think tanks

Thursday, January 26th, 2012

Ranking the chattering classes

A survey of the University of Pennsylvania’s recently released Global Go To Think Tank Report’s "Top Thirty Think Tanks in sub-Saharan Africa" may leave the average reader of AIAC slightly perplexed as to what it takes to get respect for thinking on the continent.

Wednesday, April 13th, 2011

The ‘Top Think Tanks’ in the World

Despite my skepticism about “top 10″ lists, I waded through the University of Pennsylvania’s Penn’s Think Tanks and Civil Society Program‘s annual rankings of the world’s top think tanks. Mainly because it says something about the political economy and...