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Addressing the North Korea Nuclear Challenge

April 2003

North Korea's renewed bid for nuclear weapons poses an urgent, serious foreign policy challenge to the United States.

Future Of Bay Area Jobs

July 2004

In the last two decades the Bay Area economy has seen jobs move out of the region to domestic and overseas locations, in search of lower costs and markets.

Korean Food, Korean Identity: The Impact of Globalization on Korean Agriculture

December 2005

One of the few ways to get a taste of North Korea, short of leaping through numerous hoops to get a visa to visit the country, is to eat cold noodles (naengmyen).

Trade and Investment Liberalization (TIL) and China's Rural Economy: Impacts and Policy Responses after China's Accession to the WTO

March 2002

China and the World Trade OrganizationOn balance, will the nation's accession to WTO help or hurt rural residents? How will they affect rural incomes? Who in the rural economy will get hurt?

Trade and Investment Liberalization (TIL) and China's Rural Economy - section III

March 2002

The overall goal of this section is to understand how WTO will affect the agriculture sector in China. To accomplish this goal we have two specific objectives.

Trade and Investment Liberalization (TIL) and China's Rural Economy - Section IV

March 2002

The overall goal of our paper is to explore this question of how China's policy will likely respond as the nation enters the WTO. Specifically, we will have three objectives.

''New Beginnings'' in the U.S.-ROK Alliance: Recommendations to the Obama Administration

March 2009

In these uncertain times, the new Obama administration has an important opportunity to transform our vitally important alliance with the Republic of Korea (ROK, or South Korea) into a broader and...

Climate Change and China's Agricultural Sector: Impacts, Adaptation, and Mitigation

May 2010

Although China and the United States are the two largest emitters of greenhouse gases, China’s emissions on a per capita basis are significantly lower than those of the U.S.: in 2005, per capita...

How China views US nuclear policy

May 2011

Article Highlights Although Chinese academics and military officers praised some aspects of the 2010 Nuclear Posture Review, they continue to view US nuclear policy with suspicion.

''New Beginnings'' in the U.S.-ROK Alliance: Recommendations to the Obama Administration (released in 2010)

May 2010

Between 2009 and 2010, major new developments in and around the Korean Peninsula profoundly affected the context of U.S.-South Korean relations. The global economy, led by Northeast Asia, began...

“New Beginnings” in the U.S.-ROK Alliance: Recommendations to the Obama Administration (October 2011)

October 2011

Stanford University’s Walter H.

The North Korea Problem and the Necessity for South Korean Leadership

March 2013

This report by scholars and policy experts at Stanford University’s Walter H.

Third Annual Globalization of Services Conference Summary Report

December 2007

On December 7 and 8, 2007, the Third Annual Globalization of Services Conference organized by Rafiq Dossani and Martin Kenney was held at Stanford University.

“New Beginnings” in the U.S.-ROK Alliance: Recommendations to U.S. Policymakers

April 2008

With the inauguration in February 2008 of South Korean President Lee Myung-bak, The Korea Society and Stanford University’s Walter H.

Tailored Engagement: Toward an Effective and Sustainable Inter-Korean Relations Policy

September 2014

"Tailored Engagement" is a result of research and an earlier report by faculty members and researchers at the Walter H. Shorenstein Asia-Pacific Research Center (APARC) at Stanford University.

Korean Unification: An American View

December 2014

The Democratic People’s Republic of Korea (DPRK) remains a potentially destabilizing element of the Korean Peninsula, making it difficult to construct a regional architecture that could help...

Thirteenth Korea-U.S. West Coast Strategic Forum

January 2015

The thirteenth session of the Korea-U.S.

Shinzo Abe and the Reality of Japanese Democracy

August 2015

Writing for the National Bureau of Asian Research, Daniel Sneider examines Prime Minister Shinzo Abe’s recent attempts to revise Japan’s defense guidelines.

Fourteenth Korea-U.S. West Coast Strategic Forum

September 2015

The fourteenth session of the Korea-U.S.

Xi Jinping's Visit to Washington

September 2015

Chinese media will overstate the impact of Xi Jinping’s first state visit to the United States and American commentators will carp about the failure to resolve intractable issues, but the visit...

Behind the Comfort Women Agreement

January 2016

The breakthrough agreement on the comfort women issue between Japan and South Korea on Dec. 28, 2015, was the culmination of at least four years of negotiations between the two governments.

Advancing U.S.-Japan-ROK Trilateral Cooperation: A U.S. Perspective

March 2016

An analysis of the foundations and future of the trilateral relationship from a U.S.

U.S.-ROK-Japan Trilateralism: Building Bridges and Strengthening Cooperation

July 2016

In this three-part NBR Special Report, experts from the United States, South Korea, and Japan offer critical insights into both the past and future of trilateral cooperation and provide...

Sixteenth Korea-U.S. West Coast Strategic Forum

August 2016

The sixteenth session of the Korea-U.S.

People

Photo of Gi-Wook Shin Gi-Wook Shin Senior Fellow Professor, Sociology
Dr. Thomas Fingar Thomas Fingar Lecturer at APARC
Photo of Oriana Skylar Mastro Oriana Skylar Mastro Center Fellow
Photo of Arzan Tarapore Arzan Tarapore Research Scholar at APARC
Photo of Qingguo Jia Qingguo Jia Visiting Scholar at APARC, 2022-23, Payne Distinguished Fellow, 2022-23
Photo of Laura Stone Laura Stone Visiting Scholar at APARC, 2022-23, China Policy Fellow, 2022-23
Photo of Xiao Ren Xiao Ren Visiting Scholar at APARC, 2022-23
Portrait of Scot Marciel Scot Marciel Oksenberg-Rohlen Fellow
Photo of Michael Breger Michael Breger Communications Manager
kristen lee   aparc photo 3x4 Kristen Lee Executive Assistant to Professor Gi-Wook Shin