Resources

Datasets

Our researchers are constructing new datasets that can be used for social scientific research on China. We also collect and index important public datasets that are commonly used by our researchers. These cover topics such as health, environment, GIS, law, media, religion, among others, and are listed in the Link Library below.

The China Data Lab will focus on collecting and integrating the following kinds of data:

Text data from the Chinese media, social media, and legal documents

Biographical data on the Chinese elite

Public opinion surveys

Firm-level data in connection to China’s outbound investment

Link Library

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National Bureau of Statistics of ChinaThe National Bureau of Statistics of the People's Republic of China is an agency charged with the collection and publication of statistics related to the economy, population and society of China at national and local levels.Socioeconomic, Demographic, Industry, Governmenthttp://data.stats.gov.cn/english/PublicGeneral
Hong Kong Special Administrative Region Census and Statistics DepartmentCensus and Statistics Department (C&SD) is the provider of major social and economic official statistics in Hong Kong.Socioeconomic, Demographic, Industry, Governmenthttp://www.censtatd.gov.hk/home/index.jspPublicGeneral
National Statistics, R.O.C. (Taiwan)This website provides major social and economic official statistics of Taiwan.Socioeconomic, Demographic, Industry, Governmenthttp://eng.stat.gov.tw/mp.asp?mp=5PublicGeneral
CEIC China Premium DatabaseThe China Premium Database offers over 326000 time-series records on macroeconomic, sector, industry and regional data dating back to 1949.Economy, Industry, Demographichttps://insights.ceicdata.com/loginSubscriptionGeneral
China Data OnlineIncludes monthly and yearly reports on China's macroeconomic development, statistical databases about China's population and economy at the county and city level, and financial indicators industrial branches; also includes statistical yearbooks.Economy, Industry, Demographichttp://chinadataonline.org/SubscriptionGeneral
Economist Intelligence UnitEIU China country analysis offers records on Politics, Economy, Risk, Regulation, Business and Industry and Regional data.Economy, Politics, Industryhttp://country.eiu.com/ChinaSubscriptionGeneral
Business Monitor OnlineBusiness Monitor International (BMI) provides proprietary data, analysis, ratings, rankings, and forecasts covering 175 countries and 22 industry sectors.Economy, Industryhttps://bmo.bmiresearch.com/authentication/login/SubscriptionGeneral
IBIS World Industry IntelligenceIBIS world China package provides industry market research reports and selected economic and demographic data.Economy, Demographichttps://www.ibisworld.com/SubscriptionGeneral
Global InsightThe website includes country reports, risk ratings, industry analysis, daily alerts, and data. Also includes country reports on automotive, telecom, and health/pharmaceutical sectors.Economy, Industryhttps://my.ihs.com/Connect?callingUrl=https%3a%2f%2fconnect.ihs.com%2fSubscriptionGeneral
National Population CensusOfficial 2010 census from the China Statistics Press, including national, provincial, municipal and country-level data.Demographichttp://tongji.oversea.cnki.net/npcc/navi/HomePage.aspx?id=N2012060678&name=YZLRC&floor=1SubscriptionGeneral
EPS China Statistics EPS Data Platform includes 41 China databases sourced from industrial, regional and national organizations, covering various subjects/industries/fields and all regions of China.Economy, Industryhttp://www.epschinadata.com/SubscriptionGeneral
OECD data on ChinaOECD data on China provides a wide range of indicators on agriculture, development, economy, education, energy, environment, finance, government, health, innovation and technology, jobs and society.Socioeconomic, Industry, Education, Environment, Government, Healthhttps://data.oecd.org/china-people-s-republic-of.htmPublicGeneral
World Bank data on ChinaWorld Bank data on China provides data on Global Economic Prospects, Projects & Operations, Finances, Surveys and Climate Change.Socioeconomic, Finance, Environmenthttps://data.worldbank.org/country/chinaPublicGeneral
China Family Panel Studies (CFPS) 中国家庭追踪调查China Family Panel Studies (CFPS) is an annual longitudinal survey of Chinese communities, families, and individuals launched in 2010. The studies provide information covering such topics as economic activities, education outcomes, family dynamics and relationships, migration, and health.Family, Socioeconomic, Education, Heathhttp://www.isss.edu.cn/cfps/EN/Data/SubscriptionGeneral
