Mr. Anton Louthan is a Fellow and Research Assistant in the Eurasia program at the Foreign Policy Research Institute. Having lived and worked in China, Anton’s research revolves around Chinese economic statecraft, with a particular interest in measuring the political impacts of China’s Belt and Road Initiative with China’s trading partners. Currently, he is finishing a project evaluating the effects of Chinese economic interactions on Kazakhstan’s political economy. He holds an M.A. in East Asian Studies from Georgetown University with a concentration in the politics and security of Asia.