Adolfo Garcé, for the +Saber América Latina project, writes about the transformations that the knowledge sector in Latin America has undergone. He notes that while think tanks have received significant attention the transformation is deeper and far-reaching among universities.
Posts from the ‘Research’ Category
A couple of months ago I published a couple of blogs about a new project funded by the TTI to study the relationship between think tanks and universities. The project in Latin America is now underway and the team has set up a new website: +Saber América Latina.
What can think tanks do to control -or manage- the quality of their research, communications and management? I offer a few ideas in this post: some tested and some to be tested. From in-house to outsourcing as well as networks and relying on good old practice.
Hans Gutbrod analyses how 20 leading US think tanks have developed over 2012. Seven of them are doing very well, while four of them are not exactly comfortable, at least not in financial terms. Analysis and detailed spreadsheet available.
This is the 3rd in a series of posts on the way in which context affects think tanks. It draws on the discussions at the First Chinese Think Tanks International Forum held in Beijing in June 2013. There, about 50 thinktankers, researchers and practitioners set out plans to build a strong think tank community
This post presents 5 hypotheses and 10 research questions to explain the manner in which the context affects the strength of think tanks and think tank communities. It is not exhaustive but offers an entry point into an open-ended effort.