Research Articles

Cyber Industrial Policy in an Era of Strategic Competition

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

Center for Long-term Cybersecurity White Paper Series, 2019
This paper provides an overview of many of the industrial policy approaches available to policymakers seeking to advance their cybersecurity industries, with an investigation of the consequences of policies for national and international economies as well as global governance frameworks.

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US-China Rivalry: Implications for East Asia

|By Vinod Aggarwal – Director|

Japan Spotlight,2019
Interview with Dr. Vinod K. Aggarwal, Travers Family Senior Faculty Fellow and Professor of Political Science & Director of the Berkeley APEC Study Center (BASC) at the University of
California, Berkeley.

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Hypersonic Hysteria: Examining the Hypersonic Hammer

|By Andrew Reddie – Deputy Director|

Center for Strategic and International Studies, 2018
There are substantial questions for policy-makers to answer as the United State weighs the inclusion of hypersonic weapons to its arsenal.

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Design Matters: The Past, Present, and Future of the INF Treaty

|By Andrew Reddie – Deputy Director|

Trust and Verify, 2021
In a discussion with journalists on 20 October 2018, US President Trump announced that the United States would seek to withdraw from the 1987 Intermediate-Range Nuclear Forces (INF) Treaty, blaming Russian violations of the treaty as the reason for the decision.

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Comparative Industrial Policy and Cybersecurity: A Framework for Analysis

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

Journal of Cyber Policy, 2018
This comparative project evaluates the role of firms, governments,
and other key stakeholders in the rise of industrial policy in
important states in the cybersecurity industry.

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Comparative Inudstrial Policy and Cybersecurity: The US Case

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

Journal of Cyber Policy, 2018
This paper investigates the relationship between the US
government and its domestic cybersecurity sector drawing on the special issue framework.

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The US-China Trade War: A Political and Economic Analysis

|By Yuhan Zhang – Associate Director|

Indian Journal of Asian Affairs, 2018
This article attempts to examine the current US-China trade war.

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The Political Economy and Legal Aspects of Trade Policy in the Trump Era

With the Brexit referendum, election of Donald Trump, and the continued stasis at the World Trade Organization (WTO), the liberal, rules-based trading order is facing considerable pressure for business and policymakers.[1] These pressures come from structural economic forces, systemic changes in geopolitics, domestic political conflicts in the US and elsewhere, and a rethinking of the […]

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Japan and the Leadership of the World Trading System

|By Vinod Aggarwal – Director|

Abe Global, 2017
For several reasons, passage of the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) would, on the whole, have been a good thing.

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Power in international trade politics: is ISDS a solution in search of a problem?

|By Andrew Reddie – Deputy Director|

Business and Politics, 2017
This article examines the controversial investor-state dispute settlement (ISDS) mechanisms in recent mega-free trade agreement.

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The Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership: Limits on Negotiating Behind the Border Barriers

|By Vinod Aggarwal – Director| Simon Evenett|

Business and Politics, 2017
This special issue focuses on the difficulties of negotiating the Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership (TTIP), with contributions by scholars from different perspectives.

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Resisting Behind the Border Talks in TTIP: The Cases of GMOs and Data Privacy

|By Vinod Aggarwal – Director| Simon Evenett|

Business and Politics, 2017
Despite initial intentions to better align transatlantic regulation and associated practices in the negotiation of the Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership (TTIP), this was not possible for rules concerning genetically modified organisms and data privacy.

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