The Center for China and Globalization (CCG) is ranked the No. 1 social think tank in the 2016 Chinese Think Tank Influence Report released on Nov. 9 this year.
The report, co-authored by Sichuan Academy of Social Science and Chengdu Library of the Chinese Academy of Sciences, is the first big data-based think tank report in the west China. The report adopts five major indicators, or the influences on policymakers, professionals, media, public and international community, to a total of 232 think tanks in China's mainland, Hong Kong, Macao and Taiwan.
Based on the data collected through IT and conventional survey means, the report provides a list of the top 10 think tanks in China. CCG is the only independent think tank on the list, along with China Academy of Social Science, Beijing University, and Tsinghua University.