Asia Program

Asia Program Special Reports

Asia Program Special Reports include papers and presentations by guest speakers at seminars and conferences sponsored by the Asia program. The Special Reports aim to make the Asia Program's discussion available to a broader audience. A hard copy of any publication may be obtained free of charge by contacting the Asia Program. Views expressed in the Special Reports do not necessarily reflect the views of the Woodrow Wilson Center.

Issues in this Series

Taiwan's Energy Conundrum

Asia Program Special Report No. 146 by Ssu-Li Chang, Herng-Shinn Hwang, Chi-Yuan Liang, and Hongyi Lai. Edited by Bryce Wakefield.

Greater China? Migration and Chinese Transnational Communities

Asia Program Special Report No. 145 by Philip A. Kuhn, Sarah L. Friedman, Vanessa L. Fong, and Kenneth J. Guest. Edited by Bryce Wakefield.

Green Tigers: The Politics and Policy of Climate Change in Northeast Asian Democracies

Asia Program Special Report No. 144 by Yves Tiberghien, Hoesung Lee, Jin-Gyu Oh, Chi-Jen Yang, and Hui-Chen Chien. Edited by Bryce Wakefield.

Taiwan and the Global Economic Storm

Asia Program Special Report No. 143 by Peter Chow, T. Y. Wang, Thomas Bellows, and Yu-Long Ling. Edited by Bryce Wakefield.

Foreign Addiction: Assessing India's Energy Security Strategy

Asia Program Special Report No. 142 by Tanvi Madan, Juli A. MacDonald, Mikkal E. Herberg, and Ron Somers. Edited by Michael Kugelman.

Japan's Declining Population: Clearly a Problem, But What's the Solution?

Asia Program Special Report No. 141 by Leonard Schoppa, Robin LeBlanc, Keiko Yamanaka, and Jennifer Robertson. Edited by Mark Mohr.

China's Galloping Economy: Prospects, Problems and Implications for the United States

Asia Program Special Report No. 140 by Barry Naughton, Steven Dunaway, Jeffrey Logan, and Cong Cao. Edited by Mark Mohr.

Japan's Political Mess: Abe Failed, Can Fukuda Do Better?

Asia Program Special Report No. 139 by Robert Pekkanen, Shinju Fujihira, Jun Saito, and Sherry L. Martin. Edited by Mark Mohr.

More Than A Concrete Jungle: Urbanization in Japan

Asia Program Special Report No. 137 by Carola Hein, Ronald K. Vogel, Merry I. White, and Theodore J. Gilman. Edited by Mark Mohr.

The Policy Space Debate: Does a Globalized and Multilateral Economy Constrain Development Policies?

Asia Program Special Report No. 136 by Jomo Kwame Sundaram, Heiner Flassbeck, Carlos Correa, and Elaine Zuckerman. Edited by Bhumika Muchhala.

The Chinese People's Liberation Army: Should the United States Be Worried?

Asia Program Special Report No. 135 by Litai Xue, Bernard D. Cole, Dennis J. Blasko, and Kristen A. Gunness. Edited by Mark Mohr.

Six-Party Stall: Are South Korea and China Part of the Problem or Part of the Solution?

Asia Program Special Report No. 134 by Sung-Yoon Lee, Kirk W. Larsen, Kerry Dumbaugh, and Bojiang Yang. Edited by Mark Mohr.

The Avian Flu Challenge in Southeast Asia: The Potential of Public-Private Partnerships

Asia Program Special Report No. 133 by Tjandra Yoga Aditama, David Reddy, Peter Gourlay, and Maryjane Lacoste. Edited by Bhumika Muchhala.

Edging Toward Full Empowerment? South Korean Women in the Workplace and the Political Arena

Asia Program Special Report No. 132 by Seungsook Moon, Jean R. Renshaw, Kyung-Ae Park, and R. Darcy. Edited by Michael Kugelman.

China and Democracy: A Contradiction in Terms?

Asia Program Special Report No. 131 by Merle Goldman, Suisheng Zhao, Richard Baum, and Zhou Yongming.

One Year After the Tsunami: Policy and Public Perceptions

Asia Program Special Report No. 130 by Bambang Harymurti, Muhammad Qodari, Roberta Cohen, and Courtland Robinson. Edited by Michael Kugelman.

China's Economy: Retrospect and Prospect

Asia Program Special Report No. 129 by Franklin Allen, Loren Brandt, Lee Branstetteer, Donald Clarke, Chang-tai Hsieh, Jikun Huang, Yasheng Huang, Nicholas Lardy, Peter Murrell, Barry Naughton, Jun Qian, Meijun Qian, Thomas G. Rawski, Scott Rozelle, Susan Whiting, and Xiaodong Zhu.

Japanese ODA at 50: An Assessment

Asia Program Special Report No. 128 by Saori N. Katada, Juichi Inada, David Leheny, and Yoshio Okubo.

"An Imperfect Country of Great Consequence": Indonesia and the Challenge of Terrorism

Asia Program Special Report No. 127 by Ali Alitas, and J. Stapleton Roy.

China's "Good Neighbor" Diplomacy: A Wolf in Sheep's Clothing?

Asia Program Special Report No. 126 by John W. Garver, Dennis V. Hickey, and Michael R. Chambers.

Taiwan's Constitutional Reform: Domestic Inspiration and External Constraints

Asia Program Special Report No. 125 by Jiunn-Ronh Yeh, Jacques DeLisle, and Alan Wachman.

