Chinese Law and Policy Documents

CPC Central Committee and State Council Outline on Building Rule of Law Government (2015–2020) (Chinese) (English)

Circular of the State Council General Office on Strengthening the Formulation, Supervision and Management of Administrative Regulatory Documents (Chinese) (English)


Articles and Working Papers

Jamie P. Horsley, Working Paper: “Challenging China to Make Good Project Governance a Centerpiece of the Belt and Road Initiative,” December 2018 (PDF)

Horsley, Jamie P., “China’s Central Government Seeks to Rein in Regulatory Documents,” The Regulatory Review (May 7, 2019). (PDF)

Horsley, Jamie P., "Open Government Developments in China: Implications for US Businesses" China Business Review (July 1, 2019) (PDF)


Presentations and Powerpoints

On November 8, 2019, Jamie Horsley spoke on “Belt and Road Infrastructure Governance Challenges and Responses to Date,” at the 12th Annual Conference on China's Economic Development & U.S.-China Economic Relations at George Washington University:

On June 20, 2019, Jamie Horsley was on a panel at the Asia Society in New York City with ASPI Vice President for International Security and Diplomacy Daniel Russel, co-author of a new report on China’s Belt and Road Initiative (BRI).  The Report, for which she served as a task force member, sets forth actionable recommendations for how China and partner countries can help ensure that BRI projects yield beneficial and sustainable developmental, economic, environmental, civic, and social outcomes.  Also on the panel were fellow task force member Aaron Halegua and Min Ye, who moderated the conversation. The video of the discussion, including questions and answers, lasts 1 hr., 21 min.

Jamie P. Horsley, “Building Good and Green Governance Infrastructure along the Belt and Road” (presentation to Yale University School of Forestry and Environmental Studies Symposium on “Greening the Belt and Road,” January 25, 2019) (PDF)

Jamie P. Horsley, “Lawmaking, Rulemaking, Regulatory Documents and Decision-making in China,” delivered at the U.S.-China Business Council March 20, 2019  (PDF), with interview on how laws get made in China, at: