Unless noted, publications are from CSIS.

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PODCAST
"Dr. Scott Kennedy, CSIS – ‘Give us our lives back!,’” Coronavirus Crisis Update, January 26, 2023.

PODCAST
China’s Demographic Decline,” The Dispatch Podcast, January 21, 2023. 

BLOG POST
China Travelogue #2: Living with Zero-Covid
December 13, 2022 | By Scott Kennedy

BLOG POST
China Travelogue #1: Arrival and Quarantine
November 2, 2022 | By Scott Kennedy

COMMENTARY
The China Shock: Reevaluating the Debate - Big Data China (csis.org)
October 14, 2022 | by Scott Kennedy and Ilaria Mazzocco

The Chinese Economy

 

PODCAST
ChinaPower Podcast: “China’s Economic Woes: A Conversation with Scott Kennedy,” June 10, 2022

BLOG POST
China’s Two Sessions: Ready, Aim, Spend
March 9, 2022 | By the Trustee Chair Team

COMMENTARY
China’s Economy and Ukraine: All Downside Risks
March 3, 2022 | By Scott Kennedy

BLOG POST
Two Years In, How Does the STAR Market Measure Up?
January 24, 2022 | By the Trustee Chair Team

BLOG POST
Surprises from China’s Latest Census
May 14, 2021 | By Scott Kennedy and Mingda Qiu

REPORT
Cheap Talk: China’s Central Bank Still Struggles to Speak to Markets
February 8, 2021 | By Scott Kennedy and Yilin Wang

BLOG POST
China’s Planners Succeed, but What About China?
November 11, 2020 | By Scott Kennedy

CRITICAL QUESTIONS
China’s Fifth Plenum: Reading the Initial Tea Leaves
October 30, 2020 | By Jude Blanchette, Scott Kennedy

BLOG POST
The Biggest But Not the Strongest: China’s Place in the Fortune Global 500
August 18, 2020 | By Scott Kennedy, Mario Colella

COMMENTARY
China Won’t Be Scared into Choosing Marketization
April 23, 2020 | By Scott Kennedy

COMMENTARY
Market Metrics: A Fact-Based Approach to the Chinese Economic Challenge
October 10, 2019 | By Scott Kennedy, Daniel H. Rosen

PODCAST
CogitAsia Podcast: "China’s Credit & Credibility," October 12, 2018

PODCAST
Motley Fool Answers: The Motley Fool Podcast: “What’s the Deal with China?” April 24, 2018

PODCAST
Energy 360 Podcast: “China's Energy and Geopolitics," October 16, 2017

COMMENTARY
"China's Economic Reforms Have Hit a Wall," Real Clear World, May 11, 2017 | By Scott Kennedy

COMMENTARY
“Beijing's Inefficient Economics Policies,” Cipher Brief, November 25, 2016 | By Scott Kennedy

COMMENTARY
China's Mum Central Banker
March 15, 2016 | By Scott Kennedy 

CRITICAL QUESTIONS
Not Your Average Zhou: China's Central Bank Governor Finally Speaks,
February 16, 2016 | By Scott Kennedy

COMMENTARY
Stop China's Market Manipulations,” New York Times, January 18, 2016.

COMMENTARY
The Part of IMF's Yuan Announcement No One Saw Coming,” Bloomberg Brief, December 2, 2015.

CRITICAL QUESTIONS
The RMB joins the SDR: Historic Inch-stone in Global Financial System
November 30, 2015 | By Scott Kennedy

COMMENTARY
Economic Consequences of China's Slowdown
November 16, 2015 | By Scott Kennedy
 
CRITICAL QUESTIONS
China's Fifth Plenum Yields More Questions than Answers
November 2, 2015 | By Christopher K. Johnson, Scott Kennedy

CRITICAL QUESTIONS
Making Sense of the Market Turmoil
August 25, 2015 | By Scott Kennedy, Matthew P. Goodman
 
CRITICAL QUESTIONS
The RMB Announcement: A Stimulating Reform
August 11, 2015 | By Scott Kennedy

PODCAST
The Readout Podcast: "China’s Visible Hand," July 10, 2015

COMMENTARY
Crisis Averted in China’s Stock Market for Now
July 6, 2015 | By Scott Kennedy

COMMENTARY
Bears in a China Shop: AmCham China's Latest Survey Shows Growing Worries
February 10, 2015 | By Scott Kennedy

REPORT
"Wanted: More Creative Destruction," Gavekal Dragonomics, China Policy Watch Series, February 10, 2014. (PDF)

