2021 Publications

Economic Statecraft in the 21st Century: Implications for the Future of the Global Trade Regime

By Vinod K. Aggarwal and Andrew W. Reddie
𝘞𝘰𝘳𝘭π˜₯ π˜›π˜³π˜’π˜₯𝘦 π˜™π˜¦π˜·π˜ͺ𝘦𝘸, 2021
This article introduces a special issue that examines the effects of strategic competition on the future of the global trade regime. We argue that traditional work in economics and the current set-up of global economic regimes ignores economic statecraft as a key element […]

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Taiwan’s Trade Policies Strategies and Constraints

By Vinod K. Aggarwal
π˜›π˜©π˜¦ π˜•π˜’π˜΅π˜ͺ𝘰𝘯𝘒𝘭 π˜‰π˜Άπ˜³π˜¦π˜’π˜Ά 𝘰𝘧 𝘈𝘴π˜ͺ𝘒𝘯 π˜™π˜¦π˜΄π˜¦π˜’π˜³π˜€π˜©, 2021
Vinod K. Aggarwal examines Taiwan’s efforts to diversify its trade policy away from China, particularly its focus on securing a bilateral free trade agreement with the United States.

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Security of Supply: The Determinants of State Intervention in Emerging Technology Sectors

By Vinod K. Aggarwal and Andrew W. Reddie
𝘈𝘴π˜ͺ𝘒 𝘎𝘭𝘰𝘣𝘒𝘭 π˜—π˜’π˜±π˜¦π˜³π˜΄, 2021
Scholars and policymakers have been increasingly concerned about technological competition between China and the United States over the past decade – made worse in recent months amid broader disagreements on global trade and the handling of […]

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Institutional Coordination in Disaster Management in the Asia Pacific

By Vinod K. Aggarwal and Melissa Carlson
Natural Hazards Review, 2021
According to the United Nations, between 1970 and 2016, natural disasters in East Asia have killed an average of 43,000 people per year (ESCAP 2018). This special collection, β€œInstitutional Coordination in Disaster Management in the Asia Pacific,” focuses on organizational responses to the frequent earthquakes […]

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Military Forces, Coercive Signals, and Disaster Response Effectiveness

By Melissa Carlson and Vinod K. Aggarwal
Natural Hazards Review, 2021
Why do governments deploy their armed forces to respond to certain foreign natural disasters but not others? What factors influence successful coordination between national and foreign militaries implementing disaster response activities once on the ground? We argue that when relief-sending […]

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The social management of complex uncertainty: Central Bank similarity and crisis liquidity swaps at the Federal Reserve

By Tim Marple
Review International Organization, 2021
During the global financial crisis, the Federal Reserve issued billions of dollars in liquidity swap agreements with foreign central banks, serving as a global lender of last resorts. Most studies of this event have analyzed the distribution […]

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