Think Tank watch

Think Tanks

Political Orientation


Heritage Foundation conservative
American Enterprise Institute conservative
Center for Strategic and International Studies conservative
Hudson Institute conservative
Hoover Institution conservative
Progress and Freedom Foundation conservative
Manhattan Institute conservative
Competitive Enterprise Institute conservative
International Institute for Strategic Studies conservative
Family Research Council conservative

National Center for Policy Analysis conservative
Cato Institute conservative / libertarian
Reason Foundation conservative / libertarian


Washington Institute for Near East Policy center-right
RAND Corporation center-right
Milken Institute centrist
National Bureau of Economic Research centrist
Council on Foreign Relations centrist
Freedom Forum centrist
Economic Strategy Institute centrist

Brookings Institution centrist
Carnegie Endowment centrist
Institute for International Economics centrist
Progressive Policy Institute centrist
Public Policy Institute of Calofornia centrist
Urban Institute center-left


Citizens for Tax Justice progressive
Justice Policy Institute progressive
Center on Budget and Policy Priorities progressive
Center for Public Integrity progressive
Joint Center for Political and Economic Studies progressive
Worldwatch Institute progressive
Center for Defense Information progressive
Institute for Policy Studies progressive
Economic Policy Institute progressive

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