FY2020 SSU-Essay No.4/ Tohru Yoshioka-Kobayashi (Hitotusbashi University)


U.S.-China Technology Decoupling and its Influence on International Academic Collaboration

With the growing U.S.-China economic rivalry, concerns are heightening over Chinese military influence on international collaborative research, especially those research projects conducted by researchers of U.S. and Australian universities. In response, concerns are also being raised about international research collaboration itself. How are the governments of the relevant countries responding to this situation? If international collaboration in research were to be reduced in the fields of advanced science and technology, how much impact would that have? This essay summarizes the answers to these questions.