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East-West Center

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The East-West Center promotes better relations and understanding among the people and nations of the United States, Asia, and the Pacific through cooperative study, research, and dialogue. Established by the U.S. Congress in 1960, the Center serves as a resource for information and analysis on critical issues of common concern, bringing people together to exchange views, build expertise, and develop policy options. The Center is an independent, public, nonprofit organization with funding from the U.S. government, and additional support provided by private agencies, individuals, foundations, corporations, and governments in the region.
Research Reports in JSTOR from East-West Center
286 Research Reports in JSTOR Date
The Aceh Peace Process:: Why it Failed 2003
Addressing the Root Causes of Conflict-Driven Human Trafficking in Southeast Asia 2017
Advanced Manufacturing and China’s Future for Jobs 2016
Aligning Unevenly:: India and the United States 2016
Alliances under Stress:: South Korea, Japan, and the United States 2019
Alpine Environments under Threat in Hawai’i and New Zealand 2019
American Military Presence in the Southern Philippines:: A Comparative Historical Overview 2004
Another Possible Cost of COVID-19:: Returning Workers May Lead to Deforestation in Nepal 2020
APEC and the Environment:: Civil Society in an Age of Globalization 2001
Are the Farmers Always Right?: Rethinking Assumptions Guiding Agricultural and Environmental Research in Southeast Asia 2009
As Rubber Plantations Expand in the Highlands of Southeast Asia, What Happens to Local Farmers? 2018
Asian Oil Market Outlook:: Role of the Key Players 2003
The Asia-Pacific Cooperation Agenda:: Moving from Regional Cooperation Toward Global Leadership 2014
Assessing China’s Carbon Intensity Pledge for 2020:: Stringency and Credibility Issues and Their Implications 2010
Australia-Fiji Relations in 2018:: Finding a New Normal 2018
Autonomy in Xinjiang:: Han Nationalist Imperatives and Uyghur Discontent 2004
Beijing’s Tibet Policy:: Securing Sovereignty and Legitimacy 2004
Belt and Road Initiative:: What’s in it for China? 2019
Beyond Armed Resistance:: Ethnonational Politics in Burma (Myanmar) 2011
Beyond the Truth:: Can Reparations Move Peace and Justice Forward in Timor-Leste? 2010
Biden Must Assist Japan and South Korea with the History Issue 2021
Breaking With the Past?: Civil-Military Relations in the Emerging Democracies of East Asia 2012
Building an East Asian Regional Order:: Testing of Propositions 2006
Can ASEAN Expand Vocational Training to Help Workers Survive Automation and AI? 2020
Can Technology Offset the Effects of Population Aging on Economic Growth?: New Report from the Asian Development Bank 2020
The Case for U.S. Leadership in Rebuilding Afghanistan 2002
Catching Up in a Technology War—China’s Challenge in Artificial Intelligence 2020
Central Asia:: Japan's New 'Old' Frontier 2019
Challenges and Responses to COVID-19:: Experience from Asia 2020
Changing Korean Perceptions of the Post–Cold War Era and the U.S.–ROK Alliance 2003
China as a Risk Society 2005
China Balances Uncertain Gains with Potentially Big Payoffs in Belt and Road Initiative (BRI) 2017
China in the Transition to a Low-Carbon Economy 2010
China Is Not Conducting Debt Trap Diplomacy in the Pacific—At Least Not Yet 2020
China’s Belt and Road Initiative in the Philippines 2020
China’s Policy on Tibetan Autonomy 2004
China’s push into artificial intelligence―how should the United States respond? 2018
Chinese, Japanese, and Korean Inroads into Central Asia: Comparative Analysis of the Economic Cooperation Roadmaps for Uzbekistan 2019
Cities at Risk:: Asia’s Coastal Cities in an Age of Climate Change 2010
Civil Society in Uncivil Places:: Soft State and Regime Change in Nepal 2008
