China Policy Institute

China Policy Institute

The China Policy Institute (CPI) is a major centre of expertise on contemporary China and is explicitly outward-facing, drawing on a network of internal and non-resident senior fellows to engage with a range of stakeholders in government, business, civil society and the media.

Our network of academic China specialists facilitates evidence-based policy and decision-making through a program of engagements and dialogues.

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Written by Joshua I. Newman, Hanhan Xue and Haozhou Pu.

In this forum and in numerous others, academics, journalists, and market analysts have made one thing clear: the business and culture of football in China is rapidly changing. The radical transformation of the sport has in large part been brought about by considerable investment in: Player development.

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Written by Martin Thorley.

This week the China Soccer Observatory (CSO) takes over CPI: Analysis and we provide eight articles written exclusively by CSO fellows. The development of soccer is a fascinating prism through which to examine China and in a number of ways proves to be a microcosm of the country's development itself.

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Interviewed by Panos Kotzathanasis.

On the occasion of Roger Lee's collaborations with Ann Hui and the screening at the Five Flavours Film Festival, supported by HK ETO, I speak to them about the Film Development Fund, the First Film Initiative, HK cinema in general, the film "Mad World" and many other topics.

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Written by Tami Blumenfield, Siobhán M. Mattison, and Mary K. Shenk.

While tourism studies scholars debate the impact of tourism on indigenous people living in relatively remote areas, individuals, villages, government units and companies all over China are cashing in on these areas' appeal to the newly affluent touring class. Opening the doors to tourists often means a huge influx of money, at least in the short term.

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