The Tokyo Foundation for Policy Research


The Tokyo Foundation for Policy Research


尾野 嘉邦/Yoshikuni Ono


Yoshikuni Ono

Last updated : June 08, 2023

Professor, Faculty of Political Science and Economics, Waseda University

Areas of Expertise
  • Political behavior
  • gender stereotypes
  • immigration
  • legislative politics
  • Japanese politics

He received his PhD in political science from the University of Michigan in 2010. After working as a lecturer at the Graduate School of International Relations, International University of Japan, and as an associate professor and professor at the Graduate School of Law, Tohoku University, he is currently a professor in the Faculty of Political Science and Economics, Waseda University. He is also a faculty fellow at the Research Institute of Economy, Trade, and Industry.

Research Program
Evidence-Based Policy Research Leading to the Promotion of a Gender-Equal Society

Select Publications

Yoshikuni Ono and Michael A. Zilis. (forthcoming). “Do Americans Perceive Diverse Judges as Inherently Biased?” Politics, Groups, and Identities.

Yoshikuni Ono and Michael A. Zilis. (forthcoming). “Ascriptive Characteristics and Perceptions of Impropriety in the Rule of Law: Race, Gender, and Public Assessments of Whether Judges Can Be Impartial.” American Journal of Political Science.

Endra Iraman, Yoshikuni Ono, and Makoto Kakinaka. (forthcoming). “Tax Compliance and Social Desirability Bias of Taxpayers: Experimental Evidence from Indonesia.” Journal of Public Policy.

Barry C. Burden and Yoshikuni Ono. (2020). “Ignorance is Bliss? Age, Misinformation, and Support for Women’s Representation.” Public Opinion Quarterly, 84(4): 838-859.

Yoshikuni Ono and Masahiro Yamada. (2020). “Do Voters Prefer Gender Stereotypic Candidates? Evidence from a Conjoint Survey Experiment in Japan.” Political Science Research and Methods, 8 (3)477-492.

Yoshikuni Ono and Barry C. Burden. (2019). “The Contingent Effects of Candidate Sex on Voter Choice.” Political Behavior, 41 (3): 583-607.

Barry C. Burden, Yoshikuni Ono, and Masahiro Yamada. (2017). “Reassessing Public Support for a Female President.” Journal of Politics, 79 (3): 1073 – 1078.

Yoshikuni Ono. (2012). “Portfolio Allocation as Leadership Strategy: Intraparty Bargaining in Japan.” American Journal of Political Science, 56 (3): 553 – 567.

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