Wednesday, February 20, 2013

Best New Think Tanks of 2013

Following are the best new thinks tanks established in the past 24 months, according to the latest University of Pennsylvania think tank rankings:
  1. Google Ideas (US)
  2. Economic Strategies for the 21st Century, or e21 (US)
  3. Macdonald-Laurier Institute, or MLI (Canada)
  4. Econwatch Society of Political Analysis (Germany)
  5. Institute for Democracy and Economic Affairs, or IDEAS (Malaysia)
  6. Arab Thought Forum, or ATB (Jordan)
  7. Casablanca Institute (Morocco)
  8. Sheikh Saud bin Saqr Al Qasimi Foundation for Policy Research (UAE)
  9. Centre Africain des Estudes Asiatiques, or CAEA (Morocco)
  10. Audace Institute Afrique, or AIA (Ivory Coast)
Here is the previous Think Tank Watch post on the best new think tanks of 2012.  That list, which has some overlap with the 2013 list, was based on think tanks that were established in the past 18 months.