Research Projects

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 […]

October 1, 2017

Comparative Industrial Policy in the Cybersecurity Industry

This conference hosted a series of speakers from universities in the United States, Asia, and Europe to address the question of how governments are responding to the challenges posed by cybersecurity. Specifically, speakers considered how states have sought to build and support their national cybersecurity market using a variety of industrial policy tools. The project […]

November 1, 2016

ICT, Data Localization and Corporate Governance in the 21st Century

The challenges facing companies in the 21st century are significantly different to those faced in the past due in large part to changing technologies in commerce in general and the rise of the Internet as a tool of trade, specifically. Indeed, the Internet has allowed for instantaneous communication for business processes, changed relationships with consumers, […]

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