Think Tank Initiative

Strengthening independent policy research institutions in developing countries

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on June 4, 2015
Sound policy making needs a continuous flow of equally sound information. Many different actors contribute to policy processes and they all have their own particular information needs. So who actually provides the evidence that these actors need?
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on April 7, 2015
We are excited to announce the release of the study “Más Saber América Latina: Promoting links between think tanks and universities”. This publication showcases the results of a Latin American research project on knowledge production and collaboration between think tanks and universities.
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on April 7, 2015
Over the past fifteen months, Results for Development Institute (R4D) – in collaboration with the University of Washington and with support from the Think Tank Initiative – has undertaken mixed-methods research to further understand the relationship between context and think tank performance and to develop an explicit structure for defining and measuring context.
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on January 19, 2015
The 2015 TTI Exchange is coming soon! This exciting event will take place from February 18-20 in Istanbul, Turkey. The Exchange will bring together up to 200 think tanks, donors, and other research-to-policy stakeholders to explore perspectives on the theme of “Research Quality: Approaches, Outreach and Impact.” These individuals will come together to discuss what research quality means for think tank impact, both in theory and in practice.

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