eric J. Oliver. (Alphabetical)
First Essay: “The Voting Rights Act of 1965 and Strategic Policy Making in the South”
published in State Politics and Policy Quarterly 2012 (12): 456-482.
Second Essay: “Legacy of War on Democratic Participaiton: The long-lasting effects of the
air raids in Japan during WWII”.
Third Essay: “The Matched Neighborhood Theory”
Software isa — Stata ado-file to implement Imbens’ (2003) sensitivity analysis
http://EconPapers.repec.org/RePEc:boc:bocode:s457336
gsa — Stata ado-file to implement the generalized sensitivity analysis
http://econpapers.repec.org/software/bocbocode/s457497
treatSens — R package to implement the sensitivity analysis of Carnegie, Harada, Hill
(n.d.) http://cran.r-project.org/web/packages/treatSens/index.html
Other Works Masataka Harada, “Mostly harmless study of voting behavior” (Japanese Title: Hotondo
Mugai na Touhyou Koudou Ron), Keio Hogaku Kenkyu, 2020, 93(1): 446-468. (invited)
Masataka Harada, “Sensitivity analysis for unobserved confounder - an introduction -”
(Japanese Title: Kansoku fun¯o na k¯oraku inshi ni taisuru kando bunseki ni tsuite), Public
Choice Studies, 2018, 70: 24-44. (invited)
Japanese translation of “Quantitative Social Science - an introduction -” Ch.1-4 by Kosuke
Imai. (Part:Joint Translation with Yuko Kasuya and Hiroki Kubo) 2018. Tokyo, Japan:
Iwanami Shoten, Publishers, ISBN:978-4-0006-1245-6
Japanese translation of “Quantitative Social Science - an introduction -” Ch.5-8 by Kosuke
Imai. (Part:Joint Translation with Yuko Kasuya and Hiroki Kubo) 2018. Tokyo, Japan:
Iwanami Shoten, Publishers, ISBN:978-4-0006-1246-3
Terry N. Clark and Masataka Harada, “The Essay on the Determinants and the Outcomes
of New Political Culture” Paper presented for the International Political Science Association
in Fukuoka, Japan.
Oliver, Eric J., and Masataka Harada. “The Relative Influence of At-Home Health Behav-
iors, Diet, Physical Activity, and Socio-Economic Status on the Weight Status of Adoles-
cents” Summary of the study is included in Fat Politics (Oliver 2006, Oxford University
Press).
Masataka Harada, Local governments as commons, (Master’s thesis at the University of
Chicago)
Masataka Harada, The Habit of following the crowd in fiscal decision making in Japanese
Local Governments. (Master’s thesis at Keio University)
Masataka Harada and Takashi Sei, The Political System in Shimane Prefecture (Japanese
Title: Shimane Shisutemu Gairon). 2001. Matsue, Japan: Harvest Publisher, ISBN:4938184214.
Academic
Experience
University of Chicago, Chicago, Illinois USA
Lecturer Autumn 2009 - Autumn 2010
Duties include weekly three-hour lectures and office hours.
30101 Math Methods for Public Policy: Algebra.
30102 Math Methods for Public Policy: Calculus.
Teaching Assistant September, 2006 - June, 2012
Duties at various times include office hours and leading weekly TA sessions.
22100 Politics and Policy, Autumn 2011.
30101 Math Methods for Public Policy, Autumn 2006-2008.
31600 Political Institutions and the Policy Process, Spring 2008-2010.
Research Assistant January, 2009 - June, 2012
Data processing and statistical analysis for the research by Christopher Berry.
Bradley Fellow at The Bradley Foundation August, 2011 - June, 2012
Duties include research assistance for William Howell.
Graduate Fellow at Program on Political Institutions August, 2009 - June, 2012
Duties include participation and presentation at the workshop held by PPI.
