Articles & Chapters


Deborah Bräutigam and Kevin Gallagher, “Bartering Globalization: China’s Commodity-backed Finance in Africa and Latin America,” Global Policy

Deborah Brautigam & Xiaoyang Tang, “‘Going Global in Groups’: Structural Transformation and China’s Special Economic Zones Overseas,” World Development Vol. 63: 78–91.


Deborah Brautigam & Haisen Zhang, “Green Dreams: Myth and Reality in China’s Agricultural Investment in Africa,” Third World Quarterly 34, 9: 1676-1696.

Deborah Brautigam, “Chinese Engagement in African Agriculture: Fiction and Fact,” in John Anthony Allan, Martin Keulertz, Suvi Sojamo, and Jerome Warner, eds. Handbook of Land and Water Grabs in Africa: Foreign direct investment and food and water security, London: Routledge.


Deborah Bräutigam and Sigrid-Marianella Stensrud Ekman, “Rumours and Realities of Chinese Agricultural Engagement in Mozambique,” African Affairs, v. 111, n. 444 (July 2012) 

Deborah Brautigam and Tang Xiaoyang, “Going Global in Groups: Soft Power, Business, or Resource Security?: International Affairs (July)


Deborah Bräutigam. “Aid ‘With Chinese Characteristics’”: Chinese Foreign Aid and Development Finance Meet the OECD-DAC Aid Regime,” Journal of International Development v. 23, n. 5

Deborah Brautigam, “China in Africa: What Can Western Donors Learn?” Oslo: Norfund.

Deborah Brautigam, “Chinese Development Aid in Africa: What, Where, Why, and How Much? In Rising China: Global Challenges and Opportunities, Jane Golley and Ligang Song, eds, Canberra: Australia National University Press, 2011, pp. 203-223.

Deborah Bräutigam and Tang Xiaoyang, “China’s Investment in Special Economic Zones in Africa: Overview and Initial Lessons,” In Thomas Farole and Gokhan Akinci, eds, Special Economic Zones: Progress, Emerging Challenges, and Future Directions Washington, DC: The World Bank, 2011.

Deborah Brautigam and Tang Xiaoyang, “African Shenzhen: China’s Special Economic Zones in Africa,” J. of Modern African Studies, 49, 1 (2011), pp. 27–54. © Cambridge University Press 2011.


Deborah Brautigam. “China, Africa and the International Aid Architecture.” African Development Bank Working paper, 2010.

Deborah Brautigam, “Looking East: Africa’s Newest Investment Partners,” Global Journal of Emerging Market Economies, v. 2, n. 2.


Deborah Bräutigam. “China’s Challenge to the International Aid Architecture,” World Politics Review, v. 1, n. 4 July/August 2009, pp. 1-10.

Deborah Brautigam and Tang Xiaoyang. “China’s Engagement in African Agriculture: ‘Down to the Countryside,'” The China Quarterly, 2009.



Deborah Bräutigam, “Strategic Engagement: Markets, Transnational Networks, and Globalization in Mauritius,” Yale Journal of International Affairs (2005) v. 1, n. 1: 63-78.


With Steven Knack, “Foreign Aid, Institutions, and Governance in Sub-Saharan Africa,” Economic Development and Cultural Change. v. 52, n. 2 University of Chicago Press (January 2004), pp. 255-286.

Deborah Bräutigam, “The People’s Budget? Politics, Participation and Pro-Poor Policy,” Development Policy Review ( U.K.), 2004, v. 22, n. 6, pp. 653-668.


“Close Encounters: Chinese Business Networks as Industrial Catalysts in Sub-Saharan Africa,” African Affairs (2003).


Deborah Bräutigam, Lise Rakner, and Scott Taylor, “Business Associations and Growth Coalitions in Sub-Saharan Africa,” Journal of Modern African Studies Cambridge University Press, v. 40, n. 4 (December 2002), pp. 519-547.

“Building Leviathan: Revenue, State Capacity, and Governance,” IDS Bulletin, v. 33, n. 3 (2002), pp. 10-20.


“Aid Dependence and Governance,” Expert Group on Development Issues (2000).

Deborah Bräutigam. “Foreign Aid and the Politics of Participation in Economic Policy Reform,” Public Administration and Development v. 20 (October 2000), pp. 253-264.

Prior to 2000 (selected)

“Institutions, Economic Reform, and Democratic Consolidation in Mauritius,” Comparative Politics, v. 30, n. 1 (October 1997), pp. 45-62.

“Substituting for the State: Institutions and Industrial Development in Eastern Nigeria,” World Development, v. 25, n. 7, (1997), pp. 1063-1080.

Deborah Brautigam. “What Can Africa Learn From Taiwan? Political Economy, Industrial Policy, and Adjustment,”The Journal of Modern African Studies, Vol. 32, No. 1 (Mar., 1994), pp. 111-138.

Deborah Brautigam. “South-South Technology Transfer: The Case of China’s Kpatawee Rice Project in Liberia,” World Development, Vol. 21, No. 12 (1994), pp. 1989-2001.

Deborah Bräutigam. “Land Rights and Agricultural Development in West Africa: A Case Study of Two Chinese Projects.” Journal of Developing Areas, v. 27, n. 1 (October 1992), pp. 21-32.

“Governance, Economy, and Foreign Aid,” Studies in Comparative International Development (1992).

Deborah Brautigam, “Doing Well by Doing Good,” in China Business Review, v. 10(5) (1983).