Foreign Policy

Scholarly Publications

Against Us or with Us? The Chinese Perspective of America's Alliances with Japan and Korea

May 1998

China’s attitude toward the U.S.-Japan and U.S.-Korea alliances, particularly the former, has drawn a lot of attention in the post–Cold War era.

China and the U.S.-Japan and U.S.-Korea Alliances in a Changing Northeast Asia

June 1999

The American security alliances with Japan and South Korea have been a major concern of China’s foreign and defense policies.

China's Foreign Economic Relations

May 1997

Other Publications

Addressing the North Korea Nuclear Challenge

April 2003

North Korea's renewed bid for nuclear weapons poses an urgent, serious foreign policy challenge to the United States.

Future Of Bay Area Jobs

July 2004

In the last two decades the Bay Area economy has seen jobs move out of the region to domestic and overseas locations, in search of lower costs and markets.

Korean Food, Korean Identity: The Impact of Globalization on Korean Agriculture

December 2005

One of the few ways to get a taste of North Korea, short of leaping through numerous hoops to get a visa to visit the country, is to eat cold noodles (naengmyen).

News

National Commission on U.S.-Indonesian Relations Recommends Five-year U.S. Program Worth $1 billion

October 2003

APARC, the National Bureau of Asian Research (NBR), and the U.S.-Indonesia Society (USINDO) on October 16 released a report from the National Commission on U.S.-Indonesian Relations that assesses...

Interview with Rafiq Dossani in Silicon Valley Biz Ink

September 2003

Silicon Valley BizInk spoke to APARC Senior Research Scholar %people1% about his current hot-button work on the offshoring of business practices (BPO) to India.

Events

Recent Shocks: The Repositioning of Southeast Asian Urban Regions: Winners and Losers

March 4, 1999

Southeast Asia has been buffeted by several shocks and momentous events over the last two years, in particular the economic recession which started in July 1997; the return of Hong Kong to China;...

Silicon Valley's New Immigrant Entrepreneurs: Local and Global Networks

October 5, 1999

Foreign-born engineers are a significant and fast growing presence in Silicon Valley.

250 Million to One: Does Globalization Help or Hurt Child Laborers?

October 14, 1999

Nike products, soccer balls, carpets, orange juice, garments, coffee beans--Consumer activists, labor unions and students have launched boycotts and protests against imports that have allegedly...

Projects

Stanford Program on Regions of Innovation and Entrepreneurship (SPRIE)

The Stanford Program on Regions of Innovation and Entrepreneurship (SPRIE), in collaboration with its more than seventy research affiliates in seven countries, continues to describe and analyze...
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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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Causes of Japan's Economic Stagnation

Why has Japan's economy, once the envy of the world, fallen on such hard times, and why has recovery taken so long?
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Multimedia

The United States and China: A President's Perspective

May 2002

As 39th President of the United States, Jimmy Carter's significant foreign-policy accomplishments included the Panama Canal treaties; the strategic arms limitation treaty (SALT II) signed with Soviet president Leonid Brezhnev; the Camp David...

One Year After Japan’s 3/11 Disaster: Reforming Japan’s Energy Sector, Governance, and Economy

February 2012

In the year following Japan’s 3/11 triple disaster of the Tohoku earthquake, tsunami, and Fukushima nuclear incident, fundamental issues in Japan’s political economy are being debated.

One Year After Japan’s 3/11 Disaster: Reforming Japan’s Energy Sector, Governance, and Economy

February 2012

In the year following Japan’s 3/11 triple disaster of the Tohoku earthquake, tsunami, and Fukushima nuclear incident, fundamental issues in Japan’s political economy are being debated.

People

Portrait of Gi-Wook Shin Gi-Wook Shin Senior Fellow Professor, Sociology
Headshot of Thomas Fingar Thomas Fingar Lecturer at APARC
Portrait of David M. Lampton David M. Lampton Research Scholar at APARC
Portrait of Kenji Kushida Kenji E. Kushida Research Scholar at APARC
Sung Andrew Kim Visiting Scholar at APARC
Robert R. King Visiting Scholar at APARC
Kristen Lee Executive Assistant to Professor Gi-Wook Shin