Friday, June 7, 2013

Think Tank Quickies #65

  • The Free Beacon on CAP's "conflicts of interest."
  • John Ross, a former UK gov't official, becomes first foreign full-time senior fellow at a Chinese think tank.  He joins the Chongyang Institute for Financial Studies (CIFS).
  • Chinese think tank of low quality?
  • CAP reverses course on federal deficit; CAP deals "major blow" to austerity.
  • Britain faces decade of austerity, warns two influential think tanks.
  • Heritage Foundation scholar Salim Firth accused of presenting misleading data/analysis to Senate Budget Committee; Wonkblog analyzes situation; Firth responds.
  • Krugman: Is Heritage "destroying its own usefulness?"
  • Heritage Foundation a "former think tank?"