COMMENTARY
“China's Shift Toward Real Reform,” Wall Street Journal, November 19, 2013, p. 13. ( PDF)

REPORT
"Multinationals in China: Take The Pain, Wait For The Gain," Gavekal Dragonomics, China Policy Watch Series, November 8, 2013. (PDF)

REPORT
"Industrial Consolidation: Trimming The Long Tail," Gavekal Dragonomics, China Policy Watch Series, August 6, 2013. (PDF)

REPORT
“Government Restructuring: Reform Sails Against The Wind,” Gavekal Dragonomics, China Policy Watch Series, May 2, 2013. (PDF)

REPORT
“Business Confidence: The Challenge of Great Expectations,” Gavekal Dragonomics, China Policy Watch Series, February 28, 2013. (PDF)

REPORT
“Mergers & Acquisitions: Moving Up the Food Chain,” Gavekal Dragonomics, China Policy Watch Series, December 7, 2012. (PDF)

REPORT
“World Trade Rules: Playing To The Whistle,” Gavekal Dragonomics, China Policy Watch Series, September 26, 2012. (PDF)

REPORT
“Leadership Transition: The Chance for Change,” Gavekal Dragonomics, China Policy Watch Series, June 25, 2012. (PDF)

COMMENTARY
“Beijing Can’t Outgrow Corruption,” Wall Street Journal, May 10, 2012. (PDF)

REPORT
“Pink Capitalists in Bloom,” April 25, 2012, Gavekal Dragonomics, China Policy Watch Series. (PDF)

BOOK
Beyond the Middle Kingdom: Comparative Perspectives on China's Capitalist Transformation (Stanford University Press, 2011)

COMMENTARY
"Good Leap Forward,” Foreign Policy Magazine, March 10, 2011 (with Wang Qun).

ARTICLE
“The Myth of the Beijing Consensus,” Journal of Contemporary China, Vol. 19, No. 65 (June 2010), pp. 461-477. (PDF)

ARTICLE
"China's Emerging Credit Rating Industry: The Official Foundations of Private Authority," The China Quarterly, no. 193 (March 2008), pp. 65-83. (PDF) © The China Quarterly.

ARTICLE
"China's Porous Protectionism: The Changing Political Economy of Trade Policy," Political Science Quarterly, vol. 120, no. 3 (Fall 2005), pp. 407-432. (PDF)

ARTICLE
"Divining China's Future," World Policy Journal, vol. 21, no. 4 (Winter 2004/05), pp. 77-85. (PDF)

ARTICLE
"The Price of Competition: Pricing Policies and the Struggle to Define China's Economic System," China Journal, no. 49 (January 2003), pp. 1-30. (PDF)

ARTICLE
"Comrade's Dilemma: Corruption and Growth in Transition Economies," Problems of Post-Communism, vol. 44, no. 2 (March-April 1997), pp. 28-36. (PDF)

U.S.-China Relations

 

COMMENTARY
Xi-Biden Meeting May Help End China’s Destructive Isolation,” Foreign Policy, November 14, 2022 | By Scott Kennedy

PODCAST
Bumingbai.net: Conversations with Yuan Li (不明白播客): “Scott Kennedy:中美关系还有回头的可能吗?,” November 4, 2022

REPORT
The China Shock: Reevaluating the Debate - Big Data China
October 14, 2022 | by Scott Kennedy and Ilaria Mazzocco

COMMENTARY
Are Washington and Beijing on a Collision Course over Taiwan?
October 6, 2022 | By Scott Kennedy, Bonny Lin, Victor Cha, Seth Jones, Mark F. Cancian, Gregory P. Poling, Gerard DiPippio

REPORT
It's Moving Time: Taiwanese Business Responds to Growing U.S.-China Tensions
October 4, 2022 | By Scott Kennedy

COMMENTARY
China’s Neighbors Are Navigating COVID-19, Beijing, and Washington,” Foreign Policy, September 13, 2022 | By Scott Kennedy

PODCAST
Checks & Balances Podcast: “What is the Biden Administration’s Asia Strategy?” June 3, 2022

BLOG POST  
Passing But Incomplete: Grading President Biden’s Asia Trip
May 26, 2022 | By Scott Kennedy, John L. Holden, Claire Reade, Deborah Seligsohn, Ilaria Mazzocco, Paul Triolo, and Jeannette Chu

BLOG POST
Bridging Differences with Friends on China
May 19, 2022 | By Scott Kennedy

BRIEFING
Press Briefing: Previewing Biden's Trip to Asia
May 17, 2022 | By Michael J. Green, Victor Cha, Matthew P. Goodman, and Scott Kennedy

