Kiichiro Arai

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Kiichiro Arai
Tokyo Metropolitan University
Graduate Schools of Social Science Department of Law and Political Sciences
Job title
Associate Professor
Ph.D.(Waseda University)
Research funding number

Academic & Professional Experience

Apr 2019
Professor, Faculty of Law, Tokyo Metropolitan University
Apr 2018
Mar 2019
Associate Professor, Faculty of Law, Tokyo Metropolitan University

Published Papers

Kiichiro Arai, Kyohei Yamada
Behaviormetrika   43(2) 83-101   2016   [Refereed]
Kiichiro Arai, Masaru Kohno, Shin Toyoda
International Relations of Asia-Pacific      Nov 2012   [Refereed]
選挙研究 : 日本選挙学会年報   27(1) 120-134   2011   [Refereed]
Arai Kiichiro
Journal of policy & culture   295-307   Mar 2009
荒井 紀一郎
The Waseda study of politics and public law   (88) 11-21   2008
荒井 紀一郎
Review of electoral studies   (6) 5-24   2006   [Refereed]

Books etc

Pekkanen Robert (Part:Contributor, Ch9 Survey of Candidates’ Policy Preferences)
Palgrave Macmillan   2018   ISBN:9783319764740
Kiichiro Arai & Norihiro Mimura (Part:Contributor, Ch.6 What can We Learn from "response time"?)
Routledge   Apr 2016   ISBN:0415859379

Conference Activities & Talks

Do Boundary Consolidations Alter the Relationship between Politicians and Voters? Evidence from a List Experiment in Japan
Kiichiro Arai & Kyohei Yamada
2016 MPSA Annual Conference   8 Apr 2016   
How Pacifist Are They Really? Experimental Studies of the Japanese Public's Attitude toward Use of Force Concerning the Sino-Japanese Territorial Dispute
Yasuhiro Izumikawa and Kiichiro Arai
2013 APSA Annual Meeting & Exhibition   Aug 2013   
Jump on the bandwagon, if it has a momentum:A momentum effect in voting behavior
Go Murakami, Kiichiro Arai, and Masaru Kohno
the MPSA Annual Conference   Apr 2012   
Switching voters' identities: Effect of conflict between a party and social identity on voting.
Kiichiro Arai, Norihiro Mimura, and Go Murakami
the 2009 Canadian Political Science Association annual conference   May 2009   
Experimenting Landslide: An Analysis of Preference, Knowledge and Decisions to Bandwagon with a Winning Majority [Invited]
Masaru Kohno and Kiichiro Arai
Hoover Collective Choice Seminar   Nov 2008   
Switching Voters’Identities: The Effect of Conflict between Party Identification and Social Identity on Political Behavior
Kiichiro Arai and Go Murakami
GLOPE-TCER Joint Junior Workshop on Political Economy   Feb 2008   
Mechanism of Habitual Voting: Simulation Model of Voter's Turnout
Kiichiro Arai
GLOPE-CREED Workshop New Directions in Political-Economic   Behavioral Research :Experiments, Social Research, Simulation   Oct 2007   
At the Nexus of Competition and Representation: Exploring Interaction between Elites’ Outside Lobbying and Voters’ Sense of Efficacy in Japan
Kiichiro Arai and Masaru Kohno
Modeling Power Relationships in Japanese Democracy   Aug 2007   

Research Grants & Projects

Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology: Grants-in-Aid for Scientific Research(特定領域研究)
Project Year: 2007 - 2012    Investigator(s): 蒲島 郁夫, Yoichi HIZEN
We had a contribution to the development of experimental research in political science in order to establish experimental social sciences, which is the main theme of our scientific research on priority area. We tackled a research question “how can...
Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology: Grants-in-Aid for Scientific Research(基盤研究(A))
Project Year: 2008 - 2011    Investigator(s): Ikuo KUME
This research tries to explore how domestic political reactions are fostered to the increasing economic and financial globalization focusing on general public and the political and economic actors, and finds several factors influencing their attit...
Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology: Grants-in-Aid for Scientific Research(若手研究(スタートアップ), 研究活動スタート支援)
Project Year: 2009 - 2010    Investigator(s): Kiichiro ARAI
The purpose of this research is to find a mechanism of "a landslide election victory" through social-psychological experiments. Experimental results show that most voters tend to change their preferences and to follow the majority, when they recog...