Tracking China’s Policy Changes During COVID-19 w/ Dr. Weifeng Zhong

Episode 37 · May 15th, 2020 · 21 mins 23 secs

About this Episode

Joining host Dan Reynolds on the podcast to discuss Chinese government policies, a policy change index and how it can be used to track China’s response to COVID-19 is Dr. Weifeng Zhong, Senior Research Fellow at the Mercatus Center. Also joining the discussion is Karla Jones, ALEC Senior Director of the Federalism and International Relations Task Force.

The Policy Change Index (PCI) project website:
The PCI newsletter sign-up form:
Research paper “Reading China: Predicting Policy Change with Machine Learning”:
Research paper “Predicting Authoritarian Crackdowns: A Machine Learning Approach”:

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