Civil Society, Nuclear Disarmament, and the U.S. Alliance:: The Cases of Australia, New Zealand, and Japan 2004
Climate Change: in the Commonwealth of the Northern Mariana Islands 2021
Climate Change in Guam 2020
Climate Change in Palau 2020
Climate Change in the Commonwealth of the Northern Mariana Islands: Indicators & Considerations for Key Sectors 2021
Climate Change Meets Trade in Promoting Green Growth:: Potential Conflicts and Synergies 2009
Coast Guards:: New Forces For Regional Order and Security 2003
Collective Self-Defense and US—Japan Security Cooperation 2013
Collective Self-Defense and US–Japan Security Cooperation 2013
Committing Suicide for Fear of Death:: Power Shifts and Preventive War 2006
Commuters' Exposure to Particulate Matter and Carbon Monoxide in Hanoi, Vietnam:: A Pilot Study 2006
Conflict and Peace in India’s Northeast:: The Role of Civil Society 2007
Constructing Papuan Nationalism:: History, Ethnicity, and Adaptation 2005
Contesting Buddhist Narratives: Democratization, Nationalism, and Communal Violence in Myanmar 2014
Cooperation between the United States and Pakistan:: What is the Future? 2020
Counterterrorism Legislation in Sri Lanka:: Evaluating Efficacy 2006
COVID-19 Crisis Highlights Importance of US-India Ties 2020
COVID-19 Crisis Response Offers Insight into Evolving U.S.-Cambodia Relations 2021
COVID-19 Pandemic Prompts a New Look at Ecological Security 2020
Creating a “New Nepal”:: The Ethnic Dimension 2007
Crossing Borders, Changing Landscapes:: Land-Use Dynamics in the Golden Triangle 2009
Daily Exposure to Air Pollution in Indoor, Outdoor, and In-vehicle Micro-environments:: A Pilot Study in Delhi 2003
The Dalit Movement and Democratization in Andhra Pradesh 2008
Dealing with Coronavirus Pandemic in the Bay of Bengal Region 2021
Decentralization, Local Government, and Socio-political Conflict in Southern Thailand 2006
Defending the Maritime Rules-Based Order:: Regional Responses to the South China Sea Disputes 2020
“Déjà vu all over again?”: Why Dialogue Won’t Solve the Kashmir Dispute 2001
Delays in the Peace Negotiations between the Philippine Government and the Moro Islamic Liberation Front:: Causes and Prescriptions 2005
Democratic America in Northeast Asia:: U.S. Strategy, Theater Missile Defense, and Allied Defense Relationships 2002
Democratic Change and Forest Governance in the Asia Pacific:: Implications for Myanmar 2014
The Demographic and Political Imperatives for Improving Crown-Maori Relations in Aotearoa-New Zealand 2002
Despite Cuts in Defence Cooperation Program (DCP), Australia has Sustained Interest in Southeast Asia 2017
Determining Spatial Patterns in Delhi's Ambient Air Quality Data Using Cluster Analysis 2002
Disincentives for Democratic Change in China 2006
Diverging Trajectories:: Economic Rebalancing and Labor Policies in China 2012
Does Unplanned Urbanization Pose a Disease Risk in Asia?: The Case of Avian Influenza in Vietnam 2017
Domestic Climate Policies and the WTO 2002
A Double-Edged Sword:: Information Technology in North Korea 2012
Dysfunctional Democracy and the Dirty War in Sri Lanka 2001
Economic Analysis of Duck Production Household Farm Level in the Context of Highly Pathogenic Avian Influenza Subtype H5N1 in the Red River Delta, Vietnam 2014
The Economic and Environmental Implications of the US Repudiation of the Kyoto Protocol and the Subsequent Deals in Bonn and Marrakech 2002
Economy of the Conflict Region in Sri Lanka:: From Embargo to Repression 2007
Electric Power Grid Interconnection in Northeast Asia 2005
Electrifying North Korea:: Bringing Power to Underserved Marginal Populations in the DPRK 2014
Engaging North Korea:: The Role of Economic Statecraft 2011
Entrepreneurship and Political Guanxi Networks in China's Private Sector 2007
Environmental Security and Its Implications for China’s Foreign Relations 2011
