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Dr. Jaemin Shim

Jaemin Shim

Korea-Europe Programme

Institute of Korean Studies

Freie Universität Berlin

Postdoctoral Fellow

Otto-von-Simson-Str. 11
14195 Berlin

Jaemin Shim is a Korea-Europe Programme postdoctoral research fellow at the Institute of Korean Studies, Freie Universität Berlin. Prior to the current position, he was a Fritz-Thyssen postdoctoral research fellow at the German Institute of Global and Area Studies (GIGA) and a Japan Society for the Promotion of Science (JSPS) postdoctoral research fellow at the University of Tokyo. His primary research interests lie in democratic representation, comparative welfare states, gender and legislative politics and mixed methods. He holds an MPhil and a DPhil in politics at the University of Oxford and completed a B.A. in public administration from Korea University. His works have appeared or are forthcoming in Democratization, Parliamentary Affairs, Journal of Women, Politics and Policy, and Journal of International and Comparative Social Policy.

Refereed Journal Publications

Shim, Jaemin and Sergiu Gherghina (forthcoming). Measuring the Mass-Elite
Preference Congruence: Findings from a Meta-Analysis and Introduction to the Symposium,
European Political Science.

Shim, Jaemin (forthcoming). Gender and Politics in Northeast Asia: Legislative Patterns of Female Legislators in Korea and Taiwan, Journal of Women, Politics & Policy

Shim, Jaemin (2020). Gender Politics and Legislative Networks in Taiwan: An Analysis of Women-Bill
Co-Sponsorship and Bill Success, Parliamentary Affairs, online first

Shim, Jaemin (2020). Left is Right and Right is Left? Partisan Difference on Social Welfare and Particularistic Benefits in South Korea, Japan, and Taiwan, Journal of International and Comparative Social Policy, 36 (1): 25-41

Shim, Jaemin (2019). The Legislature and Agenda Politics of Social Welfare: A Comparative Analysis of Authoritarian and Democratic Regimes in South Korea, Democratization, 26 (7): 1235-1255


Book Chapters and Others

Shim, Jaemin (forthcoming). Social Investment in East Asia: The Politics of Agenda-Setting in the Media and Legislature, Garritzmann, J, Hausermann, S, and Palier, B. (eds),
The World Politics of Social Investment, Oxford University Press

Shim, Jaemin (forthcoming). Book Review of “Democracy under Threat” by Munshi, S. (eds),
Czech Sociological Review
, 56 (3)

Shim, Jaemin (2018). Mind the Gap! Comparing Gender Politics in Japan and Taiwan.
GIGA Focus Asia, (05).