Accession Number:

ADA611720

Title:

An Examination of Chinese Foreign Direct Investment into the Economies of Sub-Saharan Africa

Descriptive Note:

Master's thesis

Corporate Author:

ARMY COMMAND AND GENERAL STAFF COLLEGE FORT LEAVENWORTH KS

Personal Author(s):

Report Date:

2014-06-13

Pagination or Media Count:

78.0

Abstract:

This thesis studies the above stated question using a comparative approach. The examination conducted involved using qualitative textual analysis, quantitative judgment, and mixed method analysis. In addition to the stated thesis question, the following sub-questions were considered in the examination Is Chinese financial aid to sub-Saharan Africa altruistic as professed, or is it correlated with commercial interests Does financial aid from China improve the stability of a state How quickly are Chinese SOEs accelerating their investments into sub-Saharan Africa To what extent are these investments targeting natural resource extraction How much of total sub-Saharan trade with China are the extraction of natural resources What share of total sub-Saharan exports go to China What countries have the greatest exposure to China consumption Do SOE investments have a positive or negative correlation with a states diaspora How does trade with China affect the poverty levels of a state

Subject Categories:

  • Economics and Cost Analysis
  • Government and Political Science

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE