China’s Heavy Economic Legacy of State Ownership and Central Planning
By Itzhak Goldberg
Waning productivity and declining growth in China cannot be explained by the pandemic or even demographic shifts. It is also the consequence of an unfinished reform agenda.
How Far Can China’s Defense Technology Reforms Go?
By Arthur S. Ding and K. Tristan Tang
Xi Jinping’s drive to reform Chinese defense science and technology institutes has stagnated.
China-US Tech Race: Assessing Technological Emergences
By Mercy A. Kuo
Insights from Richard Silberglitt
The Ant Group Incident Reveals the Fragile Future of Innovation in China
By Zhuoran Li and Gavin Xu
Increasing CCP control, coupled with bureaucratic infighting, decreases the incentives for private companies to try new things.
Why China’s Economy Keeps Booming Even After COVID-19
By Dingding Chen
With the pandemic controlled and society going back to normal, innovation and digitization are unleashing economic growth in China.
The PLA’s AI Competitions
By Marcus Clay
Can the new design contests foster a culture of military innovation in China?
China’s Fifth Plenum: Old Goals and Shifting Priorities
By Tristan Kenderdine
There's much more than technoindustrial policy in China’s Fifth Plenum communique, especially when compared to the 2015 outcomes.
The PLA’s New Push for Military Technology Innovation
By Dr. Marcus Clay
As the U.S.-China technological competition intensifies, the Chinese military has created new mechanisms to accelerate military innovation. Will they succeed?
China’s Fifth Plenum: What You Need to Know
By Shannon Tiezzi
China's leaders issued a blueprint for the next five years - and beyond. Below, the highlights.
The US-China Tech Wars: China’s Immigration Disadvantage
By Remco Zwetsloot and Dahlia Peterson
How the United States can retain technological leadership despite its demographic deficit.
China’s Data/AI Economy and the Global Order
By Mercy A. Kuo
Insights from Winston Ma.
Liu Yadong, Mr. Science, and China’s Shaky Modernity
By Trym Aleksander Eiterjord
The editor of a state-affiliated magazine laments the lack of “scientific spirit” in Chinese society.