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The mission of the 21st Century China Center is to produce and disseminate impactful evidence-based research about China, and to enhance U.S.-China relations by advancing scholarly collaboration, convening policy discussions, and actively communicating with policy makers and the general public in both countries.


China Data Lab

Using data to drive the frontiers of research on Chinese politics, economy and society

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We perform critical policy analysis and organize dialogues to deepen our understanding of dynamic changes inside China and in U.S.-China relations

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Our experts provide thought leadership on China’s development, politics and society

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Michael Davidson & Yiting Wang writes in The Diplomat about the promises of US-China climate cooperation towards global energy sustainability

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Enjoy this wonderful performance from Pipa virtuoso Wu Man, dedicated a wonderful mandolin duo performance for our Center

Title slide of the video discussion with Ho-fung Hung

Craig Allen examines the difficult trade-offs that the Biden Administration faces to ensure balanced and effective China policy

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