November 12, 2022
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.
July 11, 2022
China-US Tech Race: Assessing Technological Emergences
By Mercy A. Kuo
Insights from Richard Silberglitt
March 20, 2021
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.
November 10, 2020
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.
November 05, 2020
The PLA’s AI Competitions
By Marcus Clay
Can the new design contests foster a culture of military innovation in China?
November 04, 2020
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.
October 31, 2020
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?
October 29, 2020
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.
December 31, 2019
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.
December 05, 2019
China’s Data/AI Economy and the Global Order
By Mercy A. Kuo
Insights from Winston Ma.
August 31, 2018
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.
August 03, 2018
Understanding China’s Technological Rise
By Yanfei Li
The three factors underlying China's transformation into a rising technology powerhouse.