Event Series: China and the World

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On Wednesday, February 7, at 12pm on Zoom, the CGS was joined by Dr. Lizhi Liu's for a presentation on her paper, "The Rise of Data Politics: Digital China and the World.” Data has become one of the most valuable assets for governments and firms. Yet, we still have a limited understanding of how data reshapes international economic relations. In her talk, Dr. Liu will explore various aspects of data politics through the lens of China’s digital rise and the country’s global engagement. Her talk will address topics of data sovereignty and the valuation of state power in a data-centric global economy. This presentation will be an informative exploration of the intersection between technology, economics, and international relations.

Dr. Lizhi Liu, an Assistant Professor at the McDonough School of Business and a faculty affiliate of the Department of Government at Georgetown University; she is the author of "The Rise of Data Politics: Digital China and the World." Specializing in trade politics, technology, innovation, and the political economy of China, her work has been recognized with prestigious awards, including the 2020 Ronald H. Coase Best Dissertation Award from the Society for Institutional and Organizational Economics and the 2019 Best Dissertation Award from the American Political Science Association. Her insightful research has been featured in renowned publications and media outlets, reflecting her significant contributions to the field.