Kenneth Lieberthal

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Kenneth G. Lieberthal

Professor Emeritus

The Brookings Institution
Washington, DC 20036
Brookings Institute
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  • Affiliation(s)
    • Distinguished Fellow at the William Davidson Institute
    • Senior Fellow and Director, John L. Thornton China Center, Brookings Institution
  • About

    Kenneth Lieberthal's research focuses on the evolution of China's political economy, multinational corporate investment in China and India, foreign policy decision-making in China, U.S. foreign policy, and Asian security issues.

    Selected Publications

    • "The End of Corporate Imperialism" (with C.K. Prahalad), Harvard Business Review (July-August 1998).
    • "US Policy Toward China," Brookings Policy Brief #72 (Washington, D.C.: The Brookings Institution, March 2001)
    • Co-editor (with Shuen-fu Lin and Ernest Young), Constructing China: The Interaction of Culture and Economics (Ann Arbor: University of Michigan Center for Chinese Studies Monograph Series, vol. no. 78, 1997).
    • Governing China: From Revolution Through Reform (New York: W.W. Norton, 1995).
    • "The Ties That Bind," The China Business Review (May-June 1998), pp. 10-16.
    • "China's Governing System and Its Impact on Environmental Policy Implementation," China Environmental Series (Washington, D.C.: The Woodrow Wilson Center, 1997).
    • "Domestic Forces and Sino-U.S. Relations," in Living With China: U.S.-China Relations in the Twenty-First Century, ed. Ezra Vogel (New York: W.W. Norton, 1997), pp. 254-276.

  • Education
    • Ph.D., Columbia