Center for International Business


Edward Alden on the Intersection of Economics, Foreign Policy, and International Education. A conversation with the author, journalist, and professor on how economics and foreign policy are intertwined with international education. October 5, 2020

Edward Alden, Bernard L. Schwartz senior fellow at CFR, discusses the economic implications of COVID-19Carla Anne Robbins, CFR adjunct senior fellow and former deputy editorial page editor at the New York Times, hosts the webinar. September 17th, 2020 

Hart Hodges, Co-Director of the Center for Economic and Business Research, and Edward Alden, Western’s Ross Visiting Professor and a senior fellow at the Council on Foreign Relations, unpack the regional and national economic consequences. Western Insights: The Economic Impacts of Covid 19.  Western Washington University Alumni Association, April 3rd 2020. 

Laurie Trautman and Edward Alden, "Reopening North America," in Council on Foreign Relations State and Local Officials Conference Call Series, Council of Foreign Relations, May 8th, 2020. 

Penny Pritzker and Edward Alden, “The National and Economic Security Imperative of Helping More Americans Adapt and Thrive,” in Aspen Strategy Group, Technology and National Security: Maintaining America’s Edge, The Aspen Institute, 2019.

Chen, Shih-Fen and Chya-Yi Liaw (2019)  “Branding Right Allocation and Governance of Cross-Border Collaboration: The Instance of International Hotels,” Academy of International Business Annual Meeting, Copenhagan, Denmark

Chya-Yi Liaw and Shih-Fen Chen (2019) “Branding Options and Room Rates of International Franchise Hotels: Empirical Evidence from China,” Academy of International Business Annual Meeting, Copehagan, Denmark

Tseng, Chiung-Hui and Shih-Fen Chen (2018) “Realigning Incentives of Acquires and Acquirers: Leveraging Stock and Cash Payments,” Academy of Management Conference, Chicago, Illinois.

Chen, Shih-Fen (2018) “Symmetrizing Internalization Theory for 21st-Century MNEs,” Academy of International Business Meeting, Minneapolis, Minnesota.

Liaw, Chya-Yi and Shih-Fen Chen (2018) “The Dangers of Franchisee Anonymity: When Should Foreign Chains Allow Local Developers to Co-brand International Franchise Hotels?” Academy of International Business Meeting, Minneapolis, Minnesota. 

Chen, Shih-Fen (2017) “Hollowing out of US Manufacturing Sectors: The Enabling Role of National Retail Chains,” Academy of International Business Meeting, Dubai, UAE.

Chen, Shih-Fen and Chya-Yi Liaw (2017) “A Principal-Agent View on International Hotel Branding,” Academy of International Business Meeting, Dubai, UAE.