• Cheon, A. Fueling State Capitalism: How Domestic Politics Shapes Foreign Investments of National Oil Companies. Oxford University Press, 2023. [Publication]
  • Cheon, A. and Urpelainen, J. Activism and the Fossil Fuel Industry. Routledge, 2018. [Publication]


  • Pischedda, C. and Cheon, A. “Does Plausible Deniability Work? Assessing the Effectiveness of Anonymous Coercive Bargaining in the Ukraine War.” Forthcoming at Contemporary Security Policy. [Publication]
  • Cheon, A., Kang, S., and Ramachandran, S. “Determinants of Environmental Conflict: When Do Communities Mobilize against Fossil Fuel Production?” Journal of Conflict Resolution 65.7-8 (2021): 1308-1336. [SSRN] [Publication]
  • Cheon, A. “Developing Global Champions: Why National Oil Companies Expand Abroad.” Economics and Politics 31.3 (2019): 403-427. [SSRN] [Publication] [E-IR]
  • Cheon, A. and Urpelainen, J. “Escaping Oil’s Stranglehold: When Do States Invest in Energy Security?” Journal of Conflict Resolution 59.6 (2015): 953-983. [ResearchGate] [Publication]
  • Cheon, A., Lackner, M., and Urpelainen, J. “Instruments of Political Control: National Oil Companies, Oil Prices, and Petroleum Subsidies.” Comparative Political Studies 48.3 (2015): 370-402. [SSRN] [Publication]
  • Cheon, A. and Urpelainen, J. “How Do Competing Special Interests Influence Environmental Policy? The Case of Renewable Electricity in Industrialized Democracies, 1989–2007.” Political Studies 61.4 (2013): 874-897. [ResearchGate] [Publication]
  • Cheon, A., Urpelainen, J., and Lackner, M. “Why Do Governments Subsidize Gasoline Consumption? An Empirical Analysis of Global Gasoline Prices, 2002–2009.” Energy Policy 56 (2013): 382-390. [ResearchGate] [Publication]
  • Cheon, A. and Urpelainen, J. “Oil Prices and Energy Technology Innovation: An Empirical Analysis.” Global Environmental Change 22.2 (2012): 407-417, research highlighted in Contestabile, M. “Technology: Driving Energy Innovation.” Nature Climate Change 2.3 (2012): 146. [ResearchGate] [Publication]

Other Publications

  • Cheon, A. “Anti-Fossil Fuel Movements.” The Wiley-Blackwell Encyclopedia of Social and Political Movements (2nd edition), edited by Snow, D.A., Porta, D., Klandermans, B., and McAdam, D., Blackwell Publishing, 2022. [Publication]
  • Cheon, A. “Advocacy, Social Movements, and Climate Change.” Handbook of U.S. Environmental Policy, edited by Konisky, D., Edward Elgar Publishing, 2020, 315-327. [Publication]
  • Benes, K., Cheon, A., Urpelainen, J., and Yang, J. “Low Oil Prices: An Opportunity for Fuel Subsidy Reform.” Policy Paper for Center on Global Energy Policy, Columbia University, 2015. [Publication]