Understanding think tanks

Think tanks are a difficult subject of study. The definition of a think tank is a heavily contested issue and a topic for heated conversations. To understand what they are we must first understand their origins and evolution over time as well as their context and their relationship with it.

There articles offer an insight into think tanks, their relationships with each other and with other actors, and into the very different contexts in which they thrive around the world.

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Vice-ministros reflexionan

Sala de Fundadores, Universidad del Pacífico

En este evento, organizado por On Think Tanks como parte de las celebraciones por sus 8 años, invitamos a tres ex-viceministros para reflexionar sobre sus experiencias y, en particular, el rol que juega la evidencia...

June 27, 2018

Co-designing think tanks – the employee experience

University of Bath London

How do you view employee engagement? As a satisfaction survey or a strategy to inform your success and growth of your think tank? By viewing employee engagement and their experiences as a...

June 28, 2018

The Open Think Tank Directory

By Jeff Knezovich

Over the last century, think tanks have been springing up all around the world. But this rapid proliferation has been difficult to track. Think tanks, by their nature, are ‘boundary’...

March 21, 2018
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