Public Service Innovations in China: An Introduction

  • Yijia Jing
  • Stephen P. Osborne
Part of the Governing China in the 21st Century book series (GC21)


This introduction offers a general framework to understand public service innovation (PSI) and applies this concept to the China context by exploring the types, causes, and effectiveness of PSIs in China, and the innovators. We specially use a survey of governmental officials in Shanghai to disclose their perceptions about PSIs.


Local Government Public Sector Gross Domestic Product Public Service Chinese Government 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Yijia Jing
    • 1
  • Stephen P. Osborne
    • 2
  1. 1.School of International Relations and Public AffairsFudan UniversityShanghaiPeople’s Republic of China
  2. 2.University of Edinburgh Business SchoolEdinburghUK

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