Chinese National Survey Data Archive (CNSDA) 中国国家调查数据库Hosts data sets from major longitudinal and cross-sectional studies in mainland China on social, economic and political topics, such as the Chinese General Social Survey (CGSS). Supported by the National Survey Research Center, Renmin University of China.Socioeconomichttp://cnsda.ruc.edu.cn/index.php?r=projects/indexPublicGeneral
Chinese General Social Survey (CGSS) 中国综合社会调查Chinese General Social Survey (CGSS) is the first national, comprehensive, continuous large-scale social survey project in China. CGSS started from 2003, yearly fields in 28 provinces, autonomous regions and municipalities, 125 counties (districts), 500 streets (township), 1000 (village) communities, 10000 individuals in households.Socioeconomichttp://www.chinagss.org/index.php?r=index/indexPublicGeneral
RUC Chinese Development Index (RCDI) 中国发展指数RCDI is composed by health, education, living standards and social environment, four sub-indices and fifteen statistical indicators. RCDI is annually released since 2007, reflecting Chinese provincial-level in the comprehensive development of economy and society.Socioeconomic, Health, Educationhttp://nsrc.ruc.edu.cn/rcdiintroPublicGeneral
中国经济社会发展统计数据库《中国经济社会发展统计数据库》覆盖了中国经济社会发展的32个领域/行业,囊括了所有中央级、省级及其主要地市级统计年鉴和各类统计资料(普查资料、调查资料、历史统计资料汇编等等),并实时出版了国家统计局及各部委最新经济运行数据13000余项指标。Socioeconomic, Industryhttp://data.cnki.net/SubscriptionGeneral
中国资讯行 China InfoBank 中国资讯行(China InfoBank)囊括实时财经新闻、权威机构经贸报告、法律法规、商业数据及证券消息等。Business, Industry, Financehttp://www.infobank.cn/SubscriptionGeneral
ChinaMapChinaMap includes datasets on: transportation, high-speed railways, population density, GDP, higher education, minority and language groups, energy infrastructure, watersheds, river systems, nature conservation areas, vegetation and land cover, Buddhist sites, and many more.GIS, Demographichttp://worldmap.harvard.edu/chinamapSubscriptionGeneral
Harvard Geospatial LibraryThe Harvard Library has licenses for the China County-level census with GIS Maps (historically from1953 to 1990, as well as complete long forms for2000 and 2010). These are available as a series of layers from HGL, or can be copied in person from the DVD media available at the Map Collection. GIS, Historicalhttp://hgl.harvard.edu:8080/opengeoportal/SubscriptionGeneral
G. W. SkinnerThe regional systems analysis datasets include the ChinaA (1990 Census) variables, Core Periphery Zones, and Central Places Study (ChinaT).GIShttps://dataverse.harvard.edu/dataverse/hrsPublicGeneral
OSMThe OSM data contains the most detailed free geographic features anywhere, including streets, landuse, buildings, railways, roads, natural features.GIShttp://download.geofabrik.de/asia/china.htmlPublicGeneral
Beijing City Lab 北京城市实验室Beijing City Lab publishes datasets on urban areas in China, including some unique analysis of land use derived from Open Street Map.GIShttps://www.beijingcitylab.com/data-released-1/PublicGeneral
USGS China PlacenamesAggregated by Province and stamped with corresponding 1990 County and Province names (in Chinese). See the v5_gns series of data ( ie. USGS GeoNames Server)GIS, Historicalhttps://dataverse.harvard.edu/dataset.xhtml?persistentId=doi:10.7910/DVN/M7WEFYPublicGeneral
China DimensionsAdministrative, population and mapping data for China, provided by the Socioeconomic Data and Applications Center (SEDAC) and hosted by Center for International Earth Science Information Network (CIESIN) at Columbia University.GIShttp://sedac.ciesin.columbia.edu/data/collection/cddcPublicGeneral
China Historical GISThe main collection of datasets shows the administrative system of China from 222 BCE to 1911 CE.GIS, Historicalhttps://sites.fas.harvard.edu/~chgis/PublicGeneral
China's History in MapsAn online webmap system for browsing historical China data layers.GIS, Historicalhttp://worldmap.harvard.edu/maps/china-historyPublicGeneral
David Rumsey Map CollectionDavid Rumsey Map Collection has more than 400 historical map plates that can be georegerenced and exported for use in GIS applications.GIS, Historicalhttps://www.davidrumsey.com/luna/servlet/view/all/where/ChinaPublicGeneral
OldMapsOnlineOldMapsOnline provides and index and webmap for many historical map scans held in libraries and private collections around the world.GIS, Historicalhttp://www.oldmapsonline.org/en/ChinaPublicGeneral
GIS Data - China Data Center - University of MichiganFind free GIS data and maps under Online Data Service.GIShttps://chinadatacenter.org/DataCategory/DataCategory.aspx?type=2SubscriptionGeneral
1988 Beijing SurveyThis data set provides the results of a 1988 survey centered on the political views and behavior of Beijing residents. The survey was conducted by Tianjian Shi of Duke University and has a total of 786 respondents.Public opinion, Political behaviorhttp://chinaarchive.tamu.edu/portal/site/chinaarchive/menuitem.98b9f48ee30c1b348a3011c35a008a0c/index.htmlPublicGeneral
