China’s Global Reach Archive

This work traces the rise of China in the global economy and examines the extent to which other developing countries are impacted, drawing lessons about the choice of development strategies and global economic governance for the 21st century. Particular emphasis is on China and Latin America.



Profiting-from-Precaution_100x125Profiting from Precaution: How China’s Policy Banks Can Enhance Social and Environmental Standards
By Kevin Gallagher
July 2013



The Dragon in the RoomThe Dragon in the Room: China and the Future of Latin American Industrialization,
By Kevin Gallagher and Roberto Porzecanski





18-IIB coverChina and the Future of Latin American Industrialization, Issues in Brief No. 18, By Kevin Gallagher




Latin-America-2060-wLatin America 2060: Consolidation or Crisis (See Chapter 8 by Kevin Gallagher)






China’s Easy Money Flows Abroad as Credit Squeeze Hurts
Bloomberg Business
Kevin P. Gallagher quoted
July 18, 2013

China’s development banks need to clean up their act, Kevin P. Gallagher
The Guardian

U.S. Running out of time to reset Latin American approach, Kevin P. Gallagher, The Globe and Mail

Time for the US to rethink its LatAm strategy, Kevin Gallagher, Financial Times, May 31 2013

Latin America playing a risky game by welcoming in the Chinese dragon, Kevin Gallagher op-ed in The Guardian, May 30 2013

China: ¿el nuevo acreedor de Sudamérica? Maria Lorena Castellanos Vasconez, May 2013

The dragon’s tango: China’s growing engagement in Latin America, Kevin Gallagher Interviewed in Up Close, April 25, 2013

China’s Investments, Kevin P. Gallagher interviewed in the Associated Press, February 13, 2013

China’s Caribbean Spending Spree, Kevin P. Gallagher interviewed in the CNN, April 7, 2012

China Buys Inroads in the Caribbean, Catching U.S. Notice, Kevin P. Gallagher quoted in the New York Times, April 7, 2012

Yuan Diplomacy, Kevin P. Gallagher, Al-Jazeera, February 29, 2012

No “sweetheart deals” from China in Latin America, Kevin P. Gallagher op-ed in Financial Times, February, 23, 2012

Chinese Finance in Latin America, Kevin P. Gallagher on Global Policy TV, February 2012

China Lends $75 billion to Latin America, Financial Times, February 15, 2012

Additional Publications

Inter-American Dialogue, The Inter-American Dialogue is the leading U.S. center for policy analysis, exchange, and communication on issues in Western Hemisphere affairs.

Capitalizing of the China Cycle: Time is Running Out for Latin America, Kevin P. Gallagher, Economics Brief, December 2012

The New Banks in Town: Chinese Finance in Latin America, Kevin P. Gallagher, Amos Irwin and Katherine Koleski for Inter-American Dialogue, February 2012.

Events and Video

Faculty Fellow Kevin Gallagher Speaks at Inter-American Development Bank, November 26, 2012

Development Strategy and Policy Analysis Development Policy Seminar, New banks in town: Chinese finance in Latin America; Kevin P. Gallagher, 13 April 2012

Pardee House Seminar, China’s New Five Year Plan: Implications for Latin America, Margaret Meyers, Kevin P. Gallagher, Edward Cunningham, February 29, 2012.

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