International Security & Foreign Policy

The Costs of Control: Explaining Chinese Conduct in the South China Sea

Grant Year: 2020


Andrew Taffer will research and write a book examining China’s efforts to extend its influence in the South China Sea. He will develop a costbenefit framework to understand China’s calculations and develop proposals for how U.S. policymakers could counter China’s initiatives in the region.

Tufts University International Security & Foreign Policy

$60,000