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Ma discusses how western universities can help Chinese students in Times Higher Education

According to Yingyi Ma, associate professor of sociology, and her co-authors, U.S. institutions need to invest more in direct recruiting in China, do more to integrate Chinese students, and provide diverse networking opportunities for them.

December 13, 2019

Gueorguiev article on China, dictatorship published in Washington Post

"Democracy is not the same thing as providing for the population’s needs...the CCP will never commit to trusting the public over its own political interests. It will resort to force when necessary, as it has in the past, and this use of force is the very essence of dictatorship," writes  Dimitar Gueorguiev, assistant professor of political science.

December 6, 2019

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Steinberg discusses regional multilateralism in Nikkei Asian Review

"In the face of China's growing economic and military power, the region's countries are eager to find strategies to counter its influence," writes University Professor James Steinberg.

November 22, 2019

Lovely discusses the trade war, tariffs with Marketplace, PolitiFact

"When the price of these inputs go up, U.S. businesses find it harder to compete against non-U.S. competitors, even in the U.S. market," says Mary Lovely, professor of economics.

November 19, 2019

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

Lovely speaks with Business Insider, NPR, Washington Post about the US-China trade war

"The key issue is how long the trade disruptions between U.S. and China last," says Professor of Economics Mary Lovely. "The longer they go on, the more the old networks atrophy and new networks get solidified."

November 1, 2019

Lovely discusses impact of Hong Kong protests on trade with Fox News

Mary Lovely, professor of economics, says that the protests in Hong Kong haven't affected the U.S.-China trade talks as these are longstanding negotiations. "I think it does change the atmosphere for American businesses and the American public, as well as Chinese businesses and the Chinese public," she says.

October 25, 2019

Lovely interviewed by CBS News on the US-China trade deal

"Even with the enormous emphasis President Trump places on restarting U.S. agricultural exports to China, details about the pace of expected Chinese purchases of $40 billion to $50 billion of American farm products are murky," says Mary Lovely, professor of economics.

October 18, 2019

Lovely discusses the latest in US-China trade talks with Business Insider, NPR, The Week

"We have to remember that every other country in the world will be doing business with China. That puts our companies at a severe disadvantage in doing business," says Mary Lovely, professor of economics.

October 15, 2019

Lovely discusses US, China with CNBC, Foreign Policy, Bloomberg, Business Insider, Financial Times

“The Chinese meanwhile are incredibly pragmatic, and they’ll certainly consider the possibility that the impeachment inquiry is having an effect. They’ll see the president as weakened. That will matter," says Professor of Economics Mary Lovely.

October 8, 2019

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