Jin Liangxiang, Senior Research Fellow, Shanghai Institute of Int'l Studies
Aug 28, 2020
World conditions are not conducive to another cold war, and there’s little reason to expect one. Maybe all the talk is just U.S. rhetoric to frighten others into joining an anti-China bloc.
Christopher A. McNally, Professor of Political Economy, Chaminade University
Aug 19, 2020
In the midst of a global economic slump, China is looking to expand its domestic markets. Not only might this keep China’s economy competitive, but it might also shed China’s “factory of the world” moniker, emerging as the most sophisticated global consumer market.
Tom Watkins, President and CEO of the Economic Council of Palm Beach County, FL
Jun 27, 2020
While Xi Jinping leads China into an unprecedented era of economic expansion, President Trump blames China for American economic stagnation. Blame is neither a strategy nor a plan – but domestic investment is.
Lucio Blanco Pitlo III, Research Fellow, Asia-Pacific Pathways to Progress Foundation
Jun 22, 2020
Three directions are possible for a post-pandemic China that is reassessing its domestic and international goals. Whichever direction it chooses will have implications beyond its borders.
Sun Chenghao, Fellow, Center for International Security and Strategy, Tsinghua University
Jan 15, 2020
A rising China has changed the bilateral balance, but neither China nor the United States has sufficient experience or approaches for dealing with the other. Competition could easily lead to confrontation.
Ma Shikun, Senior Journalist, the People’s Daily
Dec 17, 2019
Putting yourself in others’ shoes may bring surprises. A China expert explores what makes countries tick, and what drives their perceptions.
Da Wei, Director of Center for International Strategy and Security; Professor at Tsinghua University
Dec 04, 2019
A worsening relationship is probably unavoidable if the two countries adhere to their current domestic choices. If they want better ties, both need to make adjustments, but that seems unlikely.
Nov 27, 2019
He Yafei, a leading scholar of American studies in China, spoke with China-US Focus host James Chau in Hong Kong on Nov. 15. The following transcript has been lightly edited for clarity.
Yuen Yuen Ang, Associate Professor of Political Science, University of Michigan
Nov 20, 2019
This year’s Nobel Memorial Prize in Economic Sciences was awarded to Abhijit Banerjee, Esther Duflo, and Michael Kremer for their experimental approach to poverty reduction. In the Nobel Committee’s view, the economists’ use of randomized controlled trials (RCTs), a method adapted from medical sciences, to test whether specific interventions work has “considerably improved our ability to fight global poverty.”
Nov 08, 2019
In the ideal scenario of “co-opetition,” China and the US should find a new model for interaction: maintaining necessary, mutually beneficial co-operation while managing unavoidable but benign competition.