How can we quantify the nature and impact of China’s soft power in East Asia and the Pacific? Through a data-driven approach our researchers explore multiple aspects of China’s public diplomacy including financial, cultural, exchange, and elite-to-elite diplomacy. Read select research below.
- Sand Wars: Beijing's Hidden Ambition in the South China Sea, student White Paper (Project on International Peace & Security)
- Silk Road Diplomacy: Deconstructing Beijing's toolkit to influence South and Central Asia, published policy report, AidData (AidData)
- Influencing the Narrative: How the Chinese government mobilizes students and media to burnish its image, published policy report, AidData (AidData)
Want to learn more? Interested in partnering with one of our research projects? Contact our Co-Directors Sue Peterson and Mike Tierney.