Friday, April 15, 2016

Think Tank Quickes (#215)

  • Ian Bond: Pay for playing cello seems better than think tank pay (Panama Papers reference).
  • Ezra Klein chats with CAP's Neera Tanden about think tank work.
  • Mina Kimes on DC: Love the terrible bar scene and talking to people who work for think tanks.
  • Protocol at think tanks.
  • Heritage Foundation scholar critical of attacks on Competitive Enterprise Institute (CEI), which has just been served a subpoena demanding documents related to CEI's climate change research.
  • China can play a role in building capacity of African think tanks.
  • Brookings: Are the Russians behind the Panama Papers?
  • Leonard D. Schaeffer Initiative in Health Policy established at Brookings with $4 million; in partnership with Leonard D. Schaeffer Center for Health Policy & Economics at University of Southern California (USC).
  • Heritage Foundation names Michael Gleba, Chairman/CEO, Treasurer and Trustee of the Sarah Scaife Foundation, to its Board of Trustees.
  • Beverly Hallberg, President of District Media Group, joins Heritage as Visiting Fellow in Communications.