Core to the LBJ School's mission is "getting it done" — developing solutions to policy problems through scholarship and public discourse. Every year, faculty and students take on research that melds the theoretical and the practical, exploring the world through hands-on field work and data analysis to address issues critical to the health of American democracy and global society. Innovation Bound celebrates the impact, quality and range of the published works of our distinguished scholars.
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LBJ Professor Joshua Eisenman says the Trump administration's efforts to counter China's influence in Africa needs follow-through.
The LBJ School's Joshua Eisenman, Erin Lentz and Raj Patel have published new studies in Development and Change, a top journal in the development economics field from the Institute of Social Studies. One piece looks at how Maoist China's rural collectives siphoned away household savings to invest in the country's capital investments and agricultural production; another examines how international agriculture development tends to ignore or treat as a mystery the division of labor within a household.
Three new studies from the LBJ School appeared in the leading peer-reviewed journal World Development. The studies explore climate security vulnerability, the relationship between food insecurity and domestic violence, and the long-term effects of political repression on economic performance. In harm's way: Climate security vulnerability in Asia By Joshua Busby, associate professor of public affairs
Reporter Isaac Fish writes an article speaking about an epidemic of self-censorship at U.S. universities on the subject of China. Joshua Eisenman, an Assistant Professor, at LBJ argues, "The most important issue is who governs the biggest country on earth."
Amid headlines speculating on the state of U.S.-China relations, Joshua Eisenman, an assistant professor of public affairs at the LBJ School, spent three weeks (April 19–May 5) in China speaking about his recent books and conducting public diplomacy on behalf of the U.S. Department of State.
Innovation Bound - the annual celebration of LBJ School policy research held April 30, 2018; special student poster session added to day’s research tribute
The LBJ School prides itself on contributing viable solutions to society through the public and social dialogue of our world. Throughout each year, both students and faculty undertake timely policy research to stretch intellectual boundaries and tackle the most complex problems of our day. INNOVATION BOUND celebrates the impact, quality and range of the published works of our distinguished faculty and students.
For much of the past 20 years, China’s strategy in Africa could easily be summarized in two words: invest and extract. Today, that is no longer the case as China’s agenda in Africa, and throughout much of the global south, has broadened significantly in pursuit of Beijing’s military, humanitarian and geopolitical interests.
LBJ Professor Joshua Eisenman, MIT research scientist Eric Heginbotham publish their book on China's major-power engagement in the developing world
Beijing’s objectives toward a developing world is the focus of "China Steps Out," a new book co-edited by Joshua Eisenman, an assistant professor at the LBJ School of Public Affairs at The University of Texas at Austin, and Eric Heginbotham, a principal research scientist at MIT’s Center for International Studies.
This episode of the ChinaPower podcast at the Center for Strategic and International Studies looks at China’s development policies and engagement with the developing world, particularly examining President Xi Jinping’s Belt and Road Initiative.
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