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On Taiwan, the Honeymoon Is Over
March 02, 2017
On Taiwan, the Honeymoon Is Over
Tsai Ing-wen's popularity is falling amid pressure from Beijing and economic uncertainty.
On Taiwan, the Honeymoon Is Over
Taiwan’s Anno Horribilis for Tourism: Political Theater vs. Economic Reality
January 05, 2017
Taiwan’s Anno Horribilis for Tourism: Political Theater vs. Economic Reality
Is China really killing Taiwan's tourism industry?
Taiwan’s Anno Horribilis for Tourism: Political Theater vs. Economic Reality
How Bad Is Taiwan's Economy?
July 22, 2016
How Bad Is Taiwan's Economy?
Compared to other economies around the world, Taiwan is doing just fine.
How Bad Is Taiwan's Economy?
The Real Trade Challenge for Taiwan and Tsai Ing-wen
June 30, 2016
The Real Trade Challenge for Taiwan and Tsai Ing-wen
Taiwan's biggest economic issue isn't dependence on China.
The Real Trade Challenge for Taiwan and Tsai Ing-wen
Ma Ying-jeou's Legendary (Trade) Millions
May 24, 2016
Ma Ying-jeou's Legendary (Trade) Millions
"Since Ma took office in 2008, the rate of growth in Taiwan's trade with China has shriveled."
Ma Ying-jeou's Legendary (Trade) Millions
What a Tsai Presidency Means for Cross-Strait Relations
May 20, 2016
What a Tsai Presidency Means for Cross-Strait Relations
Washington needs to publicly show its support for the incoming Tsai Ing-wen administration.
What a Tsai Presidency Means for Cross-Strait Relations
Tsai Ing-wen’s Limited Options on Cross-Strait Relations
May 18, 2016
Tsai Ing-wen’s Limited Options on Cross-Strait Relations
Domestic, economic, and geopolitical realities will hamper Tsai's ability to craft cross-strait policy.
Tsai Ing-wen’s Limited Options on Cross-Strait Relations
Taiwan's TPP Odyssey
February 27, 2016
Taiwan's TPP Odyssey
Domestic issues (like pork imports) pose just as much of a challenge to Taiwan's TPP dreams as Beijing does.
Taiwan's TPP Odyssey
Evaluating Taiwan’s National Power
January 06, 2016
Evaluating Taiwan’s National Power
Despite a persistent security threat from China, the island’s greatest problem is domestic political wrangling.
Evaluating Taiwan’s National Power
Diplomatic Access: Taiwan
December 17, 2015
Diplomatic Access: Taiwan
Lyushun Shen on Taiwan's role in the world and the Asia-Pacific, and its relationships with China and the U.S.
Diplomatic Access: Taiwan
Interview: Richard C. Bush on Northeast Asian Economies
October 22, 2015
Interview: Richard C. Bush on Northeast Asian Economies
Insights into the economies of Northeast Asia.
Interview: Richard C. Bush on Northeast Asian Economies
Pushing Back Against China’s Economic Takeover of Taiwan
September 30, 2014
Pushing Back Against China’s Economic Takeover of Taiwan
Why the the Trans-Pacific Partnership has a role in maintaining Taiwan’s economic independence.
Pushing Back Against China’s Economic Takeover of Taiwan
Taiwan Is <i>Not</i> Overly Dependent on China
September 19, 2014
Taiwan Is Not Overly Dependent on China
A Taiwan government official responds to a recent Diplomat article.
Taiwan Is Not Overly Dependent on China
Over-Dependence on China Will Doom Taiwan
August 26, 2014
Over-Dependence on China Will Doom Taiwan
Becoming too dependent on China will have disastrous economic and political consequences for Taiwan.
Over-Dependence on China Will Doom Taiwan
The Economics of the Cross-Strait Services Agreement
April 18, 2014
The Economics of the Cross-Strait Services Agreement
There are economic reasons to be concerned about the controversial CSSTA, subject of the recent Sunflower protests.
The Economics of the Cross-Strait Services Agreement
Taiwanese Monetary Policy: Between a Rock and Hard Place
January 09, 2014
Taiwanese Monetary Policy: Between a Rock and Hard Place
The debate over monetary policy clouds the bigger task facing Taiwan’s economy.
Taiwanese Monetary Policy: Between a Rock and Hard Place
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