Research Projects

March 6, 2023

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 […]

March 6, 2023

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 […]

May 14, 2022

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. […]

March 1, 2018

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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