China

Scholarly Publications

Complicating China’s Rise: Rural Underemployment

China’s economy has doubled in size every eight years since 1979, making it over 32 times bigger now then it was then and the second largest in the world today.1 Four decades of growth have ushered...

Infant Cognitive Development and Stimulating Parenting Practices in Rural China

This study examines the prevalence of cognitive delay among infants and toddlers in rural China and its relationship with one of the potential sources of the observed delay: low levels of stimulating...

Other Publications

Tracking China's Economic Path

Stanford scholars are setting and expanding research agendas to analyze China’s economic development and its impact on the world. The newly launched Stanford Center on China’s Economy and...

News

Financial Times: China Must Pivot to Consumption-Led Growth or Risk Decline

June 2021

Author George Magnus, Research Associate at Oxford University’s China Centre, features research from Scott Rozelle in this Financial Times letter.

The Wire China: Scott Rozelle on China's Rural Problem

June 2021

In this article by the Wire Scott Rozelle, SCCEI Co-Director and development economist, talks about the middle income trap, educating China's children, and why we should all want China's...

The Globe and Mail: China's Aging-Population Crisis is a Mess of its Own Making

June 2021

"Other countries might be able to address their shrinking workforce by replacing quantity with quality. But according to Invisible China, a new book by Scott Rozelle and Natalie Hell, the...

Events

Kurt M. Campbell and Laura Rosenberger on U.S.-China Relations: 2021 Oksenberg Conference

May 6, 2021

Please note that the event end time has changed to 1 PM (PT) due to a last-minute schedule conflict for our speakers. This is a virtual event.

Shifting Gears in Innovation Strategy

April 22, 2021

The six Asian countries examined in the new book Shifting Gears in Innovation Policy — China, India, Japan, Singapore, South Korea, and Taiwan — have achieved high economic growth in many...

Hope and Anxiety: South Korean Views of Biden's America

April 21, 2021

To watch the recording of the event, click here.

Projects

Biden’s America, Xi’s China: What’s Now & What’s Next?

The United States just experienced a historic election, electing Joseph R. Biden as its 46th president.
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The PRC at 70: Past, Present -- and Future?

IMPORTANT EVENT UPDATE: In keeping with Stanford University's March 3 message to the campus community on COVID-19 and current recommendations of the CDC, the China Program is making modifications...
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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.
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Multimedia

China’s Belt, Road, and Beyond: State Mobilization and Localized Implementation

October 2020

Most people attribute the Belt and Road Initiative (BRI) to Beijing’s imperialist ambitions.

U.S. China Relations and the World

September 2020

Video of Shorenstein APARC Fellow Thomas Fingar's remarks, "China-U.S. Relations and the International System," from the 2020 Taihe Civilizations Forum on August 24, 2020. A transcript of Fingar's remarks is available here.

Podcast: The Role of EdTech in Education

December 2019

On their podcast production, Middlebury College students Christian Poulsen and Frederick Mosier interview Professor Scott Rozelle on the role of educational technology in rural China.

People

Dr. Xueguang Zhou Xueguang Zhou Senior Fellow Professor, Sociology
2015 eileen donahoe 04 web Eileen Donahoe Lecturer, CDDRL
Michael Bennon Pic Michael Bennon Research Scholar, CDDRL Program Manager, Global Infrastructure Policy Research Initiative
2011May20KohrmanMatthewWEB Matthew Kohrman Senior Fellow, by courtesy Associate Professor, Anthropology
jerry kaplan headshot 7 Jerry Kaplan Adjunct Lecturer, CDDRL, Research Affiliate, CDDRL
Portrait of Curtis J. Milhaupt Curtis J. Milhaupt Senior Fellow, by courtesy William F. Baxter-Visa International Professor of Law
Dr. Thomas Fingar Thomas Fingar Lecturer at APARC
ma yue headshot Yue Ma Research Scholar
Dr. Hongbin Li Hongbin Li Senior Fellow Co-director, SCCEI
Dr. Jean C. Oi Jean C. Oi Senior Fellow Professor, Political Science
huan wang stanford 1 Huan Wang Research Scholar
oriana mastro 1 Oriana Skylar Mastro Center Fellow