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Scholarly Publications

Catch Up: Why Poor Countries Are Becoming Richer, Democratic, Increasingly Peaceable, and Sometimes More Dangerous

August 1999

Why Poor Countries Are Becoming Richer, Democratic, Increasingly Peaceable, and Sometimes More Dangerous It is easy to be confused about the world’s prospect.

East Asian Military Security Dynamics

February 1995

In comparison with the postwar decades from 1945 to 1990, East Asian prospects for peaceful stability and economic growth have never been better.

Korea: The Achilles' Heel of the U.S.-Japan Alliance

May 1997

This discussion focuses on U.S.-Japan and U.S.-Korea relations and how the two interact.

Other Publications

Asian Policy Challenges for the Next President

August 2008

In a few short months, a new U.S. administration will take office in Washington. It will inherit adecent hand to play in Asia. The region is not currently in crisis.

Abe and Putin May Finally End World War II Next Week

December 2016

A hot springs summit between Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe and Russian President Vladimir Putin might solve the 70-year dispute over an isolated string of islands that Russian and Japanese...

The North Korean Missile Test Pushes Xi and Putin Closer

July 2017

The most dangerous impact of North Korea’s long-range missile test this past week may not have been the one in the Sea of Japan, felt in Washington, Seoul and Tokyo.

News

What is the Valley's Future?

January 2004

As the region begins to emerge from a brutal recession, questions haunt the Valley. Will the jobs come back? Will we be able to maintain our global leadership in technology?

Not Quite the World's Silicon Valley

February 2004

APARC's Rafiq Dossani comments on offshoring U.S. jobs to India, the so-called "reverse brain drain."

Events

Regional Decentralization and Fiscal Incentives: Federalism, Chinese Style

April 1, 1999

Qian investigates decentralization and fiscal incentives in the central-provincial relationship during China's reform.

The State, Industrialization and Social Consequences: The Emergence of Neo-Familism in South Korea

April 8, 1999

The talk deals with the affects of state-led industrialization on social formation in South Korea.

The Chinese Revolution and the Making of the Modern People's Liberation Army

April 18, 2000

John Wilson Lewis, William Haas Professor Emeritus of Chinese Politics at Stanford University, is one the founders of the field of contemporary China studies.

Projects

Korea Program

Shorenstein APARC's Korean Studies Program, begun in September 2000 and led by Gi-Wook Shin, features weekly luncheon seminars on Korea-related issues, from war reporting to health care to...
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Social Stratification in China during an Era of Transition

In collaboration with sociologists at the University of California, Los Angeles, and the People's University of China in Beijing, Professor Andrew Walder has worked to design and field a nationally...
English

China's Quest for Independent Innovation

No longer satisfied with China's role as the "world's factory", Chinese government leaders have launched a campaign for 2010 focused on "independent innovation".
English

Multimedia

Enhancing South Korea's Security: The U.S. Alliance and Beyond

March 2009

Two decades ago, South Korea appeared on the path to greatly increased security. The Cold War was ending, fundamentally improving South Korea’s regional security environment.

U.S., China and Russia: Relations between the World's Great Powers

July 2017

Video from the Richard Nixon Foundation panel discussion, "U.S., China and Russia: Relations between the World's Great Powers," on July 27, 2017 with Karl Eikenberry, Thomas Fingar, David Holloway and Kathryn Stoner.