William Overholt argues that as China reaches a threshold where success has eliminated the conditions that enabled miraculous growth, Xi Jinping is pursuing the riskiest political strategy of any important national leader. Alternative outcomes include continued impressive growth and political stability, Japanese-style stagnation, and a major political-economic crisis.
Deborah Seligsohn, an environmental governance researcher at the University of California at San Diego, spoke on the “Talk and Policy on Law, Human Rights, and the Environment” panel at the China Card conference on September 29, 2016.
Jeremie Waterman, Senior Director of Greater China at the U.S. Chamber of Commerce, spoke on the “U.S.-China Economic Ties: Joined at the Hip and Not Always Happy About It” panel at the China Card conference on September 29, 2016.
Matthew Kahn, an economic expert on climate change policy and USC professor, looks at life in China's cities from the personal perspectives of the rich, middle class, and poor, and how they cope with the stresses of pollution.
Duncan Clark discusses his new book that chronicles Jack Ma's rise from an English teacher to the founder of one of the world's biggest companies, Alibaba.
Video: “China policy is a subset of our Asia policy, and not the other way around” – Daniel Russel opens USCI “China’s Growing Pains” Conference
Assistant Secretary of State Russel delivered the 2016 Herbert G. Klein Lecture to open the USC U.S.-China Institute conference on “China’s Growing Pains.”
Please join the USC U.S.-China Institute, the East Asian Studies Center, and the USC School of Cinematic Arts for a screening of the 1993 Chinese film Woman Sesame Oil Maker (香魂女). It tells the story of a woman in a small village who buys a peasant wife for his mentally disabled son after her sesame oil business becomes unexpectedly successful. The screening will be followed by a Q&A with the director, Xie Fei (谢飞).