Thursday, January 30, 2014

Think Tank Quickies (#106)

  • Flashback on UPenn think tank rankings: "It will take at least one more decade to refine tools to further measure think tanks."
  • Wilson Center comments on its wins in the 2014 UPenn think tank rankings.
  • Craig Zelizer: Key policy institutions and think tanks in peacebuilding and related fields.
  • WSJ: Think tanks = geeky institutions with opinions.
  • China Daily: 36 private think tanks founded in China from 2003-2012.
  • Does Russia fall behind in think tanks?  Only four Russian think tanks in top 100 list.
  • Rep. Allyson Schwartz leaves Third Way.
  • Cool Map: Number of think tank in the world by region (2012-2013 comparison).
  • 40% of Chinese think tanks have strong backing from government or military.
  • CPSSA annual conference has talk on student run think tanks.