ADRi Occasional Paper: “Varieties of Capital: The Direction, Patterns, and Implications of Chinese Foreign Investments in the Philippines”

Alvin A. Camba is a Doctoral Candidate in Sociology at Johns Hopkins University. He uses mixed-methods approaches to derive the determinants of [Chinese] foreign direct investment, the dynamics of elite competition, and the political-economic effects of capital mobility on the developing world. He has been awarded the Terence K. Hopkins Best Graduate Student Paper Award (honorable mention) from the American Sociological Association (ASA), the Postdoctoral and Graduate Student Publication Research Award (honorable mention) from the Critical Realism Research Network, and the pre-Dissertation fellowship from the Southeast Asian Research Group (SEAREG).

Some of his works have appeared in Journal of Agrarian Change, Palgrave Communications, Extractive Industries and Society, Everyday Political Economy of Southeast Asia (Cambridge University Press), and New Directions in the Study of China and Africa (Routledge).


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