Grants and
Fellowships
University Grants September, 2005 - 2010
Fellowship from Program on Political Institutions August, 2009
Professionalization Grants from PPI December, 2010
Prestage-Cook Travel Award from SPSA January, 2011
APSA Travel Award August, 2011
Bradley Fellowship September, 2011
GRIPS Award for Publication in International Academic Journals 2014 October, 2014
GRIPS Award for Publication in International Academic Journals 2015 October, 2015
Japan Society for the Promotion of Science Grant-in-Aid for Young Scientists (B),
Grant Nubmer: 15K16977, April, 2015 - March, 2018
Japan Society for the Promotion of Science Grant-in-Aid for Scientific Research (C),
Grant Nubmer: 20K01464, April, 2020 - March, 2023
Invited Talks
and
Conference
Presentations
New York University, 2011
Microeconomics workshop at University of Tokyo, 2018
ISER seminar at Osaka University, 2021
Annual conference of Southern Political Science Association, 2011
Annual conference of Midwest Political Science Association, 2009 - 2013, 2019, 2022
Annual meeting of American Political Science Association, 2011 - 2016, 2019, 2021, 2022
2019 Asian Polmeth Meeting, 2019
Joint Statistical Meeting, 2013
Winter Meeting of JSQPS, 2018, 2020, 2022
Annual meeting of Japan Election Studies Association, 2016, 2019
Annual meeting of Japan Political Science Association, 2018, 2019, 2021, 2022
Professional
Services
Referees Served in the past three years (Alphabetical): American Journal of Political Sci-
ence,American Political Science Review,Electoral Studies,Japanese Journal of Electoral
Studies,Journal of Politics,Political Analysis
Professional
Membership
American Political Science Association
Midwest Political Science Association
Japan Political Science Association
Japan Public Choice Society
Japan Election Studies Association
Language English: Fluent
Japanese: Native
Artificial languages: STATA, R, L
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Missing Outcome Data: Attrition and Non-Response Bias
Referees: American Journal of Political Science × 2, State Politics and Policy Quarterly × 4 Journal of the Royal Statistical Society -Series A × 2 Electoral Studies Chair: Panel 38-13 "Missing Outcome Data: Attrition and Non-Response Bias" at Annual conference of Midwest Political Science Association, 2013
Sensitivity analysis for unobserved confounder -an introduction
  • Masataka Harada
Masataka Harada, "Sensitivity analysis for unobserved confounder -an introduction -" (Japanese Title: Kansoku funō na kōraku inshi ni taisuru kando bunseki ni tsuite), Public Choice Studies, 2018, 70: 24-44. (invited)
The Essay on the Determinants and the Outcomes of New Political Culture" Paper presented for the International Political Science Association in Fukuoka
  • N Terry
  • Masataka Clark
  • Harada
Terry N. Clark and Masataka Harada, "The Essay on the Determinants and the Outcomes of New Political Culture" Paper presented for the International Political Science Association in Fukuoka, Japan.
The Relative Influence of At-Home Health Behaviors, Diet, Physical Activity, and Socio-Economic Status on the Weight Status of Adolescents" Summary of the study is included in Fat Politics
  • Eric J Oliver
  • Masataka Harada
Oliver, Eric J., and Masataka Harada. "The Relative Influence of At-Home Health Behaviors, Diet, Physical Activity, and Socio-Economic Status on the Weight Status of Adolescents" Summary of the study is included in Fat Politics (Oliver 2006, Oxford University Press).
The Habit of following the crowd in fiscal decision making in Japanese Local Governments
  • Masataka Harada
Masataka Harada, The Habit of following the crowd in fiscal decision making in Japanese Local Governments. (Master's thesis at Keio University)
Local governments as commons
  • Masataka Harada
Masataka Harada, Local governments as commons, (Master's thesis at the University of Chicago)
The Political System in Shimane Prefecture (Japanese Title: Shimane Shisutemu Gairon)
  • Masataka Harada
  • Takashi Sei
Masataka Harada and Takashi Sei, The Political System in Shimane Prefecture (Japanese Title: Shimane Shisutemu Gairon). 2001. Matsue, Japan: Harvest Publisher, ISBN:4938184214. Academic Experience University of Chicago, Chicago, Illinois USA Lecturer Autumn 2009 -Autumn 2010
Duties at various times include office hours and leading weekly TA sessions. • 22100 Politics and Policy
Duties at various times include office hours and leading weekly TA sessions. • 22100 Politics and Policy, Autumn 2011. • 30101 Math Methods for Public Policy, Autumn 2006-2008. • 31600 Political Institutions and the Policy Process, Spring 2008-2010. Research Assistant January, 2009 -June, 2012
Master's thesis at the University of Chicago) • 22100 Politics and Policy
  • Masataka Harada
Masataka Harada, Local governments as commons, (Master's thesis at the University of Chicago) • 22100 Politics and Policy, Autumn 2011. • 30101 Math Methods for Public Policy, Autumn 2006-2008. • 31600 Political Institutions and the Policy Process, Spring 2008-2010. Research Assistant January, 2009 -June, 2012