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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


25. Woo, Byung-Deuk and Young Bae*An Analysis on the Driving Factors of Population Changes in Local Provinces: Clues from News Big Data Analytics and Evidence from Empirical Analysis.” Information Society & Media, 24(1): 221-260. [KCI]. 

24. Bae, Young and Byung-Deuk Woo*, “Framing Effects in Surveys for the Acceptance Toward Nuclear Energy and Nuclear Power Plant.” Survey Research, 24(2): 131-156. [KCI].

23. Woo, Byung-Deuk* and Na Kyeong Lee, “An Empirical Assessment of the Effectiveness of Gender Budget Initiatives on Women’s Political Empowerment.” Asian Journal of Women’s Studies, 29(2): 286-306. [SSCI].

22. Bae, Young, Byung-Deuk Woo*, Sungwon Jung, Eunchae Lee, Jiin Lee, Mingu Lee, and Haegyun Park. “The Relationship Between Government Response Speed and Sentiments of Public Complaints: Empirical Evidence From Big Data on Public Complaints in South Korea.” Sage Open, 13(2): 1-14. [SSCI].

21. 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.” Korean Social Science Journal, 50(1): 1-17. [KCI].


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 Item Non-Response 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 the 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]

10. Woo, 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 Rights Treaties." Journal of Contemporary Politics, 15(1): 113-151. [KCI]

8. Lee, Na Kyeong, Jae Mook Lee, and Byung-Deuk Woo*. 2022. “The Link between Public Health Crisis and Presidential Approval: Evidence from the COVID-19 in 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 Relating 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 Addressing Violence Against Women and Women’s Descriptive Representation in Parliaments: 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.

[Before First Decision]

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

Hu, Yue, Yuehong Cassandra Tai, Hyein Ko, Byung-Deuk Woo, and Frederick Solt*, "Support for Democracy is Multidimensional: Why Unidimensional Latent Variable Measures of Democratic Support Are Invalid."

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.


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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