Think-Tanks in
United States

‹    list of countries

38 North (Stimson Center)

Washington

Acton Institute

Grand Rapids

Africa Center for Strategic Studies

Washington

Al-Monitor

Washington

Al-Shabaka

Washington

Alabama Policy Institute

Birmingham

Allegheny Institute

Pittsburgh

American Academy of Arts & Sciences

Cambridge

American Action Forum

Washington

American Council for Capital Formation

Washington

American Council of Trustees and Alumni

Washington

American Enterprise Institute

Washington

American Foreign Policy Council

Washington

American Institute for Economic Research

Great Barrington

American Iranian Council

Princeton

American Legislative Exchange Council

Arlington

American Press Institute

Arlington

App Association

Washington

Arab Gulf States Institute in Washington

Washington

Arctic Institute – Center for Circumpolar Security Studies

Washington

Ash Center for Democratic Governance and Innovation (Harvard University)

Cambridge

Asia Foundation

San Francisco

Asia Society Policy Institute

New York

Aspen Institute

Washington

Association of American Educators

Mission Viejo

Atlantic Council

Washington

Atlas Network

Washington

Badger Institute

Milwaukee

Baker Institute (Rice University)

Houston

Bay Area Council Economic Institute

San Francisco

Belfer Center (Harvard University)

Cambridge

Berkeley Roundtable on the International Economy

Berkeley

Bertelsmann Foundation

Washington

Bipartisan Policy Center

Washington

Breakthrough Institute

Oakland

Brennan Center for Justice (NYU)

New York

Brookings

Washington

Buckeye Institute for Public Policy Solutions

Columbus

C4ADS

Washington

California Budget & Policy Center

Sacramento

California Policy Center

Tustin

Campaign Finance Institute

Washington

Carnegie Council for Ethics in International Affairs

New York

Carnegie Endowment for International Peace

Washington

Carr Center for Human Rights Policy (Harvard University)

Cambridge

Cascade Policy Institute

Portland

Cato Institute

Washington

Center for a New American Security

Washington

Center For American Progress

Washington

Center for an Urban Future

New York

Center for Climate and Energy Solutions

Arlington

Center for Climate and Security

Washington

Center for Comparative Immigration Studies ( University of California )

San Diego

Center for Cyber and Homeland Security (George Washington University)

Washington

Center for Democracy & Technology

Washington

Center for Economic and Policy Research

Washington

Center for European Policy Analysis

Washington

Center for Freedom and Prosperity

Washington

Center for Global Development

Washington

Center for Immigration Studies

Washington

Center for International and Security Studies at Maryland

Washington

Center for International Development (Harvard University)

Cambridge

Center for International Earth Science Information Network (Columbia University)

Palisades

Center for International Policy

Washington

Center for International Private Enterprise

Washington

Center for Law and Social Policy

Washington

Center for Naval Analyses

Arlington

Center for Popular Democracy

New York

Center for Progressive Reform

Washington

Center for Public Integrity

Washington

Center for Responsive Politics

Washington

Center for Retirement Research (Boston College)

Boston

Center for Security Policy

Washington

Center for State Health Policy (State University of New Jersey)

New Brunswick

Center for Strategic and International Studies

Washington

Center for the National Interest

Washington

Center for the Study of the Presidency & Congress

Washington

Center for Transatlantic Relations

Washington

Center for Vision & Values (Grove City College)

Grove City

Center of Strategic and Budgetary Assessments

Washington

Center on Budget and Policy Priorities

Washington

Center on Global Energy Policy (Columbia University)

New York

Center on Global Interests

Washington

Center on International Cooperation (New York University)

New York

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Atlanta

Century Foundation

New York

Ceres

Boston

Chicago Council on Global Affairs

Chicago

Claremont Institute

Los Angeles

Clayton Christensen Institute

Redwood City

Climate and Land Use Alliance

San Francisco

Climate Central

Princeton

Climate Investment Funds

Washington

Collaboration for Research Integrity and Transparency (Yale University)

New Haven

Committee for Economic Development

Arlington

Common Cause

Washington

Commonwealth Fund

New York

Competitive Enterprise Institute

Washington

Concord Coalition

Arlington

Congressional Budget Office

Washington

Consortium for Science, Policy & Outcomes (Arizona State University)

Tempe

Constitution Project

Washington

Copenhagen Consensus

Tewksbury

Council on Competitiveness

Washington

Council on Foreign Relations

New York - Washington

Council on Hemispheric Affairs

Washington

Data & Society Research Institute

New York

Data-Smart City Solutions

Cambridge

Defense Intelligence Agency

Washington

Demos

New York

Earth Institute (Columbia University)

New York

East-West Center

Honolulu

EastWest Institute

New York

Economic Innovation Group

Washington

Economic Opportunity Institute

Seattle

Economic Policy Institute

Washington

EdChoice

Indianapolis

Empire Center for Public Policy

Albany

Employee Benefit Research Institute

Washington

Employment Policies Institute

Washington

Energy Futures Initiative

Washington

Energy Information Administration

Washington

Environmental and Energy Study Institute

Washington

Environmental Law Institute

Washington

Ethics + Emerging Sciences Group

San Luis Obispo

Ethics and Public Policy Center

Washington

Eurasia Center

Washington

European Institute

Washington

Federalist Society

Washington

Federation of American Scientists

Washington

Feinstein International Center (Tufts University)

