Module 1. Think Tanks and Evidence-Informed Policy

This module provides an introduction to think tanks, discussing their elusive definition and functions. It also provides an overview of evidence-informed policymaking and the role of think tanks in it.

Session 1

Name: What is a think tank? History, roles and models in differing contexts.

Trainer: Enrique Mendizabal

Date/Time: 24 Jan 13:30 GMT

Summary: This provides an introduction to think tanks, their history, definition, roles and models. It highlights the importance of different contexts, and how they shape the think tank label and sector.

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