China

‘All Countries Have a Stake’: Dr. Kennette Benedict Talks Nuclear Security and Global Responsibility

People and nations worldwide cannot be assured of their safety as long as nuclear warheads remain ready for launch. How...

Projecting the Economic Implications of Carbon Pricing in China

As one of the largest greenhouse gas emitters, China has recently been increasing its efforts to reduce carbon dioxide emissions,...

Competition or Cooperation: The Complicated Diplomatic Relationship Between China and the United States

Sino-American relations have long been fraught with complexity. Although fundamental economic, security, and foreign policy differences persist, there is a...

Academic Stress in China: Coping with High Expectations in School Environments

This piece, first published on May 30, 2014, is being republished as part of the Chicago Policy Review‘s 20th Anniversary Series. Please visit us here to...

How China’s Neighbors Are Reacting to Its Rise as a World Power

Over the course of the Obama administration, particularly under former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton’s leadership, the emphasis of American...

Social Capital Matters for the Mental Health of Children in Rural China

Social capital is an important component in ensuring sound mental health in children. The more quality time a parent spends...

Is China ‘Unseating’ the US in the Middle East in a New Energy Landscape?

In light of the United States’ reduced need for oil imports, more West African and Latin American producers are competing with China’s traditional Middle Eastern suppliers for market share. The fall in global oil prices, due to increasing supply and slowing demand since mid-2014, has been an economic boon for China. China’s decision makers, however, still view the country’s high dependency on imported oil as a source of vulnerability. While China will continue to expand its commercial footprint in the Middle East, its appetite for a deeper security engagement remains limited.

Money Alone Can’t Buy Positive Education Outcomes in China

Compared to monetary resources, non-monetary resources, particularly parenting practices, are more consequential for children’s achievement in the Chinese context.

The 2008 Beijing Olympic Games: Spillover Effects on Air Quality and Health

A study links special government controls on pollution enacted during the 2008 Olympic Games in Beijing to significant increases in air quality and significant decreases in mortality rates associated with cardiovascular and respiratory diseases.

The Lonely Sequel of China’s One-Child Policy

A recent study shows the struggles of an increasing number of Chinese parents who have lost their only child and will have to rely on the public system for support during their old age.

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