Nahomi Ichino

Research Faculty


Faculty Associate, Center for Political Studies
Assistant Professor of Political Science, LSA


Ph.D. Stanford University, Political Science


Nahomi Ichino’s Website and CV

Department of Political Science
505 S. State St.
5700 Haven Hall
Ann Arbor, MI 48109-1045 United States

Phone: 734–763–9715

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Professor Ichino's research is on ethnic politics, voter behavior, and political parties in developing democracies, with a regional specialization in sub-Saharan Africa. She has a secondary research interest in methodology for comparative politics. Her work has been published in American Political Science Review, American Journal of Political Science, and other outlets. She is a member of EGAP (Experiments in Governance and Politics) and her research in Ghana has been supported by the National Science Foundation.

Selected publications. Please also see Nahomi Ichino’s Curriculum Vitae (CV)...

Glynn, Adam N., and Nahomi Ichino. 2015. "Using Qualitative Information to Improve Causal Inference." American Journal of Political Science 59(4): 1055–71.

Glynn, Adam N., and Nahomi Ichino. 2016. "Increasing Inferential Leverage in the Comparative Method: Placebo Tests in Small-n Research." Sociological Methods and Research 45(3): 598–629.

Ichino, Nahomi, and Noah L. Nathan. 2013. "Crossing the Line: Local Ethnic Geography and Voting in Ghana." American Political Science Review 107(2): 344–61.

Ichino, Nahomi, and Noah L. Nathan. 2013. "Do Primaries Improve Electoral Performance? Evidence from Ghana." American Journal of Political Science 57(2): 428–41.

Ichino, Nahomi, and Noah L. Nathan. 2012. "Primaries on Demand? Intra-Party Politics and Nominations in Ghana." British Journal of Political Science 42(4): 769–91.