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ECON 101-6: Health Care, Higher Education, and the Nonprofit Sector: An Economist’s Perspective (Weisbrod): Think Tanks

Some Guidance on Think Tanks

think tank (also called a policy institute) is an organization, institute, corporation, or group that conducts research and engages in advocacy in public policy. Many think tanks offer neutral, non-partisan research, but most advocate a particular political ideology or agenda, so you need to scrutinize the organization you use as a source. Below are a few tools to help you evaluate:

Finding Think Tank Literature