Ethnic Conflict in Sri Lanka:: Changing Dynamics 2007
Ethnic Policy in China:: Is Reform Inevitable? 2013
Ethno-Diplomacy:: The Uyghur Hitch in Sino-Turkish Relations 2009
An Evaluation of Overseas Oil Investment Projects Under Uncertainty Using a Real Options Based Simulation Model 2011
Exposure of Infants to Outdoor and Indoor Air Pollution in Low-Income Urban Areas:: A Case Study of Delhi 2002
Faces of Islam in Southern Thailand 2007
“Failed State” and the War on Terror:: Intervention in Solomon Islands 2004
The Fallacy of Global Sustainable Development 1997
The Farming Sector and the Environmental Crisis in China 2019
The Fierce Urgency of Now — Engaging Pacific Islander Communities in Hawai‘i to Contain COVID-19 2020
Fire and Rain:: The Legacy of Hurricane Lane in Hawai‘i 2020
Flexible Implementation: A Key to Asia’s Transformation 2014
Follow that Fish:: Assessing the Scope and Value of Nearshore Fishing in Hawai‘i 2018
Foreseeing India-China Relations:: The ‘Compromised Context’ of Rapprochement 2019
Forest Fires—Indonesian Experience Highlights Prevention Challenges 2020
Forging a Bay of Bengal Community is the Need of the Hour 2021
Forging Sustainable Peace in Mindanao:: The Role of Civil Society 2005
Former US Special Envoy:: Beneath the Rhetoric on North Korea, Humanitarian Aid and Rights Advocacy Are Still Important Tools 2017
The Free Aceh Movement (GAM):: Anatomy of a Separatist Organization 2004
From Entourage to Ideology?: Tensions in South Korean Political Parties in Transition 2005
From Poor Peasants to Entrepreneurial Farmers:: The Transformation of Rural Life in Northeast Thailand 2017
From ‘Rebalance to Asia’ to ‘Free and Open Indo-Pacific’:: The Development of the U.S.-Vietnam Comprehensive Partnership 2019
Global Warming in Round Numbers—Toward a Zero-Carbon Economy 2019
A “Golden Era” for Mining in the Pacific Ocean?: Perhaps Not Just Yet 2018
Government Programs Have Begun to Reduce Maternal Deaths in Lao PDR:: Now What Comes Next? 2018
A Grim Outlook for China’s Civil Society in the Wake of the 19th Party Congress 2017
A Hardening USChina Competition:: Asia Policy in America’s 2020 Elections and Regional Responses 2020
Harnessing Inland Waterways for Inclusive Trade Among Bay of Bengal Countries 2021
The HDC in Aceh:: Promises and Pitfalls of NGO Mediation and Implementation 2004
The Helsinki Agreement:: A More Promising Basis for Peace in Aceh? 2005
HIV/AIDS in Asia:: We Need to Keep the Focus on Key Population Groups 2019
Household Cooking Fuel Use in Rural and Peri-urban Viet Nam:: A Multilevel Longitudinal Analysis of Supply Side Factors 2017
How Should the US React to China’s Political and Economic Transformation? 2018
How Will China’s Industrial Modernization Plan Affect Workers? 2017
Humane Artificial Intelligence: Inequality, Social Cohesion and the Post Pandemic Acceleration of Intelligent Technology 2020
Humane Artificial Intelligence: The Fragility of Human Rights Facing AI 2020
Hun Sen’s Mistake?: The Domestic Political Ramifications of His Chinese Shelter 2021
'Ike Pono—Designing the Political and Economic Systems of the Internet Generation 2019
The Impact of AI on Nuclear Deterrence:: China, Russia, and the United States 2020
Impact of COVID-19 on Rice Farmers in Southeast Asia 2020
The Impact of the Trump Administration’s Indo-Pacific Strategy on Regional Economic Governance 2019
The Importance of the Bay of Bengal as a Causeway between the Indian and Pacific Oceans 2021
Improving Land Connectivity Around the Bay of Bengal is Essential for Integration 2021
In Myanmar, Conflicts Over Land and Natural Resources Block the Peace Process 2019
In What Format and Under What Timeframe Would China Take on Climate Commitments?: A Roadmap to 2050 2009
Increasing Support for U.S.-Japan Alliance in Okinawa is Not a Pipedream 2021
An India-Pakistan Détente:: What It Could Mean for Sustainable Development in South Asia and Beyond 2004
