How the Chinese Judiciary Works: New Insights from Data-Driven Research
Chao Xi, "How the Chinese Judiciary Works: New Insights from Data-Driven Research", (2022) 22:3 The China Review 1-8
The Chinese University of Hong Kong Faculty of Law Research Paper No. 022-33
9 Pages Posted: 7 Sep 2022
Date Written: August 30, 2022
The various transparency initiatives orchestrated by the Supreme People’s Court have significantly increased availability of data on the Chinese judiciary. A growing literature has ensued, offering penetrating insights. Our Special Feature aims to make original contributions to this rapidly developing field. It presents key findings from a number of data-oriented projects on the work of China’s judiciary, demonstrating the tremendous potential of data-driven research. It also highlights some potential methodological challenges, particularly the issue of data missingness.
Keywords: China, judiciary, data driven
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