Francisco Urdinez

Political Economy, International Relations, Development Economics

This study seeks to explain the profound discord currently observable in elite political discourse on Chinese investments in many host countries. Using Argentina as a case study, a combination of quantitative content analysis and qualitative discourse analysis was employed to analyze parliamentary speeches on a controversial space monitoring station built there by China in 2015.

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I am an Assistant Professor at the Institute of Political Science of the Pontifical Catholic University of Chile where I teach International Political Economy. I got a joint-degree PhD at University of São Paulo and at King's College London in the field of International Relations. I research issues related to International Political Economy, with a focus on the Chinese statecraft in Latin America and Latin American politics.
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