- Moser, Robert G., and Ethan Scheiner. 2012. Electoral Systems and Political Context: How the Effects of Rules Vary Across New and Established Democracies. New York: Cambridge University Press.
- Info on Scheiner, Ethan. 2006. Democracy Without Competition in Japan: Opposition Failure in a One-Party Dominant State. New York: Cambridge University Press. Can also purchase here.
- Ferree, Karen E., G. Bingham Powell, and Ethan Scheiner. 2014. "Context, Electoral Rules, and Party Systems." Annual Review of Political Science 17:421–39.
- Ferree, Karen E., G. Bingham Powell, and Ethan Scheiner. 2013. "How Context Shapes the Effects of Electoral Rules." Perspectives on Politics 11:810-814.
- "When Do Interest Groups Contact Bureaucrats Rather than Politicians? Evidence on Fire Alarms and Smoke Detectors from Japan." Japanese Journal of Political Science 14:283-304.
- Lipscy, Phillip Y., and Ethan Scheiner. 2012. “Japan under the DPJ: The Paradox of Political Change without Policy Change.” Journal of East Asian Studies 12:311-322.
- Scheiner, Ethan. 2012. “The Electoral System and Japan’s Partial Transformation: Party System Consolidation without Policy Realignment” Journal of East Asian Studies 12:351-379.
- Reed, Steven R., Ethan Scheiner, and Michael F. Thies. 2012. “The End of LDP Dominance and the Rise of Party-Oriented Politics in Japan.” Journal of Japanese Studies 38:353-376.
- Milazzo, Caitlin, and Ethan Scheiner. 2011. “When Do You Follow the (National) Leader? Party Switching by Subnational Legislators in Japan.” Electoral Studies 30:148-161.
- Scheiner, Ethan, and Filippo Tronconi. 2011. “Unanticipated Consequences of Electoral Reform in Italy and Japan." Pp. 95-112 in A Natural Experiment on Electoral Law Reform: Evaluating the Long Run Consequences of 1990s Electoral Reform in Italy and Japan, Daniela Giannetti and Bernard Grofman (eds.). New York: Springer.
- Scheiner, Ethan, and Michio Muramatsu. 2009. “The Slow Government Response to Japan’s Bank Crisis: A New Interpretation." In Political Change in Japan: Electoral Behavior, Party Realignment, and the Koizumi Reforms, edited by Steven R. Reed, Kenneth Mori McElwain, and Kay Shimizu. Stanford/Washington, D.C.: Walter H. Shorenstein Asia-Pacific Research Center Books.
- Moser, Robert G., and Ethan Scheiner. 2009. “Strategic Voting in Established and New Democracies: Ticket Splitting in Mixed-Member Electoral Systems.” Electoral Studies 28:51-61.
- Desposato, Scott, and Ethan Scheiner. 2008. “Governmental Centralization and Party Affiliation: Legislator Strategies in Brazil and Japan.” American Political Science Review 102:509-524.
- Scheiner, Ethan. 2008. “Does Electoral System Reform Work? Electoral System Lessons from Reforms of the 1990s.” Annual Review of Political Science 11:161-81.
- Campbell, John C., and Ethan Scheiner. 2008. “Fragmentation and Power: Reconceptualizing Policy Making under Japan’s 1955 System.” Japanese Journal of Political Science 9:89-113.
- Baker, Andy, and Ethan Scheiner. 2007. “Electoral System Effects and Ruling Party Dominance in Japan: A Counterfactual Simulation Based on Adaptive Parties.” Electoral Studies 26:477-91.
- Scheiner, Ethan. 2007. “Clientelism in Japan: The Importance and Limits of Institutional Explanations” In Herbert Kitschelt and Steven I. Wilkinson (eds.), Patrons, Clients, and Policies: Patterns of Democratic Accountability and Political Competition. New York: Cambridge University Press.
- Scheiner, Ethan. 2005. “Pipelines of Pork: A Model of Local Opposition Party Failure.” Comparative Political Studies 38:799-823.
- Moser, Robert G., and Ethan Scheiner. 2005. “Strategic Ticket Splitting and the Personal Vote in Mixed-Member Electoral Systems.” Legislative Studies Quarterly 30:259-276.
- Moser, Robert G., and Ethan Scheiner. 2004. “Mixed Electoral Systems and Electoral System Effects: Controlled Comparison and Cross-National Analysis.” Electoral Studies 23:575-599.
- Baker, Andy and Ethan Scheiner. 2004. “Adaptive Parties: Party Strategic Capacity under Japanese SNTV.” Electoral Studies 23:251-278.
- Reed, Steven R., and Ethan Scheiner. 2003. “Electoral Incentives and Policy Preferences: Mixed Motives behind Party Defections in Japan.” British Journal of Political Science 33:469-490.
- Scheiner, Ethan. 2003. “Political Realignment in Nagano: Hata Tsutomu and the New Opposition Challenge the LDP.” In Steven R. Reed, (ed.), Japanese Electoral Politics: Creating a New Party System, pp. 67-83. London and New York: Routledge Curzon.
- McKean, Margaret A., and Ethan Scheiner. 2000. “Japan’s New Electoral System: La plus ça change...” Electoral Studies 19:447-477.
- Scheiner, Ethan. 1999. “Urban Outfitters: City-Based Strategies and Success in Postwar Japanese Politics.” Electoral Studies 18:179-198.
"Popular" Press Publications
- Reed, Steven R., Ethan Scheiner, and Michael F. Thies. 2009. "New Ballgame in Politics: Party-centered, more volatile." The Oriental Economist (October Volume 77, No. 10), pp. 8-9.
- Analysis of the 2004 Japanese House of Councillors Election appeared in Japanese as “Minshutô ha ‘Sôsenkyo’ de kateru no ka.” Foresight Magazine (8/21/04-9/17/04, Issue 9), pp. 70-71.
- Analysis of the 2003 Japanese House of Representatives Election appeared in Japanese as “Kono mama de ha seiken kôtai ha jitsugen shinai.” Foresight Magazine (12/20/03-1/16/04, Issue1), pp. 74-75.