Somerville

Fletcher School (Tufts University)

Medford

Food Research and Action Center

Washington

Foreign Affairs

Tampa

Foreign Policy Initiative

Washington

Foreign Policy Research Institute

Philadelphia

Foundation for Defense of Democracies

Washington

Foundation for Economic Education

Atlanta

Foundation for Middle East Peace

Washington

Four Twenty Seven

Berkeley

Free State Foundation

Rockville

Freedom House

Washington

Freeman Spogli Institute for International Studies (Stanford University)

Stanford

Friedrich-Ebert-Stiftung / New York Office

New York

Friedrich-Ebert-Stiftung — Mission in USA and Canada

Washington

Future United Nations Development System ( CUNY )

New York

Gatestone Institute

New York

Geopolitical Futures

Austin

German Marshall Fund of the United States

Washington

Global Business Policy Council ( A.T. Kearney )

Chicago

Global Centre for the Responsibility to Protect ( CUNY )

New York

Global Development And Environment Institute (Tufts University)

Somerville

Global Financial Integrity

Washington

Global Forest Watch

Washington

Global Policy Forum

New York

Goldwater Institute

Phoenix

Group of Thirty

Washington

Gulf International Forum

Washington

Guttmacher Institute

New York

Harvard Kennedy School

Cambridge

Heartland Institute

Arlington Heights

Heinrich Böll Foundation North America

Washington

Heritage Foundation

Washington

Hoover Institution

Stanford

Hudson Institute

Washington

Human Rights First

New York - Washington - Houston

Human Rights Watch

New York

IAGS Journal of Energy Security

Potomac

IDEAS

St. Louis

Illinois Policy

Chicago

In the Public Interest

Oakland

Independence Institute

Denver

Independent Institute

Oakland

Independent International Political Research Center

Washington

Independent Women’s Forum

Washington

India, China & America Institute

Kennesaw

Information Technology & Innovation Foundation

Washington

Insitute of Social and Economic Research (Univeristy of Alaska Anchorage)

Anchorage

Institute for Agriculture and Trade Policy

Minneapolis

Institute for China-America Studies

Washington

Institute for Energy and Environmental Research

Takoma Park

Institute for Energy Economics and Financial Analysis

Cleveland

Institute for Ethics and Emerging Technologies

Boston

Institute for Family Studies

Charlottesville

Institute for Health Metrics and Evaluation

Seattle

Institute for Higher Education Policy

Washington

Institute for Justice

Arlington

Institute for National Strategic Studies

Washington

Institute for New Economic Thinking

New York

Institute for Palestine Studies

Washington

Institute for Philosophy & Public Policy (George Mason University)

Fairfax

Institute for Policy Research (Northwestern University)

Evanston

Institute for Policy Studies

Washington

Institute for Research on Poverty

Madison

Institute for Science and International Security

Washington

Institute for Social and Environmental Transition-International

Boulder

Institute for the Study of War

Washington

Institute for Women’s Policy Research

Washington

Institute of International Education

New York

Inter-American Development Bank

Washington

Inter-American Dialogue

Washington

International Center for Gaming Regulation (University of Nevada)

Las Vegas

International Center for Law & Economics

Portland

International Center for Research on Women

Washington

International Food Policy Research Institute

Washington

International Monetary Fund

Washington

International Panel on Fissile Materials

Princeton

International Peace Institute

New York

International Property Rights Index ( Property Rights Alliance )

Washington

International Republican Institute

Washington

Islands Society

Kailua-Kona

IssueLab (Foundation Center)

New York

Issues in Science and Technology (University of Texas)

Richardson

James Madison Institute

Tallahassee

Jamestown Foundation

Washington

Japan Policy Research Institute

Oakland

John Locke Foundation

Raleigh

Joint Center for Housing Studies (Harvard University)

Cambridge

Joint Center for Political and Economic Studies

Washington

Journal of World-Systems Research (University of Pittsburgh)

Pittsburgh

JPMorgan Chase Institute

-

Julian Samora Research Institute (Michigan State University)

East Lansing

Kaiser Family Foundation

Washington

Learning Policy Institute

Palo Alto - Washington

Levy Economics Institute

New York

Lexington Institute

Arlington

Libertas Institute

Salt Lake City

Liechtenstein Institute on Self-Determination (Princeton University)

Princeton

Lincoln Institute of Land Policy

Cambridge

Mackinac Center for Public Policy

Midland

Manhattan Institute

New York

Maryland Public Policy Institute

Rockville

Massachusetts Budget and Policy Center

Boston

Massachusetts Institute for a New Commonwealth

Boston

Mathematica Policy Research

Princeton

Maureen and Mike Mansfield Foundation

Washington

McCain Institute

Washington

McKinsey Global Institute

New York

MDRC

New York

Mercatus Center (George Mason University)

