• Publications
  • Influence
Trade Threats, Trade Wars: Bargaining, Retaliation, and American Coercive Diplomacy
  • K. Zeng
  • Political Science, Economics
  • 9 February 2010
This study of American trade policy addresses two puzzles associated with the use of aggressive bargaining tactics to open foreign markets. First, as the country with greater power and resources, why
International Economic Integration and Environmental Protection: The Case of China
This paper tests propositions advanced in previous theoretical literature about the impact of international economic integration via trade and investment on environmental protection with a case study
Trade Structure and the Effectiveness of America’s “Aggressively Unilateral” Trade Policy
  • K. Zeng
  • Economics, Political Science
  • 1 March 2002
When does America's “aggressively unilateral” trade policy work best to open overseas markets? This paper revisits the determinants and effectiveness of Section 301 of U.S. trade law and develops a
Foreign direct investment and industry demands for trade protection
ABSTRACT Do industries seek trade protection against foreign competition in the form of inward foreign direct investment (FDI)? Some studies argue that the influx of FDI may alter the existing
The reverse environmental gender gap in China: evidence from "The China Survey".
The results indicate that there is indeed a “gender gap” in environmental attitudes in China, but the pattern is reversed from what has been generally found in previous work conducted in the United States and Europe.
Multilateral versus Bilateral and Regional Trade Liberalization: explaining China's pursuit of free trade agreements (FTAs)
  • K. Zeng
  • Economics, Political Science
  • 27 July 2010
In recent years, at the same time it has pursued multilateral trade negotiations via membership in the World Trade Organization (WTO), China has embraced a regional approach to trade liberalization
Greening China: The Benefits of Trade and Foreign Direct Investment
The authors make some very critical interventions in this debate and scholars engaged in the environmental pollution haven and race to the bottom debates will need to take the arguments made here
The Impact of Economic Growth and Tax Reform on Tax Revenue and Structure: Evidence from China Experience
This paper aims to study the mechanism of how economic growth and tax reform affect total tax revenue and structure over the period (1950-2011). On the basis of the introduction of China’s previous