Category: Publications

Exploring Societal Resilience and Regime Type in Asia

Asia-Pacific societies are facing complex economic, political, and societal challenges. In the face of demographic decline, income inequality, climate change, and political polarization, what makes societies resilient? CAPRI is conducting research on societal resilience and its relationship with the resilience of various regime types in Asia.

Political Compromise Key for Lai to Build Taiwan’s Resilience

Challenges facing island are too daunting to face without new consensus.

DPP Retains Power but with a Weaker Mandate

Syaru Shirley Lin and other Brookings scholars assess the Taiwan election results and what they mean for the island, cross-Strait relations, and the U.S.-China-Taiwan triangle in 2024 and beyond.

Taiwan’s Tightrope Has Become a Knife Edge

Complex domestic challenges mean Taiwan cannot afford becoming further weakened by the contest between China and the United States.

U.S.-China Faceoff Means Taiwan Needs Closer Links with Neighbors

Washington's decoupling push poses threat to island's resilience

Internationalization of Talent

CAPRI is exploring how talent pipelines can be strengthened to give people the skills, opportunities, and mindsets the Asia Pacific needs to build economic and societal resilience.

Democratic and Social Resilience – A Critical Link

This forthcoming article points to ways in which social resilience affects democratic regime resilience.

Taiwan: Walking the Tightrope between the United States and China

Taiwan can lead only if it cultivates world-class talent

In this op-ed, Chair of CAPRI, Syaru Shirley Lin advocates for an inclusive approach that cultivates domestic talent and welcomes international professionals. In a world marked by rapid transformation, how should Taiwan transform into a dynamic and diverse talent pool?

Mental Wellness and Social Resilience in the Asia Pacific

This research project investigates the diverse approaches taken by Asia Pacific countries in addressing mental health, examining the multifaceted impact of political, cultural, and socioeconomic factors on the conceptualization of mental health within government policies, healthcare systems, and public perceptions.