Wednesday, September 27, 2017

Think Tank Quickies (#285)

  • Brookings/AEI joint event: One nation after Trump. 
  • Urban-Brookings Tax Policy Center study: Lowest possible corporate tax rate is 26%.
  • Migration Policy Institute (MPI): The role of think tanks in times of a migration crisis.
  • Flashback from Tom Medvetz: Think tanks and the rise of savvy policy entrepreneurs.
  • First paper to investigate relationship between think tanks and economic policy empirically.
  • Former Obama Administration official Monique Dorsainvil will join Facebook and be a liaison to third-party groups, including think tanks. 
  • Investigative journalist fired over Trump/Scaramucci looking for think tank job?
  • Ben Nimmo's work (at Atlantic Council) on bots and influence operations among a number of initiatives cropping up at think tanks. 
  • NPR's Peter Overby: Who controls think tanks?  Shift in funding highlights changes in industry.
  • WonkComms: Five things we learned about think tank events.