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Stanford Center on China's Economy and Institutions

Bridging the divide between cutting-edge empirical research on China’s economy and the policies guiding U.S.-China economic, trade and business practices.

Who We Are

The Stanford Center on China's Economy and Institutions is Stanford’s home for empirical, multidisciplinary research on China’s economy. We aim to foster path-breaking research, create transformative student experiences, and advance public understanding of China’s economy and its impact on the world.

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Our multi-disciplinary, data-driven approach to research allows for an empirical perspective of the economic issues facing China today.

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Student Engagement

We foster the next generation of experts on China’s economy through student programming, academic courses, field research opportunities, and international exchange.

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About Us

Our practical, empirical work on China’s economy helps bridge the divide between ivory tower research and the policies guiding U.S.-China relations.