China Briefs

SCCEI CHINA BRIEFS

Translating academic research into evidence-based insights to inform policy and advance the public understanding of China’s economy and its role on the global stage

feature_fig_

FEATURED BRIEF

Autocracy and AI Innovation

Can AI innovation be sustained under autocracy?
feature_fig

Autocracy and AI Innovation

Can AI innovation be sustained under autocracy?
ai_software_innovation_feature

Has Access to Government Data Given China’s AI Firms an Innovation Edge?

Exploring how access to government-collected data in China affects AI software innovation
development_feature_figure

Political Effects of China’s International Lending on Recipient Countries

[
5 min read
]
Does China’s outsized role in global development influence the political institutions of recipient countries?
feature_fig_decoupling_firm

How Does “Decoupling” Affect Firm Performance and Innovation in China and the U.S.?

Untangling the ways that decoupling helps and hinders firms in both countries
red_scare_feature

Racial Profiling under the Economic Espionage Act

Have federal prosecutors unfairly targeted people of Chinese descent on account of their Chinese heritage?
tech_decoupling_feature

Mapping U.S.-China Technology Decoupling and Dependence

Charting two decades of trends and the current state of technology interdependence and decoupling between the U.S. and China
confucius_feature_pano.jpg

Confucius Institutes: Vehicles of CCP Propaganda?

An innovative study explores how effectively the P.R.C. government derives political compliance from its Confucius Institutes teachers
Global attitudes toward China

Trends in Global Attitudes toward China

[
5 min read
]
Have China’s efforts to boost its soft power around the world been successful?
Feature figure wage polarization

“Common Prosperity” in an Era of Wage Polarization?

Among the biggest obstacles in China’s drive to achieve Common Prosperity is rising wage polarization between high- and low-skilled workers
CO2 feature

Delivering on Decarbonization? Evaluating China’s New Emissions Trading System

[
6 min read
]
Parsing the pros and cons of China’s unconventional, nationwide carbon emissions trading scheme
EU innovation feature figure

How Did Open Trade with China Impact European Firms?

[
5 min read
]
A large-scale study explores the effects of the "China shock" on European innovation
Ideology new feature

Is there a Political “Left” or “Right” in China? Charting China’s Ideological Spectrum

[
3 min read
]
Analysis of hundreds of thousands of survey responses reveals that ideological positions in China do not align neatly along a left-right divide, but do reflect key economic, political, and nationalistic preferences of China’s body politic
Feature STEM education

University Education in China: Meeting the 21st Century Challenge?

[
4 min read
]
How critical thinking and STEM skills of China’s university students compare to those of their peers in other countries
Greening of the PRC feature

Greening of the People’s Republic: China’s Investment in Conservation

[
3 min read
]
Data from China’s unprecedented ecological conservation efforts show positive outcomes in nearly all categories
US employment feature figure

Did the “China Shock” Cause Widespread Job Losses in the U.S.?

[
4 min read
]
New research challenges prevailing view that increased import competition from China resulted in net loss of jobs in the U.S.

Pages