“Fiscal Starvation: The Unintended Consequences of Xi Jinping’s Anti-Corruption Campaign”

Hiroki Takeuchi, director of the SMU Tower Center Sun & Star Program, wrote an analysis for the China Policy Institute looking at the consequences of President Xi Jinping’s anti-corruption campaign.

“The CCP leadership has feared that corruption, if left unaddressed, could undermine the stability of one-party rule,” Takeuchi wrote. “Perhaps ironically, however, the success of Xi’s campaign has itself undermined the basis of one-party rule.”

Read the essay here.