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Below are my publications, under-review papers, and working projects. Please enjoy :)


"[SSCI]": Indexed in Social Science Citation Index

"[KCI]": Indexed in Korea Citation Index

"*": Corresponding Author

Refereed Publications


20. Woo, Byung-Deuk and Jeongho Choi*. 2022. “The Influence of Subnational Democracy on the Level of Public Health: A Case of Nigeria.” Comparative Democratic Studies, 18(2): 5-28. [KCI]

19. Woo, Byung-Deuk and Jungmin Song*. 2022. “Voter Waiting Times and Voter Turnout: Reneging Effect and Racial Disparity.” Korean Political Science Review, 56(6): 5-39. [KCI].

18. Woo, Byung-Deuk. 2022. “The Link between Women’s Descriptive Representation in Subnational Legislatures and Women-Friendly Bill Sponsorship: An Empirical Evidence from South Korea.” Journals of Women’s Studies, 32(2): 7-38. [KCI]

17. Reisinger, William M.*, Marina Zaloznaya, and Byung-Deuk Woo. 2022. “Fear of Punishment as a Driver of Survey Misreporting and Nonresponse in Russia and Its Neighbors.” Post-Soviet Affairs, [SSCI]

16. Lee, Jiin, Byung-Deuk Woo*, Mingu Lee, and Seyoon Park. 2022. “Analyzing the Discourse of Hatred and its Relationship with Policymaking Process Using Topic Modeling and Logistic Regression.Journal of the Korean Data Analysis Society, 24(5): 1989-2007. [KCI]

15. Woo, Byung-Deuk and Young Bae*. 2022. “The Knowledge of Radiation and Radioactive Waste and Public Acceptance of Nuclear Power Generation.” Korean Social Science Journal, 49(2): 57-71. [KCI]

14. Woo, Byung-Deuk and Ki Eun Ryu*. 2022. “The Nonlinear Impact of Women’s Descriptive Representation: An Empirical Study on the Ratification of Women Rights Treaties.” Contemporary Politics, [SSCI]

13. Woo, Byung-Deuk, Lindsey Goldberg, and Frederick Solt*. 2022. “Public Gender Egalitarianism: A Dataset of Dynamic Comparative Public Opinion Toward Egalitarian Gender Roles in the Public Sphere.British Journal of Political Science, FirstView. [SSCI]

see DCPO - PGE: Public Gender Egalitarianism for the Version 1.0 of PGE dataset

12Woo, Byung-Deuk. 2022. "The Impacts of Gender and Electoral System on Environmental Bill Sponsorship: Evidence from the 17th and 20th Korean National Assembly." Journal of Future Politics, 12(1): 79-115. [KCI]

11. Woo, Byung-Deuk. 2022. “The Impacts of Gender-Related Factors on the Adoption of Anti-Human Trafficking Laws in Sub-Saharan African Countries.” Sage Open, 12(2): 1-17. [SSCI]

10Woo, Byung-Deuk. 2022. “The Impacts of Gender and Previous Cosponsoring Experience of Legislators on the Violence Against Women Bills Sponsorship: An Empirical Analysis of the Korean National Assembly.” Social Science Studies, 30(1): 88-130. [KCI] 

9. Woo, Byung-Deuk and Ki Eun Ryu*. 2022. "Women's Descriptive Representation and Ratification of International Human Rights, Environmental, and Women's Treaties: A Time-Series Cross-National Analysis." Journal of Contemporary Politics, 15(1): 113-151. [KCI]

8. Lee, Na Kyeong, Jae Mook Lee, and Byung-Deuk Woo*. 2022. “The Link between the COVID-19 and the Presidential Approval Rate: The Evidence from South Korea.” Korea Observer, 53(1): 105-133. [SSCI]


7. Woo, Byung-Deuk. 2021. "The Heterogeneous Impacts of the Ratification of CEDAW on the Adoption of Violence Against Women Laws.” Korean Journal of International Studies, 19(3): 339-375. [KCI]

6. Choi, Jeongho and Byung-Deuk Woo*. 2021. “The Legacy of Pro-Democracy Mass Protest and Democratic Survival: A Cross-National Survival Analysis from 1946 to 2016.” Social Science Studies, 29(2): 76-125. [KCI]

