Caught in the Crossfire: Fears of Chinese-American Scientists

  title={Caught in the Crossfire: Fears of Chinese-American Scientists},
  author={Yueqi Xie and Xihong Lin and Ju Li and Qian He and Junming Huang},
The US leadership in science and technology has greatly benefitted from immigrants from other countries, most notably from China in the recent decades. However, feeling the pressure of potential federal investigation since the 2018 launch of the China Initiative under the Trump administration, Chinese-origin scientists in the US now face higher incentives to leave the US and lower incentives to apply for federal grants. Analyzing data pertaining to institutional affiliations of more than 2.3… 

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