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Kikuta Kyousuke


conflict,GIS data,Causal inference

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  • 2019.08.01 - , Department of Comparative Public Policy, Osaka School of International Public Policy, Associate Professor

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Hitotsubashi University Faculty of Law  Graduated Bachelor (Law) 2010.03
Hitotsubashi University Graduate School, Division of Law  Completed Master (Law) 2012.03
University of Texas at Austin Department of Government International Relations, Political Methodology Completed Ph.D (Political Science) 2019.05

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Associate Professor, Osaka School of International Public Policy, Osaka University 2019.08 -

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  • International relations-related, Politics-related

  • International relations-related, Politics-related

  • Data analysis about conflict
    International relations-related, Politics-related


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  • The Environmental Costs of Civil War: A Synthetic Comparison of the Congolese Forests with and without the Great War of Africa, Kyosuke Kikuta, Journal of Politics, 2020.05, Papers

  • Post-disaster Reconstruction as a Cause of Intrastate Violence: An Instrumental Variable Analysis with Application to the 2004 Tsunami in Sri Lanka, Kyosuke Kikuta, Journal of Conflict Resolution,63(3) 760-785, 2019.03,, Papers

  • An Ontology of Peace: Landscapes of Conflict and Cooperation, Susanna P. Campbell, Michael G. Findley, and Kyosuke Kikuta, International Studies Review,19(1) 92-113, 2017.03,, Papers

  • A New Geography of Civil War: A Machine Learning Approach to Measuring the Zones of Armed Conflicts, Kyosuke Kikuta,Workshop on Armed Conflict and Political Economy of Development, 2019.09, Conference Report / Oral Presentation

  • It Never Rains But It Storms: Armed Conflict and Maritime Piracy as Strategic Substitutes, Kyosuke Kikuta,Pacific International Politics Conference, 2019.07, International Conference(Non Proceeding)

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