India’s Evolving Subregional Strategy 2017
India’s Relations with ASEAN:: Posture Versus Reality 2018
India’s Response to China’s Proposed “Asia for Asians” 2019
India’s Responses to the Complex Rohingya Crisis in Myanmar 2017
Indoor Air Pollution:: The Quiet Killer 2002
Inflationary Effect of Oil-Price Shocks in an Imperfect Market:: A Partial Transmission Input- Output Analysis 2011
Initiating a Peace Process in Papua:: Actors, Issues, Process, and the Role of the International Community 2006
Insinuations on China's Emergent Capitalism 2006
Insurgencies in India’s Northeast:: Conflict, Co-option & Change 2007
Internal Displacement, Migration, and Policy in Northeastern India 2007
Interpreting American Public Opinion on International Trade:: How Should Asia Respond? 2019
Interregional Burden-Sharing Of Greenhouse Gas Mitigation In The United States 2004
Is There a Future for Economic Integration in East and Southeast Asia? 2018
Islamic Radicalism and Anti-Americanism in Indonesia:: The Role of the Internet 2005
Jakarta’s ‘Great Garuda’ Project:: Profits for Re-emerging Elites in the Name of Climate Change 2019
Japan and South Korea:: Two “Like-Minded” States Have Mixed Views on Conflicts in the South China Sea 2020
Japan and the UK as Strategic Partners After Brexit 2018
Japanese Public Opinion and the War on Terrorism:: Implications for Japan’s Security Strategy 2006
Japan’s Oceania Engagement and Maritime Security 2018
Japan’s Uneasy Citizens and the U.S.–Japan Alliance 2001
Jokowi and Duterte:: Do Local Politics Apply? 2018
Key Players in the Asia Pacific Oil Market 2003
The Koizumi Government and the Politics of Normalizing Japanese–North Korean Relations 2006
The Koizumi Government and the Politics of Normalizing Japanese—North Korean Relations 2006
Land Rights in Cambodia:: An Unfinished Reform 2010
Land Tenure Security and Policy Tensions in Myanmar (Burma) 2016
Landscape Conservation in a Changing Climate: Lessons from the Pacific Islands Climate Change Cooperative 2021
Legal Identity and Statelessness in Southeast Asia 2021
Looking Back, Looking Forward:: Centralization, Multiple Conflicts, and Democratic State Building in Nepal 2007
Making BIMSTEC a Regional Vehicle for Nepal’s Economic Growth 2021
Malaysian Reactions and the Political Calculus of Prime Minister Najib’s White House Visit 2017
Managing Asia Pacific’s Energy Dependence on the Middle East:: Is There a Role for Central Asia? 2002
Mariana Islands — US Military Strategy ‘On Hold’ 2018
Meeting the China Challenge:: The U.S. in Southeast Asian Regional Security Strategies 2005
Mega-FTAs and the Trade-Security Nexus:: The Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) and Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership (RCEP) 2016
Misunderstanding North Korea 2017
Mobilizing Resources, Building Coalitions:: Local Power in Indonesia 2012
Mobilizing the Pacific Diaspora:: A Key Component of Disaster Resilience 2020
Mongolia’s Domestic Politics Complicate Foreign Policy in a Precarious International Setting 2017
More Security for Rising China, Less for Others? 2013
The Moro Conflict:: Landlessness and Misdirected State Policies 2004
Mounting Pressure for Japan to Tackle Immigration Policy 2017
Muslim Perspectives on the Sri Lankan Conflict 2007
Muslim Resistance in Southern Thailand and Southern Philippines:: Religion, Ideology, and Politics 2006
Myanmar’s Perpetual Dilemma:: Ethnicity in a “Discipline-Flourishing Democracy” 2011
Myanmar’s Perpetual Dilemma:: Ethnicity in a “Discipline-Flourishing Democracy” 2011
Navigating the Rift Between Micronesia and the Pacific Islands Forum 2021
New East-West Center Report Reveals Attitudes of Younger Okinawans Toward US Bases 2019
A New Electoral System for Fiji in 2014:: Options for Legitimate Representation 2013
