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Natural Gas in the Asia-Pacific

U.S.-Japan Network for the Future Cohort I scholar Llewelyn Hughes (Australian National University, ANU) and ANU colleagues Ian Cronshaw and Quentin Grafton co-authored “Increasing the Use of Natural Gas in the Asia-Pacific Region,”  released by the Council on Foreign...

SOE Debt Restructuring in China

In “SOE Reform: Liaoning’s Struggle for Capital,” Mansfield Foundation Senior Fellow Andrew Collier (Managing Director, Orient Capital Research) wrote that the outcome of a dispute over the debts of a steel company in Liaoning Province will signal Beijing’s policies...

South Korea’s Political Transition

In analysis posted on the Washington Post’s Monkey Cage blog March 12, U.S.-Japan Network for the Future Cohort II scholar Celeste Arrington (George Washington University) provides context for South Korea’s political transition following the Constitutional Court’s...

Views on China and Japan

A new articles by U.S.-Japan Network for the Future Cohort IV scholar Adam Liff (Indiana University) is now available.“From management crisis to crisis management? Japan’s post-2012 institutional reforms and Sino-Japanese crisis (In)stability,” coauthored with Andrew...

Funding Crisis in China’s Property Market

Mansfield Foundation Senior Fellow Andrew Collier (Managing Director, Orient Capital Research) outlines potential outcomes from a predicted liquidity crisis in China’s property sector in “Funding Crisis in China’s Property Market,” posted on the Orient Capital...

Notes from China: The Leadership Discovers the Joys of Privatizing Debt

In “Notes from China: The Leadership Discovers the Joys of Privatizing Debt,” Mansfield Foundation Senior Fellow Andrew Collier (Managing Director, Orient Capital Research) shares observations from interviews with banks and local lenders conducted during a recent trip...