Politics & Law


Politics & Law

China’s domestic politics and laws

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Data Projects:

MacroPolo: The Committee
MacroPolo’s The Committee is an interactive database that contains bilingual biographical data for all members of the Central Committee of the CCP. The database has complete career data for all full committee members and allows users to see which other members of the Central Committee worked in the same organization at the same time.

UCSD China Data Lab: CCP Elite Portal
The University of California San Diego China Data Lab’s CCP Elite Portal allows users to visualize some of the key characteristics of roughly 1700 Chinese Communist Party elite who were or are active government officials during the 18th Central Committee and the 19th Central Committee. The key characteristics visualized here include the elite’s age, party rank, education level, gender, birth province, and alma mater.

Papers and Reports:

Forecast 2025: China Adjusts Course by Damien Ma, MacroPolo (October 26, 2020).

China Leadership Monitor edited by Minxin Pei, Claremont McKenna College. New issue released quarterly.


NPC Observer
NPC Observer is a blog that focuses on the activities of China’s national legislative bodies: the National People’s Congress (NPC) and the NPC Standing Committee.

China Law Translate
China Law Translate provides English translations of Chinese legal authority.

Party Watch Annual Report is an annual report published by the Center for Advanced China Research. It seeks to answer carefully selected questions on CCP regime trends and produces key judgements on medium to long-term developments accordingly.

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