Academic Publications in Progress
“Political Risk Analysis with Chinese Characteristics: The Curious Case of Venezuela” For submission to Studies in Comparative International Development (SCID)
Policy Analysis and Opinion
“Can China Help Fix Venezuela?” Carnegie Endowment for International Peace, July 24, 2017
“How New and Crafty is China’s ‘New Economic Statecraft’?” Working Paper, Carnegie Endowment for International Peace, March 2016
“China Keeps the Peace: How Peaceful Development Helps and Hinders China” Foreign Affairs, March 8, 2016
“China and Latin America: Challenges in Pursuing Prospects” Phoenix Weekly, February 5, 2015
“China, Latin America, and the End of the Commodity Boom” EL PAÍS, January 9, 2015
“Opportunity for Beijing and Washington in Venezuela’s Oil Crisis” The Diplomat, December 11 2014 (Chinese version)
China and the United States could join forces for a more sustainable oil policy in Venezuela.
“Crude Complications: Venezuela, China, and the United States” Carnegie-Tsinghua Center for Global Policy, October 23 2014 (Chinese version)
China and the United States see things differently when it comes to Caracas. But they should work together to lessen the climate impact of the oil they import from Venezuela.
“China and Venezuela: Equity Oil and Political Risk” China Brief, Volume 13, Issue 3, February 1 2013
China’s quest for natural resources is pushing it into close relationships with questionable regimes around the world.
“China’s Misguided Hugo Chávez Love Affair” The Diplomat, November 30 2012
China’s relationship with Venezuela may rely on the health of President Chávez, which could prove a risky strategy if China wishes to maintain a long-term, sustainable presence in that country.