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UC San Diego Researchers Analyze Critical Questions for China’s Future
Oct. 31, 2017: Leading scholars at the UC San Diego 21st Century China Center answer critical questions for the future of China’s development and United States-China relations.

Stephan Haggard hones in on ‘Hard Target’
April 19, 2017: In a Q&A, the professor opens up about the coming of his new book, “Hard Target,” and working with his writing partner, Marcus Noland. 

Research read round the world
Gordon Hanson opines on the unfaltering hype surrounding his paper ‘The China Shock’ and its significance in an election year.

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Faculty and Research

Related Faculty

  • Tai Ming Cheung

    Tai Ming Cheung

    Associate Professor; Director, UC Institute on Global Conflict and Cooperation

    Research Fields: China, Chinese and East Asian defense and national security affairs, especially related to economic, industrial, technology and innovation issues

  • Peter Cowhey

    Peter Cowhey

    Dean and Qualcomm Endowed Chair in Communications and Technology Policy

    Research Fields: U.S. trade policy, foreign policy, communications and information technology, Internet, biological threats, international corporate strategy, microfinance industry to alleviate poverty

  • Jesse Driscoll

    Jesse Driscoll

    Associate Professor; Chair, Global Leadership Institute

    Research Fields: comparative politics, international relations, civil war, voting, Central Asia
  • Teevrat Garg

    Teevrat Garg

    Assistant Professor

    Research Fields: economics, Southeast Asia

  • Stephan Haggard

    Stephan Haggard

    Lawrence and Sallye Krause Professor of Korea-Pacific Studies; Director, Korea-Pacific Program

    Research Fields: international relations, political economy, globalization, East Asia, North and South Korea

  • Ruixue Jia

    Ruixue Jia

    Assistant Professor

    Research Fields: China, development economics, economic history, political economy

  • Munseob Lee

    Munseob Lee

    Assistant Professor

    Research Fields: macroeconomics, growth and development, firm dynamics, Korea

  • Barry Naughton

    Barry Naughton

    Sokwanlok Chair of Chinese International Affairs

    Research Fields: Chinese economy, foreign trade and investment, economic reform 

  • Nico Ravanilla

    Nico Ravanilla

    Assistant Professor

    Research Fields: comparative politics, public policy, governance, Southeast Asia

  • Krislert Samphantharak

    Krislert Samphantharak

    Associate Professor and Associate Dean

    Research Fields: corporate finance, economic development, family businesses, business groups in East and Southeast Asia, financial institutions in village economies, Thailand

  • Ulrike Schaede

    Ulrike Schaede

    Professor of Japanese Business; Executive Director, Center on Global Transformation; Director, Japan Forum for Innovation and Technology

    Research Fields: Japan, Japanese business organization, strategy, and management, financial markets

  • Weiyi Shi

    Weiyi Shi

    Assistant Professor

    Research Fields: China, political economy, foreign policy

  • Victor Shih

    Victor Shih

    Associate Professor

    Research Fields: China, political economy, Chinese banking policies, Chinese politics

Related Research Centers and Programs

  • 21st Century China Center

    21st Century China Center

    Aiming to deepen public knowledge and understanding of contemporary China and strengthen U.S.-China relations, this center promotes active discourse on China’s domestic evolution and its international engagement.
  • Center on Global Transformation

    Center on Global Transformation

    Examining central questions about economic growth, equality and market change in the Pacific, this center brings together the worlds of academic inquiry and policy analysis.
  • Fudan-UC Center on Contemporary China

    Fudan-UC Center on Contemporary China

    Fudan-UC Center on Contemporary China
    Connecting all 10 campuses of the UC system, this center brings together leading research scholars from both Fudan University and UC for conferences and cooperative research.
  • Japan Forum for Innovation and Technology

    Japan Forum for Innovation and Technology

    Aiming to foster new collaboration and innovation between San Diego and Japan, this center acts as a hub for cross-disciplinary research on contemporary business, science and technology in Japan and its associated policies and strategies.
  • Korea-Pacific Program

    Korea-Pacific Program

    Promoting greater understanding of contemporary North and South Korea, this program supports a variety of organized research projects, presents a seminar series and hosts a visiting scholars program.