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Minimum Wage and Employment Dynamics in Korea

January 14, 2020

Moon Jae-in administration increased South Korea’s minimum wage by nearly 30 percent in 2018 and 2019 under its political slogan of "income-led growth." The idea was that the higher minimum wage...

On the Brink: A New Cold War with China

March 13, 2019

RSVP requiredNOTE: THIS EVENT IS CLOSED TO THE MEDIA No recording will be allowed during the program. RSVP required for admission.

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.

Game Changer?: Elimination of Term Limits and Xi Jinping's Power

April 10, 2018

Please note: RSVP's are full for this event.

Local Citizenship Regimes in China: Migration, Inclusion, and Economic Development

April 3, 2018

PLEASE NOTE THIS EVENT WILL NOW RUN FROM 4:45-6:00 PM What explains variation in access to citizenship rights in China?

Marketcraft: How Governments Make Markets Work

March 27, 2018

Modern-day markets do not arise spontaneously or evolve naturally. Rather they are crafted by individuals, firms, and most of all, by governments.

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.

Bold Strategy or Irrational Exuberance: Can China's Fiscal Foundations Support the Belt and Road Initiative?

March 12, 2018

The Belt and Road Initiative (BRI) is a project of breathtaking scale that aims to reshape economic geography and enhance China’s centrality in the world.  Estimates for the costs of infrastructure...

Zouping Revisited: Change and Continuity in a Chinese County

February 7, 2018

PLEASE NOTE: EVENT START TIME IS NOW 2:00PMThe Oksenberg Lecture, held annually, honors the legacy of Professor Michel Oksenberg (1938–2001).

Taiwan's Place in the Evolving Security Environment of East Asia

January 30, 2018

Over the last dozen years, Taiwan’s democracy has deepened in important ways.

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...

Farmland and Fraud: Land Rents and Vote Buying in China’s Village Elections

January 9, 2018

While much of the existing literature examines vote buying in the context of party systems, including both competitive and hegemonic party systems, this talk, based on a study coauthored by...

China's Hong Kong SAR at 20: Interdisciplinary Perspectives

October 17, 2017

RSVPs are Closed for this EventSponsored by:Center of Democracy, Development, and the Rule of Law, Center for East Asian Studies, China Program, Shorenstein APARCContact: Kelley Cortright Two...

Reform Contradictions Facing China's New Leadership

October 11, 2017

Drawing on his latest book, Cracking the China Conundrum: Why Conventional Economic Wisdom is Wrong (Oxford University Press, 2017), Yukon Huang will highlight the reform challenges that China's...

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.

How to Make Candlelight Dreams Come True?: Socio-Economic Policies toward a New Korea

September 5, 2017

Through 20 weeks of persistent and peaceful demonstrations, South Koreans called for their former president's impeachment which resulted in a special presidential election in May.

China, Trump, and Trade

March 1, 2017

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

Womenomics, the Workplace, and Women: Stanford Silicon Valley US-Japan Dialogue 2016

October 28, 2016

As Japan faces a shrinking and aging population, it must pursue productivity growth to remain a wealthy nation.

Overcoming Economic Malaise: Strategic, Educational and Social Innovation for South Korea

May 4, 2016

South Korea has relied on its export-oriented development model to become an economic powerhouse, but has now reached the limits of this model.

From Wild Lily to Sunflower: New Politics in Taiwan

March 25, 2016

Abstract:The Wild Lily movement was a student demonstration in 1990 calling for democracy through direct election.

Silicon Valley and Asian Economies

February 2, 2016

This event is co-sponsored by NHK WORLD, Global Agenda, and the Center on Democracy, Development, and the Rule of Law.About NHK and Global AgendaNHK WORLD is NHK's international broadcast service....

Big Change, No Change, or Evolutionary Change?: Implications of the New Japanese Security Laws

January 27, 2016

Booseung Chang joins the Walter H. Shorenstein Asia-Pacific Research Center as Shorenstein Postdoctoral Fellow for the 2015-16 year.

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Dr. Xueguang Zhou Xueguang Zhou Senior Fellow Professor, Sociology
karen 0320 cropprd Karen Eggleston Senior Fellow
Dr. Yong Suk Lee Yong Suk Lee Center Fellow
Dr. Jean C. Oi Jean C. Oi Senior Fellow Professor, Political Science
Portrait of David M. Lampton David M. Lampton Research Scholar at APARC
Portrait of Kenji Kushida Kenji E. Kushida Research Scholar at APARC
Scot Marciel Scot Marciel Visiting Scholar at APARC