Research on the Participation of the Folk Think-Tanks in Chinese Government Policy



The think-tank is an important institution in modern state’s policy consulting, which also is a significant component of national “soft power” and plays an indispensable role in the scientification of policy-making. When the government policy field appears the characteristics of explosive and leap-type, there needs more and more participation of folk think-tank in the government policy agenda to play its function of “policy advisory and populace inspiration”. This paper analyzes the function and development obstacle of the folk think-tank and proposes related strategy suggestion to improve the evolution of Chinese folk think-tank.


Government; Folk think-tank; Policy-making

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