Analysis Overview


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

Contesting Buddhist Narratives: Democratization, Nationalism, and Communal Violence in Myanmar (policy study)

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

Counting Women's Work: Measuring the Gendered Economy in the Market and at Home (policy brief)


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: interactive website with analysis, data, and reporting on the importance of Asia to the United States at national, state, and local levels

Pacific Islands Report: daily news, analysis, and commentary from across Oceania

Integrated Climate Knowledge for Hawai'i and the Pacific Islands (PacificRISA): using 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)

Featured Research Initiatives

  • Rebalancing China’s Political Economy

    Research focuses on China’s attempts to transition away from development based on extensive growth that relies on exports, low wages, and environmental exploitation to intensive growth driven by rising investment in new technologies, enhanced wages and skills, and improved worker and environmental protections.

  • Pacific RISA (Regional Integrated Sciences and Assessments) Program

    Pacific RISA supports the efforts of Pacific island and coastal communities to adapt to the impacts of climate variability and change in key sectors such as water-resource management, coastal and marine resources, fisheries, agriculture, tourism, disaster management, and public health.

  • Economic Policy Issues: Joint Project with the Korea Development Institute

    For more than 30 year, the East-West Center and the Korea Development Institute have organized annual conferences and published book-length studies on economic issues, including international financial regulations, social policy, and the global economic crisis.