The China Working Group on Economic Statecraft is a worldwide group of leading experts on China focused on policy-relevant, methodologically rigorous analysis of some of the most pressing challenges in Chinese foreign policy. The China Working Group resides at Texas A&M University and is under the purview of the Economic Statecraft Program at the Bush School of Government and Public Service. The China Working Group is a fully funded entity that seeks to understand and measure China’s strategic use of economic power. There is rising demand for a clear, objective, and precise understanding of Chinese economic statecraft in policy circles, the private sector, and wider academia. This working group facilitates cutting-edge, original research to meet that demand.
The China Working Group brings together experts and scholars from across the world to discuss current policy issues surrounding Chinese economic statecraft. Diverse in both scholarly experience and institutional affiliation, the China Working Group prides itself on pushing conversations about Chinese economic statecraft forward.
How We Work
The China Working Group engages in collaborative research efforts through multiple project teams, working side-by-side on pressing questions on the nature of Chinese economic statecraft and China as a global actor.