José Luis Chicoma & Eugenia Sepúlveda, Ethos Laboratorio de Políticas Públicas
At Ethos Laboratorio de Políticas Públicas, the Mexican think tank where we work, there are two primary age groups: Millennials and Generation X. Normally, when we ask the Millennials how they stay informed on current events, the response is that they mostly read the articles that their friends and contacts post on social networks… Click here to read full article
Public-Private Partnerships: “A New Direction of The Economic Policy of Kazakhstan”
W. Johannes Wesselhoeft
In May, the Kazakhstan Public-Private Partnership Center hosted a roundtable entitled, “A New Direction of The Economic Policy of Kazakhstan,” in conjunction with the University of Pennsylvania’s Think Tanks and Civil Societies Program and the Economic Research Institute (Kazakhstan) in Kazakhstan’s capital city, Astana… Click here to read full article
Global Engagement in the Think Tank World
Matthew McCarry, TTCSP
One of the hallmarks of an effective think tank is a strong engagement strategy, which focuses on getting research “in the right hands at the right time”. In practice, engagement policy revolves around engaging key audiences and timing…Click here to read full article
2016 China-United States University and Think Tank Forum
On June 5, the think tank Pangoal, based in China, hosted the 2016 Global Think Tank Forum in Xiangshan, China. Ninety-four participants attended from both China and the United States. The forum brought together thirteen presidents and executive directors, eight vice presidents, eleven directors and six editors from seventy different organizations… Click here to read full article
2016 China Think Tank Innovation Summit
Weiwei Liu, TTCSP
The 2016 China Think Tank Innovation Summit, which was held on June 6, 2016 in Beijing, China at the Penn Wharton China Center brought together 119 participants from 28 think tanks of 5 countries, 6 government branches and 31 media platforms… Click here to read full article
Innovation Summit 2015: Paving the Way to the Think Tank of the Future
Chloe Lubin, TTCSP
For think tanks, it’s either “Innovate or Die” announced a Washington Post article from October 6, 2015. The world is undergoing… Click here to read full article
Asian Think Tank Summit 2016: “Sustainable Development Goals in the Asian Landscape: Think Tanks as Catalysts for Policy Analyses and Implementation”
Matthew McCarry, TTCSP
Representatives from over 40 different countries representing 50 different think tanks attended the 4th annual Asian Think Tank Summit held in Seoul, Korea… Click to read full article
Institute of Welsh Affairs’ Innovative Use of New Platforms for Research and Policy Influence. Anar Bata and Gwyn Garrison, TTCSP
The world of think tanks is often envisaged as a flurry of policy briefs and papers inundating the halls of power, but … Click to read full article.
November 13th, 2015 Weekly Think Tank Round-Up. Gwyn Garrison, TTCSP
From Chicago as a potential new hub for foreign affairs analysis to Cambodian think tank advocacy, a look at newsmakers in the world of think tanks. Click to read full article.
Think Tanks Weigh In on Potential of “Brexit” Anar Bata, TTCSP
There has been much focus on the possibility of a forced Greek exit, or ‘Grexit,’ from the European Union but less attention has been placed on the possibility of a willing ‘Brexit.’ Click to read full article.
“We’re hosting 2.5 million and Nobody Cares”: The Refugee Crisis and Turkey-EU Relations: Commentary Round-Up, Gwyn Garrison, TTCSP
As Angela Merkel, Chancellor of Germany, attempts to coax Turkey into more fully committing to containing the flow of Syrian refugees to Europe, her latest move is to propose steps that would facilitate for Turkey an easier path to European Union membership. Click to read full article
Social Integration and the Refugee Crisis in Europe, Gwyn Garrison, TTCSP
The refugee crisis in Europe shows no signs of abating, though the EU leadership recently outlined intermediate steps towards managing the influx of migrants. Click to read full article
For think tanks, its either innovate or die, James McGann Published October 6 in the Washington Post
Beginning in the 1970s, public policy research institutions experienced explosive growth — today there are over 6,500 think tanks worldwide, with representation in virtually every country. Click to read the article.
Are think tanks obsolete? Amanda Bennett, Published October 5 in the Washington Post
Contributions from James McGann, Andrew Schwartz, Donald Abelson and others
If we think about Washington the way we think about Detroit, then the organizations that line Massachusetts Avenue are like the capital’s factories. Click to read the article.
Greece’s Next Steps, Anar Bata (TTCSP Intern)
The political and economic situation in Greece has been a popular topic in the media in recent years, with the most recent headlines focusing on the re-election of Prime Minister’s Tsipras’ government. Click to read full article.
Global Readership of TTCSP’s Publications, TTCSP
Click to see a live representation of the world-wide reach of TTCSP’s publications.
Call for Nominations for the 2015 Global Go To Think Tank Index, TTCSP
Round I Think Tank Nominations Aug 1- Sept 30, Round II Think Tank Ranking Oct 1 – Oct 30…click to read more