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Assistant Professor, S. Rajaratnam School of International Studies (RSIS), Nanyang Technological University, Singapore, 2022 - present
Ph.D. Political Science, University of Rochester, 2022
Dissertation Title: "International Influences on Authoritarian Survival"
Dissertation Committee: John Duggan (Chair), Randall Stone (Co-chair), Gretchen Helmke, Jack Paine
M.A. Political Science, University of Rochester, 2018
M.A. Economics, Stony Brook University, 2015
B.B.A. Global Business and Information System, Hong Kong University of Science and Technology (HKUST), 2012
Gao, Jacque. “Investment with Insecure Property Rights: Capital Outflow Openness under Dictatorship.” The Review of International Organizations 17.3 (2022): 569-595.
Gao, Jacque. “On Runoff Elections and Plurality Voting: Information Revelation under Divided Majority.” Homo Oeconomicus (2022): 1-9.
Gao, Jacque. “Democratization in the Shadow of Globalization.” International Organization 75.3 (2021): 698-734.
Gao, Jacque. “Solving the Guardianship Dilemma by War.” Journal of Theoretical Politics 33.4 (2021): 455-474.
Duggan, John, and Jacque Gao. “Lobbying as a Multidimensional Tug of War.” Social Choice and Welfare 54.1 (2020): 141-166.
Gao, Jacque, and Yu Mei. “Delegation in International Organizations: United States and the UN Peacekeeping Operations”
Gao, Jacque, and Yu Mei. “Democracy, Development, and Multilateralism: A Strategic Model of Vote Buying in the UN Security Council”
Gao, Jacque. “The FDI Liberalization Dilemma: Balancing Insider and Outsider Threats”
Selected Work in Progress
Gao, Jacque, and Randall Stone. “Paying Respect: The International Politics of China’s State Visits”
Gao, Jacque, and Evan Resnick. “Inducing Signals of Loyalty at the Risk of Entanglement.”
Chen, Frederick, and Jacque Gao. “Property Rights, Working Class, and the Demand for FDI.”
"China-US Economic Rivalry: Implications for Southeast Asia.'' RSIS Commentary, 27 April 2023.
G. Bingham Powell, “Ideological Representation: Achieved and Astray.” Cambridge University Press, 2019
Jack Paine, “The Coup-Repression Dilemma: Balancing Dual Military Agency Problem.” Summer 2018
Lynda Powell, “Legislative Bipartisanship: Explaining Variation in Cross-Party Coalition Building Activity in the 99 State Legislative Chambers.” 2017 - 2019
Fellowships and Awards
W. Allen Wallis Institute of Political Economy Fellowship, 2018 - 2019
Dean’s List, School of Business and Management, HKUST, Fall 2011
Midwest Political Science Association Annual Meeting (2021)
Southern Political Science Association Annual Meeting (2019, 2021)
American Political Science Association Annual Meeting (2019)
2022: Chinese University of Hong Kong (Shenzhen), Nanyang Technological University
2021: Princeton University, Florida State University
2020: Bilkent University
Junior Scholar Symposia, Virtual Formal Theory Workshop (2020)
Workshop on Comparative Political Selection, National School of Development, Peking University (2019)
Emory-Duke-Rochester Political Economy Graduate Research Conference (2019)
University of Rochester
Instructor, PSC 401 Math Fundamentals for Political Science (graduate level)
Teaching Assistant, PSC 407 Mathematical Modeling (graduate level)
Teaching Assistant, PSC 267 Identity, Ethnicity and Nationalism
Teaching Assistant, PSC 251 Authoritarianism
Teaching Assistant, PSC 107 Introduction to Positive Political Theory
Teaching Assistant, PSC 101 Introduction to Comparative Politics
Stony Brook University
Teaching Assistant, ECO 303 Intermediate Microeconomics
Teaching Assistant, ECO 108 Introduction to Economics
University and Department Service
Nanyang Technological University
Moderator, RSIS-WTO Parliamentarian Workshop, 2023
University of Rochester
Coordinator, American Politics Working Group, University of Rochester, 2016 – 2017
International Organization, Chinese Journal of International Politics, Mathematical Social Sciences, British Journal of Political Science
R, Stata, Python, Matlab, ArcGIS, VBA, SQL, Microsoft Office, LATEX
English (fluent), Chinese (native)