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Lovely weighs in on EU-China investment agreement in SCMP

"In short, the pandemic has led to greater fear of Chinese unfair practices, not less," says Mary Lovely, professor of economics.

July 27, 2020

Yingyi Ma quoted in South China Morning Post article on Trump's visa rules for foreign students

"A large majority of Chinese students [are] coming to study in the U.S. not for political reasons," says Yingyi Ma, associate professor of sociology. "What they really want is quality education opportunities, so that they can improve their career prospects, or they can broaden their horizons and really enjoy being in the process of cultivating their global citizenship."

July 8, 2020

Banks comments on Hong Kong's new national security law in South China Morning Post

"[National security] definitions are a game that all governments play. Pay attention instead to how governments treat their citizens," says William C. Banks, professor emeritus of public administration and international affairs.

July 7, 2020

Ma quoted in South China Morning Post article on BLM movement, Asian-American community

Those of an older generation, whether in China or the U.S., generally prefer to circumvent discussion of politics and socioeconomic issues, says Yingyi Ma, associate professor of sociology. "They have memories of the Cultural Revolution and they understand how divisive and how difficult it was and how much destruction it caused," she says.

June 17, 2020

Lovely comments on the future of the US-China trade deal in South China Morning Post

"The priority the two sides are placing on the deal is not so much a way to repair damage as it is to not cause further damage," says Professor of Economics Mary Lovely. "If the U.S. announces the deal is dead, Trump is locked into some kind of retaliation."

June 8, 2020

Steinberg weighs in on rolling back tariffs during pandemic in South China Morning Post

A tariff rollback to encourage cooperation with China "would make sense, but I don't think it will work if the framework is, we're suspending them till January, while we try to get [the two economies stabilised], and then we're going to put them back in again," says University Professor James Steinberg.

April 10, 2020

Lovely discusses US-China tariff rollback in Associated Press, South China Morning Post

"We can be cautiously optimistic here,” Professor of Economics Mary Lovely says about potential tariff rollbacks. "The signals that are coming out are moving in the right direction for a deal."

November 8, 2019

Ma quoted in SCMP article on Chinese students in US, visa challenges

"Many students are scared away already by the new policies even before going through the visa hurdles," says Yingyi Ma, associate professor of sociology.

May 24, 2019

Lovely speaks with BBC, NPR, NYT, Guardian about US-China trade war

Mary Lovely speaks with multiple news outlets about the U.S tariffs on $34 billion worth of Chinese imports. She looks at the long run impact, to forecast the economic effect of such an action.
July 6, 2018

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