Asian Economics

Scholars from CSIS’s Economics Program, Scholl Chair in International Business, Southeast Asia Program, Freeman Chair in China Studies, Reconnecting Asia, and the Trustee Chair in Chinese Business and Economics provide world-class analysis on regional and state-specific trends in international trade, governance, competitiveness, policy, and development.


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Deny, Deflect, Deter: Countering China's Economic Coercion

In a groundbreaking study of China’s economic coercion, the CSIS Economics Program finds China’s tactics largely ineffective and proposes a counterstrategy based on the logic of deterrence by denial to advance U.S. interests with allies and partners.

Report by Matthew Reynolds and Matthew P. Goodman — March 21, 2023

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