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Scholarly Publications

Manufacturing Productivity with Worker Turnover

November 2019

We find that rapid worker turnover significantly disrupts the productivity of responsive manufacturers.

The Returns to Education in Rural China: Some New Estimates

November 2019

We estimate the rates of return to education in rural China using primary survey data collected in 2016. Estimated average returns to education are 3.1 per cent.

Healing One-Fifth of Humanity: Progress and Challenges for China's Health System

November 2019

In the 2019 fourth quarter edition of the Milken Institute Review, Asia Health Policy Program director Karen Eggleston discusses the progress China has made since the 2009 reforms to its healthcare...

Other Publications

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

July 2018

In March 2018 the Taiwan Democracy and Security Project, a part of the U.S.-Asia Security Initiative at Stanford University’s Shorenstein Asia- Pacific Research Center, convened a workshop that...

Assessing the Effectiveness of Alliance Responses to Regional and Global Threats

June 2018

From 31 January through 1 February 2018, Stanford University’s U.S.-Asia Security Initiative (USASI) and the Sasakawa Peace Foundation (SPF), gathered in Tokyo representatives from the government,...

The Peace Train Leaves The Station

March 2018

In a flurry of developments that left experts stunned, the long-stalled Korean peace train has suddenly left the station.

News

Engineering and Technology Expert Cautions Against U.S. Restrictions on Collaboration with Chinese Nationals

November 2019

As a U.S.-China trade deal hangs in the balance and the world’s two largest economies are locked in a race for technological supremacy, concerns have arisen about China’s counterintelligence threat...

The Human Rights Crisis in Xinjiang Uyghur Autonomous Region

November 2019

Shall I tell you why we have brought you here? To cure you! To make you sane! Will you understand, Winston, that no one whom we bring to this place ever leaves our hands uncured?

On China’s Dramatic Health Care System Improvements – and Its Tortuous Road Ahead

October 2019

Creating a high-quality universal health care system is an immense challenge anywhere, let alone in a country as large and diverse as China.

Events

Binary Choices: US-China Strategic Competition and the Korean Peninsula

December 4, 2019

US-China relations have evolved from past templates of  "responsible stakeholder" and "G2" to new ones emphasizing strategic competition.  What is the impact of this competition for broader...

Party Building or Noisy Signaling? The Contours of Political Conformity in Chinese Corporate Governance

December 2, 2019

In 2015, Beijing issued a set of Guiding Opinions as part of a program to reform China’s state-owned enterprises (SOEs).

China Thinks Big

November 11, 2019

Projects

A New Cold War?: Sharp Power, Strategic Competition, and the Future of U.S.-China Relations

Trade conflict has exploded. The media is rife with stories of China’s unfair trade practices, cyber theft, IP theft and forced technology transfers.
English

An Expanding Toolkit: The Evolution of Governance in China

China has undergone historic economic, social and cultural transformations since its Opening and Reform.
English

China: Going Global

Beijing’s new Silk Road initiative links old trade corridors from Asia to Africa and Europe.
English

Multimedia

Healthy Future: Breastfeeding Tutorial in Chinese

April 2019

Video Production Credit: Digital MEdIC Program of the Center for Health Education and Stanford Medicine, Stanford UniversityThis video was created by the Digital MEdIC Program and the Rural Education Action Program at Stanford University to train...

Healthy Future: Breastfeeding Tutorial in English

April 2019

Video Production Credit: Digital MEdIC Program of the Center for Health Education and Stanford Medicine, Stanford UniversityThis video was created by the Digital MEdIC Program at Stanford University as part of a series of videos that highlight the...

Chinese Influence: Real or Perceived?

February 2019

Panel Debates Report Alleging Covert and Corrupting Chinese Influence in U.S.

People

Xueguang Zhou Senior Fellow Professor, Sociology
Eileen Donahoe Lecturer, CDDRL
Matthew Kohrman Senior Fellow, by courtesy Associate Professor, Anthropology
Jerry Kaplan Lecturer, CDDRL, Research Affiliate, CDDRL
Headshot of Thomas Fingar Thomas Fingar Lecturer at APARC
Portrait of Jean Oi Jean C. Oi Senior Fellow Professor, Political Science
Prashant Loyalka Center Fellow, Assistant Professor at the Graduate School of Education
James S. Fishkin Professor, Communication
Martin Carnoy Professor, Education
Marcus W. Feldman Professor, Biology
Huan Wang Social Science Research Scholar at REAP