Exploring Building of New-Type Think Tanks with Chinese Characteristics

  • Xinli ZhengEmail author


The document issued by the Third Plenary Session of the 18th Central Committee of the Communist Party of China, Decision on Certain Major Issues concerning Comprehensively Deepening Reform (hereinafter referred to as the Decision) includes the decisions to “strengthen the building of new-type think tanks with Chinese characteristics, and establish a sound decision-making consultation system.” This important decision by the Party represents the first time that the development of think tanks has been elevated to the level of improving socialist democracy. The Decision puts forward the important task of strengthening the organization of think tanks, and clarifies the direction of work. These steps have provided a huge boost for the vast majority of people working in think tanks.

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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.China Center for International Economic ExchangesBeijingChina

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