EMERSON M.S. NIOU (Ph.D., U. of Texas at Austin, 1987), Professor of Political Science,
specializes in Formal Theory, International Relations, Political Economy, and
East Asian Politics. He is the
co-author of The Balance of Power,
Cambridge University Press, 1989.
His publications in the field of international relations include:
"Less Filling, Tastes Great: The Realist-Neoliberal Debate,"
coauthored with P. C. Ordeshook, World
Politics, January 1994 and "Alliances in Anarchic International
Systems," coauthored with P. C. Ordeshook, International Studies Quarterly, June 1994. In the field of East
Asian politics, his recent publications include: "An Analysis of Dr. Sun
Yet-sen's Self-Assessment Scheme for Land Policy," with G. Tan, Public Choice, December 1993; "Seat
Bonuses under the Single Non-Transferable Vote for Large Parties: Evidence from
Japan and Taiwan," with G. Cox, Comparative
Politics, January 1994; and "Police Patrol vs. Self-Policing: A
Comparative Analysis of the Control Systems Used in the Ex-Soviet Union and the
Communist China," with John Brehm, Journal
of Theoretical Politics, 1996.
His current projects include studies of local self-government in