The Asia Program Special Report 105, "The 16th CCP Congress and Leadership Transition in China," edited by Gang Lin and Susan Shirk, is a cooperative effort by the Woodrow Wilson Center's Asia Program and the University of California system-wide Institute on Global Conflict and Cooperation

This Special Report, containing seven briefing papers, provides a timely assessment of leadership transition in China as well as its implications for the country's domestic development and international image.