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Tracking COVID-19 Vaccines

February 18, 2021

With every country vying for vaccines, the deals may have more to do with international diplomacy than health policy.

Life Expectancy in the U.S. and China

January 28, 2021

Better nutrition, decreased smoking, safer working conditions, hygiene and healthcare have helped lengthen lives globally—but these gains are not distributed evenly.

Jennifer Pan on China's Social Assistance

January 28, 2021

Jennifer Pan examines how China's major social assistance program, Dibao, has been used to quell dissent.

Joshua Goldstein on Recycling in Beijing

January 21, 2021

Joshua Goldstein talked about his new book looking at the history of the recycling industry in China.

Video: Hao Wu on Filmmaking During Wuhan Lockdown

December 11, 2020

Outside the Box [Office], USC U.S.-China Institute, and MTV Documentary Films presented a Live Q&A with Writer/Director/Producer Hao Wu discussing his new documentary film 76 DAYS.

Health Care in the U.S. and China

December 3, 2020

Here we offer charts comparing health spending, numbers of health professionals, and life expectancy for the U.S. and China and a look at the impact of covid-19 in East Asia and the U.S.

Diabetes in the U.S. and China

November 5, 2020

Rates of diabetes are increasing in the U.S. and China, but with very different outcomes for patients.

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.

 

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.

Global Citizens In A Global Pandemic: Chinese International Students In 2020

July 17, 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.

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Events

One of the BRI key projects: The Khorgos Gateway in Kasakhstan | Photo credit: Khorgos Gateway
April 10, 2021 - 9:00am

Please join the USC U.S.-China Institute for an online panel discussion on the Belt and Road Initiative in Southeast and Central Asia.

April 29, 2021 - 4:00pm

Please join the USC U.S.-China Institute for a book talk with Eric Heikkila to look at how the rise of China alters the context in which the broad spectrum of policies in the United States should be assessed.