Ivan Franceschini is a Marie Skłodowska-Curie Fellow at the Australian Center on China in the World, the Australian National University, and at Ca’ Foscari University of Venice. His research focuses on labor and civil society in China and Cambodia. He is co-editor of Made in China: A Quarterly on Chinese Labour, Civil Society, and Rights and one of the chief editors of the website Chinoiresie.

Last Updated: December 12, 2017



Does China Have a Jobs Problem?

Geoffrey Crothall, Ivan Franceschini & more
In a surprise Sunday tweet, U.S. President Donald Trump said he supported helping the phone-maker ZTE, a Chinese tech giant which has been one of the hardest hit from U.S.-China trade tensions. “Too many jobs in China lost,” he wrote. Though Trump...



Is Chinese Investment Good for Workers?

Aaron Halegua, Yu Zheng & more
China’s Belt and Road Initiative is a $1 trillion plan to deepen economic relations between itself and up to 60 other countries worldwide through large investments in infrastructure, construction, and other projects. Many commentators have...