COMMENTARY
U.S. Business Leaders Not Ready for the Next U.S.-China Crisis
May 16, 2022 | By Michael J. Green and Scott Kennedy

COMMENTARY
“Competing on Our Terms,” The Wire China, January 30, 2022 | By Scott Kennedy

BLOG POST
First Takes: Our Initial Reactions to USTR Tai’s CSIS Speech on China Policy
October 5, 2021 | By Scott Kennedy, Ilaria Mazzocco, Daniel H. Rosen, Claire Reade, Deborah Seligsohn, Jeannette Chu, and John L. Holden

COMMENTARY
Beijing Suffers Major Loss from Its Hostage Diplomacy
September 29, 2021 | By Scott Kennedy

BLOG POST
Congress on China: Then and Now
June 22, 2021 | By Scott Kennedy

COMMENTARY
A Complex Inheritance: Transitioning to a New Approach on China
January 19, 2021 | By Scott Kennedy

BLOG POST
The US and China: Not Number One
December 21, 2020 | By Shining Tan, Michael Zhang, Qihan Zou, and Scott Kennedy

COMMENTARY
“For China, offering Biden a plastic olive branch would be worse than doing nothing,” South China Morning Post, November 16, 2020 | By Scott Kennedy

COMMENTARY
“US’ China policy must balance targeted curbs with multilateral cooperation in a ‘goldilocks approach,’” South China Morning Post, October 21, 2020 | By Scott Kennedy

PODCAST
Winning in Asia Podcast: “Scott Kennedy on How US-China Relations Will Change After the US Election,” October 21, 2020

PODCAST
Asia Times Webinar: “How America Lost Its Wei — The US-China Tech War,” October 14, 2020

MICROSITE
Mapping the Future of U.S. China Policy: Views of U.S. Thought Leaders, The U.S. Public, and U.S. Allies and Partners
October 13, 2020 | By Michael J. Green, Jude Blanchette, Bonnie Glaser, and Scott Kennedy

PODCAST
AIG Podcast: “The US, China and the EU: the great decoupling?” October 12, 2020

BLOG POST
Thunder Out of Congress on China
September 11, 2020 | By Scott Kennedy

COMMENTARY
“What Now? A ChinaFile Conversation,” ChinaFile, August 5, 2020

PODCAST
Energy 360 Podcast: “Race to the Top: China, Russia, U.S. Compete,” August 3, 2020

BLOG POST
America’s Huawei Challenges
July 31, 2020 | By Scott Kennedy, Shining Tan

COMMENTARY
Decoupling Kabuki: Japan’s Effort to Reset, Not End Its Relationship with China
July 28, 2020 | By Scott Kennedy, Matthew P. Goodman

REPORT
Washington’s China Policy Has Lost Its Wei
July 27, 2020 | By Scott Kennedy

BLOG POST
Decoupling Between Washington and Western Industry
June 10, 2020 | By Scott Kennedy, Shining Tan

COMMENTARY
Options on Hong Kong: A Suggested NSC Memo
June 2, 2020 | By Jude Blanchette, Victor Cha, Bonnie Glaser, Michael Green, Scott Kennedy

COMMENTARY
China’s Poor Purchasing Performance: How Should the United States Respond?
May 8, 2020 | By Scott Kennedy

COMMENTARY
Why Is Federal Government Action Not Shoring Up Markets? Alternative Explanations
March 17, 2020 | By Scott Kennedy, William Alan Reinsch, Scott Miller, Stephanie Segal, Matthew P. Goodman, Daniel H. Rosen

REPORT
Mystery Math: The U.S.-China Phase-1 Purchase Figures Do Not Add Up
March 10, 2020 | By Scott Kennedy

CRITICAL QUESTIONS
What's Inside the U.S.-China Phase One Deal?
January 15, 2020 | By Matthew P. Goodman, Scott Kennedy, William Alan Reinsch, Stephanie Segal, Jack Caporal

COMMENTARY
A Fragile and Costly U.S.-China Trade Peace
December 13, 2019 | By Scott Kennedy

COMMENTARY
“U.S. Doesn’t Need to Break Up With China” Bloomberg Opinion, November 14, 2019 | By Scott Kennedy and Jude Blanchette

BLOG POST
Show Me the Receipts: China’s Rising IP Payments to the United States
August 19, 2019 | By Wang Qiuyang, Qiu Mingda, and Scott Kennedy

COMMENTARY
“Is China a strategic partner or rival power?” Washington Post, July 2, 2019 | By Scott Kennedy

