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University of California Institute on Global Conflict and Cooperation

Global Value Chains, Risk Perception, and Economic Statecraft

January 06, 2022
Phoebe Moon


Many countries, including the United States and China, have come to see economic statecraft as superior to armed conflict. But when do economic sanctions lead to trade wars?


In this new policy brief, IGCC dissertation fellow Phoebe Moon examines the ongoing Japan-South Korea trade dispute with a focus on how policymakers’ risk perceptions regarding global value chains (GVCs) can influence when trade wars take shape.

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