AsiaBarometerAsiaBarometer focuses on daily lives of ordinary people and their relationships to family, neighborhood, workplace, social and political institutions and market place. Microdata for 2003-2007 has been released.Cross-national, Socioeconomichttps://www.asiabarometer.org/PublicGeneral
East Asian Social Survey (EASS), (2006+)EASS focuses on questions and issues that are commonly relevant to East Asian societies, with the goal of creating comparative data on diverse aspects of social lives in East Asia. Module topics cover family, culture, health, and social capital.East Asian states, Public opinion, Family, Culture, Healthhttp://www.icpsr.umich.edu/icpsrweb/ICPSR/series/00486SubscriptionGeneral
East-Asian Barometer (2001+)Comparative survey of attitudes and values toward politics, power, reform, democracy and citizens' political actions in East Asia.East Asian states, Public opinion, Political behaviorhttp://www.jdsurvey.net/jds/jdsurveyAnalisis.jsp?ES_COL=101&Idioma=I&SeccionCol=02PublicGeneral
Pew Global Attitudes ProjectWorldwide public opinion surveys encompass subjects ranging from people's assessments of their own lives to their views about the current state of the world and important issues of the day. Topics includ views of Asian nations of each other, Muslims in Europe, images of the United States, the Iraq War, and foreign policy.Public opinion, Foreign policyhttp://www.pewglobal.org/datasets/SubscriptionGeneral
International Social Survey Program (ISSP) (1985+)Surveys include questions about general attitudes toward various social issues such as the legal system, sex, and the economy. Special topics includ the environment, the role of government, social inequality, social support, family and gender issues, work orientation, the impact of religious background, behavior, and beliefs on social and political preferences, and national identity.Public opnion, Socioeconomichttps://dbk.gesis.org/dbksearch/GDESC2.asp?no=0001&search=&search2=&DB=e&tab=0&notabs=&nf=1&af=&ll=10SubscriptionGeneral
Polling the NationsCompilation of public opinion surveys conducted in the United States and more than 100 other countries. Each record includes the question asked and the responses given, the polling organization responsible for the work, the date the information was released, the sample size, and the groups or areas included in the interview.Public opinon, Politicshttp://library.princeton.edu/resource/4021SubscriptionGeneral
Voice of the People Series (2000+)Annual survey to solicit public opinion on social and political issues. Demographic variables include sex, age, household income, education level, employment status, and religious preference.Public opinion, Socioeconomic, Politicshttp://www.icpsr.umich.edu/icpsrweb/ICPSR/series/223SubscriptionGeneral
World Values Survey (WVS)Designed to enable a cross-national comparison of values and norms on a wide variety of topics and to monitor changes in values and attitudes across the globe.Cross-national, Public opinon, Culturehttp://www.worldvaluessurvey.org/WVSOnline.jspPublicGeneral
China Health and Nutrition Survey (CHNS)Designed to examine the effects of the health, nutrition, and family planning policies and programs implemented by national and local governments and to see how the social and economic transformation of Chinese society is affecting the health and nutritional status of its population. Healthhttp://www.cpc.unc.edu/projects/china/data/PublicGeneral
China Health and Retirement Longitudinal Study (CHARLS) 中国健康与养老追踪调查Aims to collect a high quality nationally representative sample of Chinese residents ages 45. The baseline national wave is being fielded in 2011and includes about 10,000 households and 17,500 individuals in 150 counties/districts and 450 villages/resident committees. Aging, Healthhttp://charls.pku.edu.cn/en/page/data/2015-charls-wave4PublicGeneral
Chinese Health and Family Life Survey (1999-2000)The survey focuses on sexual behavior in contemporary Chinese society. Healthhttp://popcenter.uchicago.edu/data/chfls.shtmlPublicGeneral
Chinese Longitudinal Healthy Longevity Survey (CLHLS) SeriesThe CLHLS provides information on health status and quality of life of the elderly aged 65 and older in 22 provinces of China. The goal of the CLHLS is to determine which factors, out of a large set of social, behavioral, biological, and environmental factors, play an important role in healthy longevity.Healthhttp://www.icpsr.umich.edu/icpsrweb/ICPSR/series/00487PublicGeneral
China Longitudinal Aging Social Survey (CLASS)中国老年社会追踪调查CLASS is a large-scale nationwide social survey project directed by NSRC, which collects social and economic data of the Chinese aging population regularly and systematically on both individual and community level.Health, Aging, Social securityhttp://class.ruc.edu.cn/index.php?r=index/index&hl=enPublicGeneral