5. Woo, Byung-Deuk. 2021. “Women’s Descriptive Representation Facilitates the Adoption and Implementation of Laws Related to Violence Against Women: Evidence from Asian Countries.Asian Women, 37(2): 1-33. [SSCI]

4. Woo, Byung-Deuk. 2021. “The Link between the Adoption of Policies Combating Violence Against Women and Women’s Descriptive Representation: Empirical Evidence from a Time Series Cross-National Analysis.Journals of Women’s Studies, 31(1): 89-134. [KCI]

3. Woo, Byung-Deuk. 2021. “The Effective Number of Political Parties as a Determinant of Public Health.Oughtopia, 35(3): 39-95. [KCI]


2. Woo, Byung-Deuk. 2020. “Does the ROK-U.S. Military Alliance deter Missile Provocations from North Korea? A Plausible Answer from Statistical Approach.Korean Journal of Security Affairs, 25(2): 102-126. [KCI]


1. Woo, Byung-Deuk. 2019. “Why does North Korea Commit Provocations?Korean Journal of Defense Analysis, 31(1): 43-59. [SSCI]

Under Review

[After First Decision]

Woo, Byung-Deuk and Hoshik Nam*, "Women and Peace Theory and Civil Conflict Intensity." Revised and Resubmitted.

Woo, Byung-Deuk, “The Impacts of Anti-Feminist Backlash in SNSs on Legislators’ Bill Sponsorship concerning Violence Against Women: Empirical Evidence from South Korea.” Revised and Resubmitted.

Woo, Byung-Deuk. “Gender-Based Bias against Female Parliamentarians in the Media Coverage and Tone: An Empirical Analysis of South Korea.” Invited to revise and resubmit.

Bae, Young, Byung-Deuk Woo*, Jiin Lee, and Mingu Lee, "The Relationship between Governmental Response Speed and Sentiments of Complaints: Empirical Evidence from Public Complaints Big Data in South Korea." Invited to Revise and Resubmit.

[Before First Decision]

Woo, Byung-Deuk* and Na Kyeong Lee, “An Empirical Assessment of the Effectiveness of Gender Budget Initiatives on Women’s Political Empowerment.”

Woo, Byung-Deuk, “A Plausible Way to Explain Mixed Results about the Reasons behind North Korea’s Provocations: A Classification of Provocations and an Application of Multilevel models.”

Woo, Byung-Deuk and Jungmin Song*, “Understanding the Reneging on Vote: Examining the Interaction between Voter Waiting Times and Gender.”

Choi, Jeongho and Byung-Deuk Woo*, Support for a Strong Leader or Democracy, or Both?

Woo, Byung-Deuk and Ki Eun Ryu*, The Determinants of Public Gender Egalitarianism at the National Level: A Cross-National Time-Series Analysis

Work in Progress

- Working Papers

The Connectedness between Sentiment and Attitude in Political Areas 

Gendered Punishment? How The Public Perceives a Failed Female Political Leader [with Tracy Osborn and Mi-son Kim].


The Influence of Female Legislators on the Legislative Behaviors of Male Counterparts: Evidence from South Korea.


The Conditional Relationship among Gender, Electoral Systems, and Issue Salience on Bill Sponsorship Concerning Environmental Issues.


Public Support for Democracy and Different Patterns of Democratic Backsliding [with Jeongho Choi].


The Influence of Norms on State Action on the Provision of Public Goods Concerning Violence Against Women.


Democratic Support Around the World: Dynamic Comparative Data on Public Support for Democracy [with Yuehong Cassandra Tai, Hu Yue, and Frederick Solt].


Social Network with Female Legislators and Male Legislators’ Legislative Behavior.


The Degree of Subordination and Interstate Conflicts: the Case of Two Koreas and the U.S. Hierarchy.

How does Partisanship Affect Individuals' Attitude Toward Immigration Policy [with Jeongho Choi].

Measuring the Acceptance of Homosexuality Across Countries and Over Time [with Hyein Ko, Yuehong Cassandra Tai, Yue Hu, Frederick Solt].

- Book Projects

Gender Egalitarianism and Gender Equality: Public Opinion, Politics, and Policy in Global Perspective [with Frederick Solt]

This book project is funded by Korea Inequality Research Lab, Gachon College of Liberal
Arts & Sciences and Graduate School of Social Policy, Gachon University

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