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Economics

Understanding the ongoing U.S.-China trade war

May 17, 2019

Clayton Dube, director of the USC U.S.-China Institute, explains this latest phase of the trade war and how it might impact American consumers.

Michael Dunne on General Motors in China

April 19, 2019

Michael Dunne's book reveals how extraordinary people, remarkable decisions and surprising breaks made triumph in China possible for General Motors.

Video: Michael Dunne on General Motors in China

April 8, 2019

Michael Dunne, author of American Wheels: Chinese Roads, talks about General Motors' successful efforts to build its China business and about the current state of Chinese auto market.

Jeff Sessions, 2018, New Initiative to Combat Chinese Economic Espionage

November 1, 2018

Attorney General Jeff Sessions
Washington, DC
Nov. 1, 2018
(Please download the DOJ China Initiative below.)

Video: A Roundtable Discussion Of The U.S.-China Trade War

September 13, 2018

On August 30, 2018, the USC U.S.-China Institute hosted a discussion on American and Chinese aims and tactics in the US-China trade war as well as its impact and potential costs.

 

Video: A Time of Uncertainty in US-Taiwan-China Relations

September 10, 2018

The Grassroots Diplomacy Council and the USC U.S.-China Institute hosted a symposium on the relationships of Taiwan, China, and the United States.

 

PRC State Council, The Facts and China’s Position on China-US Trade Friction, September 2018

September 3, 2018

A white paper issued by the Information Office of the State Council in the People's Republic of China.

USC and China in the News - July and August, 2018

July 16, 2018

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

Joint Statement on U.S.-China Trade Consultations, May 19, 2018

May 19, 2018

Statement released following discussions in Washington. The two sides had threatened each other with massive tariffs and other actions. 

William Overholt Discusses His Book "China's Crisis of Success"

May 9, 2018

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. 

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Events

June 4, 2020 - 5:00pm

Please join the USC U.S.-China Institute for a discussion with Hong Kong based author and photographer Antony Dapiran for a look at his new book on the city's protests and what they mean for the future of Hong Kong and China.

June 11, 2020 - 4:00pm

Please join the USC U.S.-China Institute for an online discussion with Professor Margaret Lewis on how the US government's use of criminal prosecutions to address a broad "China" threat is at tension with the criminal justice system.