Friday, February 24, 2017

Think Tank Quickies (#255)

  • World Resources Institute holds third annual Food Tank DC Summit.
  • The think tanks influencing President Trump's energy agenda.
  • Think tanks look to influence Trump with economic message on immigration.
  • Nassim Taleb: "Just as 'political science' doesn't have any science, 'think tanks' are for people who don't and can't think."
  • China shuts website, social media accounts of liberal economics think tank.
  • CEI criticized NYT story on EPA chief Scott Pruitt.
  • Asia Society event: Policymaking in turbulent times - the role of think tanks.
  • Wilson Center head Jane Harman moderates panel at Munich Security Conference.
  • William Antholis, former Managing Director at Brookings, now runs Miller Center "think tank" at the University of Virginia (UVA).
  • Some post-docs pay more than think tank gigs?