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Policy

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

  •  Meeting the China Challenge: A New American Strategy for Technology Competition

    Meeting the China Challenge: A New American Strategy for Technology Competition

    This policy report is the culmination of over a full year’s deliberation and study by the bipartisan Working Group on Science and Technology in U.S.-China Relations. It sets forth broad policy objectives as well as specific recommendations for the new U.S. administration in four domains of science and technology: fundamental research, 5G digital communications, artificial intelligence and biotechnology.

Policy Analysis

  • China’s Credit Conundrum

    China’s Credit Conundrum

    Interviewed by Robert Brenner, Victor Shih discusses the one-off factors that enabled China’s rise as workshop of the world and its subsequent dependence on state credit as driver of growth. Contradictions between the conditions for political and financial stability, as the Xi regime superintends an unsteady slowdown.