Sponsored ResearchThe Center intends to sponsor research on a range of topics of significance to U.S.-China Relations. Posted below is the first completed article, by Chu Shulong.
In addition, the Center is sponsoring PhD students, including Ms. Franziska Keller who is initiating research on networking among elites in China.
This article was completed by Professor Chu Shulong of Tsinghua University during his stay at New York University's Center on U.S.-China Relations in early 2013.
It was published in Contemporary International Affairs in Beijing, 2013 (3), and has been translated and updated here to include a few references to recent events.