Southern Public Administration Education Foundation

Improving The Quality Of Public Policy-Making In China: Problems and Prospects

Author: LIU BOLONG
Published in PAQ, Vol. 27 No. 2

China has achieved tremendous progress in its efforts to introduce Western theories in public policy-making and launch its own theories in this respect. The magnitude of this introduction and application in central government has impacted greatly on its policy-making capacity. However, at the local government level, China still manifests a worrisome trend of sticking to rule of man and personal decision-making which caused enormous economic losses. China has to enhance its policy-making capacity at the local level by educating local government officials and disseminating knowledge on public policies.

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