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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:  Johns Hopkins University Center for Health Security COVID-19 situation reports & fact sheets.  See especially their Coronavirus Map 

Russia's War in Syria:  Assessing Russian Military Capabilities and Lessons Learned is a new Foreign Policy Research Institute analysis.

The Implicit Association Test: Flawed Science Tricks Americans into Believing They Are Unconscious  Racists
is a 2017 Heritage Foundation study.

Global  Health Security Index  Collaboration between Johns Hopkins University, Economist Intelligence Unit, and the Nuclear Threat Initiative assessing  country health security capabilities and indicators.

A Hat Trick of Failures:  How 'the blob" lead the  British Government Down the Wrong Path:  Study by British research institute Civitas condemning that country's government for its COVID-19 response.

A Comparative Analysis of Policy Approaches to Covid 19, Around the World with Recommendations for U.S. Lawmakers is a July 2020 Heritage Foundation Analysis.

Institute for Health Metrics & Evaluation  (IHME):  University of Washington resource using medical data and providing national and state-by-state projections of COVID019 developments.

National Coronavirus Recovery Commission:  Heritage Foundation initiative announced on April 6,  2020.

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

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