GOVERNMENT TESTIMONY
Testimony before the Senate Committee on Banking, Housing, and Urban Affairs on "Confronting Threats From China: Assessing Controls on Technology and Investment, and Measures to Combat Opioid Trafficking". June 4, 2019 (PDF)

COMMENTARY
The Challenges of the ‘Crazy Uncle’ Strategy
May 7, 2019 | By Scott Kennedy

GOVERNMENT TESTIMONY
Testimony before the U.S.-China Economic and Security Review Commission, on "Risks, Rewards, and Results: U.S. Companies in China and Chinese Companies in the United States," Washington, DC. February 28, 2019. (PDF

COMMENTARY
Building a Better Deal with China
January 28, 2019 | By Daniel H. Rosen, Scott Kennedy

PODCAST
China Voice: The AmCham Shanghai Podcast: “Scott Kennedy: U.S.-China relations at the start of 2019,” January 3, 2019

COMMENTARY
“US and China: Things will get worse before they get worse,” The Hill, December 21, 2018 | By Scott Kennedy

COMMENTARY
In the U.S.-China Dinner Episode, Trump Wins by a Hair
December 3, 2018 | By Scott Kennedy

COMMENTARY
“Protecting America's Technology Industry From China,” Foreign Affairs, August 2, 2018 | By Scott Kennedy

CRITICAL QUESTIONS
Investment Restrictions on China: The Decision that Wasn’t
June 28, 2018 | By James Andrew Lewis, William Alan Reinsch, Scott Kennedy, Stephanie Segal

COMMENTARY
The Diaoyutai Divide: U.S.-China Trade Negotiations Highlight Deep Differences
May 4, 2018 | By Scott Kennedy

PODCAST
CogitAsia Podcast: "Igniting a U.S.-China Trade War," March 28, 2018

COMMENTARY
Surviving March Madness in U.S.-China Trade Relations
March 27, 2018 | By Scott Kennedy

PODCAST
The Readout Podcast: Tillerson Out and Xi’s Power Grows," March 19, 2018

COMMENTARY
“Is the US Ready of a Trade War?” YaleGlobal, March 6, 2018 | By Scott Kennedy

COMMENTARY
"The US is preparing for a trade war with China--don't be fooled by the noise," South China Morning Post, November 21, 2017 | By Scott Kennedy

COMMENTARY
"Trump Goes to Asia, A ChinaFile Conversation," ChinaFile, November 2, 2017

GOVERNMENT TESTIMONY
Testimony before the Section 301 Committee Office, United States Trade Representative, on "Section 301 Investigation: China's Acts, Policies, and Practices Related to Technology Transfer, Intellectual Property, and Innovation." Washington, DC. October 10, 2017. (PDF)

COMMENTARY
The Stalemate in U.S.-China Economic Talks: Turning a Corner or Going Around in Circles?
August 3, 2017 | By Scott Kennedy

REPORT
Joint U.S.-China Think Tank Project on the Future of U.S.-China Relations
July 6, 2017  | Multiple Contributors

TRANSCRIPT
CSIS Press Briefing on President Xi’s Visit to the United States
April 3, 2017 | By Christopher K. Johnson, Scott Kennedy, and Bonnie S. Glaser

CRITICAL QUESTIONS
Donald Trump’s First Summit with President Xi Jinping of China
April 3, 2017 | By CSIS Asia Team

COMMENTARY
"Does Tillerson's Asia Visit Signal a New Era in U.S.-China Relations? A ChinaFile Conversation,"  ChinaFile, March 24, 2017 (with Shen Dingli).

COMMENTARY
Tomb Sweeping Day: Deadline for a U.S. China Policy
March 14, 2017 | By Scott Kennedy

COMMENTARY
"TPP is Dead, Now What? A ChinaFile Conversation," ChinaFile, January 27, 2017

COMMENTARY
How the United States and China Can Avoid Greater Tensions
November 10, 2016 | By Scott Kennedy

GOVERNMENT TESTIMONY
Testimony before the House Committee on Foreign Affairs, Subcommittee on Asia and Pacific, on "Reviewing President Xi's State Visit." Washington, DC. October 7, 2015. (PDF)

COMMENTARY
Xi’s Seattle Stop Sets Up His D.C. Drop In
September 23, 2015 | By Scott Kennedy

COMMENTARY
Washington’s Big China Srew-Up,” Foreign Policy Magazine, March 26, 2015

COMMENTARY
“What Went Wrong With U.S. Strategy on China’s New Bank and What Should Washington Do Now?” A ChinaFile Conversation, ChinaFile, March 24, 2015

