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Thursday, December 1, 2016

Election Polling and Democratic Consolidation in Taiwan and Korea

Conference/Symposium: Center for Chinese Studies: Center for Korean Studies: Institute of East Asian Studies | December 1 | 9 a.m.-4 p.m. | Social Science Matrix, 820 Barrows Hall

 Institute of East Asian Studies, Center for Korean Studies, Social Science Matrix, Center for Chinese Studies

Polling the opinions of voters has become a regularized electoral institution in post-Third Wave democracies like Korea and Taiwan. At the same time, the use, influence, and even accuracy of polling in elections has increasingly come under scrutiny. This conference convenes leading scholars of electoral politics in Korea and Taiwan, as well as counterparts from the United States. The conferees...   More >

Failure to Adjust: How Americans Got Left Behind in the Global Economy

Lecture: Center for Chinese Studies: Center for Korean Studies: Center for Japanese Studies: Institute of East Asian Studies | December 1 | 12 p.m. | 180 Doe Library

 Edward Alden, Council on Foreign Relations

 Institute of East Asian Studies (IEAS), Berkeley APEC Study Center (BASC)

In Failure to Adjust: How Americans Got Left Economy, Behind in the Global Council on Foreign Relations Bernard L. Schwartz Senior Fellow Edward Alden explains why the political consensus in support of trade liberalization has collapsed, and how to correct the course. The United States has contributed more than any other nation to writing the rules that created the competitive global economy of...   More >