In Song Kim receives Michael Wallerstein Award

MIT Political Science

In Song Kim, Assistant Professor in Political Science

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We are pleased to announce that Assistant Professor In Song Kim, has been selected by the Political Economy section of APSA, to receive this year’s Michael Wallerstein Award for the best published article in political economy in 2017. 

Professor Kim won for his American Political Science Review article, "Political Cleavages within Industry: Firm-level Lobbying for Trade Liberalization," and will receive the award at this year’s APSA annual meeting in Boston. The Michael Wallerstein Award is given for the best published article in Political Economy in the previous calendar year.

Professor Kim's research interests include International Political Economy, Formal and Quantitative Methodology. He is currently developing methods for dimension reduction and visualization to investigate how the structure of international trade around the globe has evolved over time. Kim is also a core member of the Political Methodology Lab, advancing new computational and analytical research, with the help of its own, high-performance computing cluster.

Read his APSR article, and explore more at his LobbyView website.