Professor Carolijn van Noort from the University of West Scotland talks about her new book, which explores how China’s international political communication of the Belt and Road Initiative comprises narratives about infrastructure and the Silk Road.
Visualizing FDI Restrictiveness
We visualize how open—or closed—both the U.S. and China are to foreign direct investment in their countries.
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FDI restrictiveness is an index measured by the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) that gauges how open—or closed—a country's foreign direct investment rules are from 0 (open) to 1 (closed). While China has become twice as open to FDI since 2014, barriers still remain in markets like media, where it's fully closed. While the U.S. is much more open than China, it's still less open than the OECD average.
Please join the USC U.S.-China Institute for a look at the resurgence of classical music in China through the legacy of the Philadelphia Orchestra, from its first performances in the PRC in 1973 until its most recent tour in 2018.
Kirk Denton will look at the role of politics—especially political parties—in the establishment, administration, architectural design, and historical narratives of museums in Taiwan.