Active Society in Formation: Environmentalism, Labor, and the Underworld in China

Asia Program Special Report No. 124 by Guobin Yang, Ching Kwan Lee, and Ming Xia.

A Billion Ballots for Democracy: Election Year in Indonesia

Asia Program Special Report No. 123 by Meidyatama Suryodiningrat, Muhammad Qodari, and Jim Della-Giacoma.

Political Transition in Afghanistan: The State, Islam and Civil Society

Asia Program Special Report No. 122 by Said Tayeb Jawad, William Maley, Thomas Barfield, Sima Wali, and Neamat Nojumi.

The "Creativity Problem" and the Future of the Japanese Workforce

Asia Program Special Report No. 121 by Gerald Hane, Akiko Hashimoto, and Misao Hayakawa.

The "Strategic Partnership" Between India and Iran

Asia Program Special Report No. 120 by C. Christine Fair, Jalil Roshandel, Sunil Dasgupta, and P.R. Kumaraswamy.

The People vs. Koizumi? Japan-U.S. Relations and Japan's Struggle for National Identity

Asia Program Special Report No. 119 by Naoyuki Agawa, Toshio Nishi, and Masaru Tamamoto.

Cross-Strait Economic Ties: Agent of Change, or a Trojan Horse?

Asia Program Special Report No. 118 by Ramon Myers, Terry Cooke, and Tun-jen Cheng.

Japanese Political Reform: Progress in Process

Asia Program Special Report No. 117 by Shin'ichi Kitaoka, Robert Pekkanen, Richard J. Samuels, Verena Blechinger-Talcott, Michio Muramatsu, and Junko Kato.

Passing the Mantle: A New Leadership for Malaysia

Asia Program Special Report No. 116 by Bridget Welsh, Karim Raslan, and M. Bakri Musa.

Uneasy Allies: Fifty Years of China-North Korea Relations

Asia Program Special Report No. 115 by Chen Jian, Samuel S. Kim, and Hazel Smith.

The Evolution of a Taiwanese National Identity

Asia Program Special Report No. 114 by June Teufel Dreyer, Thomas B. Gold, and Shelley Rigger.

The U.S.-Japan-China Triangle: Who's the Odd Man Out?

Asia Program Special Report No. 113 by Ezra Vogel, Gilbert Rozman, and Ming Wan.

Fighting Terrorism on the Southeast Asian Front

Asia Program Special Report No. 112 by David Wright-Neville, Angel Rabasa, Sheldon Simon, Larry Niksch, and Carolina Hernandez.

China's Economy: Will the Bubble Burst?

Asia Program Special Report No. 111 by Charles Wolf Jr., Thomas G. Rawski, and Deborah S. Davis.

Piety and Pragmatism: Trends in Indonesian Islamic Politics

Asia Program Special Report No. 110 by R. William Liddle, Mohamad Ihsan Alief, Hidayat Nurwahid, and Zulkieflimansyah.

Durable Democracy: Building the Japanese State

Asia Program Special Report No. 109 by John Dower, Donald Robinson, and Franziska Seraphim.

Crisis in the Hinterland: Rural Discontent in China

Asia Program Special Report No. 108 by Jean Oi, Xiaobo Lu, and Yawei Liu.

The Demographic Dilemma: Japan's Aging Society

Asia Program Special Report No. 107 by John Creighton Campbell, Paul S. Hewitt, and Chikako Usui.

Toward Oil and Gas Cooperation in Northeast Asia: New Opportunities for Reducing Dependence on the Middle East

Selig S. Harrison
Asia Program Special Report No. 106 by Selig S. Harrison.

The 16th CCP Congress and Leadership Transition in China

Asia Program Special Report No. 105 by Susan Shirk, H. Lyman Miller, Gang Lin, Lowell Dittmer, Cheng Li, David Shambaugh, and Richard Baum.

China's Credibility Gap: Public Opinion and Instability in China

Asia Program Special Report No. 104 by Martin King Whyte, Jie Chen, Edward Friedman, and Yongming Zhou.

China Enters the WTO: The Death Knell for State-Owned Enterprises?

Asia Program Special Report No. 103 by Dorothy J. Solinger and Lawrence C. Readon.

Scholars Under Siege? Academic and Media Freedom in China

Asia Program Special Report No. 102 by Perry Link, Richard Madsen, Chin-Chuan Lee, and Yongming Zhou.

Undercurrents in Japanese Politics

Asia Program Special Report No. 101 by Ellis S. Krauss, Patricia L. Maclachlan, Aiji Tanaka, Steven R. Reed, Ofer Feldman, and Ikuko Toyonaga.

Old Game or New: Corruption in Today's Indonesia

Asia Program Special Report No. 100 by Nono Anwar Makarim, Robert N. Hornick, and William S. Cole.

Sino-Russian Strategic Partnership: A Threat to American Interests?

Asia Program Special Report No. 99 by Steven I. Levine, Alexei D. Voskressenski, and Jeanne L. Wilson

Globalization: The Agent of Good Governance?

Asia Program Special Report No. 98 by Chai-Anan Samudavanija, Chan Heng Chee, and Alasdair Bowie.

Japan's Official Development Assistance: Recent Issues and Future Directions

Asia Program Special Report No. 97 by Masahiro Kawai and Shinji Takagi. Edited by Amy McCreedy.

China's Political Succession and its Implications for the United States

Asia Program Special Report No. 96, by Andrew Scobell, Murray Scott Tanner, and Cheng Li.

The United States - China - ASEAN

Potential Triggers of Conflict in the South China Sea and A Prototype of American Diplomacy.

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