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U.S.-China Economic and Security Review Commission, "Hearing: The Chinese Budget and The Role of The People's Liberation Army In China's Economy," December 7, 2001

This hearing was conducted by the U.S.-China Economic and Security Review Commission on December 7, 2001. The U.S.-China Economic and Security Review Commission was created by the U.S. Congress in 2000 to monitor, investigate, and submit to Congress an annual report on the national security implications of the economic relationship between the United States and the People’s Republic of China.
December 7, 2001

December 7, 2001
Room 124, Dirksen Senate Office Building
1st & Constitution Avenue, NE
Washington, DC

Panel 1 - PRC Budget Issues:Process/Structure
Prof. Richard N. Cooper, Maurits C. Boas Professor of Economics, Harvard University
Mr. Barry Anderson (CBO) Deputy Director, Congressional Budget Office-
Mr. Cheng Xiaonong, Lecturer, Departments of Political Science and History, Princeton University
Dr. Charles Wolf Jr., Senior Economic Advisor and Corporate Chair, International Economics, RAND (videoconference)

Panel 2 - PRC Military Budget Issues and PLA's Role in the Economy/Party/National Priorities
Prof. David Shambaugh, Professor, Political Science and International Affairs, George Washington University
Dr. John Frankenstein, Research Associate & Adjunct Faculty, East Asia Institute, Columbia University, Senior Non-Resident Fellow, Atlantic Council of the United States
Dr. James Mulvenon, Deputy Research Director, Rand Corporation, Center for Asia-Pacific Policy
Col. John Corbett (retired), Senior Analyst, Centra Technologies
Dr. Andrew Marble, Visiting Research Fellow, Institute of International Relations/Taiwan

Panel 3 - Service Components of the Chinese Defense Budget
Mr. Dennis Blasko, U.S. Army, retired
Prof. Bernard Cole, Associate Dean for Faculty and Academic Programs, Professor of Maritime Strategy and History, National War College
Mr. Luke Colton, Independent Defense Consultant