The estimated 3 million students from China who have studied in the U.S. since the late 1970s represent one of the largest cross-border flows of talent in modern times. As critics in America [...]
Using Twitter’s API to gather daily tweets by members of Congress, our new Congressional Tweets on China Portal (https://chinadatalab.ucsd.edu/tweets/) allows users to visualize and explore [...]
Given Chinese media environment, how are everyday Chinese citizens seeing the ongoing war in Ukraine? Do they sympathize with the victims of an invasion, or do they support Russia‘s so-called [...]
How do MCs discuss China in the public sphere? We find that, while issues of human rights and security dominate over discussions of trade, Republicans and Democrats tend to highlight distinct [...]
Congress Tweets Part I. We ask the question: does politicians’ tweeting stop at the water’s edge? How much do U.S. politicians tweet about foreign policy, and how much do they concern themselves [...]
Humanizing the Other: How Information, Positivity and Interaction Can Reduce Bilateral Distrust in the U.S-China Relationship
U.S.-China tensions have given rise to increasingly negative feelings between the two countries’ populations. In our work, we explore the dynamics of interpersonal expression of anti-foreign [...]
Most people following Chinese pop culture would remember the day Hip-Hop was banned. It was significant — not only because of Hip-Hop’s global status, but also because it fit the narrative of an [...]
What’s in a Virus’ Name? From the “Chinese Virus” to Anti-Asian Racial Animus by Sophie SHENG and Runjing LU In a news conference on March 18, 2020, a reporter questioned then-President [...]
Chinese Talent, American Enterprise: Five Takeaways of How Chinese Talent Contributes to Biotech Innovation in the U.S.
Chinese Talent, American Enterprise Five Takeaways of How Chinese Talent Contributes to Biotech Innovation in the U.S. by Lei Guang, Ruixue Jia, Jingwen Liu, Young Yang Visualization by Jingwen [...]
How Information Bubble Drives the Chinese Public’s Views of China’s Global Standing and Fuels Grassroots Nationalism
by Haifeng Huang How do the Chinese public think China is viewed in the world? If information—including content critical of the government—flowed freely in China, the Chinese public might be [...]
The Chinese leadership has cast the novel coronavirus pandemic as a win for centralized governance but do Chinese citizens agree? Despite initial anger at the government’s attempt to cover up the [...]
A growing body of research shows that authoritarian regimes can be responsive to ordinary citizens, but why is this the case?
Bai and Jia (2016) investigate one important political consequence of the change in elite recruitment: how the abolition of the exam contributed to revolution participation in the late 19th and [...]