Accession Number : AD1026566


Title :   With Strings Attached: Chinas Economic Policy in the South China Sea


Descriptive Note : Technical Report


Corporate Author : NAVAL POSTGRADUATE SCHOOL MONTEREY CA MONTEREY United States


Personal Author(s) : Fiecoat,Jarrod J


Full Text : https://apps.dtic.mil/dtic/tr/fulltext/u2/1026566.pdf


Report Date : 01 Jun 2016


Pagination or Media Count : 97


Abstract : How has China used economic policy to create leverage in its relationships with its Asian neighbors? Through comparative case studies of Chinas political and economic relationship with the Philippines and its political and economic relationship with Cambodia, this thesis supports the notion that China uses cooperative economic policy to entice political support from its poorer, lesser developed neighbors while using coercive economic policy to extract political concessions from its more advanced, emerging neighbors. In short, China uses coercive economic policy to extract concessions from Manila while it uses cooperative economic policy to woo Cambodian support in those very disputes.


Descriptors :   china , PHILIPPINES , Cambodia , South China Sea , national security , economic models , political systems , investments , foreign policy , commerce , economic development , international relations , foreign aid , treaties , national politics , foreign relations , international organizations , international law , International trade , agreements


Subject Categories : Economics and Cost Analysis
      Government and Political Science


Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE