Monday, January 4, 2016

Think Tank Quickies (#203)

  • PR firm FitzGibbon Media, which had Center for American Progress (CAP) as a client, closes after founder is accused of sex assault.
  • Think tanks weigh in on Donald Trump's tax plan.
  • Michael Massig: Think tank philanthropy and the 1 percenters.
  • Little funding available for new Russia positions at think tanks.
  • Outgoing Chief of Staff to Sen. Thom Tillis (John Mashburn) worked for two conservative think tanks.
  • Ihor Zozak advises think tanks around the world on the Russia-Ukraine conflict.
  • Book: How Think Tanks Shape Social Development Policies (China edition). 
  • How do we measure success among think tank economists?
  • Scientific American lists "most popular science studies of the year," determined in part by references from think tanks.
  • Bloomberg: At least 9 US think tanks released reports endorsing crude oil exports.