China and the US Economy

China and the US Economy

The recent bid from a Chinese firm to buy American oil company Unocal is drawing attention to the growing role China is playing in the US economy. Diane and her guests discuss what effects this could have for Americans and for the Chinese.

The recent bid from a Chinese firm to buy American oil company Unocal is drawing attention to the growing role China is playing in the US economy. Diane and her guests discuss what effects this could have for Americans and for the Chinese.

Guests

Bill Powell

senior writer for Time Magazine, based in Shanghai

Michael Wessel

commissioner, U.S.-China Economic & Security Review Commission

Neil Hughes

former senior operations officer, China and Mongolia department of the World Bank, and author of "China's Economic Challenge: Smashing the Iron Rice Bowl"

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