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CDI Ranked 15th on Comprehensive Influence and 2nd on Social Think Tank (Departmental Influence) in…
2018 Chinese Think Tanks Report: Influence Ranking and Policy Suggestions was launched on February 1, 2019, showcasing Top 50 Chinese Think Tanks (Comprehensive Influence). China Development Institute (CDI) ranked 15th place on Comprehensive Influence, 14th on Decision-making, and 2nd on Social Think Tank (Departmental Influence) respectfully, with rising places on Social Influence and International Influence.
Center for Think Tank Research of Shanghai Academy of Social Sciences (CTTS) has launched yearly “Chinese Think Tank Report” since 2014. This edition is themed “40 years of reform and opening up, and high-quality development of think tanks”, based on the development status quo of Chinese think tanks and actual needs engendered by China’s reform, innovation, transformation, and development of think tanks, aiming to shed lights on how to increase influence and international status of new-type Chinese think tanks.
Through surveys, Chinese think tanks are evaluated and ranked from comprehensive influence, itemized influence, departmental influence, and professional influence, striving to observe and assess their development situations, characteristics, and influences in an all-around, scientific, objective, and accurate manner.
The 2018 influence evaluation results of Chinese think tanks are given as follows:
Top 20 Chinese Think Tanks (Comprehensive Influence)
Ranking in 2018
Think Tank Name
Ranking in 2017
Chinese Academy of Social Sciences (CASS)
Development Research Center of the State Council
Chinese Academy of Sciences (CAS)
Chinese Academy of Engineering (CAE)
Academy of Macroeconomic Research, NDRC
China Center for International Economic Exchanges (CCIEE)
Party School of the CPC Central Committee (China Academy of Governance)
China Institutes of Contemporary International Relations
National School of Development, Peking University
China Institute of International Studies
A Canadian parliamentary delegation led by Senator Joseph Day, Co-Chair, Canada-China Legislative Association, visited CDI on January 10 and discussed the Guangdong-Hong Kong-Macao Greater Bay Area (Greater Bay Area) and economic and social development of Shenzhen with CDI experts.
Dr. Guo Wanda, Executive Vice President, briefed the Greater Bay Area in terms of development challenges and working…
On January 9, Mr. Chua Teng Hoe, Consul-General of Singapore to Guangzhou, visited CDI and discussed to explore opportunities for cooperation between Singapore and the Guangdong-Hong Kong-Macao Greater Bay Area (Greater Bay Area) with Dr. Guo Wanda, Executive Vice President of CDI.
Dr. Guo Wanda elaborated on background and priorities of the Greater Bay Area and suggested that Singapore deepen…