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July 08, 2013 11:14 AM Did China’s Economic Liberalization Increase Sex Selection?

Doug Almond, Hongbin Li, and Shuang Zhang write: Following the death of Mao in 1976, abandonment of collective farming lifted millions from poverty and heralded sweeping pro-market policies. How did China’s excess in male births respond to rural land reform?...

By Andrew Gelman

May 01, 2013 10:59 AM How China Gives Development Aid

China is often accused of using aid strategically to advance its own interests with little regard for the welfare of the developing countries in which it is investing. Axel Dreher and Andreas Fuchs have pointed out that all countries use aid to advance their...

By Erik Voeten

February 22, 2013 10:42 AM The International Relations Problem with Cybersecurity

The recent Mandiant report has spurred a lot of debate over whether the US and China are moving towards more confrontational relations over cybersecurity. In a recent paper, Erik Gartzke argues that any confrontations are likely to be very limited....

By Henry Farrell

November 14, 2012 11:54 PM Mending News

In his keynote speech last Thursday to the 18th Congress of the Chinese Communist party, retiring President Hu Jintao said: Energy consumption and carbon dioxide emissions per unit of GDP as well as the discharge of major pollutants should decrease...

By James Wimberley

October 17, 2012 7:29 AM Romney's Cynical China Strategy

Florida Senator Marco Rubio recently appeared for coffee at Bloomberg View in New York and made a good impression, if you don't count his failure to identify even one tax loophole or deduction he would eliminate to help pay for...

By Jonathan Alter