PODCAST
CogitAsia Podcast: "Anwar Verdict & U.S.-China Commercial Friction," February 13, 2015

GOVERNMENT TESTIMONY
Testimony before the U.S.-China Economic and Security Review Commission, on "Foreign Investment Climate in China: Present Challenges and Potential for Reform," Washington, DC. January 28, 2015, (PDF

COMMENTARY
"Bush China Policy a Successful Balancing Act," China Briefing, International Affairs Forum, August 5, 2008. (PDF)

GOVERNMENT TESTIMONY
Testimony before the U.S.-China Economic and Security Review Commission, for hearing, "The Extent of Government's Control of China's Economy, and Implications for the United States," Dirken Senate Office Building, Washington, DC, May 24, 2007. (PDF)

BOOK
China Cross Talk: The American Debate Over China Policy Since Normalization, A Reader (Rowman & Littlefield, 2003)

ARTICLE
"Time to Shift Gears on China Policy," Journal of East Asian Affairs, vol. 10, no. 1 (Winter/Spring 1996), pp. 45-73 (with Michael O'Hanlon). (PDF)

Chinese Technology and Industrial Policy

 

COMMENTARY
China Is the Wrong Industrial Policy Model for the United States
August 9, 2022 | Scott Kennedy

EVENT
“Charging Onto the Open Road: EV's and US-China Relations,” National Committee on U.S.-China Relations, June 7, 2022 | John Paul MacDuffie, Ilaria Mazzocco, Scott Kennedy

REPORT
Red Ink: Estimating Chinese Industrial Policy Spending in Comparative Perspective
May 23, 2022 | By Gerard DiPippo, Ilaria Mazzocco, and Scott Kennedy

PODCAST
Getting Credit Podcast: “Made in China,” October 22, 2021

COMMENTARY
Careful Connectivity: Responding to China’s AV Drive
October 15, 2021 | By Scott Kennedy

PODCAST
Hopkins Podcast on Foreign Affairs: “China’s Crackdown on Big Tech,” October 13, 2021

REPORT
Chinese State Capitalism: Diagnosis and Prognosis
October 2021 | Edited by Scott Kennedy and Jude Blanchette

CRITICAL QUESTIONS
China’s New National Carbon Trading Market: Between Promise and Pessimism
July 23, 2021 | By Jane Nakano, Scott Kennedy

VIDEO REPORT
China’s Stalled Aircraft Dreams
December 7, 2020 | By Scott Kennedy

BLOG POST
China’s COMAC: An Aerospace Minor Leaguer
December 7, 2020 | By Scott Kennedy

REPORT
The Coming NEV War? Implications of China’s Advances in Electric Vehicles
November 18, 2020 | By Scott Kennedy

REPORT
China’s Uneven High-Tech Drive: Implications for the United States
February 27, 2020 | Edited by Scott Kennedy

BLOG POST
China's Military-Civil Fusion Funds: Big but Not Necessarily Effective
October 4, 2019 | By Audrey Fritz, Scott Kennedy

BLOG POST
China’s Auto Market Slowdown Finally Hits New-Energy Vehicles
June 25, 2019 | By Scott Kennedy, Qiu Mingda

COMMENTARY
“What Exactly Is the Story With China’s Rare Earths? A ChinaFile Conversation, ChinaFile, May 31, 2019

PODCAST
National Committee on U.S.-China Relations Podcast: "Scott Kennedy on Huawei’s Role in the Global Tech Sector," May 1, 2019

PODCAST
ChinaPower Podcast: “China’s Emerging New-Energy Vehicle Industry: A Conversation with Scott Kennedy," March 15, 2019

COMMENTARY
“Why the arrest of Huawei’s CFO amid trade war tension should not push China to rely more on home-grown technology,” South China Morning Post, December 17, 2018 | By Scott Kennedy

REPORT
China’s Risky Drive into New-Energy Vehicles
November 19, 2018 | By Scott Kennedy

COMMENTARY
China’s Expensive Gamble on New-Energy Vehicles
November 6, 2018 | By Scott Kennedy, Mingda Qiu

REPORT CHAPTER
“The Beijing Playbook: Chinese Industrial Policy and Its Implications for the United States,” in Meeting the China Challenge (Edited by James A. Lewis)
January 29, 2018 | By Scott Kennedy

PODCAST
ChinaEconTalk Podcast: "Scott Kennedy on Innovation in China," September 20, 2017

