Innovation, Energy, and Economic Growth
Innovation, energy, and economic growth are all vital for the establishment of a peaceful, prosperous, and just Asia-Pacific community. Through research and dialogue, scholars at the East-West Center investigate:
Globalization of Innovation: Transforming US-Asia Economic Relations. Research is in progress in three areas: China’s indigenous innovation policy and its impact on economic relations between China and the US; innovation capabilities and strategies of China-based high-tech firms; and the globalization of science and technology in information and communication technologies….
Energy Markets in the Asia-Pacific Region. Timely analysis of energy markets in the region focuses on China and other major energy producers and consumers in Asia, with a particular emphasis on energy security in Asia Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) economies….
East Asian Trade Interdependence. Work focuses on the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) agreement, an ambitious effort to sustain and invigorate America's economic linkages with the dynamic economies of the Asia Pacific region….
Economic Policy Issues: Joint Project with the Korea Development Institute. The East-West Center and the Korea Development Institute (KDI) have collaborated for nearly 30 years in the publication of an annual series of studies on economic policy….
Dieter Ernst—Senior Fellow
Fereidun Fesharaki—Senior Fellow
Tomoko Hosoe—Project Specialist
Young Hoon Kim—Senior Fellow
Marcus Noland—Non-resident Senior Fellow
Michael Plummer—Non-resident Senior Fellow
Peter Petri—Non-resident Senior Fellow
Kang Wu—Senior Fellow