2020 Publications

Global Political Economy

By Vinod K. Aggarwal and Cรฉdric Dupont
๐˜–๐˜น๐˜ง๐˜ฐ๐˜ณ๐˜ฅ ๐˜œ๐˜ฏ๐˜ช๐˜ท๐˜ฆ๐˜ณ๐˜ด๐˜ช๐˜ต๐˜บ ๐˜—๐˜ณ๐˜ฆ๐˜ด๐˜ด
It is now commonplace to hear about the phenomenon of globalization. Much of the current analytical debate on globalization has its roots in the international political economy literature on interdependence of the early 1970s (Cooper 1972; Keohane and Nye 1977). At that time, political scientists began to identify the characteristics of the […]

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Toward a Bipolar Economic Order? U.S. Trade Strategy In The 21st Century

By Vinod K. Aggarwal
Presented at a conference titled โ€œJapanโ€™s Leadership in the Liberal International Orderโ€
Divining the eventual direction of U.S. trade policy might best be left to sorcerers, particularly with the dramatic uncertainty that has been created by the COVID-19 crisis. President Trump has […]

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Hypersonic missiles: Why the new โ€œarms raceโ€ is going nowhere fast

By Andrew Reddie
Speaking on December 24, 2019, Russian President Vladimir Putinย markedย the deployment of Russiaโ€™s first nuclear-capable hypersonic missile system,ย noting, โ€œToday, we have a unique situation in our new and recent history. [Other countries] are trying to catch up with us. Not a single country possesses hypersonic […]

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Japanโ€™s Leadership in the Liberal International Order: Impact and Policy Opportunities for Partners

By Vinod K. Aggarwal & et al.
On January 24 and 25, 2020, a group of leading scholars and policy analysts from Canada, Japan, and the United States convened at the University of British Columbia in Vancouver, Canada, under the aegis of the Centre for Japanese Research to explore the new phenomenon of Japanโ€™s leadership in the […]

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New Economic Statecraft: Industrial Policy in an Era of Strategic Competition

By Vinod K. Aggarwal and Andrew W. Reddie
๐˜๐˜ด๐˜ด๐˜ถ๐˜ฆ๐˜ด & ๐˜š๐˜ต๐˜ถ๐˜ฅ๐˜ช๐˜ฆ๐˜ด: ๐˜ˆ ๐˜š๐˜ฐ๐˜ค๐˜ช๐˜ข๐˜ญ ๐˜š๐˜ค๐˜ช๐˜ฆ๐˜ฏ๐˜ค๐˜ฆ ๐˜˜๐˜ถ๐˜ข๐˜ณ๐˜ต๐˜ฆ๐˜ณ๐˜ญ๐˜บ ๐˜ฐ๐˜ฏ ๐˜Š๐˜ฉ๐˜ช๐˜ฏ๐˜ข, ๐˜›๐˜ข๐˜ช๐˜ธ๐˜ข๐˜ฏ, ๐˜ข๐˜ฏ๐˜ฅ ๐˜Œ๐˜ข๐˜ด๐˜ต ๐˜ˆ๐˜ด๐˜ช๐˜ข๐˜ฏ ๐˜ˆ๐˜ง๐˜ง๐˜ข๐˜ช๐˜ณ๐˜ด ๐˜๐˜ฐ๐˜ญ. 56, ๐˜•๐˜ฐ. 2 (๐˜‘๐˜ถ๐˜ฏ๐˜ฆ 2020)
The 2018 U.S. National Defense Strategy notes that the United States faces โ€œan increasingly complex global security environment, characterized by overt challenges to the free and […]

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Digital Currency Wars? US-China Competition and Economic Statecraft

By Vinod K. Aggarwal and Tim Marple
๐˜Ž๐˜ญ๐˜ฐ๐˜ฃ๐˜ข๐˜ญ ๐˜ˆ๐˜ด๐˜ช๐˜ข ๐˜๐˜ฐ๐˜ญ. 15, ๐˜•๐˜ฐ. 4, ๐˜‹๐˜ฆ๐˜ค๐˜ฆ๐˜ฎ๐˜ฃ๐˜ฆ๐˜ณ 2020
The importance of digital currencies is rising in a variety of economic relations across the world, ranging from basic payment systems such as Bitcoin to alternative central bank currencies. These new economic instruments are increasingly important flashpoints for global competition, with evidence […]

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