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    As part of the Moynihan Institute of Global Affairs at the Maxwell School, the East Asia Program provides an intellectual home for students and faculty interested in the study of East Asia. It supports and facilitates multidisciplinary research and dialogue on the history, economy, politics and social development of the region, especially China, Japan, and the two Koreas, and on the relations of the United States with the region.

    The East Asia Program runs seminars organized around the research by faculty and advanced graduate students, hosts scholars of and from East Asia, and holds conferences and workshops. Please come and join us for these activities. 


     



  • East Asia News

    McCormick discusses violence in Mexico with Al Jazeera, Reuters

    "Everything he (Lopez Obrador) has put into place in terms of security has either been amateur or just very papered over in terms of political rhetoric," Gladys McCormick told Al Jazeera. "The optics of what is happening on this two year anniversary are disheartening for what lays ahead," she added, "because what we are essentially going to get is more of the same." McCormick also spoke to Reuters about the assassination attempt on Mexico City's chief of police.

     

    Lovely speaks to Reuters, Yahoo Finance, Bloomberg about USMCA, China

    "The champagne isn’t quite as fizzy as we might have expected - even under the best of circumstances - and there’s trouble coming from all sides," Professor Mary Lovely told Reuters about the U.S.-Mexico-Canada Agreement. "This could be a trade agreement that quickly ends up in dispute and higher trade barriers." Lovely also spoke to Yahoo Finance and Bloomberg about US-China tensions.

     

    Mitra discusses what India needs to do to attract GSCs in ET

    "View: India has to catch up in infrastructure and skill-building to play role in global supply chains," written by Devashish Mitra, Gerald B. and Daphna Cramer Professor of Global Affairs, was published in the Economic Times. Mitra says attracting global supply chains (GCS) to India is actually very hard work. "There is no strategy other than considerable additional investment and effort into infrastructure and skill-building, tackling power bottlenecks, reforms in labour and land regulations and keeping protectionist forces at bay," he says. 

     
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