New Findings on Links between Urban Expansion and Viral Disease in Vietnam Offer Lessons for COVID-19 2020
New Priorities, Challenges for America’s Pacific Military Command 2017
A New Strategic Architecture for the Pacific 2012
New Technologies and New Modes of Production Disrupt China’s Automotive Industry 2020
New U.S. Policies toward Greenland 2019
Next Steps for US-Japan Collaboration on Energy Infrastructure 2020
Norms, Structures, and Japan’s “Northern Territories” Policy 2005
North Korea and the Sony Hack:: Exporting Instability Through Cyberspace 2015
North Korean Shipping:: A Potential for WMD Proliferation? 2009
North Pacific Scientists, Policymakers Focus on the Arctic 2018
Now I Know my ABCs:: U.S.-China Policy on AI, Big Data, and Cloud Computing 2019
Oil in Asia and the Pacific:: Production, Consumption, Imports, and Policy Options 2008
Oil Price Shocks and Their Short- and Long-Term Effects on the Chinese Economy 2009
Open Trade With the U.S. Without Compromising Canada’s Ability to Comply With It's Kyoto Target 2003
Opium, Rubber, and a Land Grab on Myanmar’s Border with China 2018
Origins of the United States-India Nuclear Agreement 2007
Outward Ripples:: How Japan-Korea History Tensions Affect ASEAN 2016
The Pandemic in North Korea:: Lessons from the 1990s Famine 2020
The Papua Conflict:: Jakarta’s Perceptions and Policies 2004
Papua’s Insecurity: State Failure in the Indonesian Periphery 2015
Partisan Biases in U.S.-Japan Relations 2021
Peace Accords in Northeast India:: Journey over Milestones 2008
Perceived Risk of Avian Influenza in Poultry Varies with Urbanization in Vietnam 2014
Planning for Pandemics:: Learning from the 2004–05 Avian Influenza Outbreak in Vietnam 2020
Plastic and Microplastic Litter:: A Serious Problem in the Arctic Ocean 2019
Plural Society in Peril:: Migration, Economic Change, and the Papua Conflict 2004
Policy as Warrant:: Environment and Development in the Himalayan Region 2004
Policy Implications for Prevention of Highly Pathogenic Avian Influenza Subtype H5N1 in Conjunction with Risk Factors in the Red River Delta, Vietnam 2014
Political Attitudes under Repression:: Evidence from North Korean Refugees 2010
The Politics of Military Reform in Post-Suharto Indonesia:: Elite Conflict, Nationalism, and Institutional Resistance 2006
Population Policy, Economic Reform, and Fertility Decline in Guangdong Province, China 2009
Populist Politics in Indonesia 2017
Post-Crisis Japanese Nuclear Policy:: From Top-Down Directives to Bottom-Up Activism 2012
Postfrontier Blues:: Toward a New Policy Framework for Northeast India 2007
Protectionist Trade Policy Dampens US Economy and Risks Conflict with Asia 2019
Public Perceptions of Urban Air Pollution with a Focus on Developing Countries 2007
Purposeful Engagement:: Getting to Where We Want to Be with North Korea 2018
Regional Rivalry in the Indo-Pacific:: Vietnam’s Role as the 2020 Chair of ASEAN 2020
Reinventing Asian Populism: Jokowi’s Rise, Democracy, and Political Contestation in Indonesia 2015
Repression and Punishment in North Korea:: Survey Evidence of Prison Camp Experiences 2009
A Research Strategy for the Pacific Climate Information System 2010
Resource Management And Transition in Central Asia, Azerbaijan and Mongolia 2011
The Roh Moo Hyun Government’s Policy Toward North Korea 2005
The Role of the French Military on Key Issues for Oceania 2018
Role of Urbanization, Land-Use Diversity, and Livestock Intensification in Zoonotic Emerging Infectious Diseases 2014
Rubber Has Replaced Many of Southeast Asia’s Natural Forests 2018
Rubber Plantations Expand in Mountainous Southeast Asia:: What Are the Consequences for the Environment? 2014
Secessionist Challenges in Aceh and Papua:: Is Special Autonomy the Solution? 2004
Security Operations in Aceh:: Goals, Consequences, and Lessons 2004
Separate but Loyal:: Ethnicity and Nationalism in China 2010
