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Amid tighter censorship of academics and the media, the government tries to open up its policymaking to better advice from think tanks

1 month ago
Amedeo Tumolillo
ith a slew of complicated problems facing China, including the transition of the nation's economy away from manufacturing and toward consumption, there is a strong need for high-quality expertise that the government is requesting more often. Yet questions remain about whether the think tanks would offer anything that posed a serious challenge to the Communist Party.
By Amedeo Tumolillo
Amedeo Tumolillo is the editor-in-chief of SupChina and award-winning multimedia journalist. He previously worked at The New York Times and Spectrum. Follow him on Twitter at @hellotumo.