2011 Journal of International Commerce and Economics, Volume 3, no. 1

JICEThis volume presents a series of papers prepared by U.S. and Chinese researchers examining the development of trade between the United States and China in advanced technology products (ATPs) at the Joint Symposium on U.S.-China Advanced Technology Trade and Industrial Development, October 23-24, 2009, in Beijing, China.

The symposium was organized by the United States International Trade Commission, the School of Public Policy and Management at Tsinghua University, the Institute for International Economic Research at the National Development and Reform Commission, and the Brookings-Tsinghua Center for Public Policy at Tsinghua University.

The goal of the research efforts presented at the symposium was to better understand the factors affecting U.S.-China ATP trade and the rapid growth of China as a platform for ATP production and trade.

Proceedings of the Joint Symposium of U.S.-China Advanced Technology Trade and Industrial Developmen (Full Version) 

Proceedings of the Joint Symposium of U.S.-China Advanced Technology Trade and Industrial Development (Articles):

Overview of U.S.-China Trade in Advanced Technology Products. Alexander Hammer, Robert Koopman, and Andrew Martinez.

A Tale of Two Cities: A Comparison of Patent-based Innovative Performance of Domestic and Multinational Companies in China. Zheng Liang and Lan Xue.

Study of China’s International Specialization Status in Advanced Technology Industry: A Case Study of Zhejiang Pinghu Opto-mechatronics Industry Cluster. Huang Xianhui, Yang Gaoju, and Lu Jing.

On the Value Chain and International Specialization of China’s Pharmaceutical Industry. Yansheng Zhang, Darwei Li, Changyong Yang, and Qiong Du.

The Information Technology Agreement: An Assessment of World Trade in Information Technology Products. Michael Anderson and Jacob Mohs.

Understanding China’s High Investment Rate and FDI Levels: A Comparative Analysis of the Return to Capital in China, the United States, and Japan. Wenkai Sun, Xiuke Yang, and Geng Xiao.

Innovation in Biotechnology Seeds: Public and Private Initiatives in India and China. Katherine Linton and Mihir Torsekar.

Innovation and Job Creation in a Global Economy: The Case of Apple’s iPod. Greg Linden, Jason Dedrick, and Kenneth L. Kraemer.