Global Burden of Disease StudyIncludes estimates on mortality, causes of death, life expectancy, disability, and various risk factors for a large number of countries.Health, Cross-nationalhttp://www.healthdata.org/chinaPublicGeneral
Global Health Observatory (GHO) databaseThe GHO country data includes all country statistics and health profiles that are available within WHO. The GHO issues analytical reports on priority health issues, including the World Health Statistics annual publication, which compiles statistics for key health indicators.Healthhttp://www.who.int/gho/en/PublicGeneral
Study on Global Ageing and Adult Health (SAGE): Wave 1, 2007-2010 (ICPSR 31381)Developed as part of a Longitudinal Survey Programme to compile comprehensive information on the health and well-being of adult populations and the aging process. Data topics include income, work, health care, well-being, and biomarkers.Cross-national, Health, Aginghttp://www.icpsr.umich.edu/icpsrweb/NACDA/studies/31381PublicGeneral
China - World Health Survey 2003: Wave 0Household data includes a household roster, health insurance coverage, health expenditures, and indicators of permanent income or wealth. Individual level data include socio demographic information, health state descriptions, health state valuation, risk factors, chronic conditions, mortality, health care utilization, health systems responsiveness and social capital.Healthhttp://apps.who.int/healthinfo/systems/surveydata/index.php/catalog/78PublicGeneral
Longitudinal Study of Older People in Anhui Province, China, 2001-2003Examines the physical and psychological well-being of older adults (aged 60 and above) living in rural Anhui Province, China. Aims to study the impact of rural-to-urban migration on the physical and psychological well-being of older adults left behind in rural villages by their adult children.Healthhttp://www.icpsr.umich.edu/icpsrweb/NACDA/studies/36388PublicGeneral
China Religion Survey (CRS) The CRS collects data systematically in all aspects about Chinese religions, and summarizes the pattern of religious development in transitional China. The 2013-2015 wave of CRS concentrates on religious venues and the religious landscape at the county level. Religionhttp://crs.ruc.edu.cn/index.php?r=index/indexPublicGeneral
The Association of Religion Data Archives - ChinaThe China profile in this database includes four main indexes: Government Regulation of Religion Index, Government Favoritism of Religion Index, Social Regulation of Religion Index, and Religious Persecution.Religion, Public opinionhttp://www.thearda.com/internationalData/countries/Country_52_1.aspPublicGeneral
Spatial Explorer of Religion in ChinaThe project aims to promote research, teaching, learning, and training on spatial studies of religions and society in China.Religion, GIShttp://chinadataonline.org/religionclient/PublicGeneral
北大法宝“北大法宝”法律信息数据库是由北京大学法制信息中心与北京北大英华科技有限公司联合推出的智能型法律信息数据库,包括法律法规数据库、司法案例数据库、法学期刊数据库、法规案例英文译本数据库。Lawhttp://en.pkulaw.cn/SubscriptionGeneral
北大法意法意·中国法律资源全互动数据库(简称“北大法意”)由法院案例库、法律法规库、法学论著库、法学词典库、法律专题库等各个子库组成。本系统包含中国法律法规库、国际条约、中国法规英译本、香港法律、澳门法律、台湾法律、外国法律等法律法规库共40万记录。Lawhttp://www.lawyee.com/SubscriptionGeneral
Westlaw China 万律数据库Westlaw China online legal database includes laws and regulations as well as court cases of mainland China. The team also provides well-processed legal information and value-added data services.Lawhttp://www.westlawchina.com/index_en.htmlSubscriptionGeneral
中国知网-中国法律知识资源总库 Chinese Legal Knowledge Database (CLKD)《中国法律知识资源总库》由案例库、论文库和法律法规库三大子数据库构成,总文献量300多万篇,囊括了法律法规、论文、司法案例、案例评析、理论研究、业务经验总结等涉法知识信息资源。Lawhttp://law.cnki.net/edu/SubscriptionGeneral
Kluwer China Law & Reference 威科先行法律信息数据库The database includes laws and regulations, cases, news and international treaty, commentary, practice guidelines, experts’ advice, templates and tools. The first local legal online database “China Law & Reference” collects all the regulations issued by the central and provinces, cities, and autonomous regions of China since 1949.Lawhttp://www.wkinfo.com.cn/login/indexSubscriptionGeneral
Database of the National People’s Congress (NPC) The NPC Database is a comprehensive collection of archives and documents of the National People’s Congress, from the 1st Session of 1st NPC to present at both central and provincial levels. National People’s Congresshttp://www.oriprobe.com/npc.shtmlSubscriptionGeneral
中国司法档案数据库(江津卷)2012年以来,上海交通大学出版社、上海交通大学人文学院历史系、 江津区档案馆共同合作,对江津区档案馆所藏民国时期诉讼档案进行整理与数字化。该数据库收录了江津区档案馆所藏民国时期的诉讼档案。Historicalhttp://jiangjin.datahistory.cn/pc/SubscriptionGeneral
东京审判文献据库 Database of the Tokyo Trials Literature该数据库是全球首个关于东京审判的全文检索文献资源数据库,内容涵盖海内外与东京审判相关的文献资料和学术信息。文献类型包括图书、珍贵的历史照片以及相关音视频资源等资料。Historicalhttp://www.tokyotrial.cn/SubscriptionGeneral
