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China's Engagement in Multilateral Institutions: Understanding the Trade Creation Impact of the ASEAN-China Free Trade Area
Over the past two decades, the rise of China has caused profound changes in the traditional underpinnings of international relations in Asia. China’s speedy economic development and military modernization led to heightened ...
The Rise of Middle Class Luxury Consumption in China
This thesis explores what motivates middle class Chinese to consume expensive, imported luxury products. China’s middle class is larger than the population of the United States and is expected to more than double within ...
Economic Interdependence and the Development of Cross-Strait Relations
By measuring the extent to which improved economic relations between China and Taiwan has led to improved political relations, this project uses the case of cross-Strait relations to test the idea that economic interdependence ...
U.S./China Trade Disputes in the post-Recession Political Landscape
This paper investigates the connection between the recent economic recession and an increase in trade disputes between the United States and China. Overall, I conclude political factors exacerbated by the recession, rather ...
Communist Revolution to Consumer Revolution: A study of saving and consumption patterns for urban members of China’s Generation Y and the social drivers behind those patterns
In November of 2013 during the Communist Party’s Third Plenum, the government of the PRC announced an effort to shift the drivers of economic growth from heavy government spending and exports to domestic demand. This shift ...