47 min

The Belt and Road Initiative at ten, geopolitics and China’s role in global development Business in Development

    • Business

Professor Lindsay Whitfield from CBDS discusses the tenth anniversary of the Belt and Road Initiative, the contentious politics it engenders, and the role of massive Chinese infrastructural investments globally with Dr. Federico Jensen, external lecturer at Copenhagen Business School. In the episode, they discuss the origins of the Belt and Road Initiative, it’s economic and political successes and failures, and the role of local governments in investment receiving countries. Dr. Jensen and Professor Whitfield examine what lies ahead for the Belt and Road Initiative in the future, including changes in the Chinese government’s strategy within the Belt and Road Initiative which may reflect broader shifts in the political economy of China.

Professor Lindsay Whitfield from CBDS discusses the tenth anniversary of the Belt and Road Initiative, the contentious politics it engenders, and the role of massive Chinese infrastructural investments globally with Dr. Federico Jensen, external lecturer at Copenhagen Business School. In the episode, they discuss the origins of the Belt and Road Initiative, it’s economic and political successes and failures, and the role of local governments in investment receiving countries. Dr. Jensen and Professor Whitfield examine what lies ahead for the Belt and Road Initiative in the future, including changes in the Chinese government’s strategy within the Belt and Road Initiative which may reflect broader shifts in the political economy of China.

47 min

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