The China-led Lancang-Mekong Cooperation framework was initiated in the goal of enforcing stronger international legal norms. Moving forward, the member countries are working toward a more [...]
Smart Water Meter: How Public-Private Partnerships Between Huawei and Chinese Local Governments Popularize the Internet of Things
Public-private partnerships have been an integral part of China's public policy projects. The Smart Water Program at Yingtan is a perfect case that reflects the developing relationship.
The solar electricity industry has been an integral part of Chinese environmental policy reform. With recent policy changes, it's now facing greater challenges and uncertainties.
China's city-oriented flood mitigation policy may turn out to greatly endanger rural citizens' livelihoods and eventually China's food security.
by Barry Naughton The Expert Briefing is a special column dedicated to publishing the analysis and views of 21st Century China Center scholars on Chinese economy, politics, and society. This [...]
This article was originally published on the UC San Diego JIPS Blog. While the total impact of the United States’ 2016 election is yet to be fully determined, based on the incoming [...]
This article is a winner of the 2016 China Focus Essay Contest. The other winning piece, which discusses North Korean nonproliferation, can be found here. The 2017 essay contest will [...]
In late 2009, the Copenhagen Climate Change Conference (COP 15) ended in disappointment after high-profile disagreements between the U.S. and China. In the years since then, both countries have [...]