• Publications
  • Influence
In It for the Long Term? Governance and Learning among Chinese Investors in Zambia's Copper Sector*
  • D. Haglund
  • Economics
    The China Quarterly
  • 1 September 2009
Abstract The literature on Chinese economic engagement with Africa reflects widely-held views that Chinese investment is strategic, politically motivated and therefore more stable and long-term than
Regulating FDI in weak African states: a case study of Chinese copper mining in Zambia
China's engagement with African countries is growing rapidly, spanning trade, investment and development cooperation. Some observers have suggested that poor operating standards among Chinese
Policy evolution and organisational learning in Zambia’s mining sector
This thesis explores how policy evolves in weak commodity dependent African states, in a context of increasing organisational diversity due to fast-growing foreign investment from emerging markets.
Production of cyclomaltodextrin glucanotransferase of Bacillus circulans var. alkalophilus ATCC21783 in B. subtilis
TLDR
To achieve efficient enzyme production in B. subtilis, the gene was placed under the control of the B. amyloliquefaciens α-amylase promoter and both of the plasmid constructions were stable when grown over 50 generations without antibiotic selection.
From Boom to Bust: Diversity and Regulation in Zambia’s Privatized Copper Sector
The global economic crisis that began with the “credit crunch” of 2007 intensified in the second half of 2008, resulting in a sharp drop in global trade and investment. In 2008 foreign direct