Think Tanks and Commentators

ThinkTankA database of think tanks, online magazines and blogs dealing with public management

Think tanks

Asia Pacific Foundation

Atlantic Institute for Market Studies

Atlantic Provinces Economic Council

Caledon Institute of Social Policy

Canada’s Public Policy Forum

Canadian Labour and Business Centre

Canadian Institute for Advanced Research

C. D. Howe Institute

Conference Board of Canada

Couchiching Institute on Public Affairs

Canada West Foundation

Canadian Economics Association

Fraser Institute

Frontier Centre for Public Policy

GPI Atlantic

Institute for 21st Century Questions

Institute for Canadian Values

Institute for Citizen-Centred Service

Institute for Research on Public Policy

Institute on Governance

Institut economique de Montreal

Mackenzie Institute

Mowat Centre

US and other

Annenberg Public Policy Center (University of Pennsylvania)

Center for Economic and Policy Research

Centre for European Reform

Center for Governmental Studies

Center for Strategic & International Studies


Economic and Social Research Council

Employment Policies Institute

Hansard Society

Hoover Institution

Hudson Institute

Institute for Fiscal Studies

International Institute for Democracy and Electoral Assistance

Internet Law and Policy Forum

Shorenstein Center on Media, Politics and Public Policy (Harvard)

Manhattan Institute for Policy Research

Open Society Foundation

Overseas Development Institute

Remarque Institute (NYU)

Stanhope Center for Communications Policy Research

The Society Pages (U Minnesota)

Transportation Research Board of the National Academies

Wilson Center

Blogs and open access publications

Alex’s Blog (Alex Himelfarb)

Behind the Numbers (Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives)

Borders in Globalization Review (new journal, chief editor Emmanuel Brunet Jailly)

Economics for Public Policy (Miles Corak)

Opinions (Centre for International Governance Innovation)

Policy Fix (Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives)

Policy Note (Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives)

Policy Options (Institute for Research on Public Policy)

Public Policy and Governance Review (School of Public Policy and Governance)

Straight Talk (Atlantic Institute for Market Studies)


US and other

Amy Ridenour’s National Center Blog: A conservative blog (National Center for Public Policy Research)

Aspen Institute

Brookings Now (Brookings Institution)

Cato at Liberty (Cato Institute)

Center for Democracy and Technology

China Brief (Jamestown Foundation)

Coordination Problem

Currency of Ideas (Milken Institutes)

Eurasia Daily Monitor (Jamestown Foundation)

FixGov (Brookings Institution)

Freakonomics Blog

Global Health Policy Blog (Center for Global Development)

Greg Mankiw’s Blog

Hot Issues (Jamestown Foundation)

Insights (World Resources Institute)

Institute of Economic Affairs

Marginal Revolution

PowerBlog (Acton Institute)

Rethinking US Development Policy (Center for Global Development)

TechTank (Brookings Institution)

The Conscience of a Liberal (Paul Krugman)

The Money Illusion (Scott Sumner’s Monetary Policy Blog)

The Progressive Fix (The Progressive Policy Institute)

The Tax Policy Blog (Tax Foundation)

Up Front (Brookings Institution)

Views from the Center (Center for Global Development)


Walter Russell Mead’s Blog

Worldwatch Institute Blog



Page created by: Ian Clark, last updated 24 February 2020.

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