October 27, 2022
How China Boosts Iran’s Digital Crackdown
By Nima Khorrami
Amid ongoing protests, Iran is looking to accelerate its adoption of China’s AI surveillance and internet censorship methods.
August 19, 2022
China’s Digital Inroads in the Global South
By Bryce C. Barros and Nathan Kohlenberg
China’s party-state is deepening its hold on the digital information ecosystems of developing countries.
June 23, 2021
In China, Cashless Is King
By Edward Lehman and Jed Rothstein
From Alipay and WeChat Pay to the digital RMB, the past, present, and future of China’s digital payment services.
April 13, 2021
China’s Digital Silk Road and the Global Digital Order
By Richard Ghiasy and Rajeshwari Krishnamurthy
China’s Digital Silk Road is an ambitious vision to catalyze global digitalization. What will it mean for digital governance?
January 07, 2021
The Brussels Effect and China: Shaping Tech Standards
By Mercy A. Kuo
Insights from Anu Bradford.
December 04, 2020
China’s New Surveillance Currency
By Maximilian Kärnfelt and Kai von Carnap
China is wrong to think its digital currency will increase global payments in RMB. But Beijing has its eye on a different prize, anyway.
October 13, 2020
Trump Reportedly Eyes More Chinese Firms for Sanction
By Eleanor Albert
The administration is considering restrictions on Chinese digital payment platforms, on top of existing bans.
June 19, 2020
China’s New Digital Industrial Transformation
By Bob Savic
China’s post-COVID rebuild will position the country to weather future pandemics.
August 21, 2017
The Dark Side of China's Tech Boom
By Eugene K. Chow
China’s tech giants are helping the state build a digital panopticon.
June 30, 2017
The WeChat Phenomenon: Social Media with Chinese Characteristics
By Lauren Dickey
WeChat has become an inescapable part of life in China, but its popularity carries risks.