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Capitalist maturity and South Korea's post‐development conundrum

South Korea’s post World War II economic development trajectory is well known. From an impoverished warn‐torn nation, the country has progressed on all...

'Japan is back': autonomy and balancing amidst an unstable China–U.S.–Japan triangle

Japan’s security policy has changed dramatically in recent years. The country balances harder against China, and its armed forces are increasingly...

At the crossroads: an uncertain future facing the electricity‐generation sector in South Korea

Nuclear energy has provided a major source of clean electricity for South Korea over decades. However, the South Korean Government announced an energy...

Insurance Plus Futures: agricultural commodity price reform in China

China’s agricultural support policies are moving towards market institutions through a quasi‐market transition. Ten years of direct minimum purchase price...

Measuring the redistributive effects of China's personal income tax

Personal income tax is a commonly used redistributive instrument to deal with inequality. Whether it achieves that efficacy requires an appropriate...

The concept of ‘Community of Common Destiny’ in China's diplomacy: meaning, motives and implications

‘Community of common destiny’, a new concept in China’s diplomacy, has been increasingly used by the Chinese government, especially President Xi Jinping,...

The framework of crisis-induced agenda setting in China

The extent by which public agenda influences policy agenda indicates the degree of democracy in a regime. However, few researchers have drawn their...

India's approaches to the South China Sea: priorities and balances

The research inquiries into New Delhi’s current approaches to Maritime Asia regional security in general and the South China Sea from the perspective of...

Governance and finance: availability of community and social development infrastructures in rural China

This article studies the causes for unequal access to rural community and social development infrastructures in China. We use a dataset in the China...

Coming to terms with the authoritarian alternative: the implications and motivations of China's environmental policies

China has assumed a crucial importance in debates about climate change mitigation. On the one hand, China is one of the largest emitters of greenhouse...

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