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September 2017

Chinese Government Support for New Energy Vehicles as a Trade Battleground

Policy Brief

Marika Heller (Crumpton Group) examines China's policies supporting the development of new energy vehicles and their impact on foreign auto firms operating within China. She argues that a trade crisis between the United States and China could stem from the auto industry.

March 2017

China's Pursuit of Next Frontier Tech: Computing, Robotics, and Biotechnology


On March 16, 2017, NBR Senior Associate Benjamin Shobert testified before the U.S.-China Economic and Security Review Commission at a Hearing on "China's Pursuit of Next Frontier Tech: Computing, Robotics, and Biotechnology."

April 2016

Reducing and Managing U.S.-China Conflict in Cyberspace

Adam Segal and Tang Lan


This essay examines the increasing importance of cyberspace in the U.S.-China relationship and assesses the significant differences between Beijing and Washington over cyberattacks, Internet governance, and the security of supply chains and information and communications equipment.

September 2015

An Opportunity to Use the Space Domain to Strengthen the U.S.-China Relationship

Policy Brief

Brian Weeden (Secure World Foundation) discusses the U.S.-China relationship in space and provides recommendations for managing tensions and promoting positive engagement ahead of the presidential summit.

March 2015

Cyber Cooperation in Northeast Asia

Policy Q&A

James Lewis, senior fellow at the Center for Strategic and International Studies (CSIS) and director of the Strategic Technologies Program, examines the current status of cyber cooperation in Northeast Asia and assesses the political and security implications for U.S. foreign policy.

December 2013

India Looks Skyward to Tackle Challenges on the Ground

Bharath Gopalaswamy

Policy Q&A

Bharath Gopalaswamy (Atlantic Council) provides insight on the Indian space program's future ambitions and the potential for U.S.-India cooperation in exploring and harnessing the final frontier.

September 2012

2012 Pacific Health Summit Report

Conference, Project, and Program Publications

Global leaders from science, policy, and industry convened in London on June 12-14, 2012, to address the theme of Affordability and Technologies for Health at the 2012 Pacific Health Summit. Following the vibrant, robust dialogue, NBR is pleased to announce the publication of the 2012 Pacific Health Summit Report, which highlights key discussions and emerging results and collaborations from the Summit.

August 2012

Strengthening Regulatory Frameworks to Fuel Health Technology Innovation

Center for Health and Aging Publications

How are regulatory inefficiencies impeding innovation in technologies for health, and what critical regulatory elements should be addressed to improve access to life-saving tools? As a follow-up to regulatory discussions that took place at the 2012 Pacific Health Summit, NBR spoke with global health leaders from science, industry, and policy who addressed these issues and more.

June 2012

Chinese Nationalism and Its Future Prospects

Yingjie Guo

Policy Q&A

Many observers, both in Asia and the West, are consequently concerned about the role that Chinese nationalism could play in shaping the trajectory of China’s rise. NBR asked Yingjie Guo, an Associate Professor of International Studies at the University of Technology, Sydney, to comment on the nature of this political and cultural force and its implications for China’s future.

June 2012

Preventing Trade in Secrets – Strategies for IP Protection in Global Markets

Pamela Passman

Policy Q&A

Trade secret theft in Asia and around the world costs industry billions of dollars every year. NBR spoke with Pamela Passman, President and CEO and a member of the NBR Board of Directors, about how to better understand this growing problem and identify solutions for companies and governments.

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China's Eurasian Century? Political and Strategic Implications of the Belt and Road Initiative

In this new monograph, Nadège Rolland (NBR) examines the drivers and goals of China’s Belt and Road Initiative and argues that the initiative reflects Beijing’s desire to shape Eurasia according to its own worldview and unique characteristics.

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Translations of NBR Publications

Chinese Translations

China's IP Transition: Rethinking Intellectual Property Rights in a Rising China
Richard P. Suttmeier and Xiangkui Yao
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Standards, Stakeholders, and Innovation: China's Evolving Role in the Global Knowledge Economy
Scott Kennedy, Richard P. Suttmeier and Jun Su
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Standards of Power? Technology, Institutions, and Politics in the Development of China's National Standards Strategy
Richard P. Suttmeier, Xiangkui Yao and Alex Zixiang Tan
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China's Post-WTO Technology Policy: Standards, Software, and the Changing Nature of Techno-Nationalism
Richard P. Suttmeier and Xiangkui Yao
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Regional Economic Implications of DPRK Security Behavior: The “Bold Switchover” Conference
Conference Report
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Japanese Translations

Japan’s Energy Security: Outlook and Implications
Mikkal Herberg, Edward Lincoln, and Michael Wallace
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Undernutrition: Creating New Reponses
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Vietnamese Translations

Powering Asia’s Growth: Meeting Rising Electricity Needs
Mikkal E. Herberg
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Electricity at the Right Price
Donald Hertzmark
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First Principles: Technology as an Enabler for Productive Power Markets
Peter Hughes, Scott Hare, and Maite Pina
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Case Study on Power Sector Restructuring in Vietnam
Nguyen Anh Tuan
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Prospects for Nuclear Energy in Asia
Hooman Peimani
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Taking Renewable Energy to Scale in Asia
Letha Tawney
Executive Summary Vietnamese

Principles of Successful Expansion of Rural Electrification Programs
Daniel Waddle
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