REPORT
The Fat Tech Dragon
August 29, 2017 | By Scott Kennedy

PODCAST
CogitAsia Podcast: "China’s Five-Year Plan," July 14, 2016

PODCAST
CogitAsia Podcast: "Growing Digital Dragons — Understanding China’s Technology Innovation Ecosystem," June 5, 2017

REPORT
Perfecting China, Inc.
May 23, 2016 | By Christopher K. Johnson and Scott Kennedy

INTERVIEW
“China’s 13th Five-Year Plan: Q&A with Scott Kennedy and Christopher K. Johnson” Wall Street Journal, May 23, 2016 | By Mark Magnier

REPORT
State and Market in Contemporary China: Toward the 13th Five-Year Plan 
March 2, 2016 | Editor, Scott Kennedy

CRITICAL QUESTIONS
Made in China 2025
June 1, 2015 | By: Scott Kennedy

REPORT
“Indigenous Innovation: Techno-Nationalist Retreat?” Gavekal Dragonomics, China Policy Watch Series, March 2, 2012. (PDF)

REPORT
“Rare Earths: Rocky Road for China,” Gavekal Dragonomics, China Policy Watch Series, January 12, 2012. (PDF)

REPORT
"Standards, Stakeholders, and Innovation: China's Evolving Role in the Global Knowledge Economy," NBR Special Report, no. 15 (September 2008) (English PDF,Chinese PDF) © National Bureau of Asian Research (with Richard P. Suttmeier and Jun Su).

ARTICLE
"Transnational Political Alliances: An Exploration with Evidence from China," Business & Society, Vol. 46, No. 2 (June 2007), pp. 174-200. (PDF)

ARTICLE
"The Political Economy of Standards Coalitions: Explaining China's Involvement in High-Tech Standards Wars," Asia Policy, no. 2 (July 2006), pp. 41-62. (PDF)

Public Health

 

PODCAST
"Dr. Scott Kennedy, CSIS – ‘Give us our lives back!,’” Coronavirus Crisis Update, January 26, 2023.

PODCAST
China’s Demographic Decline,” The Dispatch Podcast, January 21, 2023. 

BLOG POST
China Travelogue #2: Living with Zero-Covid
December 13, 2022 | By Scott Kennedy

BLOG POST
China Travelogue #1: Arrival and Quarantine
November 2, 2022 | By Scott Kennedy

COMMENTARY
China’s Neighbors Are Navigating COVID-19, Beijing, and Washington,” Foreign Policy, September 13, 2022 | By Scott Kennedy

COMMENTARY
China's Zero Covid: What Should the West Do?
June 27, 2022 | By Stephen J. Morrison, Yanzhong Huang and Scott Kennedy

COMMENTARY
China May Move beyond Zero-Covid. That Could Benefit Us All.
February 9, 2022 | By J. Stephen Morrison, Scott Kennedy, and Yanzhong Huang

REPORT
Advancing U.S.-China Health Security Cooperation in an Era of Strategic Competition
December 2021 | By Yanzhong Huang and Scott Kennedy

COMMENTARY
“Critical time to bridge Sino-US trust gap,” China Daily, December 16, 2021 | By Yanzhong Huang and Scott Kennedy

BLOG POST
Better Governance, Better Outcomes: East Asia Experiences Tackling COVID-19
June 2, 2020 | By Scott Kennedy, Shining Tan

CRITICAL QUESTIONS
The Novel Coronavirus Outbreak 
January 28, 2020 | By Stephen J. Morrison, Jude Blanchette, Scott Kennedy, Stephanie Segal

Chinese Politics and Policymaking

 

PODCAST
Truth of the Matter Podcast: “China Protests,” November 29, 2022

PODCAST
Truth of the Matter Podcast: “China’s New Era,” November 2, 2022

FEATURE
Public Opinion in China: A Liberal Silent Majority?
February 2022 | By Ilaria Mazzocco and Scott Kennedy

COMMENTARY
“As Hong Kong is stripped of its autonomy and special status, how will the next chapter play out?” South China Morning Post, May 30, 2020 | By Scott Kennedy

COMMENTARY
“China: The Year Ahead, A ChinaFile Conversation,” ChinaFile, January 8, 2020 (with David Schlesinger, Sophie Richardson, Carl Minzner, Ali Wyne, and Scott W. Harold).

