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Why Decarbonization Requires Globalization: An Interview with Michael Davidson

In this interview for Big Data China, Ilaria Mazzocco speaks with Michael Davidson (UC-San Diego) about the political economy of China’s climate policies and the impact of U.S. policy responses on achieving America’s own climate goals. Davidson, an assistant professor at the School of Global Policy and Strategy and the Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering Department…

U.S.-China Relations in an Era of Strategic Competition: A Conversation with Mark Lambert

The CSIS Trustee Chair in Chinese Business and Economics and the Stanford Center on China’s Economy and Institutions are pleased to present a special conversation featuring Deputy Assistant Secretary of State Mark Lambert, who oversees the Office of China Policy Coordination at the U.S. State Department. Lambert will be speaking on US-China Relations in an Era of Strategic Competition. This event…

The Big Data China 2nd Annual Conference: A Recap

On December 5, 2023, CSIS’s Trustee Chair in Chinese Business and Economics and the Stanford Center for China’s Economy and Institutions (SCCEI) co-hosted the second annual Big Data China conference. Sub-titled, “Prospects for China’s Growth and Foreign Relations in an Era of Competition,” the conference featured experts from the academic and policy communities, who shared…

China Is Growing Old Before It Becomes Rich: Does It Matter?

China’s Demographic Difficulties In 2022, after six consecutive years of declining birth rates, China recorded its first annual population decline since the early 1960s. According to a forecast by the United Nations, China’s population is set to fall from 1.426 billion in 2022 to 1.313 billion in 2050 and drop below 800 million by 2100….

Measurement Muddle: China’s GDP Growth Data and Potential Proxies

How Do We Know if China is Growing?  How fast is China’s economy growing? Or given the recent trends, how much is it slowing down? Obtaining a reliable answer to these seemingly straightforward questions has proved amazingly elusive. Despite the production of mountains of official data and a plethora of unofficial estimates, these are questions…

Measurement Problems: China’s GDP Growth Data and Potential Proxies

In this event on July 5 at 9 a.m. EDT, the CSIS Trustee Chair in Chinese Business and Economics and the Stanford Center on China’s Economy and Institutions (SCCEI) present their latest Big Data China publication. The feature evaluates the efficacy of China’s official GDP growth data and potential alternative proxies. Based on interviews with over a dozen economists and collection of a…

Can Chinese Firms Be Truly Private?

As China’s economy moved away from state planning and policymakers introduced market reforms in the 1980s and 1990s, many observers expected that in addition to promoting the growth of the Chinese economy, privatization would also have substantial political implications. Most importantly, it was thought that the rise of the private sector could lead to the…

“How Private Are Chinese Companies?”

In this event on February 7 at 11 a.m. EST, the CSIS Trustee Chair in Chinese Business and Economics and the Stanford Center on China’s Economy and Institutions (SCCEI) present their latest Big Data China publication. The feature provides an overview of the latest data-driven research evaluating the influence of the Chinese party-state on Chinese companies and their ability to maintain autonomy….

How U.S.-China Tensions Have Hurt American Science

There is a growing concern in Washington that the United States government, its companies, and universities have helped drive the rapid growth of China’s high-tech sector to the detriment of America’s overall national interest. Accusations of intellectual property (IP) theft and state-sponsored industrial espionage by China have loomed large in the bilateral relationship. These concerns…