Arlington

Middle East Forum

Philadelphia

Middle East Institute

Washington

Migration Policy Institute

Washington

Milken Institute

Santa Monica

Miller Center

Charlottesville

Mises Institute

Auburn

MIT Center for International Studies

Cambridge

Mont Pelerin Society (University of Tennessee at Chattanooga)

Chattanooga

Morrison Institute for Public Policy (Arizona State University)

Phoenix

Mossavar-Rahmani Center for Business & Government (Harvard University)

Cambridge

National Academy of Public Administration

Washington

National Academy of Sciences

Washington

National Bureau of Asian Research

Seattle

National Bureau of Economic Research

Cambridge

National Center for Children in Poverty

New York

National Center for State Courts

Williamsburg

National Cybersecurity Center of Excellence

Gaithersburg

National Democratic Institute

Washington

National Employment Law Project

New York

National Policy Institute

Arlington

National Taxpayers Union Foundation

Washington

Native Nations Institute (University of Arizona)

Tucson

Natural Resource Governance Institute

New York

Navigant Research

Chicago

Nevada Policy Research Institute

Las Vegas

New America

Washington

New Teacher Center

Santa Cruz

Nieman Journalism Lab (Harvard University)

Cambridge

Niskanen Center

Washington

Nonproliferation Policy Education Center

Arlington

Nuclear Threat Initiative

Washington

Oakland Institute

Oakland

Oil Change International

Washington

Open Society Foundations

New York

Oregon Center for Public Policy

Portland

Pacific Institute

Oakland

Pacific Research Institute

San Francisco

People’s Policy Project

-

PERC

Durham

Peterson Institute for International Economics

Washington

Pew Charitable Trusts

Philadelphia

Pew Research Center

Washington

Phoenix Center for Advanced Legal and Economic Public Policy Studies

Washington

Pioneer Institute

Boston

Platte Institute for Economic Research

Omaha

PolicyLink

Oakland

Political Research Associates

Somerville

Population Research Institute

Front Royal

Potomac Institute for Policy Studies

Arlington

Prison Policy Initiative

Northampton

Program on Energy and Sustainable Development (Stanford University)

Stanford

Program on New Approaches to Research and Security in Eurasia (George Washington University)

Washington

Progressive Policy Institute

Washington

Project 2049 Institute

Arlington

Project On Government Oversight

Washington

Property and Environment Research Center

Bozeman

Prosperity Now

Washington

Public Agenda

New York

Public Policy Institute of California

San Francisco

R Street Institute

Washington

RAND Corporation

Santa Monica

Reason Foundation

Los Angeles

Regulatory Assistance Project

Montpelier

Resources for the Future

Washington

RethinkX

Oakland

Ripon Society

Washington

Rockefeller Institute

Albany

Roosevelt Institute

New York

S&P Global

New York

Sanders Institute

Burlington

Sentencing Project

Washington

Seven Pillars Institute for Global Finance and Ethics

Kansas City

Shorenstein Center on Media, Politics and Public Policy

Cambridge

Show-Me Institute

Saint Louis

SRI International

Menlo Park

Stanford Center for Education Policy Analysis

Stanford

Stimson Center

Washington

Strategic Studies Institute

Carlisle

Stratfor

Austin

Taubman Center for State and Local Government (Harvard University)

Cambridge

Tax Foundation

Washington

Texas Public Policy Foundation

Austin

The Washington Quarterly

Washington

Third Way

Washington

Thomas B. Fordham Institute

Washington

Tow Center for Digital Journalism (Columbia University)

New York

Transactional Records Access Clearinghouse (Syracuse University)

Syracuse

Transparency & Accountability Initiative

Washington

Transportation for America

Washington

Transportation Research Board

Washington

Truman Center for National Policy

Washington

Turning Point USA

Chicago

U.S.-China Economic and Security Review Commission

Washington

Udall Center for Studies in Public Policy (University of Arizona)

Tucson

United Nations Department of Economic and Social Affairs

New York

United Nations Water

New York

United States Institute of Peace

Washington

Urban Institute

Washington

Urban Land Institute

Washington

US-China Business Council

Washington

USC Center on Public Diplomacy

Los Angeles

Vera

New York

W.E. Upjohn Institute

Kalamazoo

Washington Center for Equitable Growth

Washington

Washington Institute

Washington

Washington Policy Center

Seattle

Watson Institute for International and Public Affairs (Brown University)

Providence

WestEd

San Francisco

White & Case LLP

New York

Wilson Center

Washington

Winrock International

Little Rock

Women and Public Policy Program (Harvard University)

Cambridge

Women in International Security

Washington

Women’s Environment and Development Organization

New York

Women’s Refugee Commission

New York

World Affairs Councils of America

Washington

World Bank

Washington

World Peace Foundation ( Tufts University )

Somerville

World Policy Institute

New York

World Resources Institute

Washington

World Wide Web Foundation

Washington

Worldwatch Institute

Washington

YaleGlobal Online (Yale University)

New Haven

Yankee Institute for Public Policy

Hartford