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Peer-Reviewed Studies

The Peril of Peaking Powers: Economic Slowdowns and Implications for China's Next Decade.

International Security, 2023.

China’s Economy Is Not Overtaking America’s.  

Journal of Applied Corporate Finance, 2020. 


Conditional Convergence and the Rise of China.

Journal of Global Security Studies, 2020.

The End of the Affair:  U.S. China Policy under Trump.  

In Stanley Renshon and Peter Suedfield, eds., The Trump Doctrine and the Emerging International System. Palgrave MacMillan, 2020.

The Power of Nations: Measuring What Matters.

International Security, 2018.

  • Winner: Best Article of the Year in Field of International Security, American Political Science Association, 2019.

America’s Role in the Making of Japan’s Economic Miracle.

Journal of East Asian Studies, 2018. (with Yusaku Horiuchi and Jennifer M. Miller).  

The Emerging Military Balance in East Asia.

International Security, 2017.​

The United States and China.

In Donette Murray and David Brown, eds., Power Relations in the Twenty-First Century: Mapping a Multipolar World? Routledge, 2017.

The Myth of Entangling Alliances.

International Security, 2015.

  • Runner Up: Outstanding Article Award in International History and PoliticsAmerican Political Science Association, 2016.

China in Afghanistan and Pakistan.

In Andrew Scobell, Ely Ratner, and Michael Beckley, China’s Strategy toward South and Central Asia: An Empty Fortress. RAND Corporation, 2014.

China’s Century? Why America’s Edge Will Endure.

International Security, 2011/12.

Economic Development and Military Effectiveness.

Journal of Strategic Studies, 2010.

  • Winner: Amos Perlmutter Prize, Best Article of the YearJournal of Strategic Studies, 2010.

  • Winner: Carl Beck Award, Best Graduate Student Paper of the Year, International Studies Association, 2009.​

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