The Trustee Chair in Chinese Business and Economics provides unmatched thought leadership for the Washington policy community by examining China’s economy and its commercial relationship with the United States and the rest of the world.
We go beyond the headlines to examine Chinese sectoral trends and industrial policy, the behavior of its companies and financial institutions, and the political economy of public health and climate governance. With our rigorous empirical and data-driven research, we put forward proposals for how the United States and others can adopt smart policies in an era defined by both deep interdependence and strategic competition.
Our analysis is shared with the policy community, business stakeholders, and the public through reports and commentaries, interactive digital content, events, and direct engagement with decision-makers. We aim to generate new ideas and conversations among officials, industry leaders, and scholars.
A new report by the CSIS Trustee Chair in Chinese Business and Economics explains why societal exchanges and dialogue are needed to stabilize U.S.-China relations.
Report by Scott Kennedy and Wang Jisi — April 7, 2023
Scott Kennedy presents the first comprehensive database of Congressional delegations to the PRC and Taiwan, explains how a resumption of regular Codels would benefit both the United States and China, and identifies the steps China should take to reassure the United States that Codels will be genuinely welcomed and productive.
Blog Post by Scott Kennedy — October 13, 2023
Commentary by Qin (Maya) Mei Scott Kennedy and Ilaria Mazzocco — September 21, 2023
Commentary by Scott Kennedy and Qin (Maya) Mei — September 13, 2023
Transcript — August 31, 2023
Commentary by Scott Kennedy Logan Wright John L. Holden and Claire Reade — August 30, 2023
All Chinese Business and Economics Content
Event — December 5, 2023
“What the Sunnylands Statement Means for U.S.-China Climate Cooperation”: Audio Brief with Ilaria Mazzocco
Podcast Episode by Ilaria Mazzocco — November 21, 2023
Event — November 20, 2023
Transcript by Scott Kennedy Jude Blanchette and Bonny Lin — November 20, 2023
Critical Questions by Deborah Seligsohn and Ilaria Mazzocco — November 16, 2023
Event — October 26, 2023
Transcript — October 26, 2023
Podcast Episode by Scott Kennedy — October 24, 2023
Blog Post by Qin (Maya) Mei and Matthew Barocas — October 23, 2023
Podcast Episode by Bonny Lin and Ilaria Mazzocco — October 17, 2023