News

Review highlights at the Center and commentary of our experts in the press.

China constricts capital outflows with eye on yuan stability
Oct. 11, 2018, Victor Shih cited in TODAYonline

Breaking Eggs Against a Rock
Sept. 27, 2018 Issue, Margaret Roberts reviewed in The New York Review of Books

Preventing Cold War II: A Game Plan for Healthy Competition with China
Sept. 17, 2018, Susan Shirk featured on Commonweath Club Podcast

China, US may tide over conflict in long run
Sept. 5, 2018, Barry Naughton cited in Global Times 

China’s development discourse draws applause abroad
Aug. 22, 2018, Susan Shirk cited in Global Times 

China’s Slower Credit Growth Underscores Worries Over Economy
Aug. 13, 2018, Victor Shih quoted in Bloomberg

July 2018

June 2018

May 2018

Trump's Backtracking on Chinese Tariffs Prompts Hope and Despair
May 21, 2018, Victor Shih quoted in Bloomberg

The Party, The Pig, and The Penguin: Grip Tightens on China’s Tech Sector
May 7, 2018, Tai Ming Cheung quoted in China Digital Times

Chinese-American Elites Lament a Brewing Trade War
May 6, 2018, Susan Shirk quoted in Wired

Xi Tightens His Grip, and China’s Tech Giants Feel the Squeeze
May 2, 2018, Tai Ming Cheung quoted in The New York Times 

Turning Back: China's Governance U-Turn under Xi Jinping
May 1, 2018, article authored by Susan Shirk in Power 3.0

March 2018

February 2018

With Xi’s Power Grab, China Joins New Era of Strongmen
Feb. 26, 2018, Susan Shirk quoted in The New York Times

Power grab strengthens Xi’s influence on China economic reforms
Feb. 26, 2018, Susan Shirk and Victor Shih quoted in Financial Times (subscription required)

Xi Won’t Go
Feb. 25, 2018, article authored by Susan Shirk

China seizes control of troubled insurer that owns Waldorf Astoria
Feb. 23, 2018, Victor Shih quoted in The Washington Post

America's foreign-policy muscle is withering — while China bulks up its own
Feb. 13, 2018, Susan Shirk quoted in Business Insider

The State Department is withering and China is taking advantage
Feb. 13, 2018, Susan Shirk quoted in We Are The Mighty (blog)

January 2018

December 2017

November 2017

October 2017

China's Debt Battle Has Global Growth at Stake
Oct. 29, 2017, Victor Shih cited in Bloomberg

Xi Jinping Thought to be taught in China's universities
Oct. 27, 2017, Susan Shirk quoted in The Guardian

Xi Unveils China’s New Leaders but No Clear Successor
Oct. 26, 2017, Susan Shirk cited in Boston Globe

What Xi Can Learn From Deng
Oct. 24, 2017, Barry Naughton cited in Bloomberg

Xi Jinping celebrates China’s rising power — and his own
Oct. 18, 2017, Susan Shirk appeared on PBS News Hour

China's Communist Party elders picked Xi Jinping because they thought they could control him. They were wrong
Oct. 16, 2017, Susan Shirk cited in Los Angeles Times

Xi Jinping Presses Military Overhaul, and Two Generals Disappear
Oct. 11, 2017, Tai Ming Cheung quoted in The New York Times

China Central Bank Boss Calls for Reform Amid Congress Countdown
Oct. 9, 2017, Victor Shih quoted in Bloomberg News

Does Chinese leader Xi Jinping plan to hang on to power for more than 10 years?
Oct. 6, Susan Shirk quoted in South China Morning Post

One Belt, One Road, One Leader: Xi Jinping’s Environmental and Infrastructure Initiatives
Oct. 5, 2017, Barry Naughton authored blog post for China Focus

Xi Jinping’s Extended Reach: The General Secretary Combines Economics and Politics
Oct. 2, 2017, Barry Naughton authored blog post for China Focus