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Research Centers: A - C

Listing of U.S. and foreign academic and public policy research centers.

Research Centers Economics & Education

This guide presents information resources, analysis, data, and visual analytics representing from research institutions (think-tanks) in the U.S. and internationally representing a variety of intellectual and political perspectives.  These institutions have different funding sources and conduct research on numerous public policy issues and produce findings which can enhance instructional and research knowledge and are frequently used by U.S. and foreign national governments to implement their polices.. These institutions will be arranged alphabetically by subject in the following areas:  Economics and Finance, Education Policy, Family and Social Policy, International Relations, National and International Security, Public Policy/Politics, and Science and Technology Policy.  Many of these organizations conduct and publish research in multiple areas besides the subject classification they are listed in on this guide. I welcome suggestions for including additional institutions.

Featured Resources: Marathon Initiative:  Organization desirous of promoting policy oriented work to ensure U.S. and allied success in international great power competition.

Legislative Response to Policing:  State Bill Tracking Database (National Conference of State Legislatures (NCSL) database covering 2020-present.

Research Funding for Women's Health:  Modeling Societal Impact is a Rand Corporation analysis.

A Sensible and Compassionate Anti-Covid Strategy is an article by  Stanford University Professor of Medicine Jay Bhattacharya published in HIllsdale College's Imprimis

2022 Index of U.S. Military Strength is an annual Heritage Foundation assessment

School Board Watch List:  Turning Point USA resource documenting attempts by local school boards to impose critical race theory, the 1619 Project, and sexual/gender ideology in American educational curriculum.

State Line:  Pew Trust resource providing information on  state government developments including coronavirus.

Economics and Finance

Education Policy

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