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Multilateral Trade Bargaining: A First Look at the GATT Bargaining Records

July 2020

This paper empirically examines recently declassified tariff bargaining data from the GATT/WTO.

“Nash-in-Nash” tariff bargaining

January 2020

We provide an equilibrium analysis of the efficiency properties of simultaneous bilateral tariff negotiations in a three-country model of international trade.

Is There a Future for Multilateral Trade Agreements? (Chapter in The Handbook of Global Trade Policy)

January 2020

This chapter examines the World Trade Organization (WTO), its history and its relevancy today to our understanding of trade agreements.

30 Years of World Politics: What Has Changed?

January 2020

Since the publication of the Journal of Democracy began in 1990, the political climate has shifted from one of democratic gains and optimism to what Larry Diamond labels a “democratic recession.”...

Engaging, Empowering, and Enabling Youth to Lead Social Action in the Favelas of Rio de Janeiro

January 2020

This study is the result of over four years of active collaboration between the Poverty, Violence and Governance Lab (PovGov) and the Rio-based NGO Agency for Youth Networks (hereafter, Agency)....

Scarcity in abundance: the challenges of promoting energy access in the Southern African region

October 2018

Abstract: The paper deals with the challenges of energy access, efficiency and security as essential conditions to improve people's living in the Southern African region.

The Politics of Energy and Climate Change in Japan under Abe: Abenergynomics

August 2018

Under what we call Abenergynomics, Japanese Prime Minister Abe Shinzō has used energy policy to support the growth objectives of Abenomics, even when the associated policies are publicly unpopular,...

Japan Decides 2017: The Japanese General Election (Book Chapter)

May 2018

This third volume in the Japan Decides series remains the premier venue for scholarly research on Japanese elections.

Abenomics and Japan's Entrepreneurship and Innovation: Is the Third Arrow Pointed in the Right Direction for Global Competition in the Digital Era of Silicon Valley?

March 2018

Given that much of the global leadership in value creation over the past couple of decades has been driven by the Silicon Valley model – not only a geographic region but a distinct ecosystem of...

Rural education across China's 40 years of Reform: past successes and future challenges

January 2018

Purpose – The purpose of this paper is to describe the policy and trends in rural education in China over the past 40 years; and also discuss a number of challenges that are faced by China’s rural...

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's Futures

July 2017

The future of ASEAN is necessarily unknown. Its futures, however, can be guessed with less risk of being wrong.

Renegotiating the World Order: Institutional Change in International Relations

June 2017

Rising powers often seek to reshape the world order, triggering confrontations with those who seek to defend the status quo.

South Korea in 2016: Political Leadership in Crisis

March 2017

South Korean President Park Geun-hye faced a leadership crisis after revelations that she relied on a confidant with no official position for key decision-making in state affairs.

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.

Choosing an informative agenda setter: The appointment of the Commission in the European Union

January 2017

We present a game-theoretical analysis of Commission appointment in the European Union.

The Meaning and Limits of Freedom of Expression in Lebanon: Publications Court Jurisprudence on Freedom of Expression vs. Defamation

November 2016

AbstractIn light of the legal issues raised by the Special Tribunal for Lebanon (STL) trial (April to June 2015) against the Lebanese Al-Jadeed television on charges of contempt of court and...

The Structure of American Income Tax Policy Preferences

October 2016

In recent decades inequality in the United States has increased dramatically, but policy responses in terms of redistribution have been limited.

Trends and determinants of rural residential solid waste collection services in China

August 2016

Purpose The purpose of this paper is to describe the trends in residential solid waste collection (RSWC) services in rural China over the past decade and analyze the determinants of these services...

The New Rural Social Pension Program in Rural China: Participation and its Correlates

August 2016

Purpose: The need for a universal rural pension system has been heightened by demographic changes in rural China, including the rapid aging of the nation’s rural population and a dramatic decline...

Contested Embrace: Transborder Membership Politics in Twentieth-Century Korea

July 2016

Scholars have long examined the relationship between nation-states and their "internal others," such as immigrants and ethno-racial minorities. Contested Embrace shifts the analytic focus to...

Policy Challenges from Demographic Change in China and India

July 2016

The world’s two most populous countries face numerous policy challenges from rapid demographic change.

To Board or Not to Board: Evidence from Nutrition, Health and Education Outcomes of Students in Rural China

May 2016

The debate over whether boarding school is beneficial for students still exists in both developing and developed countries.

Organization of Disaster Aid Delivery: Spending Your Donations

April 2016

This article examines how different organizational structures in disaster aid delivery affect house aid quality.

People

Dr. Jean C. Oi Jean C. Oi Senior Fellow Professor, Political Science
bmkhigh Beatriz Magaloni Senior Fellow Professor, Political Science
yff 2013 3281 med Francis Fukuyama Senior Fellow Director, Ford Dorsey Master's in International Policy, Professor, by courtesy, Political Science
jensen Erik Jensen Senior Research Scholar, CDDRL Professor of the Practice, Law
Alberto Diaz-Cayeros Headshot Alberto Díaz-Cayeros Senior Fellow Professor, by courtesy, Political Science
Fafchamps Photo Marcel Fafchamps Senior Fellow Professor, by courtesy, Economics
krasner Stephen D. Krasner Senior Fellow Professor, Political Science, Senior Fellow, Hoover Institution
Dr. Xueguang Zhou Xueguang Zhou Senior Fellow Professor, Sociology
Andrew Grotto Andrew Grotto Director, Program on Geopolitics, Technology, and Governance
Stedman Steve Stephen J. Stedman Senior Fellow, Professor, by courtesy, Political Science
Professor Larry Diamond Larry Diamond Senior Fellow Senior Fellow, Hoover Institution
karen 0320 cropprd Karen Eggleston Senior Fellow