Professor Minxin Pei Comments On U.S.-China Relations On NPR and In MarketWatch

July 27, 2009

Minxin Pei, a specialist on China and U.S.-China relations at Claremont McKenna College, was featured on NPR's All Things Considered and in MarketWatch on July 26.

In his interview with host Guy Raz, Pei discusses if U.S. influence in Asia is declining, and if Asia's economic rise is inevitable. To listen to the story, "Asian Economics: Myths And Realities," or to view the transcript, click here.

In MarketWatch, Pei and other U.S.-China specialists discuss the results of U.S.-China talks with the Obama administration, which begin this week. To view "U.S.-China talks to yield serious discussions but not results," click here.

Pei is Claremont McKenna College's Tom and Margot Pritzker '72 Professor of Government and Roberts Fellow and the director of the Keck Center for International and Strategic Studies. He also is an adjunct senior associate in the China Program at the Carnegie Endowment for International Peace.

Recognized as a leading expert in issues relating to China, Pei's research focuses on democratization in developing countries, economic reform and governance in China, and U.S.-China relations. He has been published in many edited books and journals, including: Foreign Affairs, Foreign Policy, Modern China, and China Quarterly. He is a frequent commentator on BBC World News and National Public Radio. His commentary also has appeared in such major newspapers as the Financial Times, The Wall Street Journal, New York Times, Washington Post, Newsweek International, and International Herald Tribune.

Pei is the author of From Reform to Revolution: The Demise of Communism in China and the Soviet Union (1994) and China's Trapped Transition: The Limits of Developmental Autocracy (2006).



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