Trade

Scholarly Publications

Adjusted Estimates of the United States-China Trade Balances: 1995-2002

May 2002

In a series of papers (Fung & Lau, 1996, 1998, 2001), we have argued that neither the U.S. nor the Chinese bilateral trade balance data are accurate.

The China-United States Bilateral Trade Balance: How Big Is It Really?

April 1996

There are huge discrepancies between the official Chinese and U.S. estimates of the bilateral trade balance.

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 Liberalization, Rising Imports and China's Food Economy: The Case of Soybeans

January 1900

In our report, our overall goal is to understand how soybean trade policy changes and changes in soybean trade flows that China has experienced between 1997 and 2003 have affected China's producers...

News

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.

Donald K. Emmerson: U.S. Focus on Terrorism Ignores Asia's Wider Needs

December 2003

President Bush's week-long swing through six Asian nations is long overdue.

Old 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;...

Is the Korean Economy Recovering from the 1997 Currency Crisis?

May 13, 1999

Before becoming the Governor of the Bank of Korea in 1995, Mr.

Germany and Japan: Stalled on the Road to the Liberal Market Model?

October 1, 1999

In the space of ten short years, Germany and Japan have gone from paragons of economic success to models of political paralysis.

Projects

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?
English

Research on the Chinese and Asian Economies

Under the leadership of Professor Lawrence Lau, APARC continued in 2000-2001 to do research that examines the sources of economic growth in the East Asian region and puts forth policy...
English

East Asian Economics

Professor Ronald I.
English

Multimedia

The Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) — A New Order for the Asia-Pacific?

October 2015

Audio and transcript from the event "The Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) -- A New Order for the Asia-Pacific?" with Stanford scholars Donald Emmerson, Thomas Fingar, Daniel Sneider and Kathleen Stephens.After several years of tough negotiations,...

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.

America's Pacific Future is Happening Now

April 2016

Audio from "America's Pacific Future is Happening Now," remarks from Daniel Russel, Assistant Secretary of State for East Asian and Pacific Affairs, U.S. Department of State, and a Q&A with Ambassador Karl Eikenberry, on April 21.

People

Enze Han Enze Han Visiting Scholar at APARC, Lee Kong Chian NUS-Stanford Fellow, 2021-2022