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The Brookings Institution is a nonprofit public policy organization based in Washington, DC. Our mission is to conduct in-depth research that leads to new ideas for solving problems facing a society at the local, national and global level.

As Brookings crosses the threshold of its centenary in 2016, the Institution will celebrate its rich history, showcase its many contributions to the management of pressing public policy challenges, and launch initiatives and innovations that will ensure its ability to build on its legacy and shape the future.

Last Updated: June 27, 2016

China’s Social Credit System Spreads to More Daily Transactions

Jack Karsten and Darrell M. West
Brookings Institution
In May, enforcement of China’s social credit system spread to the travel industry, restricting millions of Chinese citizens with low social credit scores from purchasing plane and train tickets.

New Chinese Agency Could Undercut Other Anti-Corruption Efforts

Dimitar Gueorguiev and Jonathan...
Brookings Institution
China’s National People’s Congress is expected to ratify legislation during the next two weeks to create a new supra-agency, the National Supervision Commission, to institutionalize President Xi Jinping’s signature anti-corruption campaign as a...

Xi’s Power Grab Gives a Short-Term Boost with Long-Term Ramifications

David Dollar
Brookings Institution
China’s stock market and currency rallied Monday on news that the country would revise its constitution to abolish term limits for the president.

Three Myths about China in Kenya

Apurva Sanghi and Dylan Johnson
Brookings Institution
Despite many problems, China’s involvement in Kenya is a net positive, as most trade relations in the world tend to be.

How Xi Jinping Sees the World ... and Why

Jeffrey A. Bader
Brookings Institution
Large national transformations are more often the product of historical forces than the writ of one powerful leader.

Putting China’s Coal Consumption Into Context

Qi Ye
Brookings Institution
Few issues are more likely to provoke interest about China.

Currency Devaluation and U.S.-China Relations

David Dollar
Brookings Institution
When President Xi Jinping and an entourage of Chinese officials come to Washington this week, one of the top issues on the economic agenda will once again be the exchange rate.

Chinese State Visits Are Always Hard: A Historical Perspective

Jeffrey A. Bader
Brookings Institution
Visits to Washington always seem to come at uniquely difficult times.

What Brookings Experts Are Saying about Obama in Asia

Fred Dews
Brookings Institution
Experts recently joined together in a full-day conference to examine the economic, environmental, political, and security implications of President Obama's trip to China and his interactions with President Xi Jinping...

Xi Jinping’s Inner Circle: The Shaanxi Gang

Cheng Li
Brookings Institution
This analysis is an excerpt of a paper examining the members of Xi Jinping's inner circle. It specifically looks at the “Shaanxi Gang,” national leaders tied to Shaanxi province whose ascent to leadership paralleled Xi’s own...

Rule of Law in China: Prospects and Challenges (Video)

Various
Brookings Institution
On November 28, the John L. Thornton China Center at Brookings hosted the launch of In the Name of Justice: Striving for the Rule of Law in China (Brookings Press, 2012), a new book by Professor He Weifang, one of...

America and China in the Aftermath of Election and Succession: Paths and Pitfalls

Cheng Li, Kenneth Lieberthal, J...
Brookings Institution
Panel discussion with Li Cheng, Kenneth Lieberthal and Ambassador Stapleton Roy