Foreign Policy

Recent Scholarly Publications

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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.

Provider Payment Incentives: International Comparisons

December 2009

This issue of the International Journal of Healthcare Finance and Economics features eightarticles evaluating different provider payment methods in comparative international perspective, with...

North Korea and Contending South Korean Identities: Analysis of the South Korean Media; Policy Implications for the United States

December 2009

After North Korea’s nuclear test on 9 October 2006, the fate of South Korea’s engagement policy with North Korea seemed to hang in the balance.

Pandemic Influenza and the Globalization of Public Health

December 2009

When one can circle the globe in less than the time of incubation of most infectious pathogens, it is clear every country relies to some extent on the health systems of other countries to prevent...

Inpatient treatment of diabetic patients in Asia: evidence from India, China, Thailand and Malaysia

October 2009

Aims The prevalence of Type 2 diabetes mellitus (DM) has grown rapidly, but little is known about the drivers of inpatient spending in low- and middle-income countries.

Globalization and the Reorganization of Japan’s Auto Parts Industry

September 2009

One prominent feature of Japanese automobile manufacturing in the postwar period was a system of sourcing parts from closely affiliated smaller firms in long-term, stable relations.

Prescribing Cultures and Pharmaceutical Policy in the Asia-Pacific

August 2009

Pharmaceutical policies are interlinked globally and at the same time deeply rooted in local culture.

First Drafts of Korea: The U.S. Media and Perceptions of the Last Cold War Frontier

August 2009

Few regions rival the Korean Peninsula in strategic importance to U.S. foreign policy.

Hard Choices: Security, Democracy, and Regionalism in Southeast Asia

November 2008

Hard Choices offers a most rewarding perspective on how Southeast Asian states straddle the ongoing tensions among three rarely compatible goals—security, democracy, and regionalism.

Domestic Politics of U.S.-South Korea Relations: With Emphasis on "Anti-Americanism" in South Korea

October 2008

This is a revised version of a paper presented at a talk examining the phenomenon of anti-Americanism in the Republic of Korea (South Korea).

ASEAN's ''Black Swans''

July 2008

It was meant to be a celebration not a showdown, let alone a showdown that the brutal junta in Burma (Myanmar) would win.

Southeast Asia in Political Science: Terms of Enlistment

July 2008

Co-published by the East-West Center, this book originated in a 2004 conference convened by the Southeast Asia Forum (SEAF) at Shorenstein APARC.

Decision Factors Affecting Semiconductor Industry Location and the Regional Advantages of Kumamoto Prefecture, Japan

January 2008

The objective of this paper is to pinpoint the key determining factors that managers in multinational semiconductor firms use to decide upon a location to expand their business.

India Arriving: How This Economic Powerhouse is Redefining Global Business

November 2007

Once the jewel in the crown of the formidable British Empire, India has been surrounded by myth for years.

From State to Society? Democracy and Regionalism in Southeast Asia

September 2007

This essay was written in September 2007 in an interstitial if not pivotal moment:  between the 40th birthday of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) in Bangkok on 8 August, and the...

Crisis Preparedness: Asia and the Global Governance of Epidemics

June 2007

Throughout history, nations have waged war against epidemics, from bubonic plague to pulmonary tuberculosis.

The Role of Agriculture in China's Development: Past Failures, Present Successes and Future Challenges

January 2007

In a book assessing the development of China during the People's Republic era, it is of interest to know how well agriculture has performed and the role that it has played in the development...

Village Elections, Public Goods Investments and Pork Barrel Politics, Chinese-style

January 2007

A key issue in political economy concerns the accountability that governance structures impose on public officials and how elections and representative democracy influences the allocation of public...

Investing in China's Rural Infrastructure and Environment

December 2006

The purpose of this executive summary is to provide a concise statement about what we have learned about investment into China's rural environment.