China’s Blockchain Dominance: Can the U.S. Catch Up?

Article reprinted from Knowledge@Wharton | April 23, 2019
By all counts, China is leading the world in the use and development of blockchain technology. It has far and away filed the most patents related to blockchain in the world and some of the biggest names in the blockchain and cryptocurrency community are Chinese firms. What’s more, blockchain is also a national priority: The Chinese State Council included its development in the nation’s 13th Five-Year Plan. And last year, President Xi Jinping said China seeks to lead in innovation worldwide, citing blockchain, AI, the Internet of Things and other technologies as the driving forces.Read More

Inaugural Student Engagement Conference Panel Highlights

The Penn Wharton China Center (PWCC) held its inaugural Student Engagement Conference this October, welcoming both American and Chinese students with open arms. The conference featured three panels providing insight into China-related extracurricular and career opportunities, as well as resources and support available to international students on campus. Sharon Smith,Read More