The China Studies Review (CSR) is a publication of the China Studies Program at the Johns Hopkins University Paul H. Nitze School of Advanced International Studies (SAIS). CSR publishes interdisciplinary work by graduate students conducting research on China, including history, political science, economics, policy, and area studies projects.

Recent Submissions

  • China Studies Review 

    Boone, Sam; Chiu, Dominic; Garrahan, Kevin; Hart, Brian; Sutherland, Michael; Woods, Anna; Zhou, Shangsi; Garcia, Naomi; Vaselaar, Rona; Morris, Jake; Osuobeni, Tarela; Wu, Qiang; Freeman, Carla; Ross, Madelyn (Johns Hopkins University, Paul H. Nitze School of Advanced International Studies, China Studies Program, 2019)
    Our edition begins with Shangsi Zhou’s exploration of the unconventional growth of market capitalism in China’s state-governed economy. Her essay is followed by Sam Boone’s timely review of China’s relationship with the ...
  • China Studies Review 

    Parker, Hope; Chen, Hao; Conrad, Jennifer; Wu, Qiang; Lin, Hongyi; Colella, Mario; Jones, Matthew; Becker, Laura; Lu, Yang; Qi, Yiyuan; Chen, Hao; Negus, Olivia; Long, Shuyi; Lee, Karen; Freeman, Carla; Ross, Madelyn (Johns Hopkins University, Paul H. Nitze School of Advanced International Studies, China Studies Program, 2020)
    It has never been more important to understand China than now; in the sixth volume of the China Studies Review, our unified analysis of China as a global force gives us the capacity to do so. Understanding China as a major ...
  • China Studies Review 

    Flores, Christian; Rice, Daniel; Walsh, John; Wu, Shan; Xian, Rachel; Zhang, Hao; Schut, Kyle; Brown, Clarise; Jeong, Byeong-Jin; Benitez, Gillea; Yang, Jianyu; Sutherland, Michael; Trang, Eddy; Freeman, Carla; Ross, Madelyn (Johns Hopkins University, Paul H. Nitze School of Advanced International Studies, China Studies Program, 2018)
    As China’s economic development and increasingly assertive stance in the global arena reverberates both within and outside its borders, we are thrilled to present the fourth edition of the SAIS China Studies Review as ...
  • China Studies Review 

    Collins-Chase, Ned; Van Gilder, Amanda; Li, Miaosu; Pollok, Benjamin; Yi, Minh Joo; Malden, Kaj; Lee, Adam; Connely-Kanmaz, Christina; Keyserling, Alex; Schut, Kyle; Yi, Minh Joo; Zhang, Yuqian (Johns Hopkins University, Paul H. Nitze School of Advanced International Studies, China Studies Program, 2017)
    The first section of this issue features two brief issue papers. Ned Collins-Chase examines the Qianhai Free Trade Zone and considers its prospects as a tool for Chinese capital account liberalization. Minh Joo Yi ...
  • China Studies Review 

    Pollok, Benjamin; Zhang, Cheng; Dalton, Adrienne; Bund, Jakob; Lozada, Patrick; Rubin, David; Kim, Peter C.Y.; Luo, Shuxian; Kung, Winston; Lynch, Natalie (Johns Hopkins University, Paul H. Nitze School of Advanced International Studies, China Studies Program, 2016)
    In our first section, we introduce three short pieces that examine important issues in U.S.-China investment relations, public opinion in China and Japan, and the Hong Kong pro-democracy move-ment. Benjamin ...
  • China Studies Review 

    Unknown author (Johns Hopkins University, Paul H. Nitze School of Advanced International Studies, China Studies Program, 2014)
    This inaugural issue of China Studies Review is dedicated to environmental regulation and politics. Tremayne Gibson examines the development of Beijing's nuclear policy and finds that the benefits of nuclear power are ...