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Taiwan and the Trans-Pacific Partnership: A Re-appraisal

April 22, 2016

This half-day symposium will bring together scholars and practitioners to reconsider Taiwan's prospects for entry into the Trans-Pacific Partnership in light of the conclusion of negotiations in...

Taiwan's National Security and the Trans-Pacific Partnership: The International Law Dimension

July 1, 2015

AbstractThe Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) is widely regarded as the economic component of the US strategy of “rebalance” to Asia.

The Politics of Polarization: Taiwan in Comparative Perspective

October 17, 2014

Over the past year and more, Taiwan’s political elite has been deadlocked over the question of deepening economic relations with the People’s Republic of China.

World Trade and Global Governance

February 11, 2014

Europe Center special event with guest lecturer Pascal Lamy, the former Director-General of the World Trade Organization

ICC Speaker Series- The International Criminal Court: The Next Decade

March 6, 2013

The Program on Human Rights will host the Sanela Diana Jenkins International Human Rights Speaker Series, a weekly series featuring presentations by leading scholars, activists and experts on the...

Moving From Access to Disclosure in the Information Age

March 1, 2013

AbstractEver since we started to organize ourselves socially, we have thought hard and long about how to ensure that we can develop checks on the power that we entrust to some in our organization,...

Economic Development in Laos and Vietnam: Growth, Reform, and the WTO

February 6, 2013

The fastest growing economy in the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) is the Lao People's Democratic Republic.

The International Criminal Court: The Next Decade

January 9, 2013

The Program on Human Rights will host the Sanela Diana Jenkins International Human Rights Speaker Series, a weekly series featuring presentations by leading scholars, activists and experts on the...

The Politics of Nuclear Development: China as a Case Study

October 10, 2011

Nuclear energy is politically sensitive.

The NATO-EU-Russia Triangle: Different Perceptions and Approaches to International Security

April 19, 2011

About the speaker: Dr. Franz Cede is a retired Austrian diplomat who served as the Austrian Ambassador to Russia (1999-2003) and to NATO (2003-2007).

What does China Expect from Global Economic and Environmental Governance? WTO, G20, IMF, GMOs, and Climate Change in a Broader Perspective

October 11, 2010

The Stanford China Program, in cooperation with the Center for East Asian Studies, will host a special series of seminars to examine China as a major political and economic actor on the world stage...

The Nature of Technology

April 12, 2010

This is part of the Stanford seminar series on Science, Technology, and Society. AbstractHow do transformative new technologies arise, and how does innovation really work?

The Challenges of China's ICT Policies

February 2, 2010

Since the inception of reform and opening-up thirty years ago, China has established a record of astonishing economic achievements and is, or will soon be, surpassing Japan as the world's second...

Democracy, Redistribution and Growth: Any Regularity at All?

October 29, 2009

Boris Begovic is president at the Center for Liberal-Democratic studies (CLDS) and professor of economics at the School of Law, University of Belgrade.

Ukraine's Challenges, the West's Response

April 16, 2009

Ambassador Pifer clearly sets out the central issues for Ukraine in this coming year.

Is multilateralism dead?

October 27, 2008

Pascal Lamy is the Director-General of the World Trade Organization, a French political advisor, a businessman, and a former European Commissioner for Trade.

Property Law, Rule of Law, and Beyond - What Matters to Foreign Investors in China? And What Not?

February 5, 2008

Weitseng Chen, a Fulbright scholar, will receive his JSD from Yale Law School in October 2007.

Ukraine's September Elections and the Challenges Awaiting the New Government

November 14, 2007

The 2007 Ukrainian elections are a clear move forward in a variety of ways. Ambassador Steven Pifer sets out why, as well as the options for the creation of a coalition government. Mr.

The United States and Asia's Newest Tiger: Trade, Aid and Governance in Vietnam

October 2, 2007

Vietnam has become the newest "Asian tiger." The US played a leading role in negotiating Vietnam's January 2007 entry into the World Trade Organization and the 2001 US-Vietnam Bilateral Trade...

A Panel Discussion: The Struggle across the Taiwan Strait: The Divided China Problem

January 18, 2007

This is a special event within the CDDRL Taiwan Democracy Program.

Maid to Order in Post-1997 Hong Kong: Stories of Indonesian Workers?

January 27, 2006

The profile of foreign domestic workers in Hong Kong has changed in significant ways since Hong Kong's reunification with the People's Republic of China in 1997, the Asian financial crisis of the...

The Korean Peninsula: China's Opportunity or Challenge?

November 10, 2005

This symposium will offer an in depth look at the linkages and disconnects between China and the Koreas.

The Political Economy of the Korea-Japan Free Trade Arrangement: A Korean Perspective

June 2, 2004

In the aftermath of the Asian economic crisis and the Chinese accession to the WTO, the East Asian countries that have up until now been ambivalent towards regional trade integration have recently...


Michael Bennon Pic Michael Bennon Research Scholar, CDDRL Program Manager, Global Infrastructure Policy Research Initiative
josling Timothy E. Josling Senior Fellow, by courtesy Professor, Food Research Institute, Emeritus, 1940-2018
Gordon, Deborah Deborah C. Gordon Affiliate