News

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

As China Trade Talks Stall, Xi Faces a Dilemma: Fold? Or Double Down?
May 9, 2019, Susan Shirk quoted in The New York Times

The U.S.-China Trade Talks Have Already Changed the World
May 7, 2019, Susan Shirk quoted in The Atlantic

Party Loyalty in China Helps Private Companies Get Cheaper Loans
May 1, 2019, Barry Naughton quoted in Bloomberg

What might be lost as China and the U.S. make it harder for scholars to travel back and forth?
May 1, 2019, Susan Shirk cited in The Washington Post

US Policy on China: The Need for Pressure & Multilateralism
April 22, 2019, Barry Naughton quoted in Pacific Council on International Policy

China’s Economy Stabilizes After Beijing Opens the Bank Vaults
April 16, 2019, Victor Shih quoted in The New York Times

The Widening Rift Between the US and China
April 8, 2019, Susan Shirk cited in the Nation

March 2019

World Insight with Tian Wei
March 26, 2019, Susan Shirk interviewed on CGTN

Trade Fight With China Enters Overtime, With Tariffs a Costly Sticking Point
March 17, 2019, Susan Shirk quoted in The New York Times

Can the new foreign investment law level the playing field in China?
March 15, 2019, Victor Shih quoted in Deutsche Welle

China wants a 'reciprocal' enforcement mechanism in trade deal
March 12, 2019, Susan Shirk interviewed on CNBC TV

China's Credit Conundrum
March 1, 2019, Victor Shih authored for New Left Review

February 2019

The story of China’s economy as told through the world’s biggest building
Feb. 23, 2019, Barry Naughton cited in The Economist

In China, a 'social credit system' could rank people on anything from finances to jay-walking
Feb. 22, 2019, Lei Guang quoted in WUSA9.com

Full-house participation at first Data Analytics Boot Camp
Feb. 19, 2019, China Data Lab event summary

Economic Nationalism and the effect on Chinese Consumers
Feb. 19, 2019, Karl Gerth cited in Jiemian.com

Trump Trying to Counter China in the ‘Wrong Way,’ Former Officials Say
Feb. 12, 2019, Susan Shirk quoted in The New York Times

Overreach and Overreaction: The Crisis in US-China Relations - Susan Shirk
Feb. 7, 2019, Susan Shirk featured in Penn Arts & Sciences (podcast)

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December 2018

November 2018

Evaluating China’s Influence in the U.S. with “Constructive Vigilance”
Nov. 30, 2018, Susan Shirk cited in China Digital Times

US urged to consider bans on Chinese journalists and subsidise US businesses to counter Beijing’s influence campaign
Nov. 29, 2018, Susan Shirk quoted in South China Morning Post

China specialists who long supported engagement are now warning of Beijing’s efforts to influence American society
Nov. 28, 2018, Susan Shirk quoted in The Washington Post

Is China Hitting A Wall?
Nov. 16, 2018, Victor Shih cited in Forbes

DOJ lawsuit part of bigger tech crackdown on China
Nov. 2, 2018, Susan Shirk quoted in Marketplace.org

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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)

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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