Song Jaehyun

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Song Jaehyun
Song Jaehyun
Waseda University
Institue for Advanced Study
Job title
Assistant Professor
Bachelor of Law(Keio University), Master of Political Science(Kobe University), Ph. D. in Political Science(Kobe University)
Other affiliation
Japan Society for the Promotion of Science
Research funding number

Research Areas

  • Politics / Politics / Political Methodology
  • Politics / Politics / Electoral Studies
  • Politics / Politics / Political Behavior
  • Politics / Politics / Political Process

Academic & Professional Experience

Apr 2019
Concurrent Member, Center for Data Science, Waseda University
Apr 2019
Research Fellow, Institute of Economic and Political Studies, Kansai University
Apr 2018
Assistant Professor, Waseda Institute for Advanced Study, Waseda University
Oct 2018
Mar 2019
Part-time Lecturer, Faculty of Law, Kansai University
Oct 2018
Mar 2019
Part-time Lecturer, Faculty of Policy Studies, Kansai University


Apr 2015
Mar 2018
Graduate School of Law, Kobe University
Apr 2012
Mar 2015
Graduate School of Law, Kobe University
Apr 2006
Mar 2012
Department of Politics, Faculty of Law, Keio University

Committee Memberships

Jun 2019
Japanese Political Science Association  Editorial Board (2020-I)
Jan 2016
Dec 2016
Kobe University Research Workshop in Political Science  Organizer
Jun 2015
Jun 2017
Editorial Committee of Rokkodai-ronshu:Hougaku-seijigaku-hen  Editor in Chief
Jan 2008
Dec 2008
Keio University The 73th Korean Students Association  President

Awards & Honors

Jul 2019
Elastic Issue Space and Unifying Issue Voting Models, Award for Selected Poster, Japanese Association of Electoral Studies

Published Papers

Sohei Shigemura, Jaehyun Song, Keisuke Tani, and Yuki Yanai
Japanese Political Science Review   4 117-143   Oct 2018   [Refereed]
In this paper we propose a new role-playing game to teach the effects of electoral systems on politicians’ preferences and behavior. Because the electoral system is of great importance as a cause of various political outcomes, we political scienti...
Voting Behavior on Elastic Issue Space: An Unified Issue Voting Model Based on Elastic Proximity Model
Song Jaehyun
Kobe University      Mar 2018   [Refereed]
Jaehyun Song
Estrela   278 10-17   May 2017   [Invited]
Jaehyun Song and Yutaka Shinada
Senkyo-jiho   64(11) 31-39   Nov 2016   [Invited]
Jaehyun Song and Yutaka Shinada
Senkyo-jiho   64(10) 40-50   Oct 2016   [Invited]

Books etc

Exciting Bayes Modeling 2: Frontiers of Research Opened by Cases
Jaehyun Song and Yuki Yanai (Part:Contributor, Seriously, will You Vote for Her?---A Modeling of Voting Behavior on the Elastic Issue Space)
Kitaoji-shobo   Nov 2019   ISBN:9784762830839
Reconstruction of the Public Sphere in the Socially Mediated Age
Masaki Hata, Jaehyun Song, and Yutaka Shinada (Part:Contributor, Has the 3.11 Disaster Brought About Conservatism in Japan?)
Springer   Nov 2017   ISBN:9789811061370

Conference Activities & Talks

Ideology as a Bunch of Issue Attitudes—A Fusion of Survey Experiment and Text Analysis
Hata Masaki and Song Jaehyun
Japanese Political Science Association   6 Oct 2019   
Multi-Level Electoral Systems and Pork-barrel politics: The Case of Japan’s LDP Politicians [Invited]
Daisuke Hakiai and Jaehyun Song
Workshop on “Multifaceted Values in Multilevel Contexts”   20 Sep 2019   
Buying Votes across Borders? A Survey Experiment on Mexican Immigrants in the US
Yuriko Takahashi, Takeshi Iida, Jaehyun Song, and Jesus Tovar
American Political Science Association Annual Meeting   30 Aug 2019   
Problems Surrounding Interpretation of Empirical Results in Quantitative Electoral Studies
Yuki Yanai and Jaehyun Song
Japanese Association of Electoral Studies   13 Jul 2019   
Multi-Level Electoral Systems and Porkbarrel politics: The Case of Japan’s LDP Politicians
Daisuke Hakiai and Jaehyun Song
Conference for ”Values in European and Japanese politics”   Feb 2019   

Teaching Experience



Song Jaehyun   Software   Apr 2015 - Today
Song Jaehyun   Software   May 2019

Research Grants & Projects

Japanese Society for the Promotion of Science: Grant-in-Aid for Young Scientists
Project Year: Apr 2019 - Mar 2023    Investigator(s): Song Jaehyun
Japanese Society for the Promotion of Science: Grant-in-Aid for Challenging Exploratory Research
Project Year: Apr 2019 - Mar 2022    Investigator(s): Yuki Yanai
Hirose International Scholarship Foundation: Grant-in-Aid for Research
Project Year: Dec 2018 - Mar 2021    Investigator(s): Song Jaehyun
Waseda University: Grants for Special Research Projects (Tokutei Kadai for newly-hired faculty)
Project Year: Jun 2018 - Mar 2019    Investigator(s): Song Jaehyun
Japanese Society for the Promotion of Science: Grant-in-Aid for JSPS Fellows
Project Year: Apr 2017 - Mar 2018    Investigator(s): Song Jaehyun