Lee Chia-yi

Lee Chia-yi is Assistant Professor at the S. Rajaratnam School of International Studies at Nanyang Technological University in Singapore. She obtained her PhD in Political Science from Washington University in St. Louis in December 2013. Her research focuses on analyzing the interaction between external economic factors and domestic politics using sophisticated quantitative methods. Lee's research interests include international political economy, natural resources, foreign direct investment, terrorism, political methodology and game theory.

Are Falling Oil Prices an Opportunity for Asia?

How will the recent plunge in oil prices affect Asian countries? The major cause of the recent oil price fall is the increasing oil production in the United States, as advanced technology enables American oil companies to extract previously untapped shale oil and gas. Although remaining a major oil importer, the US now produces more than half of the oil it consumes. One salient... Continue Reading

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