The 70th Anniversary of the ROK-US Alliance: Expanding Cooperation throughout the Indo-Pacific
Seventy years after the initial signing of the alliance agreement between the Republic of Korea and the US, and after Presidents Yoon Suk Yeol and Joe Biden this year committed to strengthening the relationship, what does partnership in the 2020s and beyond really mean? Amid a year of firsts—August’s first-ever trilateral summit between the Republic […]Read More
BASC Newsletter: Winter 2023
Supported by the Institute of East Asian Studies, the Social Science Matrix, the Centerfor Chinese Studies, and the Center for Korean Studies. The articles in this newsletter reflect the work that BASC has been doing on these fronts over the last year. To begin, we are pleased to present two adapted versions of published articles […]Read More
Middle Powers Economic Statecraft
This research is supported by the Korea Foundation, UC National Laboratory Fees Program, and Institute of the National Interest, Chung-Ang University From aerospace technology to GPS to the Internet, governments have played an important role in providing early impetus to the research and development of technologies with both civilian and military applications. These interventions can […]Read More
Indo-Pacific Geo-Economic Competition
This research is supported by the Japan Foundation, Taipei Economic and Cultural Office, and Institute of the National Interest, Chung- Ang University. This conference addressed geo-economic strategic competition in the Indo-Pacific, exploring both the theoretical and thematic contours of this concept and issue specific dynamics in the areas of finance, trade, energy, and technology competition. […]Read More
The social management of complex uncertainty: Central Bank similarity and crisis liquidity swaps at the Federal Reserve
|By Tim Marple|
Review of International Organizations, 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.
Military Forces, Coercive Signals, and Disaster Response Effectiveness
Natural Hazards Review, 2021
Why do governments deploy their armed forces to respond to certain foreign natural disasters but not others?
Modeling the US-China Trade Conflict: A Utility Theory Approach
Journal of Applied Mathematics and Computation, 2021
This paper models the US-China trade conflict initiated in 2018 and attempts to analyze the (optimal) strategic choices of the United States and China.