Scott Kennedy

Senior Adviser and Trustee Chair in Chinese Business and Economics
Scott Kennedy

Scott Kennedy is senior adviser and Trustee Chair in Chinese Business and Economics at the Center for Strategic and International Studies (CSIS). A leading authority on Chinese economic policy, Kennedy has been traveling to China for over 30 years. His specific areas of expertise include industrial policy, technology innovation, business lobbying, U.S.-China commercial relations, and global governance. He is the editor of China’s Uneven High-Tech Drive: Implications for the United States (CSIS, February 2020) and (with Jude BlanchetteChinese State Capitalism: Diagnosis and Prognosis (CSIS, October 2021) and the author of The State and the State of the Art on Philanthropy in China (Voluntas, August 2019), China’s Risky Drive into New-Energy Vehicles (CSIS, November 2018), The Fat Tech Dragon: Benchmarking China’s Innovation Drive (CSIS, August 2017), and The Business of Lobbying in China (Harvard University Press, 2005). He has edited three books, including Global Governance and China: The Dragon’s Learning Curve (Routledge, 2018). His articles have appeared in a wide array of policy, popular, and academic venues, including the New York Times, Wall Street Journal, Foreign Affairs, Foreign Policy, and China Quarterly. He is currently finishing a report, Beyond Decoupling: Maintaining America’s Hi-Tech Advantages over China (CSIS, forthcoming spring 2023). From 2000 to 2014, Kennedy was a professor at Indiana University (IU), where he established the Research Center for Chinese Politics & Business and was the founding academic director of IU’s China Office. Kennedy received his PhD in political science from George Washington University, his MA in China studies from the Johns Hopkins School of Advanced International Studies, and his BA from the University of Virginia.

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甘思德 (Scott Kennedy) 博士是美国国际战略研究中心高级顾问及中国商务和经济董事项目主任。作为中国经济政策领域的顶尖专家,他频繁往返于中美逾三十年。甘思德博士的专业领域包括:产业政策、科技创新、企业参政议政、中美商贸关系以及全球治理等方面。他是《坎坷的中国高科技之路:对美国的影响》和(同Jude Blanchette合编)《中国的国家资本主义:诊断和预判》(CSIS,2021年10月)这两篇报告的编辑者。作为作者,他的作品包括《国家和中国慈善事业的现状》(Voluntas,2019年8月)、《中国新能源汽车产业的冒险之旅》(CSIS, 2018年),《虚胖的科技龙:衡量中国的科技之路》(CSIS, 2017年), 《在中国游说的事业》(哈佛大学出版社, 2005年)。他也编辑了包括《全球治理与中国:龙的学习曲线》(Routledge, 2018年)在内的三本学术书籍。他亦曾多次在《纽约时报》、《华尔街日报》、《外交事务》、 《外交政策》、《中国研究季刊》等权威政策、大众及学术刊物上发表文章。目前,他正在完成一篇题为《超越脱钩:维持美国对中国的高科技优势》(CSIS,2023年春季)的报告。2000年至2014年,甘思德博士任教于美国印第安那大学政治学系,他建立了印大中国政治与商业研究中心并担任中国办公室学术主任。 他在乔治华盛顿大学获得政治学博士学位,在约翰斯霍普金斯大学的高级国际研究学院获得中国研究硕士学位,并在弗吉尼亚大学获得学士学位。

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