Voices on China – Jeffrey Towson: Managing Partner of Towson Capital, Professor at Peking University

Voices on China – Jeffrey Towson: Managing Partner of Towson Capital, Professor at Peking University

Jeffrey Towson, best-selling author, professor, and private equity investor, offers sage advice for those seeking opportunities in the Middle Kingdom: Whether searching for an investment opportunity or finding a job, “You don’t want to compete fairly in China.” Read on to learn how he’s differentiated himself in a crowded marketplace and how you can too.

Featured Young China Watcher – Janet Eom: Research Manager at China-Africa Research Initiative, Johns Hopkins SAIS

Featured Young China Watcher – Janet Eom: Research Manager at China-Africa Research Initiative, Johns Hopkins SAIS

It’s time to reconsider “China in Africa.” “It’s a common mistake to put too much emphasis on a singular, mammoth ‘China’ making all the decisions” says Janet Eom of the China-Africa Research Initiative (CARI) at Johns Hopkins SAIS. “All 54 African countries have unique stories. Therefore, when China goes to Africa, local circumstances matter.” Read on to find out how this dynamic has affected trade and relationships between both sides.