Eastern Europe

Scholarly Publications

Welfare, Choice and Solidarity in Transition: Reforming the Health Sector in Eastern Europe

December 2000

Reform of the welfare sector is an important yet difficult challenge for countries in transition from socialist central planning to market-oriented democracies.


US-China relations headed for “scratchy time,” says Oksenberg lecturer

June 2014

Kenneth Lieberthal of The Brookings Institution delivered the annual Oksenberg Lecture on U.S.-China relations at Shorenstein APARC on June 3.

Five foreign policy questions for Obama and Romney

October 2012

With the third and final debate between President Obama and Mitt Romney set to focus on foreign policy, researchers from the Freeman Spogli Institute ask the questions they want answered and...

Appointment of 2010-2011 Pantech Fellow in Korean Studies Program

April 2010

The Korean Studies Program of the Walter H. Shorenstein Asia-Pacific Research Center (APARC) is pleased to announce that Mr. John Everard will join the Center for the 2010-2011 academic year.


Mass Political Killing: Causes, Patterns and Moral Implications

January 29, 2014

Part II: Asia in the World Series The causes and moral implications of genocidal mass killings have, in the past couple of decades, become a major area of scholarly as well as popular debate and...

The Past And Future Of The World Economy: The Causes And Consequences of Industrial Cycles

January 22, 2014

Part I: Asia in the World Series Since the start of the Industrial Revolution the world economy has gone through a set of stages, or cycles, each defined by its leading centers, its major...

The Political Economy of Engagement: The North Korean Case

October 21, 2013

We have ample examples of efforts to “engage” adversaries, from Willy Brandt’s Ostpolitik to Kissinger’s conception of détente and Kim Dae Jung’s Sunshine policy.