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Analysis Overview

 

Beneath the Rhetoric on North Korea, Humanitarian Aid and Rights Advocacy Are Still Important Tools (former US Special Envoy)

Toward an Incremental Path to Peace on the Korean Peninsula (policy brief)

Misunderstanding North Korea (policy brief)

North Korea in the World: web-based resource on North Korea's external relations

EWC Specialists on the Asia-Pacific region: search here by area of expertise or use EWC Directory to search by name

Publications: policy briefs, monographs, and books, many available for free in PDF format

Talks and Panels: videos presenting analysis of critical issues in the US-Asia-Pacific region

Asia Matters for America: web-based analysis, data, and reporting on the importance of Asia to the United States at national, state, and local levels; also special focus editions on ASEAN, Japan, South Korea, Australia, China, India, and Taiwan

North Korea in the World: web-based resource on North Korea's external relations

Integrated Climate Knowledge for Hawai'i and the Pacific Islands (PacificRISA): web-based climate information to manage risks and support practical decision-making about climate variability and change

Pacific Islands Regional Climate Assessment (PIRCA): a collaborative effort to assess climate change indicators, impacts, and adaptive capacity of the Hawaiian archipelago and the US-Affiliated Pacific Islands (USAPI)

Trump Administration and US-Asia Pacific Relations Tracker (on-line resource)

Asia Reacts to ...highlights how various Asian media are reacting to US politics, policy, and major events (on-line resource)

Featured Research Initiatives

  • National Transfer Accounts (NTA): Assessing the Economic Impact of Population Change

    Active in more than 70 countries around the world, the NTA project provides estimates of income, consumption, saving, and public and private transfers for specific age groups, adding an important dimension to measures of GDP and other economic indicators and shedding light on the economic impact of population change.

  • Community-Building Activities on China's Internet

    Focusing on the messaging app WeChat, which has more than 400 million active Chinese users, research considers how the formation of small virtual communities is affecting the course of Chinese social, political, and economic development.

  • Policy Responses to Low Fertility: An International Comparative Study

    The East-West Center led a collaborative study to improve understanding of fertility decline in 18 highly developed countries around the world and to consider the implications for policies and programs in such areas as education, labor markets, pension systems, and healthcare.