2009-2010 USCI Graduate Summer Fieldwork Grants

April 17, 2009

Three projects funded for summer 2009 will explore intellectual property rights, historical depictions of U.S.-China relations, and farmland preservation.

Urbanization in East and Southeast Asia

January 7, 2009

USC's Eric Heikkila surveys the rapid growth of cities across Asia, noting that 31 of the region's largest cities are in China.

Three Questions Regarding Urbanization in China

January 7, 2009

USC's Eric Heikkila explores why and how Chinese cities are growing.

Property Rights, Land Speculation, and Urban Sprawl: A Comparative Study of U.S. and China

September 18, 2008

Pengyu Zhu investigates the impact of the different property rights regimes in the U.S. and China on urban sprawl.

2008-2009 USCI Graduate Summer Fieldwork Grants

September 18, 2008

Grant recipients return from abroad and report on their summer research.

The Health and Well-Being of the Elderly in China: Evidence from the China Health and Retirement Longitudinal Study (CHARLS)-Pilot

September 18, 2008

Shuyang Sheng seeks to identify how health affects the behaviors of labor force participation, retirement and savings of the elderly.

US Department of Transportation, Freight Mobility and Intermodal Connectivity in China, May 2008

May 1, 2008

The US Federal Highway Administration's International Technology Scanning Program prepared this report.

A few problems, but that’s to be expected

September 17, 2007

Distinguished Chinese diplomat Wan Yunxiang 王雲翔 speaks on U.S.-China affairs at USC.

Chinese and American Students Document the Global City, 2006

April 10, 2006

Students from the Communication University of China and the University of Southern California combine to produce documentaries on Los Angeles. This summer 2006 project launched an ongoing collaboration between the two universities.