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North Korea in 2018: Kim’s Summit Diplomacy

February 2019

Kim Jong-un showcased a series of summit meetings throughout 2018, including the first-ever meeting of a North Korean leader with a sitting US president.

Peace on a Knife's Edge: The Inside Story of Roh Moo-hyun's North Korea Policy

February 2018

Peace on a Knife’s Edge is the translation of Lee Jong-Seok's 2014 memoir of South Korean president Roh Moo-hyun's efforts to bring peace to the Korean Peninsula in the face of opposition at home...

Renegotiating the World Order: Institutional Change in International Relations

June 2017

Rising powers often seek to reshape the world order, triggering confrontations with those who seek to defend the status quo.

Uneasy Partnerships: China’s Engagement with Japan, the Koreas, and Russia in the Era of Reform

April 2017

Uneasy Partnerships presents the analysis and insights of practitioners and scholars who have shaped and examined China's interactions with key Northeast Asian partners.

ASEAN between China and America: Is It Time to Try Horsing the Cow?

February 2017

Admirers of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) are impressed with the fact that it continues to exist and that an outright war has never broken out between its members.

Parting Observations on American Foreign Policy

July 2016

In 2014 Ambassador Stephen W. Bosworth was a Payne Distinguished Lecturer at the Walter H.

Asymmetry of power and attention in alliance politics: the US–Republic of Korea case

February 2016

While power asymmetry typically defines security relationships between allies, there exist other forms of asymmetry that influence alliance politics.

Divided Lenses: Screen Memories of War in East Asia

February 2016

Divided Lenses: Screen Memories of War in East Asia is the first attempt to explore how the tumultuous years between 1931 and 1953 have been recreated and renegotiated in cinema.

The Evolving Sino-American Relationship and the Korea Problem

August 2015

Distrust between the United States and China continues to grow in Northeast Asia.

Comparative Institutional Analysis: Theory, Corporations and East Asia. Selected Papers of Masahiko Aoki

January 2014

This volume collects 22 articles by Masahiko Aoki, selected from writings published over the course of his 45-year academic career.

Asia's Middle Powers? The Identity and Regional Policy of South Korea and Vietnam

December 2013

South Korea and Vietnam established diplomatic relations only twenty years ago. Today these former adversaries enjoy unexpectedly cordial and rapidly expanding bilateral ties.

Japan under the DPJ: The Politics of Transition and Governance

July 2013

The Democratic Party of Japan (DPJ) came to power in 2009 with a commanding majority, ending fifty years of almost uninterrupted Liberal Democratic Party (LDP) rule.

Kishore's World

July 2013

"Kishore Mahbubani is well known and well credentialed.

Economic Research on Elderly Health and Implications for Analysis of Aging China

March 2013

"Old while not affluent" situation, together with an unsustainable high investment rate and high dependency on foreign trade, spurs hot debates on the challenges of a fast-aging population and the...

A comparative institutional analysis of the Fukushima nuclear disaster: Lessons and policy implications

February 2013

This paper analyzes the causes, responses, and consequences of the Fukushima nuclear power plant accident (March 2011) by comparing these with Three Mile Island (March 1979) and Chernobyl (April...

South Korea and the Global Economy in Transition

December 2012

These working papers on the South Korean economy are the product of an annual conference series on Korean affairs hosted by Stanford University's Korean Studies Program (KSP), and made possible by...

Global Implications of China's Challenges – Part I

January 2012

For the past two decades China has been a poster child of successful globalization, integrating with the world and in the process lifting millions of citizens out of poverty.

Anti-American and Anti-Alliance Sentiments in South Korea

November 2011

The strain between the United States and the Republic of Korea is often seen as a result of South Korea's anti-Americanism.

The New Asianism: Japanese Foreign Policy under the Democratic Party of Japan

July 2011

This article examines the foreign policy views of the Democratic Party of Japan (DPJ), from the party’s founding through its first year in power.

Spending Without Taxation: FILP and the Politics of Public Finance in Japan

March 2011

Governments confront difficult political choices when they must determine how to balance their spending. But what would happen if a government found a means of spending without taxation?

Indian Federalism and the Conduct of Foreign Policy in Border States: State Participation and Central Accommodation since 1990

December 2010

This volume seeks to understand, analyze, and describe the domestic underpinnings of foreign policy making in India.

Software Production: Globalization and its Implications

December 2010

South Asia's growth pattern, and India's growth in particular, has attracted global attention because of its success in service exports.

Corporations in Evolving Diversity: Cognition, Governance, and Institutions

July 2010

The 2008–2009 financial crisis demands we look anew at the role of corporations, and the working of financial markets around the world.

Longevity, Capital Formation and Economic Development

July 2010

Many researchers have concluded that longer life expectancies prompt increased investment in education, as a prolonged labor supply raises the rate of return on education.

People

Portrait of Gi-Wook Shin Gi-Wook Shin Senior Fellow Professor, Sociology
Headshot of Thomas Fingar Thomas Fingar Lecturer at APARC
Portrait of Kenji Kushida Kenji E. Kushida Research Scholar at APARC
Portrait of David M. Lampton David M. Lampton 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