Chen Xuelian is Senior Research Fellow and Director of the Social Survey Office of the China Center for Comparative Politics & Economics at the Chinese Communist Party’s Central Compilation and Translation Bureau, in Beijing. Her research interests include administrative reforms and local governance in China, and the political legitimacy of authoritarian regimes. Her recent publications include edited volumes on Government Governance (Central Compilation & Translation Press, 2015) and Efficient Government (Central Compilation & Translation Press, 2015). Her latest research focuses on technological innovations in China’s local governance.

Last Updated: April 3, 2017



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