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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Goods, Games, and Institutions: Response to Wallner

|By Vinod Aggarwal – Director|

International Political Science Review,2002
In our article “Goods, Games, and Institutions,” published in this journal (Aggarwal and Dupont, 1999), we emphasized the need to improve our understanding of the underlying conditions within which institutions might promote cooperation among states and other international actors.

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The Dynamics of Negotiated Protectionism.

|By Vinod Aggarwal – Director|

American Political Science Review, 2000
Recent protectionism by the United States has principally taken the form of negotiated barriers to trade, such as voluntary export restraints.

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Strategy Without Vision: The U.S. and Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation

|By Vinod Aggarwal – Director| Kun-Chin Lin|

APEC: The First Decade, 2002
Since the mid-1980s, the U.S. has pursued a mixed strategy of alternating among or combining unilateral, bilateral, minilateral, and global trade negotiations.

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The Unraveling of the Multi Fiber Arrangement, 1981: An Examination of International Regime Change

|By Vinod Aggarwal – Director|

International Organization, 1981
Trade in textile and apparel products illustrates many of the conflicts that arise from a shifting international division of labor.

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Analyzing European Firms’ Market and Nonmarket Strategies in Asia

|By Vinod Aggarwal – Director|

Winning in Asia, European Style: Market and Nonmarket Strategies for Success, 2001
Despite recent currency crises, most of the Asia-Pacific economies continue to be among the most attractive markets in the world and now appear to be recovering rapidly.

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Goods, Games, and Institutions

|By Vinod Aggarwal – Director|

International Political Science Review, 1999
International institutions can help to overcome the problem of supplying goods that are difficult to restrict in terms of consumption.

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