Author

Elizabeth C. Economy

Director of Asia Studies at the Council on Foreign Relations

Elizabeth Economy is Director of Asia Studies at the Council on Foreign Relations and an expert on China-U.S. relations and Chinese domestic and foreign policy, with particular focus on the environment.

She periodically consults for agencies of the U.S. government and has lectured or taught at several American universities, including Johns Hopkins University (1997) and the University of Washington (1993-1994).

In 1990, Ms. Economy was honored with an SSRC-MacArthur Dissertation Fellowship in International Peace and Security Studies.

She studied at Swarthmore College and Stanford University — and received her Ph.D. from the University of Michigan.

Articles by Elizabeth C. Economy

Will China Face an Environmental Meltdown?

How much will China's environment be damaged in case of an economic meltdown?

June 15, 2004

China’s Challenge — Beyond the Economy

What environmental challenges do China's political leaders face?

June 1, 2004