Apples and Dragon Fruits : The Determinants of Aid and Other Forms of State Financing from China to Africa

@inproceedings{Dreher2015ApplesAD,
  title={Apples and Dragon Fruits : The Determinants of Aid and Other Forms of State Financing from China to Africa},
  author={Axel Dreher and Andreas Fuchs and Bradley D. Parks and Austin M. Strange and Michael J. Tierney},
  year={2015}
}
Working Paper 15 October 2015 Axel Dreher, Andreas Fuchs, Bradley Parks, Austin M. Strange, Michael J. Tierney Chinese “aid” is a lightning rod for criticism. Policymakers, journalists, and public intellectuals claim that Beijing is using its largesse to cement alliances with political leaders, secure access to natural resources, and create exclusive commercial opportunities for Chinese firms—all at the expense of citizens living in developing countries. We argue that much of the controversy… CONTINUE READING