The China Factor in Taiwanese Politics

The China Factor in Taiwanese Politics

Friday, 8 November 2013 - 5:00pm
Venue: 
Dahrendorf Room, Founders' Building, St Antony's College
Speaker(s): 
Professor Emerson Niou (Duke University)
Convenor: 
Dr. Ming-Chin Monique Chu
Series: 
Taiwan Studies Seminar Series

Abstract: In my talk I will use survey data to study the main views in Taiwan on how Taiwan should approach and engage with China, and draw policy implications for China and Taiwan.

About the speaker: EMERSON M.S. NIOU (Ph.D., U. of Texas at Austin, 1987) is Professor of Political Science at Duke University.  He is the co-author of The Balance of Power, Cambridge University Press, 1989.  His recent publications include: “A Theory of Economic Sanctions and Issue Linkage,” with Dean Lacy, Journal of Politics, 2004; “Term Limits as a Response to Incumbency Advantage,” with Kongpin Chen, Journal of Politics, May 2005; “External Threat and Collective Action,” with Guofu Tan, Economic Inquiry, 2005; “Economic Interdependence and Peace: A Game-Theoretic Analysis,” Journal of East Asian Studies, 2007; “Strategic Voting in Plurality Elections,” with Daniel Kselman, Political Analysis, 2010. His current projects include studies of institutions and governance, theories of voting, and politics of alliance formation.