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ENVIR 101: Introduction to Environmental Sciences_DKU_2019Fall: NGO/Think-Tank

Major NGOs

What is Think Tank?

Think tanks are institutions often affiliated with universities, foundations, advocacy groups, and non-governmental organizations that generate policy research and analysis. Many are ideological; others strive to be independent and non-partisan. The NGOs listed in this guide are selected samples for educational purposes.

Think Tank Search and Selected Think Tanks

Think Tank Search Engine. From Harvard Kennedy School Library.

CGS Policy ArchiveComprehensive digital library of public policy research containing over 30,000 documents

Think Tanks and NGOs. List of non-profit research institutes and NGOs around the world.

The Brookings InstitutionConduct research on ideas for solving problems facing society at the local, national and global levels.

Carnegie Endowment for International PeaceNetwork of research centers dedicated to peace through analysis & development of policy with government, business, & civil society.

RAND Corporation.  Addresses security, health, education, sustainability, growth, and development. Much research conducted on behalf of public & private grantors and clients.

Resources for the FutureIndependent nonpartisan organization conducting economic policy research concerning natural resources and the environment.