Ties That Bind: Quantifying China’s public diplomacy and its “good neighbor” effect

Samantha Custer
Content Type
Special Report
Asia Society Policy Institute
This paper aims to increase the understanding of scholars, practitioners, and observers of Chinese public diplomacy regarding which tools Beijing deploys, with whom, and with what effects. To this end, AidData—a research lab at William & Mary—in collaboration with the Asia Society Policy Institute (ASPI) and the Center for Strategic and International Studies (CSIS), collected both qualitative and quantitative data on Chinese public diplomacy activities in the EAP region from 2000 through 2016
International Affairs
Political Geography
Global Focus