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Party Building or Noisy Signaling? The Contours of Political Conformity in Chinese Corporate Governance

December 2, 2019

In 2015, Beijing issued a set of Guiding Opinions as part of a program to reform China’s state-owned enterprises (SOEs).

Sentiment, Reason, and Law: Policing in the Republic of China on Taiwan

April 30, 2018

The Republic of China on Taiwan spent nearly four decades as a single-party state under dictatorial rule (1949-1987) before transitioning to liberal democracy.

The AIIB After Two Years

March 22, 2018

For directions to the Jen-Hsun Huang Engineering Center, please click here.The Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank (AIIB) commenced operations on January 16, 2016.

Innovation and Knowledge Industrialization in Catch-up/Post Catch-up Korea: The Current Situation and the Challenges for the Future

January 10, 2018

Keun Lee, winner of the 2014 Schumpeter Prize and a professor of economics at Seoul National University, will explore the Schumpeterian hypothesis that the effectiveness of the national innovation...

U.S.-China Rivalry and the Origins of Taiwan's Developmental State

October 1, 2017

Abstract Scholars have credited a model of state-led capitalism called the developmental state with producing the first wave of the East Asian economic miracle.

China, Trump, and Trade

March 1, 2017

Trade has been a key instrument behind China’s rapid economic growth.

Globalization, Innovation, and Culture in Korea

April 22, 2016

The 8th Annual Koret WorkshopSouth Korea has become an economic powerhouse, but faces multiple challenges.

Masahiko Aoki Memorial Conference

December 4, 2015

The Shorenstein Asia-Pacific Research Center (APARC) Japan Program with the Freeman Spogli Institute of International Studies (FSI) as well as the Stanford Graduate School of Business, the Stanford...

U.S.-China Relations and the 'Re-balance' to Asia

June 3, 2014

The Obama administration’s “rebalance” to Asia is about much more than China’s rise and changing role in the region, but US-China relations are an integral part of the new policy and the way it is...

Vetting Candidates in Korean Elections: Traditional Media and the Rise of Social Media

May 16, 2014

South Korea ranks second globally in smart phone ownership, and among larger countries its Internet penetration rate ties Germany for second place.

The ABCD Framework of K-Strategy: The Secret to Korea's Success

May 7, 2014

Economists and business scholars have long tried to construct theoretical models that can explain economic growth and development in emerging economies, but Western models have not always been...

Journalism and Democracy in Korea: The First Year Presidential Jinx

May 2, 2014

South Korean voters have chosen six presidents since the country’s democratization in 1987.

Leniency in Chinese Criminal Law? Everyday Justice in Henan

April 29, 2014

In recent years Chinese courts, in particular those in Henan Province, have begun to place a vast quantity of court options online.

Imagining Xi Jinping's China in 2023: Is a New Type of Great Power Relationship Possible Between the U.S. and China

April 16, 2014

Mr. Rudd served as Australia’s 26th Prime Minister from 2007 to 2010, then as Foreign Minister from 2010 to 2012, before returning to the Prime Ministership in 2013. As Prime Minister, Mr.

What Explains Indonesia’s Defense Transformation? Beyond Democratic Reform and the “China Threat”

April 16, 2014

Since the democratization of Indonesia began in 1998, the country’s military has been undergoing major change.

The Future of the US-Japan Alliance

April 2, 2014

WE ARE AT FULL CAPACITY - PLEASE ARRIVE EARLY FOR A SEAT The US-Japan alliance is the longest, most stable, and most indispensable alliance in the modern history of East Asia.  It has served as the...

Burma's Democracy: How Real?

March 6, 2014

The opening up of Myanmar (Burma) and the steps undertaken taken toward political reform in that formerly isolated dictatorship have been among Asia's most dramatic and least expected events.  But...

Historical Injustice and Territorial Disputes in East Asia

March 5, 2014

There are four serious island disputes in East Asia: from north to south, the Southern Kurile dispute (Russia vs. Japan), the Liancourt dispute (two Koreas vs.

Dealing with North Korea's Nuclear Ambitions – A New Approach Needed?

February 21, 2014

This is a keynote speech open to the public during the Sixth Annual Koret Conference on "Engaging North Korea: Projects, Challenges, and Prospects." The North Korean nuclear threat has now been...

Abenomics: Evaluation of the First Year

February 7, 2014

A year has passed since the Japanese government embarked on the new economic policy package called “Abenomics” with three “arrows”: aggressive monetary easing, flexible fiscal policy, and a growth...

Chinese Military Aerospace and Maritime Development: Short-Range Tailwinds, Long-Range Headwinds

January 28, 2014

By any measure, China’s economy and defense budget are second only to those of the United States.

A War of Words: Allied Captivity and Swiss Neutrality in the Pacific, 1941-1945

January 27, 2014

This talk explores the work of Swiss diplomats and Red Cross delegates to explain the experience of Allied POWs and civilian internees in the Pacific War.

Research Presentation - Corporate Affiliate Visiting Fellows

November 19, 2013

Il Rae Cho, "Preparing Financially for Aging and Retirement" Recently, many issues related to aging have become more serious in both economic and social aspects all over the world.

People

Xueguang Zhou Senior Fellow Professor, Sociology
Portrait of Kenji Kushida Kenji E. Kushida Research Scholar at APARC
Portrait of David M. Lampton David M. Lampton Research Scholar at APARC
Portrait of Jennifer Choo Jennifer Choo Associate Director, China Program
Lisa Lee Program Coordinator, Asia Health Policy Program and Southeast Asia Program