Economic Affairs

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...

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...

Shorenstein APARC Center Overview 2019-20

December 2020

Shorenstein APARC's annual overview for the academic year 2019-20 is now available.

A Macroeconomic Framework for Quantifying Systemic Risk

October 2019

Systemic risk arises when shocks lead to states where a disruption in financial intermediation adversely affects the economy and feeds back into further disrupting financial intermediation.

News

The Long and Winding Road to the 2020 Tokyo Summer Olympics

July 2021

While public support in Japan has been lackluster for the 2020 Tokyo Olympic Games, the mood may change once the games start – provided no major public health incidents and other unfortunate...

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.

Navigating Chinese Investment, Trade, and Technology: The New Economy Conference

June 2021

Ambassador Craig Allen, David Cheng, James Green, and Anja Manuel explore the role of Chinese economic activity in California in the context of the greater US-Chinese relationship.

Events

China Chats with Stanford Faculty: USA vs China: A New Cold War? Great Power Relations and Competition in the 21st Century with Prof. Michael McFaul

February 24, 2021

China Chats with Stanford Faculty USA vs China:  A New Cold War? Great Power Relations and Competition in the 21st Century Thirty years ago, the Cold War ended.

China Chats with Stanford Faculty - "Invisible China: How the Urban-Rural Divide Threatens China's Rise"

February 24, 2021

China Chats with Stanford Faculty "Invisible China: How the Urban-Rural Divide Threatens China's Rise" Friday, March 12, 2021 5 PM - 6 PM PDT Saturday, March 13, 2021 9 AM - 10 AM Beijing   As the...

China Chats with Stanford Faculty: The Rise of Robots in China with Professor Hongbin Li

February 24, 2021

China Chats with Stanford Faculty The Rise of Robots in China with Professor Hongbin Li China’s production and adoption of robotic technology have accelerated rapidly in recent years, surpassing...

Projects

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...
English

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

European Public Finance

Modern European states have significant responsibilities to their populace, including ensuring that citizens’ basic needs are met and the provision of security, law and order, and other public...
English

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.

Structural Causes of Japan's Lost Decades

February 2017

The concept of productivity is central in economics and is one of the main determinants of economic growth.

Japan's Insufficient Demand Problem

February 2017

Under normal circumstances, most people believe that saving is positive. However, high rates of savings can also mean low levels of consumption (spending), and this can hamper economic growth.

People

jerry kaplan headshot 7 Jerry Kaplan Adjunct Lecturer, CDDRL, Research Affiliate, CDDRL
sgsb 0644 saumitra jhart web preview Saumitra Jha Senior Fellow at the Freeman Spogli Institute for International Studies, Research Affiliate at the Center for Democracy, Development and the Rule of Law, Associate Professor of Political Economy, GSB Senior Fellow, SIEPR
Dr. Hongbin Li Hongbin Li Senior Fellow Co-director, SCCEI
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headshot A. Patrick Behrer Postdoctoral Scholar, Center on Food Security and the Environment, Department of Earth System Science
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