Policy Institutes in the Best of the Web Directory

Policy Institutes

American Enterprise Institute

Conservative think tank dedicated to preserving and strengthening the foundations of freedom.

Bipartisan Policy Center (BPC)

Policy center founded by former American politicians to integrate politically-balanced policy making with proactive advocacy and outreach.

The Brookings Institution

Independent organization devoted to research, analysis, and public education with an emphasis on economics, and foreign policy.

The Carter Center

Official website of the human rights organization founded by President Jimmy Carter.

The Cato Institute

Promotes a public policy based on individual liberty, limited government, free markets and peaceful international relations.

Centennial Institute

Focuses on faith, family, and freedom via public policies, conferences, and seminars.

Center for Economic and Policy Research (CEPR)

Aims to promote democratic debate on vital economic and social issues through professional research and public education.

Competitive Enterprise Institute

Public policy organization created to advance the principles of limited government, free markets, and individual liberty. Aims to encourage freedom and fairness through good policy and politics.

The Council for American Students in International Negotiations

Get to know the mission and programs of this Council that aims to promote scholarship and discourse in the field of international policy.

Discovery Institute

Public policy think tank conducting research on technology, science and culture, economics and foreign affairs.

Evergreen Freedom Foundation

Advancing the right of libertarian beliefs by the promotion of responsible government, individual liberty, and free enterprise.

Great Plains Policy Institute

Bolsters problem solving with free enterprise and alternative ideas.

Independent Institute

Fosters new and effective directions for government reform, and works to redefine the debate over public issues.

Institute for Global Jewish Affairs

Offers comprehensive information on antisemitism, post-Holocaust studies, Jewish communities, and Jewish political studies.

James A. Baker III Institute for Public Policy

Rice University institute with research and programs on conflict resolution, drug policy, global issues, health economics, homeland security and terrorism, international economics, public diplomacy, religion and public policy, space policy, and tax and expenditure policy. http://www.facebook.com/BakerInstitute BakerInstitute

John Jay Institute

Looks for strong leadership in public and private life, and promotes this with fellowships and educational resources.

Levy Economics Institute of Bard College

Nonprofit and nonpartisan public policy research group focuses on the discussion of economic issues and policy.

Manhattan Institute for Policy Research

Think tank working to develop and disseminate novel ideas that promote greater economic freedom and individual responsibility.

National University System Institute for Policy Research

Economic think tank promoting effective research designed to refocus government direction.

Nevada Policy Research Institute

Free-market think tank working to find private solutions for public problems.

North Dakota Policy Council

Liberty-based think tank focused on problem solving in North Dakota.

Platte Institute

Policy and economic research which foster a limited role of government and supports free enterprise.

Progressive Policy Institute

Serves as a forum for pragmatic progressives. Presents press releases and project information.

Prometheus Institute

Public policy think tank that is libertarian based. Find projects, articles, and store.

Rio Grande Foundation

New Mexico's foundation for increasing liberty and prosperity for it's citizens.

Rocky Mountain Foundation

Champions civil liberties and freedoms, and good and just government.

Science and Public Policy Institute

Discussions of global warming, hurricane season, CO2 versus windpower, and "consensus" among scientists.

Show-Me Institute

Public policy think tank from the show-me state of Missouri. Find web tools, articles, and charts. http://www.facebook.com/showmeinstitute showme

Sutherland Institute

Non-profit, public policy group that seeks lasting solutions to community problems.

Texas Public Policy Foundation

Plays a role in insuring civil liberties, free markets, private property rights, and limited government.

The Thoreau Institute

Seeks ways to protect the environment without regulation, bureaucracy, or central control.

Washington Policy Center

Offers ways to improve lives through market solutions.

Worldwatch Institute

Offers a blend of interdisciplinary research, global focus, and accessible writing.

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