The Shadow of Urbanization:: The Periurban Interface of Five Indian Cities in Transition 2014
Silicon Valley’s China Paradox 2018
Sinhalese Buddhist Nationalist Ideology:: Implications for Politics and Conflict Resolution in Sri Lanka 2007
Sino-Tibetan Dialogue in the Post-Mao Era:: Lessons and Prospects 2004
Sri Lanka’s Asia-Centric Focus in a Contested Bay of Bengal Region 2021
The State of the Pro-Democracy Movement in Authoritarian Burma 2007
State of the States:: Mapping India's Northeast 2008
The State Strikes Back:: India and the Naga Insurgency 2009
Strategic Overview of Oceania 2018
Strengthening US Relations with ASEAN:: A Critical Element of the US Indo-Pacific Strategy 2019
Taiwan’s Rising Rationalism:: Generations, Politics, and “Taiwanese Nationalism” 2006
Taobao Villages:: Rural E-Commerce and Low-End Manufacturing in China 2019
Terrorism and America:: Five Asia Pacific Perspectives 2001
Terrorism in Perspective:: An Assessment of ‘Jihad Project’ Trends in Indonesia 2012
The Thailand-U.S. Defense Alliance in U.S.-Indo-Pacific Strategy 2019
The Tibet-China Conflict:: History and Polemics 2004
Timor-Leste’s ASEAN Membership Prospects in a Time of Geopolitical Ambiguity 2021
Toward an Incremental Pathway to Peace on the Korean Peninsula 2017
Towards an Effective Implementation of CDM Projects in China 2004
Trade in Environmental Goods, with Focus on Climate-Friendly Goods and Technologies 2011
Transforming the Regional Architecture:: New Players and Challenges for the Pacific Islands 2015
Tree Planting and Cooking Fuel in Vietnam:: A Case of Unintended Consequences 2019
UK-Japan Cooperation in Preserving the Liberal Order 2018
The ‘United States Factor’ in Southeast Asia:: The Philippine and Singaporean (Re)assesments 2017
The United States is Losing the Pacific 2018
The United States Should Join the Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank 2017
United States-Japan Cooperation on Democracy and Equity Should Tackle Gender and Racial Justice 2020
The US and the Mekong Region:: Cooperation for Sustainable and Inclusive Economic Growth 2020
The U.S. New Trans-Pacific Initiative:: Geopolitical Implications of the U.S.-Korea FTA 2006
The U.S. Proposed Carbon Tariffs, WTO Scrutiny and China's Responses 2009
US-China Economic Relations Under Pressure From COVID-19 2020
U.S.-China Trilateral Aid Cooperation:: Features, Prospects, and Recommendations 2019
US-India Cooperation on Clean Coal 2020
US-Japan Cooperation in Disaster Recovery and Regional Development 2018
A U.S.-Japan Dual-Citizen Arrangement Can Benefit Both Countries 2021
The U.S.-Japan Relationship:: Modeling New Frontiers in Subnational Diplomacy 2020
Viable and Environment-Friendly Sources for Meeting South Asia's Growing Energy Needs 2007
Violent Separatism in Xinjiang:: A Critical Assessment 2004
WeChat and the Growth of China’s Indigenous Internet 2019
What Do We Know About Carbon Taxes?: An Inquiry into Their Impacts On Competitiveness and Distribution of Income 2003
What Do We Know About Health Effects of Smoke from Solid Fuel Combustion? 2004
What happens to the natural environment when a rural community joins the global economy? 2018
Who Should Bear the Cost of China’s Carbon Emissions Embodied in Goods for Exports? 2011
Why Did the Energy Intensity Fall in China’s Industrial Sector in the 1990s?: The Relative Importance of Structural Change and Intensity Change 2003
Why Science Alone Won’t Solve the Climate Crisis:: Managing Climate Risks in the Pacific 2009
Will Population Aging Squeeze Government Budgets?: A Look at Japan and the United States 2017
Women, Leadership, and Asian Economic Performance 2020
Women’s Economic Empowerment and the G20 Agenda 2018
Won by a Dictator?: The 2014 General Elections in the Republic of Fiji 2014
The World Bank’s Prototype Carbon Fund and China 2004
The Xinjiang Conflict:: Uyghur Identity, Language Policy, and Political Discourse 2005