HIEDA Takeshi

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HIEDA Takeshi
Osaka City University
Graduate School of Law
Job title
Doctor of Political and Social Sciences(European University Institute)
Research funding number


Takeshi Hieda is a professor at Graduate School of Law, Osaka City University, Osaka. He was an assistant professor at Waseda University between 2010 and 2012, and an associate professor at Osaka City University between 2012 and 2016. His research interests are in comparative political economy in advanced industrialized countries, comparative welfare states, comparative social policy, and so forth.

His Ph.D. dissertation explored political determinants of cross-national variations of long-term care policy for frail elderly people at Department of Political and Social Sciences, European University Institute, Florence. His journal article based on his Ph.D. thesis is awarded with the Early Stage Career Researcher Prize of 2012 by Social Policy & Administration. The revised dissertation Political Institutions and Elderly Care Policy: Comparative Politics of Long-Term Care in Advanced Democracies was published as a book from Palgrave Macmillan in 2012.

His current research project explores the impacts of partisan politics on social protection programs against "new social risks," such as reconciliation between paid-work in labor market and unpaid-work in households, poverty among lone parents, and precarious employment among low-skilled workers. His articles have appeared in academic journals such as Party Politics, European Journal of Political Research, Social Policy & Administration, and other Japanese journals.

Research Areas


Academic & Professional Experience

Apr 2012
Professor, Graduate School of Law, Osaka City University

Awards & Honors

Nov 2017
Research on Political Economy and Social Security in Advanced Industrialized Democracies, Yoichiro Nanbu Memorial Prize for Young Researchers, Osaka City University
Jul 2012
"Comparative Political Economy of Long-Term Care for Elderly People: Political Logic of Universalistic Social Care Policy Development", The Early Stage Career Researcher Prize, Social Policy&Administration, Wiley-Blackwell

Published Papers

Hieda Takeshi, Zenkyo Masahiro, Nishikawa Masaru
Party Politics      2019   [Refereed]
Based on an ideational approach, a burgeoning body of literature directly measured the populist attitudes among supporters of populist parties. However, few empirical works have examined whether these attitudes among voters also explain their pref...
Hieda, Takeshi
European Journal of Political Research   52(4) 483-511   Jun 2013   [Refereed]
The policy impact of femal ministers: An empirical examination of the effects of cabinet ministers' gender on child-rearing support policies
Hieda, Takeshi
Hogaku Zasshi   64(3) 79-115   Nov 2018
Does the dual candidacy rule inhibit the two-party system under the mixed-member majoritarian electoral system in Japan?
Otsuka, Narumi, and Hieda Takeshi
63(4) 59-77   Dec 2017
Toward a closer link between a theoretical model and positive analysis: The role of conceptual analysis in empirical political studies
Hieda, Takeshi
The Annuals of Japanese Political Science Association   (2015-I) 13-36   Jun 2015   [Invited]
This essay analyzes the way to improve the linkage between a theoretical model and empirical analysis in political science. Based on Goertz (2005), first, I exemplify that classifying concepts into three levels and rigorously conceptualizing the r...


Book Review: Miura Mari “Welfare through Work: Conservative Ideas, Partisan Dynamics, and Social Protection in Japan” (Cornell University Press, 2012)
Hieda, Takeshi
Japanese Journal of Political Science   15(3) 518-520   Sep 2014   [Invited]
Hieda, Takeshi
EUI Working Papers   EUI SPS(2009-03)    Sep 2009   [Refereed]

Books etc

Introduction to Political Science
Sunaharay, Yosuke, Hieda, Takeshi, and Tago, Atsushi (Part:Joint Work)
Yuhikaku   Oct 2015   ISBN:9784641150256
Hieda, Takeshi
Palgrave Macmillan   Jul 2012   ISBN:0230361781
Regression Analysis
Hieda, Takeshi (Part:Contributor)
Dec 2013   ISBN:9784623066629

Conference Activities & Talks

Masaru Nishikawa, Takeshi Hieda, Masahiro Zenkyo
the 77th Annual Midwest Political Science Association Conference   Apr 2019   
Masaru Nishikawa, Takeshi Hieda, Masahiro Zenkyo
2019 Annual Meeting of the Southern Political Science Association   19 Jan 2019   
Comparing the Class Bases of Left-wing and Right-wing Populist Parties. [Invited]
Hieda, Takeshi
日本政治学会2018年度研究大会   13 Oct 2018   日本政治学会
Comparing the Class Bases of Left-wing and Right-wing Populist Parties.
Hieda, Takeshi
114th Annual Meeting of the American Political Science Association   1 Sep 2018   
Masaru Nishikawa, Takeshi Hieda, Masahiro Zenkyo
114th Annual Meeting of the American Political Science Association   30 Aug 2018