Pardee School Faculty Discuss China’s Global Impact During “Research on Tap” Event
This “Research on Tap” convened BU faculty and researchers from across schools and disciplines. Through a series of individual presentations on a wide range of topics, the suite of experts expanded BU’s reservoir of knowledge on China and helped inform research and teaching on China at global and local dimensions.
Heine Offers Perspective on China in the World
Ambassador Heine was asked about his latest book as well as the state of Sino-Latin American relations, trends in Chinese foreign direct investment worldwide, and the United States-China trade war.
Ye Reflects on Ten Years of Belt and Road Initiative
While the BRI has been an integral part of the global economy over the past ten years and greatly bolstered the economies of developing countries, Professor Ye argues that its success does not mean China will dominate the world economy in the future.
Heine Comments on U.S./G7 Counter to China’s BRI
China’s BRI has vastly increased its influence in global politics, but the U.S. and G7 are trying to counteract this. Can these superpowers collaborate on global infrastructure rather than compete? Ambassador Heine offers his thoughts.
Heine Discusses Shift in Chinese Lending Strategy in Latin America
No new state-to-state loans have been issued from China to Latin America over the past two years. Ambassador Heine offers his thoughts on why China’s strategy has shifted.
Garčević Explores Risks & Rewards of Balkans Deepening Relations with China
Ambassador Garčević said that reliance on Chinese infrastructure projects and business practices risks undermining the goals of Balkan countries, which include EU and NATO membership.
Heine Offers Insights Into China’s Lending Strategy in Latin America
China has been burned on FDI in Latin America, but Ambassador Heine argues that a reason for China’s reoriented lending strategy in the region could be that the country is going to concentrate more on development and internal investment in the coming years.
Gallagher & Li Examine Climate Risk Exposure to Foreign Direct Investments
Professor Gallagher’s article performs an econometric analysis to decipher the extent to which foreign firms incorporate climate risk into their investment decisions in developing countries.
GDP Center Releases New Findings from China’s Global Energy Finance Database
If and when Chinese development finance for overseas energy activity increases again, it should be directed towards cleaner sources of energy to match the trends in foreign direct investment, policy announcements, and global goals for mitigating climate change.
Gallagher Coauthors Article on Chinese Energy Finance
Professor Gallagher and fellow researchers deploy novel data to perform the first econometric analysis to examine the determinants of Chinese overseas financing for electric power plants.
Gallagher Co-Authors Research Paper on China in Energy Policy
Prof. Gallagher publishes article in the Energy Policy Journal about estimating Chinese foreign direct investment in the electric power sector.
Faculty Book Talk: Min Ye on FDI in India and China
Prof. Min Ye discussed her book Diasporas and Foreign Direct Investment in India and China.