PODCAST
Altamar Podcast: “Hong Kong’s Crisis Goes Global," August 1, 2019

CRITICAL QUESTIONS
Whither Hong Kong?
June 14, 2019 | By Mingda Qiu, Scott Kennedy

NEWSLETTER
The Freeman Chair China Report, August 2018
August 18, 2018 | By Christopher K. Johnson, Scott Kennedy

NEWSLETTER
The Freeman Chair China Report, April 2018
April 30, 2018 | By Christopher K. Johnson, Scott Kennedy

NEWSLETTER
The Freeman Chair China Report, Issue 21 December 2017
December 20, 2017 | By Christopher K. Johnson, Scott Kennedy

CRITICAL QUESTIONS
Xi Jinping Opens 19th Party Congress Proclaiming a New Era—His
October 18, 2017 | By Christopher K. Johnson, Scott Kennedy

COMMENTARY
Xi's Signature Governance Innovation: The Rise of Leading Small Groups 
October 17, 2017 | By Christopher K. Johnson, Scott Kennedy, Mingda Qiu 

NEWSLETTER
Freeman Chair Analysis of Xi Jinping During His First Term 
October 16, 2017 | By Christopher K. Johnson, Scott Kennedy

NEWSLETTER
The Freeman Chair China Report, Issue 20 August 2017
August 18, 2017 | By Scott Kennedy and Christopher K. Johnson

CRITICAL QUESTIONS
Now China’s “Core” Leader, Xi Jinping Looks to Dominate Leadership Shuffle
October 28, 2016 | By Christopher K. Johnson and Scott Kennedy

NEWSLETTER
Thoughts from the Chairman: The Ambiguous Benefit of Meetings in China
October 14, 2016 | By Scott Kennedy and Christopher K. Johnson

PODCAST
CogitAsia Podcast: "Kicking Dragons – The Rise of Chinese Football," July 1, 2016

COMMENTARY
“China in 2016, A ChinaFile Conversation,” ChinaFile, December 23, 2015 (with Andrew J. Nathan, Bethany Allen-Ebrahimian, Taisu Zhang, and Jerome A. Cohen).

PODCAST
CogitAsia Podcast: "China’s Communist Party Ups Its Game," July 29, 2015

COMMENTARY
China’s Un-Separation of Powers: The Blurred Lines of Party and Government,” Foreign Affairs, July 24, 2015 (with Christopher K. Johnson).

COMMENTARY
“China's Third Plenum Communique Moves from Nouns to Adjectives,” East Asia Forum, Australian National University (www.eastasiaforum.org), November 18, 2013. (PDF)

COMMENTARY
“The New Xi Jinping-Li Keqiang Government: Is the Hype Deserved?” GaveKal Dragonomics China Seminars Shanghai, April 24, 2013; and Beijing, April 25, 2013. (PDF)

ARTICLE
“Factor Analysis of Industry Association Lobbying and Influence” (行业协会的游说行为及其影响因素分析), Comparative Economic & Social Systems (经济社会体制比较), No. 162 (July 2012), pp. 147-156 (with Deng Guosheng). (PDF

ARTICLE
“Big Business and Industry Association Lobbying in China: The Paradox of Contrasting Styles,” China Journal, No. 63 (January 2010), pp. 101-125 (with Deng Guosheng). (PDF)

ARTICLE
"Comparing Formal and Informal Lobbying Practices in China: The Capital's Ambivalent Embrace of Capitalists," China Information, vol. 23, no. 2 (July 2009), pp. 195-222). (PDF)

BOOK
The Business of Lobbying in China (Harvard University Press, 2005, 2008)

COMMENTARY
“Barbarians Lobbying at the Gate,” Financial Times, September 28, 2005, p. 9 (reprinted YaleGlobal Online, October 5, 2005). (PDF

COMMENTARY
“Hu Won't Change China,” Asian Wall Street Journal, November 6, 2002, p. A11. (PDF)

ARTICLE
"The Stone Group: State Client or Market Pathbreaker?," The China Quarterly, no. 152 (December 1997), pp. 746-777. (PDF)

Global Governance

 

COMMENTARY
We Stand with MERICS
March 26, 2021 | By Scott Kennedy, Bonnie S. Glaser, Jude Blanchette, and Matthew P. Goodman

REPORT
Protecting Democracy in an Age of Disinformation: Lessons from Taiwan
January 27, 2021 | By Jude Blanchette, Scott Livingston, Bonnie S. Glaser, and Scott Kennedy

PODCAST
Global Summitry Podcast: “Shaking the Global Order…in the Age of Trump with Scott Kennedy,” June 9, 2020

PODCAST
Babel: Translating the Middle East Podcast: “China in the Middle East: Part Two,” January 27, 2020

COMMENTARY
"In China’s Credit Ratings, Democracies Pay a Price," Foreign Policy, August 8, 2019 | By Scott Kennedy

