In defence of non-alignment
As the US and China divide the world into allies and enemies, many smaller countries are resisting pressure to take sides. It is wiser to navigate rising economic nationalism without unconditionally adopting the foreign-policy preferences of superpowers.
How one Chinese local government deals with the effect of COVID-19 policy on the economy: the case of Yibin
How has China, one of the countries with the strictest COVID-19 prevention policies, balanced pandemic prevention and control with economic development? The city of Yibin in Sichuan province provides an interesting example.
Focus on: Admissions
Budget well, do your research and don’t give up! Thinking creatively to fund your year on the Master of Public Policy
Securing funding for your master's can be stressful. MPP alumna Nina Bengtsson (2021) explains how she obtained funding from a range of different sources and shares tips on how to navigate this process.
Focus on: Climate change
More mining cooperation, not less, would be needed in the run up to carbon neutrality
Though phasing down the role of global mining industries may seem like a logical step in the journey to carbon neutrality, MPP alumnus Yanzhu Zhang argues that more mining cooperation will be needed in the first instance to produce the technology and capacity required for the clean energy transition.