Tuesday, December 17, 2013

Think Tank Quickies (#99)

  • On Mexican think tanks.
  • Brookings scholar Bruce Katz advises local leaders to think past Washington as government town. 
  • Brookings fellow Justin Wolfers hired by New York Times for new FiveThirtyEight-esque vertical.
  • Brookings scholar Homi Kharas only think tanker to be named to FP.com's Leading Global Thinkers of 2013 list.
  • Heritage Foundation: "Farm bill giveaways for underwear, flatulence, and manure."
  • Urban Institute interactive map: How Washington, DC has changed over the years.
  • Center for American Progress plays down role of donors.
  • Lawfare blog at Brookings releases "Inside NSA" podcast.
  • Lowy Institute recommends books of the year. [Also parts 2, 3, and 4.]
  • Interactive tool from Brookings tracking partisanship in the US House.