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Economic Development in Laos and Vietnam: Growth, Reform, and the WTO

February 6, 2013

The fastest growing economy in the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) is the Lao People's Democratic Republic.

What does China Expect from Global Economic and Environmental Governance? WTO, G20, IMF, GMOs, and Climate Change in a Broader Perspective

October 11, 2010

The Stanford China Program, in cooperation with the Center for East Asian Studies, will host a special series of seminars to examine China as a major political and economic actor on the world stage...

The Challenges of China's ICT Policies

February 2, 2010

Since the inception of reform and opening-up thirty years ago, China has established a record of astonishing economic achievements and is, or will soon be, surpassing Japan as the world's second...

The United States and Asia's Newest Tiger: Trade, Aid and Governance in Vietnam

October 2, 2007

Vietnam has become the newest "Asian tiger." The US played a leading role in negotiating Vietnam's January 2007 entry into the World Trade Organization and the 2001 US-Vietnam Bilateral Trade...

Maid to Order in Post-1997 Hong Kong: Stories of Indonesian Workers?

January 27, 2006

The profile of foreign domestic workers in Hong Kong has changed in significant ways since Hong Kong's reunification with the People's Republic of China in 1997, the Asian financial crisis of the...

The Korean Peninsula: China's Opportunity or Challenge?

November 10, 2005

This symposium will offer an in depth look at the linkages and disconnects between China and the Koreas.

The Political Economy of the Korea-Japan Free Trade Arrangement: A Korean Perspective

June 2, 2004

In the aftermath of the Asian economic crisis and the Chinese accession to the WTO, the East Asian countries that have up until now been ambivalent towards regional trade integration have recently...

U.S.-China Trade Relations: Perspectives on the China Semiconductor VAT Case, Chinese Wireless LAN Encryption Standard, and IP Protection

May 21, 2004

Paul Neureiter has been intimately involved in the China semiconductor Value Added Tax case that was recently filed with the WTO.

A Perspective on the Development of Cross-Strait Economic Relations Post-Taiwan Presidential Election

April 13, 2004

Mr. Siew began his civil service career at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs in 1962. He was soon appointed vice consul at the ROC?s Consulate General in Kuala Lumpur and then appointed Consul.

Fostering Democracy or Strengthening Authoritarianism: The National Security Implications of Trading with China

March 5, 2003

C. Richard D'Amato is the vice chairman of the U.S.-China Security Review Commission, a commission established by Congress to review the national security implications of U.S.

Regional Advantage: The Non-Silicon Valley Way

February 6, 2003

This seminar is part 1 of SPRIE's 5-part series on "Greater China: Entrepreneurial Leaders."For a long time, researchers have asked whether the success of Silicon Valley can be replicated elsewhere...

Land Management Reform in Asia: From the National to the Sub-national

April 9, 2002

Lin Shu-ya will discuss the Taiwanese government's reserved land policy that is aimed at aiding indigenous people to be self-sufficient and integrate into mainstream society.

East Asia after September 11th: Issues, Pressures, Choices

November 30, 2001

How has the largely American war in Afghanistan--the terrorist attacks of 11 September, the counterattack that began on 7 October, and the retreat of Taliban forces since 13 November--affected the...

China 2002: World's Largest Wireless Market Enters the WTO

November 8, 2001

Mr. Clark has over ten years of telecoms and technology financing and consulting experience.

China's Policy on Encryption Technology: Balancing National Security, Commercial and Political Interests

October 11, 2001

As China is gradually integrated into the international economic, security, and politics system, the tension between technological self-reliance and the need to build its technological enhancement...

A Study on the Impact of Taiwan's Accession to the World Trade Organization

September 28, 2001

Mr. Tai is on leave from the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Taipei, Taiwan while he is here at Shorenstein APARC.

Will Globalization Change China? The Political Impact of WTO, Permanent Normal Trade Relations, and the Internet

February 1, 2001

Hailed by the New York Times as one of China's most influential intellectuals, Liu Junning is the founder and editor of the Journal Res Publica.

Shaping the Internet in China: Evolution of Political Control

November 3, 2000

Internet use in China has recently grown at a tremendous pace, and today there are more than 17 million users.

1999-2000 Visiting Fellows' Research Presentations (session 2)

May 26, 2000

12.00 p.m. Mr. Noriaki OZAWA (Ministry of International Trade and Industry, Japan) What is Japan? A Look at Japan's Changing Sociocultural Identity. 12.20 p.m. Mr.

Regionalism, Open Regionalism, APEC, and the WTO: A Perspective from New Zealand

April 18, 2000

The Asia Pacific Economic Cooperation forum completed its first ten years in 1999.

The WTO and Its Impact on China's Economic Reform and Development

April 13, 2000

The Honorable Wang Yunxiang has an extraordinary perspective on Chinese economic issues.