The China Quarterly: “Demystifying China’s Defense Spending: Less Mysterious in the Aggregate”

My peer-reviewed article on China’s defense spending, coauthored with Professor Andrew S. Erickson of the U.S. Naval War College, has been published in the December 2013 issue of The China Quarterly. For those without access to the China Quarterly, a PDF of the article is available here. 

  • Adam P. Liff and Andrew S. Erickson (2013). Demystifying China’s Defence Spending: Less Mysterious in the Aggregate. The China Quarterly, 216, pp 805-830. doi:10.1017/S0305741013000295.
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Following the announcement of China’s official FY2013 defense budget in early March 2013, an advance version of our article was cited widely in global media, including The Wall Street JournalFinancial TimesThe GuardianThe Hindu, and Aviation Weekly. We were also invited to present our findings in Washington, DC at the inaugural session of the Center for Strategic and International Studies’ (CSIS) “China Reality Check Speaker Series” on April 8, 2013.