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A selection of data and charts using the directory database

Topics covered

Here you will find the topics that think tanks focus on and which are more popular by region. See FAQs section for details on topics and other variables. You can also see other charts based on: You can also download the full dataset and explore all the data available.
Worldwide
Environment/climate change
597 
Governance/transparency
436 
Trade/ Economics / Finance
432 
Social policy
420 
International affairs/development
313 
Law/justice/human rights
270 
Education
233 
Defence/peace/security
218 
Health
180 
Natural resources / Energy
168 
Food/agriculture
126 
Private sector development
 120
Technology/innovation
 116
Gender
 63
Transport/infrastructure
 56
Media/culture/sport
 53
Asia
Environment/climate change
66 
Governance/transparency
46 
Social policy
42 
International affairs/development
37 
Trade/ Economics / Finance
26 
Defence/peace/security
25 
Education
23 
Law/justice/human rights
20 
Private sector development
 12
Food/agriculture
 10
Technology/innovation
 9
Media/culture/sport
 9
Health
 8
Natural resources / Energy
 6
Gender
 3
Transport/infrastructure
 2
Europe
Environment/climate change
147 
Trade/ Economics / Finance
92 
Governance/transparency
83 
Social policy
72 
International affairs/development
64 
Law/justice/human rights
50 
Defence/peace/security
36 
Health
31 
Education
 29
Private sector development
 24
Technology/innovation
 23
Media/culture/sport
 14
Transport/infrastructure
 13
Food/agriculture
 9
Natural resources / Energy
 7
Gender
 2
Latin America and the Caribbean
Environment/climate change
211 
Governance/transparency
175 
Social policy
157 
Trade/ Economics / Finance
148 
Natural resources / Energy
146 
Law/justice/human rights
123 
Education
87 
International affairs/development
64 
Defence/peace/security
60 
Food/agriculture
58 
Gender
54 
Private sector development
44 
Health
 43
Technology/innovation
 39
Transport/infrastructure
 14
Media/culture/sport
 11
North Africa
Social policy
Trade/ Economics / Finance
Food/agriculture
Environment/climate change
International affairs/development
Northern America
Environment/climate change
137 
International affairs/development
127 
Trade/ Economics / Finance
121 
Social policy
113 
Governance/transparency
112 
Health
88 
Defence/peace/security
88 
Education
85 
Law/justice/human rights
71 
Technology/innovation
38 
Private sector development
30 
Food/agriculture
 28
Transport/infrastructure
 24
Media/culture/sport
 17
Natural resources / Energy
 2
Gender
 1
Oceania
Social policy
23 
Trade/ Economics / Finance
22 
Environment/climate change
16 
International affairs/development
11 
Defence/peace/security
Governance/transparency
Education
Private sector development
Food/agriculture
Law/justice/human rights
Health
 4
Transport/infrastructure
 2
Natural resources / Energy
 2
Technology/innovation
 1
Media/culture/sport
 1
Sub- Saharan Africa
Trade/ Economics / Finance
22 
Environment/climate change
19 
Food/agriculture
14 
Governance/transparency
12 
Social policy
12 
International affairs/development
Technology/innovation
Health
Natural resources / Energy
Gender
 3
Private sector development
 3
Education
 2
Transport/infrastructure
 1
Defence/peace/security
 1
Media/culture/sport
 1