National Index to Chinese Newspapers & Periodicals 全国报刊索引The largest Chinese newspaper and periodical online index database created by the Shanghai Library. Covers the period from 1857 till now, with 15,000,000 items from 15,000 newspapers and periodicals published in China, Hong Kong and Taiwan.Newspaperhttp://www.cnbksy.com/SubscriptionGeneral
People's Daily - Renmin Ribao (1946 - Present) 人民日报People's Daily is the most influential and authoritative newspaper in China. It is the official voice of the central government of the People's Republic of China. This online version covers all issues from 1946 to present.Newspaperhttp://www.oriprobe.com/peoplesdaily.shtmlSubscriptionGeneral
China HeadlinesA unique research resource where front page headlines from all central and provincial party newspapers are made available online for the first time in a single location. The database covers all five party newspapers of the central level, and all party newspapers of the provincial level, beginning from Jan 1, 2008 to present.Newspaper, Communist partyhttp://www.oriprobe.com/Chinaheadlines_en.shtmlSubscriptionGeneral
《大公报:1902-1949》全文检索数据库 Ta Kung Pao Full-text Database,1902-1949This database has included all pages and contents between 1902 and 1949. This database boasts a wide range of functions, including full-text searching, cross-newspaper searching, and advanced searching.Newspaper, Historicalhttp://tk.cepiec.com.cn/tknewsc/tknewskm?@@0.9817877979369876SubscriptionGeneral
ProQuest Historical Newspapers: Chinese Newspapers Collection, 1832-1953(ProQuest历史报纸:近现代中国英文报纸库,1832-1953)收录了从1832到1953年间出版发行的12份关于近现代中国的英文报纸。这些报纸收录的内容具有非常重要的史料价值,所刊内容从独特的视角,对中国近现代史上最为动荡的120年间发生的政治和社会生活动态进行了全面的报道。Newspaper, Historicalhttps://search.proquest.com/hnpchinesecollectionSubscriptionGeneral
ProQuest Historical Newspapers: South China Morning Post (1903-1998) This premier English-language newspaper first published in Hong Kong since Nov 6, 1903 has been known for its authoritative, influential, and independent reporting on all of Asia as well as its perspective of the rest of the world.Newspaper, Historicalhttp://library.princeton.edu/resource/12801SubscriptionGeneral
The Database of Chinese People's Political Consultative ConferenceThe CPPCC Database is a comprehensive collection of archives and documents of the Chinese People's Political Consultative Conference (CPPCC), including: Resolutions and Statements, Press Conferences, Important Commentaries, Representatives Lists, Agendas, Session Updates, Reports, Leaders' Activities, etc.Chinese People's Political Consultative Conferencehttp://www.oriprobe.com/cppcc.shtmlSubscriptionGeneral
中国当代政治运动史数据库 (Databases on the History of Contemporary Chinese Political Movements)Includes primary source materials relating to the Chinese Anti-Rightist Campaign (1957-), the Chinese Cultural Revolution (1966-1976), Great Leap and the Great Famine (1958-1962), and the Chinese Political Campaigns in the 1950s.Social movement, Political campaignhttp://ccrd.usc.cuhk.edu.hk/Default.aspxSubscriptionGeneral
China Labour BulletinThis dataset keeps tracking of strikes, protests and other contentious, collective actions taken by Chinese workers to defend their rights and interests. It covers the years 2011 to present and its regular research reports have used Chinese newspapers’ websites, dissident blogs, and information from the organization’s call-in radio show. Social movementhttp://www.clb.org.hk/PublicGeneral
China StrikeThis site maps instances of labor unrest in China. It collects reports of worker protests since January 1, 2008.Social movementhttps://chinastrikes.crowdmap.com/PublicGeneral
China Multi-Generational Panel Dataset, Liaoning (CMGPD-LN), 1749-1909Drawn from the population registers compiled by the Imperial Household Agency (neiwufu) in Shengjing, currently the northeast Chinese province of Liaoning, between 1749 and 1909. The data provide socioeconomic, demographic, and other characteristics for individuals, households, and communities, and record demographic outcomes such as marriage, fertility, and mortality. Historical, Socioeconomic, Demographichttp://www.icpsr.umich.edu/icpsrweb/DSDR/studies/27063PublicGeneral
China Multi-Generational Panel Dataset, Shuangcheng (CMGPD-SC), 1866-1914Provides longitudinal individual, household, and community information on the demographic and socioeconomic characteristics of a resettled population living in Shuangcheng, a county in present-day Heilongjiang Province of Northeastern China, for the period from 1866 to 1914. Historical, Socioeconomic, Demographichttp://www.icpsr.umich.edu/icpsrweb/DSDR/studies/35292PublicGeneral
