Uday Khanapurkar is a Research Assistant at the Institute of Chinese Studies (ICS), Delhi, and works on topics related to China's macreconomy, international political economy and international relations. His upcoming works include research on China-US competition in the domain of technology and China's infrastructure development in Africa. He holds a degree in economics and is the author a dissertation entitled 'Peace in a Globalised Asia: The Relation Between China’s Conflictual Behaviour and Levels of Intra-Industry Trade, 2002-2010'. He is also the author of a book entitled 'The Pursuit of Prosperity: Exploring China’s Economic Dependence on India as a Deterrent to Conflict', written for the Chennai Centre for China Studies (C3S) and published by KW Publishers, New Delhi. He has written several pieces for The Diplomat, ICS Blog and has upcoming publications in China Report and other academic journals.