PODCAST
CogitAsia Podcast: "How China Became an Insider in Global Governance," June 25, 2018

BOOK
Global Governance and China: The Dragon's Learning Curve (Routledge, 2017)

PODCAST
Curated Conversations Podcast: "China’s 15th WTO Anniversary: Assessing the Record and Charting the Path Forward," December 12, 2016

COMMENTARY
The WTO in Wonderland: China’s Awkward 15th Anniversary
December 11, 2016 | By Scott Kennedy

CRITICAL QUESTIONS
The Hangzhou G20 Summit: The Ambiguous Gap Between Aspiration and Action
September 7, 2016 | By Scott Kennedy

COMMENTARY
“What Can We Expect from China at the G20? A ChinaFile Conversation,” ChinaFile, September 1, 2016

COMMENTARY
Let China Join the Global Monetary Elite,” Foreign Policy Magazine, August 20, 2015.

CRITICAL QUESTIONS
Building China's "One Belt, One Road"
April 3, 2015 | By Scott Kennedy and David A. Parker

NEWSLETTER
Thoughts from the Chairman: How to Pragmatically Respond to Greater Chinese Activism on the Global Stage (PDF)
February 13, 2015

REPORT
“The United States, China, and Global Governance: A New Agenda for a New Era,” IU Research Center for Chinese Politics & Business and the Chinese Academy of Social Sciences Institute for World Economics & Politics, Bloomington, Indiana, April 2013 (with He Fan). (PDF

COMMENTARY
“Chinese Firms Don’t Want to Pay Afghanistan’s Costs,” Foreign Policy, August 27, 2021 | By Scott Kennedy

REPORT
“From China to Chinese: Expanding Non-State Actors in Global Governance,” Bridges China Dialogue 2012, International Centre for Trade and Sustainable Development, RCCPB, and Friedrich Ebert Stiftung, Geneva, Swizterland, September 27, 2012. (PDF

BOOK
From Rule Takers to Rule Makers: The Growing Role of Chinese in Global Governance (Indiana University Research Center for Chinese Politics & Business, 2012) (PDF)

REPORT
"Standards, Stakeholders, and Innovation: China's Evolving Role in the Global Knowledge Economy," NBR Special Report, no. 15 (September 2008) (English PDF,Chinese PDF) © National Bureau of Asian Research (with Richard P. Suttmeier and Jun Su).

ARTICLE
"Transnational Political Alliances: An Exploration with Evidence from China," Business & Society, Vol. 46, No. 2 (June 2007), pp. 174-200. (PDF)

ARTICLE
"The Political Economy of Standards Coalitions: Explaining China's Involvement in High-Tech Standards Wars," Asia Policy, no. 2 (July 2006), pp. 41-62. (PDF)

COMMENTARY
“What International Track?” IU East Asian Studies Center Newsletter, April 2004. (PDF)

Philanthropy

 

BLOG POST
Chinese Philanthropists Rush to Respond to COVID-19
May 4, 2020 | By Scott Kennedy

PODCAST
Sinica Podcast: “Philanthropy in China, with Scott Kennedy of CSIS,” November 7, 2019

BOOK
"Philanthropy in China: Institutional and Social Factors,” Special Issue for Voluntas: International Journal of Voluntary and Nonprofit Organizations, Vol. 30, No. 4 (August 2019). (Articles by Bies & Kennedy, Huang, Guo & Lai, Sidel, Deng, Zhu et al, and Shieh)

China Watching

 

BLOG POST
China Travelogue #2: Living with Zero-Covid
December 13, 2022 | By Scott Kennedy

BLOG POST
China Travelogue #1: Arrival and Quarantine
November 2, 2022 | By Scott Kennedy

VIDEO REPORT
Big Data China - Why Fieldwork in China Matters
August 29, 2022 | Scott Kennedy and Scott Rozelle

 

COMMENTARY
“Will I Return to China? A ChinaFile Conversation,” ChinaFile, June 21, 2021

COMMENTARY
“China Analysts Should Talk to Each Other, Not at Each Other,” ChinaFile, August 25, 2016.

COMMENTARY
"It’s Time for China Analysts to Stop Talking Past One Another” Foreign Policy, August 24, 2016 | Scott Kennedy

BOOK CHAPTER
“An Inalienable Scholar” (异化不了的学者) in Xiong Jingming and Xu Xiao, eds., Historian Gao Hua (史家高华), (Hong Kong: Hong Kong Chinese University Press, 2012), pp. 270-273. (PDF)

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