Think Tanks & Research Centers
American Enterprise Institute. Conservative think tank addressing government, politics, economics and social welfare.
The Brookings Institution. Conduct research on ideas for solving problems facing society at the local, national and global levels.
Cato Institute. Libertarian think tank "dedicated to the principles of individual liberty, limited government, free markets and peace."
Carnegie Endowment for International Peace. Network of research centers dedicated to peace through development of policy with government, business, & civil society.
Center for American Progress. Progressive research and advocacy organization "dedicated to improving the lives of Americans through progressive ideas and action."
Center for Strategic and International Studies. International policy institute focused on defense, security; and many other transnational challenges.
Chatham House. Independent policy institute based in London dedicated to help build a sustainably secure, prosperous and just world.
CIA World Facebook: The World Factbook provides information on the history, people, government, economy, geography, communications, transportation, military, and transnational issues for 267 world entities.
Council on Foreign Relations. Important US Foreign Policy Institute and publisher of Foreign Affairs.
Demos: Demos is a public policy organization working for an America where everyone has an equal say in our democracy and an equal chance in our economy.
Harvard Center for International Development. Conducts research at international development at all academic levels.
The Heritage Foundation. Think tank with a mission is to formulate and promote conservative public policies.
Hoover Institution. Think tank at Stanford specializing in economic policy and international affairs.
International Peace Research Institute Oslo. Conducts research on peaceful relations between states, groups and people
National Bureau of Economic Research. Private, non-profit, non- partisan organization dedicated to conducting economic research.
Pew Research Center. Nonpartisan institute conducting public opinion polling, demographic research, content analysis and other data-driven social science research.
Peterson Institute for International Economics.
Nonpartisan research institution devoted to study of international economic policy.
RAND Corporation. Conducts research in the areas of national security, health, education, sustainability, growth, and development. .
Resources for the Future. Independent nonpartisan organization conducting economic policy research concerning natural resources and the environment.
Russell Sage Foundation. Works on improvement of social and living conditions in the United States.
Stockholm International Peace Research Institute (SIPRI).International institute dedicated to research into conflict, armaments, arms control and disarmament. Demos is a public policy organization working for an America where we all have an equal say in our democracy and an equal chance in our economy.