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Gene Park

Associate Professor of Political Science

Los Angeles, CA, UNITED STATES

Bellarmine College of Liberal Arts

Publications

Image for publication on Deficits and Debt in Industrialized Democracies (Routledge Research in Comparative Politics)Image for publication on Spending Without Taxation: FILP and the Politics of Public Finance in Japan (Studies of the Walter H. Shorenstein Asia-Pacific Research Center)Image for publication on Taming Japan's Deflation: The Debate over Unconventional Monetary Policy (Cornell Studies in Money)

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Biography

Dr. Park’s research interests include comparative and international political economy; Japanese foreign policy and politics; and the politics of monetary policy, public spending and taxation. He also has a broad interest in East Asian security. His most recent co-authored book is Taming Japan's Deflation, The Debate over Unconventional Monetary Policy (Cornell University Press, 2018). An earlier book, Spending without Taxation, FILP and Politics of Public Finance, was published in 2011 (Stanford University Press). Dr. Park received a B.A. in Philosophy from Swarthmore College and Ph.D. in Political Science from University of California Berkeley. He is an avid tennis player.

Education

University of California at Berkeley

Ph.D., Political Science

2007

University of California at Berkeley

M.A., City and Regional Planning

1997

Swarthmore College

B.A., Philosophy

1993

Areas of Expertise

Political ScienceInternational RelationsPolitical Dynamics of East AsiaPolitics of GlobalizationRivalry and Cooperation in Asia

Industry Expertise

  • Education/Learning
  • International Affairs
  • Political Organization

Affiliations

  • The Japanese Political Economy
  • Journal of Japanese Studies

Languages

  • English
  • Japanese