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Kato Gento

カトウ ゲント | Kato Gento
Affiliation and department:
Job title: Assistant Professor
Other affiliations (1):
  • Yale University  Council on East Asian Studies   Postdoctoral Associate
Homepage URL  (2): https://gentok.github.iohttps://gentok.github.io/
Research field  (1): Politics
Research keywords  (2): Political Psychology ,  Political Behavior
Papers (8):
  • Susumu Annaka, Junpei Suzuki, Gento Kato. Universalist Social Benefit and Regressive Taxation as Determinants of Welfare State Support: Survey Experiment on Consumption Tax Hike in Japan. The Annals of Japanese Political Science Association. 2022
  • Gento Kato, Susumu Annaka. Can a Constitutional Monarch Influence Democratic Preferences? The Regulation of Public Expression in Japan. 2021
  • Masaru Kohno, Gabriella R. Montinola, Matthew S. Winters, Gento Kato. Donor Competition and Public Support for Foreign Aid Sanctions. Political Research Quarterly. 2021. 74. 1. 212-227
  • Gento Kato, Susumu Annaka. Explaining `Twisted' Preferences Toward Monetary Easing in Japan: Experimental Evidence on the Effect of Information Environment on the Relationship Between Ideology and Policy Preferences. Japanese Journal of Electoral Studies. 2020. 36. 2. 151-167
  • Gento Kato. When strategic uninformed abstention improves democratic accountability. Journal of Theoretical Politics. 2020. 32. 3. 366-388
Lectures and oral presentations  (31):
  • Is Knowing the Under-Representation of Women a Relief or Concern? Consequences of Perceived Descriptive Representation in Japan
    (Pre-Implementation Experiments Public Workshop 2021)
  • National Identity, External Threat, and Online Communication: The Case of Territorial Disputes in Japan
    (CEAS Postdoctoral Associates Lecture Series 2021)
  • A Formal Model of Shared Identity Appeals
    (American Political Science Association Annual Meeting 2021)
  • Area-Specific Gender Gap in Daily Movements in Japan Using Mobile Spatial Data
    (New Data for the New Challenges of Population and Society 2021)
  • Public Information and Mass Reaction in Autocracies: Information Correction Experiment on COVID-19 in Kazakhstan
    (Asian Politics Online Seminar Series 2021)
Education (4):
  • 2015 - 2020 University of California, Davis
  • 2013 - 2015 Waseda University Political Science Course
  • 2008 - 2012 International Christian University, Tokyo
  • 2010 - 2011 Middlebury College (Exchange Program)
Professional career (3):
  • B.A. in Politics (International Christian University)
  • M.A. in Political Science (Waseda University)
  • Ph.D. in Political Science (University of California, Davis)
Work history (2):
  • 2021/09 - 現在 Yale University Council on East Asian Studies Postdoctoral Associate
  • 2020/08 - 現在 Nazarbayev University Political Science and International Relations Department Assistant Professor
Awards (3):
  • 2015/04 - Graduate School of Political Science, Waseda University Ijima Award
  • 2015/03 - Graduate School of Political Science, Waseda University The Best MA Thesis Award
  • 2015/03 - Waseda University Azusa Ono Memorial Award
Association Membership(s) (4):
Japanese Political Science Association ,  Midwest Political Science Association ,  Japanese Association of Electoral Studies ,  American Political Science Association
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