Tag Archives: local protectionism

Clearing the China Air: Technology and Protectionism

January 29, 2013

My posts have been few and far between these days for a variety of reasons (other commitments, paucity of real news, smog-induced crushing depression), but today’s weather requires some words in response, and thinking about smog has led me back to familiar themes about technology transfer, local protection and industrial policy. If you’re picking up [...]

China Rule of Law: the Latest From Jerome Cohen

March 5, 2010

China law guru extraordinaire Jerome Cohen’s latest on China and the Rule of Law is a slight departure from the usual. He goes off on a rather unexpected tangent to discuss the latest scandal with the Governor of New York (Paterson, not Spitzer). Cohen uses the Paterson scandal to show that even someone as powerful [...]