Do foreign official finance flows from China and traditional Western sources vary in their effects on state repression and public demonstrations in Africa? While one study by Kishi and Raleigh asserts a distinct, statistically significant positive association between Chinese official finance and repression, no quantitative
comparative study has been conducted on the effects of Chinese and traditional official finance on public demonstrations in the form of protests and riots.
© 2020 SAIS-CARI. All rights reserved. Opinions expressed are the responsibility of the individual authors and not of the China-Africa Research Initiative at the School of Advanced International Studies, Johns Hopkins University.
Che, A.F. (2020) 'Comparing the Effects of Chinese and Traditional Official Finance on State Repression and Public Demonstrations in Africa', China Africa Research Initiative Policy Brief 51, Baltimore, MD: John Hopkins University
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