Conversations on regional and global issues with scholars, experts, policymakers and professionals from around the world
Four factors have shaped China’s development throughout history: examination, autocracy, stability and technology (EAST). In this inaugural AGI Public Policy Webinar, Professor Yasheng Huang of MIT will present findings on the history of Chinese technological development from its Spring and Autumn Eras (over 700 years before the first millennium) to the end of the Qing Dynasty in 1911. He will draw lessons for the applicability of the EAST formula today in understanding China's re-emergence and its impact on Asia and the world.
Zhiwu Chen, director of the Asia Global Institute, shares his views on what the incoming Biden administration could mean for US-China relations and the trend of secondary listings of Chinese companies in Hong Kong on Bloomberg Markets: China Open Full Show.
Fifteen countries signed the Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership (RCEP) on November 15, 2020. Heiwai Tang, associate director of Asia Global Institute, discusses the main features of RCEP and its regional impacts in his latest article in the Hong Kong Economic Journal.
Efforts by Washington and Beijing to promote the development of dual-use technologies such as 5G, artificial intelligence and quantum computing have become a core aspect of US-China strategic competition. Understanding what constitutes a “strategic” industry is critically important for both theoretical purposes as well as policymaking. Focusing on nuclear technology and the market for cybersecurity products in United States and China, this paper outlines the variables that shape government decisions to intervene via trade policy and investment rules in these markets.