Research Assistant, Southeast Asia Aid Map
Jia Deng is a research assistant working on the Lowy Institute Southeast Asia Aid Map project. She has a PhD in International Relations and in 2018 was a Visiting Fellow at the Coral Bell School, Australian National University.
An explanation for the decline of China’s aid in the Pacific
A drop in Chinese funding may be a sign of belt tightening in an effort to tackle Beijing’s own domestic debt problem.