Policy Analysis

Policy impact is an important aim of the 21st Century China Center. Toward that end, the Center performs critical policy analysis and organizes policy dialogues to deepen our understanding of dynamic changes inside China and in U.S.-China relations.

Special Reports

  • 21st Century China Center Briefing on China’s 19th Party Congress

    21st Century China Center Briefing on China’s 19th Party Congress

    In this briefing, 21st Century China Center scholars provide a timely in-depth analysis of a series of critical questions about President Xi Jinping, the 19th Party Congress and the future of China.
  • U.S. Policy Towards China: Recommendations for a New Administration

    U.S. Policy Towards China: Recommendations for a New Administration

    The 21st Century China Center partners with the Asia Society’s Center on U.S.-China Relations to convene a task force consisting of the country’s leading China specialists, many of whom have served under both political parties and every U.S. president since the Nixon administration. The Task Force’s first report provides a comprehensive critical review of U.S. policy toward China with recommendations for the Trump administration.

  • Understanding China’s Plans for Innovation & Technology

    Understanding China’s Plans for Innovation & Technology

    This report is co-authored by Tai Ming Cheung and his colleagues from the UC Institute on Global Conflict and Cooperation Thomas Mahnken, Deborah Seligsohn, Kevin Pollpeter, Eric Anderson and Fan Yang. It provides an assessment of China’s state plans for civilian and defense-related science and technology, industrial and energy development and their economic and security implications for the United States.

Policy Analysis