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Divided Among Departments, Big Data Eludes Government

Li Yang, chairman of the National Institution for Finance & Development. Photo: VCG
Li Yang, chairman of the National Institution for Finance & Development. Photo: VCG

China cannot yet take advantage of the big data revolution because the information it has collected is divvied up among different government departments, according to the head of a think tank.

The country doesn’t have big data so much as a “large sample data,” said Li Yang, chairman of National Institution for Finance & Development, a think tank under the Chinese Academy of Social Sciences.

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