中国地方历史文献数据库《中国地方历史文献数据库》是目前国内唯一的地方历史文献数据库,也是规模最大的写本文献可全文检索数据库。该库收录了主要来自浙江南部的处州、安徽南部的徽州、江西的鄱阳湖区、福建,以及湖南、湖北、广东、云南和辽宁等地的地方历史文献,总量约35万件,150万页。Historical, Socioeconomichttp://dfwx.datahistory.cn/pc/SubscriptionGeneral
中华人民共和国国史数据库《中华人民共和国国史数据库》采用大量篇幅披露从未公开过的档案。全库收录近300卷文献资料、2亿余字,3万余幅插图,是研究建国以来各历史时期的经济、社会、文化和政治发展的权威资源。Socioeconomic, Politicshttp://prc.goosuudata.com/index.php?m=login&a=indexSubscriptionGeneral
China Biographical DatabaseThe China Biographical Database is a freely accessible relational database with biographical information about approximately 370,000 individuals as of April 2017, primarily from the 7th through 19th centuries. Historical, Biographicalhttp://projects.iq.harvard.edu/cbdbPublicGeneral
AidData's China Global Official Finance DataAidData's Global Chinese Official Finance Dataset (Version 1.0) captures the known universe of officially-financed Chinese Official Finance projects in 5 regions of the world from 2000-2014. It includes concessional and non-concessional sources of funding from Chinese government institutions with development, commercial, or representational intent. Foreign aidhttp://aiddata.org/chinaPublicGeneral
The Database (Archives) of the Communist Party of China (CPC)This database contains archives and publications of the Communist Party since its establishment in 1921. The main contents include documents from the Communist Party's National Congress since 1921, publications of legendary leaders, daily activities of current party elites since 1989, historical events in the Party history since 1921, and who is in the Communist Party over the years.Communist party, Eliteshttp://www.oriprobe.com/cpc.shtmlSubscriptionGeneral
The Database (Archives) of the Chinese GovernmentThis database includes archives and publications of the Chinese central government, its ministries and subsidiaries, and regional authorities.Government, Policyhttp://www.oriprobe.com/document.shtmlSubscriptionGeneral
Connected ChinaConnected China tracks and visualizes the people, institutions and relationships that form China's elite power structure. Launched in February 2013, the app provides deep insight into China’s new generation of leaders and features the best of Reuters’ coverage in data, text, photos and video.Eliteshttp://china.fathom.info/PublicGeneral
China VitaeChina Vitae is a resource of biographical information on more than 5000 Chinese leaders in government, politics, the military, education, business, and the media. Includes date and location of activity, officials in attendance, topics raised, and source of the data. CV also records official announcements as they occur of new appointments to senior Party and government positions.Elites, Biographical, Careerhttp://www.chinavitae.com/PublicGeneral
Web Archive of Select Social Media and BlogsThe CDL’s Web Archiving Service provides a platform to capture and preserve ephemeral contents of Newsnet, Commentary, Blog, and Twitter(Weibo in China) to fill the gaps of collections and services. Social Mediahttps://www.archive-it.org/collections/6310SubscriptionGeneral
The ChinaFile “Catching Tigers and Flies” databaseThe database compilies the corruption cases announced since Mr. Xi took power, and presents them in a visual format online.Corruption, Anti-corruption campaignhttp://www.chinafile.com/infographics/visualizing-chinas-anti-corruption-campaignPublicGeneral
Replication Data for: “MNCs, Rents, and Corruption: Evidence from China”This original dataset includes the number of filed corruption cases, the amount of recovered corrupt funds, and the number of senior cadres discriplined for each province for two time periods, 1998-2002 and 2003-07, to construct measures of corruption at the provincial level.Corruptionhttps://dataverse.harvard.edu/dataset.xhtml?persistentId=doi:10.7910/DVN/VT4KJAZhu, Boliang. 2017. "Replication Data for: MNCs, Rents, and Corruption: Evidence from China." American Journal of Political Science 61 (1): 84-99.PublicPaper
Replication Data for: “Undermining authoritarian innovation: The power of China’s industrial giants”The satellite-generated remote-sensing data is complied by Lorentzen, Landry and Yasuda to create new estimates for each of China’s 287 prefecture-level cities of the average ground-level concentration of three crucial air pollutants: sulfur dioxide (SO2), nitrogen dioxide (NO2), and fine particles (PM2.5). Also includes water-pollution data assembled by the nongovernmental Institute for Public and Environmental Affairs from Chinese official sources.Environmenthttp://peterlorentzen.com/research1/Lorentzen, Peter, Pierre Landry, and John Yasuda. 2014. “Undermining authoritarian innovation: The power of China’s industrial giants.” The Journal of Politics, vol. 76(1): 182-194.PublicPaper
