Democracy Brief 2021_2 in English

Is Japan’s Democracy in Retreat? Our second issue of Democracy Brief, originally written in Japanese, is now available in English! Using the Liberal Democracy Index in the V-Dem data, it analyzes if Japanese democracy is backsliding, and if so, since when and how. Our finding is that Japan’s LDI score is declining since around 2012 (when LDP replaced DPJ), and […]

Democracy Brief 2021-2

デモクラシー・ブリーフ 「日本の民主主義は後退しているのか」を発行しました。本稿では、V-demデータにある自由民主主義指標を用いて、2012年頃以降から現在にかけて日本では民主主義の後退がある程度みられること、またその内容は、選挙政治に関連するものではなく、自由主義(政府の職権乱用に対する抑制等)に関連する事柄において低下していることを明らかにしています(分析に利用したプログラムコードも公開していますので参考にしてください)。Our second issue of Democracy Brief (in Japanese) is out! Using the Liberal Democracy Index in the V-Dem data, it analyses if Japanese democracy is backsliding, and if so, since when and how. Our finding is that Japan’s LDI score is declining since around 2012 (when LDP replaced DPJ), and the decline is most noticeable in the aspects related […]

Democracy Brief 2021-1

デモクラシー・ブリーフ「日本は右傾化しているのか」を発行しました。本稿では、V-Party dataを用いて自民党の右傾化と呼べる現象が進んでいることを明らかにしています。Our first issue of Democracy Brief (in Japanese) is out! It analyses the “right turn” of Japanese politics using the V-Party database.

Advanced Survey Sampling Workshop (online)

Date: January 29 (Friday), 2021Time: 2 pm to 4 pm (Japan Standard Time)Free of charge, registration required. As a sequel to the virtual Lucid Marketplace workshop held on December 12, this virtual workshop will introduce participants to more advanced features of the survey software platform. The focus will be on improving data quality through targeted sample recruitment and management as […]

Survey Sample Recruitment Workshop (online)

Date: December 12 (Saturday), 2020Time: 10 am to 12 noon (Japan Standard Time)Free of charge, registration required. This virtual workshop will introduce participants to Lucid Marketplace, an online survey sample recruitment platform. It will walk researchers through the process of creating a survey study job on Lucid Marketplace, recruiting respondents, and managing recruitment. Please register using the link below: https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLSc2s7APxs54L6RnKf2YMm-EUvsy6HiJWgQQg5n1xeFXDp2MNQ/viewform?usp=pp_url […]

Workshop on Contentious Politics in Asia (online)

Date: November 28 (Saturday) & 29(Sunday), 2020Time: 10:00-12:00, 13:00-15:00, 15:30-17:30 (Japan Standard Time) For the detailed program, click here Registration: Open to the public/please register using the links below/ the meeting links are good for all sessions for each day November 28 (Day 1)https://keio-univ.zoom.us/meeting/register/tJEudO6hqT8uGNXO-sbtHRF-qAO1_ZYyX5Y3 November 29 (Day 2)https://keio-univ.zoom.us/meeting/register/tJAqc-2urz4sG9FMlpFbPfj_2cZGZxhG4mwP  DAY 1 November 28, Saturday10:00-12:00Panel 1: Civil Society in East and Southeast […]

Mori-Kasuya slides 2019.12.7

Slides used by Dr. Mori and Prof. Kasuya on December 7, 2019 (International Symposium on the State of Democracy in Asia) https://www.dropbox.com/sh/yog3za0c1yaawcg/AAATxdjzD3fZ_hFmbmXzG3lFa?dl=0

Lindberg slides 2019.12.07

Slides used by Prof. Lindberg on December 7, 2019 (International Symposium on the State of Democracy in Asia) https://www.dropbox.com/s/ia4mwpcrvctv53x/2019%2012%2007%20Lindberg%20Keio%20v3.pdf?dl=0