Thursday, January 23, 2014

Think Tank Quickies (#105)

  • Sunder Katwala on the role that journalism plays within think tanks.
  • Heritage Foundation video: Just how much is $1 trillion?
  • Jill Biden speaks at CAP on Feb. 5 about caregiving beyond parenting (postponed on Jan. 22).
  • Congressional Moneyball: Brookings uses sports-inspired stats to rank lawmaker effectiveness.
  • Brookings wins Bunkun Grand Prize for shoddiest educational research for 2013.
  • Three ways creating a "think tank" will improve your company.
  • New American Foundation analysis finds NSA surveillance programs had minimal impact in 225 terrorism cases since 9/11.
  • Will Ken Cuccinelli join a think tank?
  • Townhall: "Study by Brookings finds Sen. Harry Reid and Democrats responsible for gridlock."
  • Rep. Paul Ryan (R-WI) and Sen. Kristin Gillibrand (D-NY) speak at Brookings Social Mobility Summit.