Replication Data for: “China’s Ideological Spectrum”The data is collected from zuobiao survey, also known as the Chinese Political Compass (中国政治坐标系). This survey includes measure political beliefs and preferences of the public.Ideologyhttp://yiqingxu.org/research.htmlPan, Jennifer and Yiqing Xu. 2018. "China's Ideological Spectrum." The Journal of Politics 80 (1): 254--273.PublicPaper
Repliaction Data for: “Cities, Redistribution, and Authoritarian Regime Survival”Includes collective action, cross-national city population, urban bias, and nondemocratic regime survival data in the post-WWII period.Social movement, Redistributionhttp://www.jeremywallace.org/articles-and-chapters.htmlWallace, Jeremy. 2013. "Cities, Redistribution, and Authoritarian Regime Survival". The Journal of Politics 75(3): 632-645.PublicPaper
Replication Data for: "Does Performance Matter? Evaluating the Institution of Political Selection along the Chinese Administrative Ladder"An orginigal dataset of political appointment in China at the provincial, prefectural, and county levels. Also includes the measurements of economic performance and political connections.Promotion, Political connection, Governmenthttps://dataverse.harvard.edu/dataset.xhtml?persistentId=doi:10.7910/DVN/AEQHJLLandry, Pierre F., Xiaobo Lü, and Haiyan Duan. 2017. "Does Performance Matter? Evaluating the Institution of Political Selection along the Chinese Administrative Ladder". Comparative Political Studies. 1-32.PublicPaper
Replication Data for: "Outspoken Insiders: Political Connections and Citizen Participation in Authoritarian China"Includes political connection and complaint-making behavior data, drawn from the China Public Governance Survey and China Rural Governance Survey.Political participation, Political connection, Governmenthttps://dataverse.harvard.edu/dataset.xhtml?persistentId=doi:10.7910/DVN/VXVBNITsai LL, Xu Y. 2014. "Outspoken Insiders: Political Connections and Citizen Participation in Authoritarian China". Political Behavior 4, 1–29.PublicPaper
Replication Data for: "Equality of Educational Opportunity and Attitudes toward Income Inequality: Evidence from China"Includes public attitudes toward income inequality drawn from a 2004 Chinese national survey.Redistribution, Public opinion, Education, Inequalityhttp://www.xiaobolu.com/data/index.htmlLü, Xiaobo. 2013. "Equality of Educational Opportunity and Attitudes toward Income Inequality: Evidence from China." Quarterly Journal of Political Science 8 (3):271 - 303.PublicPaper
Replication Data for: "Getting Ahead in the Communist Party: Explaining the Advancement of Central Committee Members in China"Includes data of elite ranks within the CCP and Central Committee members' biographical information.Elite, Promotion, Biographical, Communist Party, Governmenthttps://faculty.washington.edu/cadolph/index.php?page=61Shih, Victor, Christopher Adolph, and Mingxing Liu. 2012. "Getting Ahead in the Communist Party: Explaining the Advancement of Central Committee Members in China." American Political Science Review 106(1): 166-187.PublicPaper
Repliaction Data for: "The Tragedy of the Nomenklatura: Career Incentives and Political Radicalism during China's Great Leap Famine"Includes data on grain output and procurement and provincial leader's party rank in the Central Committee during China's Great Leap Famine.Elite, Promotion, Governmenthttp://ccs.fudan.edu.cn/research.htmKung, James Kai-sing and Shuo Chen. 2011. “The Tragedy of the Nomenklatura: Career Incentives and Political Radicalism during China's Great Leap Famine.” American Political Science Review 105(1):27-45.PublicPaper
Repliaction Data for: "How Censorship in China Allows Government Criticism but Silences Collective Expression"Includes data of hand censored contents of social media posts by Chinese government.Censorship, Social Media, Governmenthttps://dataverse.harvard.edu/dataset.xhtml?persistentId=doi:10.7910/DVN1/22691&widget=dataverse@kingKing, Gary, Jennifer Pan, and Margaret E Roberts. 2013. “How Censorship in China Allows Government Criticism but Silences Collective Expression.” American Political Science Review 107 (2):166-187.PublicPaper
Replication Data for: "Sources of Authoritarian Responsiveness: A Field Experiment in China"The dataset is generated by an online field experiment among 2,103 Chinese counties, which includes factors that affect officials’ incentives to respond to citizens in China. Governance, Responsivenesshttp://dx.doi.org/10.7910/DVN/UMIBSLChen, J., Pan, J. and Xu, Y. 2016. “Sources of Authoritarian Responsiveness: A Field Experiment in China.” American Journal of Political Science, 60: 383–400.PublicPaper
The NPC Deputy Database (NPCDD), 2008-2012The NPCDD was compiled by Truex from publicly available sources in Chinese in 2011 and 2012. The database contains personal background and behavioral information for all 2987 NPC members in the 11th Congress (2008–2012).National Party Congress, Elite, Biographical, Behaviorhttp://www.rorytruex.com/publications/Truex, R. 2014. “The Returns to Office in a ‘Rubber Stamp’ Parliament.” American Political Science Review108(2): 235-251.PublicPaper
