• What Do Canadians Think of China and the US?

    What Do Canadians Think of China and the US?

    • December 18, 2019

    There’s support for contact with China despite worries and uncertainties and a lack of trust in the US, a University of British Columbia survey finds.


    Amidst the diplomatic crisis affecting Canada-China relations that has followed the arrests of Huawei chief …

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  • F-35 Sales Are America’s Belt and Road

    F-35 Sales Are America’s Belt and Road

    • September 22, 2019

    By Jonathan D. Caverley, Ethan B. Kapstein and Srdjan Vucetic

    While China’s Belt and Road Initiative has captured the headlines, the network of alliances based around Lockheed Martin’s F-35 Lightning II offers advanced technology and close ties to the United

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  • 30 Years After Tiananmen: Democracy More Urgent than Ever

    30 Years After Tiananmen: Democracy More Urgent than Ever

    • May 30, 2019

    In early May, US State Department Director of Policy Planning Kiron Skinner was rebuked in China’s English-language media for characterizing US–China relations as a “clash of civilizations.” Skinner’s rhetoric reflects a Cold War mentality that overlooks centuries of mutual contact …

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  • Conceptualising Markets

    Conceptualising Markets

    • May 11, 2019

    By Pascale Massot and Julian Gruin

    Markets are ubiquitous in contemporary everyday life and society as well as central features of the global economy. Markets have political, economic, social, and cultural origins, as well as consequences. But in the public …

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  • What Makes a Market Economy?

    What Makes a Market Economy?

    • May 11, 2019

    By Alice Chessé

    What makes a market economy? To many, the answer is simple: they are countries where the market is the main mechanism of resource allocation. Yet, this intuitive definition is at odds with the political impact of the …

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  • China, State Capitalism, and the Global Financial Order

    China, State Capitalism, and the Global Financial Order

    • May 11, 2019

    By Johannes Petry

    In 1989, capital markets did not exist in China. Fast forward to 2018, China’s capital markets have become the second largest equity markets, second largest futures markets, and third largest bond markets in the world. More …

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