• Hedging with new and old currencies

    July 30, 2020

    Covid-19 first laid the Chinese economy low. As a consequence of the covid-19 lockdown there, China’s economy shrank by almost 7% in the first quarter of the year. It seems to have rebounded a bit and many expect a continued, if uneven, recovery. The U.S. has been hit harder and the pain is not over. The U.S. Bureau of Economic Analysis estimates that U.S. gross domestic product dropped 5% in the first quarter.

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  • Video: The Future of Public Health and Global Collaboration

    July 28, 2020

    Public health experts, industry leaders, and practitioners share their thoughts on the future of public health and how global collaboration can shape an outcome beneficial to us all.


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  • Video: Lucy Hornby on Covid-19's Impact on the U.S.-China Rivalry

    Lucy Hornby, long-time China correspondent at the Financial Times, looks at how the virus has impacted the U.S.-China rivalry. 


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  • President Trump at a Coronavirus update on July 21, 2020. (Official White House Photo by Shealah Craighead)

    Politics and public health

    July 23, 2020

    The COVID-19 pandemic reconfigured human activity across the globe. Differing political systems, priorities and social norms have yielded significantly different outcomes between China and the U.S. and within the two countries.

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  • Video: Superpower Showdown, Bob Davis and Lingling Wei take us inside the trade war

    July 17, 2020

    Bob Davis and Lingling Wei, authors of Superpower Showdown, help us understand the ramp up of US-China economic tensions and the far-reaching consequences of the stand-off.  


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August 5, 2020

During this digital report launch, PEN America and our panelists will discuss the pressures filmmakers confront and the choices they make in order to have their films be shown in China. 

August 20, 2020

The USC U.S.-China Institute presents a webinar with Han Li to examine how Chinese are rediscovering the rural China and idealizing rural life in the social media age. She'll also look at the social and political forces driving this trend.

US-China Today

July 28, 2020

The recent Trump administration policy to deport international students if they did not show up for class on campus sparked strong reactions in the international student community, but also galvanized the world of higher education to unite in an unprecedented way.

July 27, 2020

In a US-dominated age, China seeks to return to its former glory by reviving the interconnectedness and vitality of the Silk Road through the Belt and Road Initiative.


July 27, 2020

China-related news involving USC research, faculty, students and organizations.


December 2, 2019

From trade, the environment, politics, human rights, and much more, China is in the news every single day. But China is not just a headline. On this podcast from the USC U.S.-China Institute, we'll share stories of everyday people in China.