Recently, a near-consensus has crystallized among China-watchers that Washington and Beijing are locked in a great power competition. Ryan Hass and Mira Rapp-Hooper identify seven questions that the China-facing policy community is now debating as it grapples with how the U.S. should respond to challenges being posed by China’s rise.
In a new episode of the “Dollar & Sense” podcast, Janet Yellen, distinguished fellow in residence at Brookings and former chair of the Federal Reserve, sits down with host David Dollar to discuss the links among monetary policy, exchange rates, and trade.
A group of U.S. senators has called on Speaker Nancy Pelosi to invite Taiwan’s president, Tsai Ing-wen, to address a joint meeting of Congress. But Richard Bush argues that any such invitation or speech is likely to prove counterproductive, making substantive progress on Taiwan more difficult, not less.
Former National Security Advisors Stephen Hadley and Susan Rice recently participated in a “fireside conversation” at Brookings to discuss U.S.-China relations. The discussion was part of our first major collaboration with the Paul Tsai China Center at Yale Law School and was moderated by that center's director, Professor Paul Gewirtz.
Peter A. Petri appointed Nonresident Senior Fellow
Peter A. Petri has been appointed Nonresident Senior Fellow in the John L. Thornton China Center at Brookings. Petri is the Carl J. Shapiro Professor of International Finance at the Brandeis International Business School, where he served as the founding dean from 1994 to 2006 and as the interim dean from 2016 to 2018. His research focuses on international trade, investment, and technological competition, primarily in the Asia-Pacific region.
Are U.S.-China trade talks inching toward a resolution? As talks deepen between U.S. and Chinese negotiators ahead of a March 1 deadline—which could be extended—Ryan Hass tells Bloomberg News, "Both sides clearly are working toward the objective of reaching a deal." Hass also discussed trade relations and much more on a recent episode of SupChina's "ChinaEconTalk" podcast.
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