7 de febr. 2014

Think tanks ranking

A think tank (or policy institute, research institute, etc.) is an organization that performs research and advocacy concerning topics such as social policy, political strategy, economics, defense, science and technology, and culture. Most policy institutes are non-profit organizations. Other think tanks are funded by governments, advocacy groups, or businesses, or derive revenue from consulting or research work related to their projects

The University of Pennsylvania has published its 7th annual 2013 The Global Go To Think Tank Index (GGTTI). A ranking of more thant 6,500 thinks tanks all over the world. The Index has become the gold standard for think tanks and is widely cited by governments, donors, journals and policymakers as the foremost profile and performance of think tanks in every region of the world.


Top Think Tank worldwide: Brookings Institution (United States)
Top Heath Policy: Cambridge Centre for Health Services Research (United Kingdom)
Top Science and Technology: Max Planck Institute (German)

In Spain:
Top think tanks worldwide:
#60 FAES
Science and Technology: #28. Fundación de la Innovación Bankinter

photo: Robert W. Kelley—Time & Life Pictures/Getty Images
Ken Isaacs (front) and a colleague work on the outside of Isaccs' "knowledge box," Chicago, 1962