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Scholarly Publications

Trading in the Twenty-First Century: Is There a Role for the World Trade Organization?

July 2017

As the World Trade Organization (WTO) begins its third decade, its future is uncertain.

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.

Trading in the Twenty-First Century: Is There a Role for the World Trade Organization?

January 2017

As the World Trade Organization begins its third decade, its future is less certain than at any point in its history.

Other Publications

Surviving the Trump-Moon Summit

July 2017

In the days leading up to the Washington summit between South Korean President Moon Jae-in and U.S. President Donald Trump, the tension in Seoul was hard to escape.

President Trump's Asia Inbox

February 2017

Scholars at Stanford's Shorenstein Asia-Pacific Research Center in the Freeman Spogli Institute for International Studies assess the strategic situation in East Asia to be unsettled, unstable, and...

Trump and Abe are Natural Allies

February 2017

In an op-ed for The Diplomat, Stanford assistant professor Phillip Y.

News

Shorenstein APARC experts assess the Trump-Moon summit, bilateral challenges

July 2017

South Korean President Moon Jae-in and U.S.

China Program's 10th Anniversary Conference: Panelists exchange views on China's future

June 2017

Countries like the Asian “tigers” that experienced rapid economic growth inevitably encounter slowdowns that signal a fundamental shift in their economies.

How Korean companies should respond to the Trump administration's trade policy

May 2017

Yong Suk Lee, deputy director of the Korea Program at Shorenstein APARC and SK Center Fellow at FSI, argues that "automation is significantly more important in explaining employment decline than...

Events

Celebrating China Program's Tenth Anniversary: China's Possible Futures

March 23, 2017

The China Program at Shorenstein APARC is celebrating its Tenth Anniversary with a conference on "China's Possible Futures." Many perceive China as arriving at a critical juncture in its political,...

China, Trump, and Trade

March 1, 2017

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

Taiwan's Democratic Development: Reflections on the Ma Ying-jeou Era

February 23, 2017

The eight-year presidency of Ma Ying-jeou (2008-2016) in Taiwan left a complex legacy of political achievements, confrontations, and disappointments that defies easy characterization.

Projects

China: Going Global

Beijing’s new Silk Road initiative links old trade corridors from Asia to Africa and Europe.
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Stanford Silicon Valley-New Japan Project

 [Stanford Silicon Valley - New Japan Project Website]  Motivation There has been by a heightened interest in Silicon Valley as an innovation system.
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Teaching Resources on Japan

Japan
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Multimedia

The South China Sea: What is to be Done?

April 2017

Audio and transcript from the Shorenstein APARC China Program seminar, "The South China Sea: What is to be Done?", on March 8, 2017, with Donald K.

Japan and the World

February 2017

The “Japan and the World” video lectures and accompanying lessons were made possible by a generous grant from the Center for Global Partnership (CGP)/The Japan Foundation to the Japan Program, Shorenstein Asia-Pacific Research Center (APARC),...

The Trans-Pacific Partnership

February 2017

The Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) is a free trade agreement that was signed (but not yet ratified) by 12 countries along the Pacific Rim, including Japan and the United States.

People

Stephen D. Krasner Senior Fellow Professor, Political Science, Senior Fellow, Hoover Institution
Kenneth F. Scheve Senior Fellow Professor, Political Science
Avner Greif Senior Fellow Professor, Economics
Marcel Fafchamps Senior Fellow Professor, by courtesy, Economics
Phillip Lipscy Center Fellow Assistant Professor, Political Science
Yong Suk Lee Center Fellow
Jenny Martinez Senior Fellow, by courtesy Professor, Law
Martin Carnoy Professor, Education
Timothy E. Josling Senior Fellow, by courtesy Professor, Food Research Institute, Emeritus
Mark C. Thurber Associate Director for Research
Vanessa Melo Graduate Research Assistant, Poverty and Governance
Vincenzo Atella Adjunct Affiliate, CHP/PCOR