Think Tanks

A guide to using think tanks for policy research.

What are Think Tanks?

 “An organization that conducts research on policy issues and then makes its recommendations available to policy makers, opinion leaders, and the citizenry.”  Strobe Talbott, 2007. 

If you would like to consider other definitions, read the posts on this topic page at the blog, On Think Tanks.

What Do Think Tanks Do?

Several studies look at the role of think tanks in making policy.