Santiago Bustelo

Santiago Bustelo is a Ph.D. candidate at Fudan University. He has a Master’s degree in Public Policies, Strategies and Development from the Institute of Economics of the Federal University of Rio de Janeiro, where he conducted research about China under the guidance of Professor Antonio Barros de Castro. His main academic papers focus on development models in Latin America and China from a comparative perspective, with an emphasis on industrial policy and innovation systems.

Bustelo was a researcher at the National Institute of Science and Technology (INCT/PPED, Brazil), focusing on government, varieties of capitalism, and development in emerging countries. He served as Parliamentary Advisor to the National Chamber of Deputies of the Argentine Republic, and worked as Research Coordinator at the China-Brazil Business Council.

Last Updated: July 31, 2019

Is South America China’s ‘New Africa’?

Eric Olander, Cobus van Staden & more
At first glance, China’s engagement in Latin America and the Caribbean (LAC) looks a lot like what it’s doing in Africa. Just as China surpassed Europe as Africa’s largest trading partner, China has become the top trading partner of several LAC...