China Policy Attitudes Survey Data, 2012The CPAS uses a series of questions and embedded experiments to elicit opinions on politics and policy in China. Public opnion, National People’s Congresshttp://www.rorytruex.com/publications/Truex, R. 2017. "Consultative Authoritarianism and Its Limits." Comparative Political Studies 50(3): 329-361.PublicPaper
Replication Data for: "The Foreign Policy Consequences of Trade: China’s Commercial Relations with Africa and Latin America, 1992–2006"A dataset on bilateral trade for China and developing countries in Africa and Latin America between 1992 and 2006, includes measure of foreign policy convergence, the effect of trade levels on states’ foreign policies, and trade salience.Foreign policy, Tradehttp://www.arts.cornell.edu/gaf44/Data.htmlFlores-Macías, Gustavo A., and Sarah E. Kreps. 2013. "The Foreign Policy Consequences of Trade: China’s Commercial Relations with Africa and Latin America, 1992–2006. " The Journal of Politics 75 (2): 357-371.PublicPaper
Replication Data for: "Constituency Service Under Nondemocratic Rule: Evidence from China"Includes data measuring whether the government agency provided a helpful response to a request for assistance, economic modernization and labor protests.Governance, Responsivenesshttps://dataverse.harvard.edu/dataset.xhtml?persistentId=doi:10.7910/DVN/8LDZFFDistelhorst, Greg, and Yue Hou. 2014. "Ingroup bias in official behavior: A national field experiment in China." Quarterly Journal of Political Science 9(2): 203-230.PublicPaper
Repliaction Data for: "Colonial Legacies and State Institutions in China: Evidence From a Natural Experiment”Includes data measuring improved sanitation and schooling in northern China at the township level during the period of Japanese colonial rule, township locations, populations and prosperity. The data was drawn on a combination of census and satellite data.Historical, Socioeconomic, Governancehttp://daniel-mattingly.com/papers/Mattingly, Daniel C. 2017. “Colonial Legacies and State Institutions in China: Evidence From a Natural Experiment.” Comparative Political Studies. 50(4): 434–463.PublicPaper
Replication data for: "Conditional Receptivity to Citizen Participation: Evidence from a Survey Experiment in China"Includes data measuring “receptivity” (whether autocrats are willing to incorporate citizen preferences into policy) and "antagonism" (the respondents’ perceptions of tensions between the state and citizens). The data is drawn from a list experiment of 1,377 provincial-and city-level leaders in China.Governance, Responsivenesshttps://dataverse.harvard.edu/dataset.xhtml?persistentId=doi:10.7910/DVN/26626Meng, Tianguang, Jennifer Pan, and Ping Yang. 2017. "Conditional Receptivity to Citizen Participation: Evidence from a Survey Experiment in China." Comparative Political Studies. 50(4) 399–433.PublicPaper
Replication Data for: "Individual Preferences for FDI in Developing Countries: Experimental Evidence from China"Includes data of Chinese citizens’ attitudes toward FDI, individual respondent characteristics and specific FDI features. Economy, FDI, Public opinionhttps://dataverse.harvard.edu/dataset.xhtml?persistentId=doi:10.7910/DVN/DJTMJCLi, Xiaojun, and Ka Zeng. 2017. "Individual Preferences for FDI in Developing Countries: Experimental Evidence from China". Journal of Experimental Political Science 4 (3), 195-205.PublicPaper
Replication Data for: “Chinese Citizens’ Trust in Japan and South Korea: Findings from a Four-City Survey”Includes data of Chinese urban residents’ attitudes toward Japan and South Korea. The survey is conducted in 2010 in four major Chinese cities—Beijing, Tianjin, Shanghai, and Chongqing.Public opinion, International relations, East Asian stateshttps://sites.google.com/site/suphil531/researchLi, Xiaojun, Jianwei Wang and Dingding Chen. 2016. "Chinese Citizens’ Trust in Japan and South Korea: Findings from a Four-City Survey". International Studies Quarterly 60 (4): 778-789.PublicPaper
Replication Data for: “Fortune or Evil? The Effect of Inward Foreign Direct Investment on Corruption”Includes data of FDI stocks and flows over a five-year span (2000–2004), economic development, degree of democracy, and Transparency International’s (TI) annual index of “perceived corruption”.Corruption, FDIhttp://sites.psu.edu/bxz14/research/Pinto, M. Pablo, Boliang Zhu. 2016. "Fortune or Evil? The Effect of Inward Foreign Direct Investment on Corruption". International Studies Quarterly 60(4): 693–705.Public Paper
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