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n. a place where great minds are assembled to try to think up solutions to problems or to envision the future. She spent a few months in a California think-tank, then came back to teach.
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One of the main objectives of the think-tank also includes transforming the Senate more functional and effective.
FNCCI has opened discussion over the formation of think-tank non-governmental organization with All-China Federation of Industry and Commerce (ACFIC) and Confederation of Indian Industries (CII) recently.
But the matter of discriminating among think-tank categories fails to receive the attention it deserves.
The think-tank said every school - including academies, and faith schools - should be part of a local system of admissions.
Bjerre-Poulsen, "The Heritage Foundation: A Second Generation Think-Tank," Journal of Policy History 3, no.
But it is in the years since 1945 that the think-tank has really proliferated, with the huge and generously-funded RAND (Research and Development) Corporation in 1948.
This mandate of the General Assembly, while laudable and eventually necessary, changed the think-tank into a kind of national "constituent assembly.
The Africa Progress Panel (APP) can perhaps also be considered a think-tank.
But what are these think-tanks which have risen to such prominence in our society?
Behavior that would be considered a firing offense in academia is not necessarily considered in the think-tank world, especially when a scholar's work advances the institution's political mission and attracts funding.
We are flattered that a prestigious think-tank of CBDI's caliber has taken notice of our governance platform.
org), a non-partisan think-tank with offices in Arlington, Virginia and San Diego, California.
I am very enthusiastic about this new responsibility, especially as WRI looks to its second 20 years as the leading environment and development think-tank," said Faeth.
In addition, FGV serves as a think-tank for the federal and state governments; actively publishes books and periodicals with content derived from its professors and other sources; and has the oldest and most celebrated center in Brazilian history and documentation.