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Scholarly Publications

Renegotiating the World Order: Institutional Change in International Relations

June 2017

Rising powers often seek to reshape the world order, triggering confrontations with those who seek to defend the status quo.

Internal Organizations and Democratization: Testing the Effect of GATT/WTO Membership

April 2003

Does the World Trade Organization promote democracy? A large part of the heated and pro-tracted debate over China?s application for WTO membership revolved around this question.

International Organizations and Democratization: Testing the Effect of GATT/WTO Membership

April 2003

Does the World Trade Organization promote democracy? A large part of the heated and pro-tracted debate over China's application for WTO membership revolved around this question.

Other Publications

After Accession to the WTO: Corn Trade Within China and Between China and the Rest of the World

July 2003

On the eve of accession to the World Trade Organization (WTO), with the aid of border policies, China was the second largest corn exporter in the world.

Trade and Investment Liberalization (TIL) and China's Rural Economy - Section IV

March 2002

The overall goal of our paper is to explore this question of how China's policy will likely respond as the nation enters the WTO. Specifically, we will have three objectives.

Trade and Investment Liberalization (TIL) and China's Rural Economy - section III

March 2002

The overall goal of this section is to understand how WTO will affect the agriculture sector in China. To accomplish this goal we have two specific objectives.

News

Exploring China's formidable cigarette industry

March 2012

How has the cigarette become so integrated into the fabric of everyday life across the People's Republic of China? To get to the heart of this question, a diverse group of experts met Mar.

January 2009 Dispatch - Are Global Protest Movements Becoming Regionalized? The Case Study of the 2008 G8 Summit

January 2009

We are pleased to bring you this month's dispatch in our series of Shorenstein APARC Dispatches. This month's piece "Are Global Protest Movements Becoming Regionalized?

Events

Economic Development in Laos and Vietnam: Growth, Reform, and the WTO

February 6, 2013

The fastest growing economy in the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) is the Lao People's Democratic Republic.

What does China Expect from Global Economic and Environmental Governance? WTO, G20, IMF, GMOs, and Climate Change in a Broader Perspective

October 11, 2010

The Stanford China Program, in cooperation with the Center for East Asian Studies, will host a special series of seminars to examine China as a major political and economic actor on the world stage...

The Challenges of China's ICT Policies

February 2, 2010

Since the inception of reform and opening-up thirty years ago, China has established a record of astonishing economic achievements and is, or will soon be, surpassing Japan as the world's second...

Multimedia

U.S. Trade Representative Michael Froman on the Trans-Pacific Partnership

February 2016

Video and transcript from the event "U.S. Trade Representative Michael Froman on the Trans-Pacific Partnership" on Feb. 16, 2016.

People

Phillip Lipscy Center Fellow Assistant Professor, Political Science