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The Many Facets of Social Credit

Written by Flora Sapio. “Social Credit” is a code-word for the boldest and most ambitious governance reform program launched by China since 1978. Its core components aim at transforming social governance in the ways so excellently described by Professor Stanley Lubman, and Professor Ane Bislev. Beyond its social component, […]

China – Big Data Empire

Written by Pamela Kyle Crossley. In global history, China stands out for its reputation for close, reliable documentation from an early date. Over two dozen of the dynastic empires of China dating back more than 2000 years have fairly detailed histories, most of them produced within a generation […]

Australia’s China Quandary

Written by Parama Sinha Palit. China’s quest for influence and power is becoming evident in the Asia-Pacific region as much as it is elsewhere in the world. An assertive China is more visible in the region in the backdrop of the US revisiting its Asia strategy. It is […]