Thursday, June 14, 2012

Does China Use Aid to Support Investment?


I address this question in the latest issue of East Asia Forum, 4, 2 (April - June 2012). Published by Australia National University in Canberra, the EAF was released at a very interesting (but unfortunately closed) conference at Columbia University/Business School on Monday this week, focused on the political and economic impact of China's overseas direct investment (ODI or OFDI).

For a link to the public forum that evening, including short talks by some participants and a keynote by Jeffrey Sachs, click here. Although Sachs is no expert on Chinese overseas investment, he is a passionate advocate for the earth. It's good to be passionate, and it's pretty rare for academics ...

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