Yusaku Horiuchi

Yusaku Horiuchi
Yusaku Horiuchi is Professor of Government and Mitsui Professor of Japanese Studies at Dartmouth College’s Department of Government, Program in Quantitative Social Science, and Asian and Middle Eastern Studies Program. He is also Adjunct Professor at the Australian National University’s Crawford School of Public Policy and Faculty Associate at Harvard University’s Reischauer Institute of Japanese Studies and Program on US-Japan Relations. Horiuchi earned an M.A. in international and development economics from Yale University in 1995 and a Ph.D. in political science from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology in 2001. His research and teaching interests include comparative politics (electoral politics, political economy, public opinion, Japan) and political methodology (research design, statistical methods).

The Opportunity Cost of Conflict: Statistically Comparing Israel and Synthetic Israel

What would Israel’s economy have looked like without the Palestinian Intifadas? Scholars have long debated the impact of the Israeli-Palestinian conflict on Israel’s economy. Some point to Israel’s long-term growth trajectory and conclude the conflict has little or no impact on Israel’s economy, while others argue the conflict has a ...

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