Wednesday, March 25, 2015

Think Tank Quickies (#168)

  • A bogus UC Berkely think tank?
  • CIGI: Follow the money that funds think tanks.
  • Watch PIIE President Adam Posen spar with with AFL-CIO President; Dani Rodrik blasts Posen and PIIE for "FTA fetish."
  • Stephen Moore's schedule: "Like speed-dating at a think tank - albeit with better menus and an open bar."
  • Brookings presents at SXSW; says it produces between 50 and 100 pieces of original content every week and has more than 100 scholars in DC and more than 200 around the world.
  • Justin Wolfers: Think tanks can't even convince conservative economists that tax cuts pay for themselves.
  • CFR: What do bicycles and the TPP have in common?
  • CIA Director John Brennan interviewed by Charlie Rose at CFR.
  • Cato defends itself against members of US Congress.
  • CFR Cuba scholar Julia Sweig takes new position at University of Texas at Austin.