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First in Command: Leaders, Political Institutions, and Economic Growth in China's Counties
(Johns Hopkins University, 2014-07-16)
In the mid-1990s, counties in China’s Anhui Province and the central and northern regions of Jiangsu Province had similar levels of development. Over the next two decades the Jiangsu counties grew much faster, becoming ...
Understanding the Sino-Japanese Bilateral Relationship
(Johns Hopkins University, 2014-12-30)
This thesis portfolio assesses the Sino-Japanese bilateral relationship using three sources of contention. The main question is, “What are the main sources of conflict in the Sino-Japanese bilateral relationship?” Each ...
China's Rise: Military and Economic Implications for the United States
(Johns Hopkins University, 2014-05-28)
Relations between the United States and China have become immensely complex since China’s militaristic and economic rise in the 1990s and the convolution of their relationship continues to grow as China begins to play a ...
Harvesting Farmland: An Analysis of National Factors Contributing to the Use of Large-Scale Land Acquisitions as a Food Security Strategy
(Johns Hopkins University, 2014-08-15)
This thesis analyzes factors contributing to the recent trend of nations purchasing, leasing, or otherwise acquiring agricultural land abroad as a food production resource. These “large-scale land acquisitions” (LSLAs) ...
China's Efforts to Dominate Information: Domestic, International, and Global Applications of Information Control
(Johns Hopkins University, 2014-06-04)
This thesis explores and analyses China’s internal and external information control capabilities, as well as China’s quest to influence Internet governance. China’s external espionage, IP theft, and network manipulation ...