Tayyab Safdar is a Post-Doctoral researcher at the East Asia Centre & Department of Politics, University of Virginia. He completed his MPhil and PhD in Development Studies from the University of Cambridge. His current research explores the emerging dynamics of South-South Development Cooperation, especially after the launch of China’s Belt and Road Initiative (BRI) in 2013. His research also looks at the economic and political dimensions of increasing Chinese investment on host countries that are a part of the BRI, focusing particularly on the China Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC).
Post-Doctoral Researcher, East Asia Centre & Department of Politics, University of Virginia