Research Articles

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. […]

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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 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.

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Military Forces, Coercive Signals, and Disaster Response Effectiveness

|By Vinod Aggarwal – Director|

Natural Hazards Review, 2021
Why do governments deploy their armed forces to respond to certain foreign natural disasters but not others?

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US-China Competition after RCEP

|By Yuhan Zhang – Associate Director|

East Asia Forum, 2021
In November 2020, 15 countries signed the Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership (RCEP) amid a backdrop of deglobalisation and trade protectionism.

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Modeling the US-China Trade Conflict: A Utility Theory Approach

|By Yuhan Zhang – Associate Director|

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.

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Disaster Management in the Asia-Pacific

Sponsored by the Center for Global Partnership, Japan Foundation

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Institutional Coordination in Disaster Management in the Asia Pacific

|By Vinod Aggarwal – Director|

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).

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

|By Vinod Aggarwal – Director| Andrew Reddie – Deputy Director|

World Trade Review, 2021
This article introduces a special issue that examines the effects of strategic competition on the future of the global trade regime.

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Chinese Gains from RCEP and Implications for US-China Competition

|By Yuhan Zhang – Associate Director|

BASC News, 2021
Against the backdrop of deglobalization and trade protectionism, 15 countries signed the Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership (RCEP) in November 2020.

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