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The Dragon in the Room:
China and the Future of Latin American Industrialization


Gallagher quoted in Financial Times
The benefits and perils of riding China’s coat-tails
July 31, 2013

Gallagher quoted in Bloomberg
China’s Easy Money Flows Abroad as Credit Squeeze Hurts
July 18, 2013

Gallagher quoted in Al Jazeera
The Dragon goes shopping in Latin America
December 21, 2011

Gallagher quoted in El Pais
¿Beneficia China o Latinoamérica?
December 12, 2011

Gallagher quoted in the Inter-American Dialogue
Latin America's Agricultural Exports to China
July 29, 2011

Gallagher quoted in Global Finance
Emerging Markets Focus: Latin America
December 6, 2010

Gallagher quoted in Finance Asia
The Growing Importance of China-Brazil Trade, Nov. 23, 2010

Policy Brief: Latin American Trade Network (LATN)
Taking the China Challenge: China and the Future of Latin American Economic Development, Serie Brief No. 58
November 2010

Op-ed: Financial Times
Latin America must see China as a trade threat, as well as a partner

November 11, 2010

Radio Interview: KPFK Radio in Los Angeles
Listen to the interview
November 9, 2010

Gallagher quoted in Latin American Herald Tribune
Latin America and a Savvy China, October 23, 2010
See a Spanish version of this article in La Opinión

Book Review: The Miami Herald
Read The Miami Herald's review of The Dragon in the Room
October 11, 2010

Gallagher quoted in Dow Jones Newswire
China's Spending In Latin America Is Mixed Blessing for Region, October 04, 2010

Op-ed: The Guardian
The fragile bit of Bric: Despite Brazil's powerhouse reputation, Latin America needs to learn from China to secure future economic growth.
October 2, 2010.

Gallagher quoted in Financial Times
World economy: The China cycle, September 12, 2010

Gallagher interview by China Radio International
China's Relations with Other Developing Countries, September 24, 2010

Gallagher article in Latin Trade magazine
The China Syndrome, August-September, 2010

Gallagher interviewed in Estado de S Paolo, (Portugese)
É preciso aprender com os chineses, August 1, 2010

Gallagher article in North American Congress on Latin America (NACLA)
What’s Left for Latin America to Do With China? May 27, 2010


Kevin Gallagher Draogn in the Room The Dragon in the Room GDAE's Kevin Gallagher was interviewed by the Real News Network on how China’s growing investment in Latin America may be good for short-term economic growth, but bad for Latin American industrialization. It draws on his new book with Roberto Porzecanski, The Dragon in the Room: China and Future of Latin American Industrialization. (November 2010)


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Kevin P. Gallagher is a senior researcher at the Global Development and Environment Institute at associate professor of international relations at Boston University.  He is the author of The Enclave Economy: Foreign Investment and Sustainable Development in Mexico’s Silicon Valley, and Free Trade and the Environment: Mexico, NAFTA, and Beyond.  He writes regular columns for The Guardian and Financial Times.

Roberto Porzecanski is a research fellow at the Global Development and Environment Institute and author of the book, Not On Board:Uruguay and the Prospects for a Free Trade Agreement with the United States.

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The Global Development and Environment Institute’s Globalization and Sustainable Development Program examines the economic, social and environmental impacts of economic integration in developing countries, with a particular emphasis on the WTO and NAFTA's lessons for trade and development policy. The goal of the program is to identify policies and international agreements that foster sustainable development.

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