Economics PhD student Rebecca Ray co-author of “China and Sustainable Development in Latin America: The Social and Environmental Dimension,” a book which documents the social and environmental impact of the China-led commodity boom in the region

“Over the last decade, Latin American countries have enacted some of the most ambitious environmental and social protections in the world. But these hard-won protections faced their first serious test in the recent China-led commodities boom, as growth exploded in intrinsically-risky sectors like mining and oil.”  Read more…