Policy institutes study a wide range public policy issues and topics; publish position papers; conduct conferences on public policy topics; etc. Their web sites are often good sources of information and opinion on public issues. Some policy institutes are nonpartisan, particularly if they are associated with universities, but most have a particular point of view. Institutes in this section cover the full range of the political spectrum. Policy Institutes Issues Society.
- AEI The American Enterprise Institute for Public Policy Research www
AEI is dedicated to preserving and strengthening the foundations of freedom--government, American Enterprise Institute for Public Policy Research, private enterprise, vital cultural and political institutions, and a strong foreign policy and national defense. The American Enterprise Institute for Public Policy Research.
- A Applied Information Resources www
A non-profit, Information Resources, public policy research and community information organization dedicated to citizen education on public issues. Applied Information Resources.
- A Centre for Independent Studies CIS www
A classical liberal public policy institute, for Independent Studies CIS, which supports a free enterprise economy and a free society under limited government. Centre for Independent Studies CIS.
- An The Australia Institute www
An independent think tank dedicated to develop and conduct research and policy analysis and to participate forcefully in public debates. The Australia Institute.
- Improving Buckeye Institute www
Improving the lives of all Ohioans by promoting free market ideas and limited government. Buckeye Institute.
- BHI The Beacon Hill Institute for Public Policy Research www
BHI is a free-market think tank based in Suffolk University Boston, Beacon Hill Institute for Public Policy Research, MA. It studies the public policy areas of state tax policy, privatization, welfare reform, compassion tax credits, regulatory reform and other areas from a market perspective. The Beacon Hill Institute for Public Policy Research.
- CED Committee for Economic Development www
CED is an independent, for Economic Development, non-profit, nonpartisan public policy organization comprised of business and academic leaders dedicated to researching important economic and social issues. Committee for Economic Development.
- Aims Canada West Foundation www
Aims at bringing Western perspectives to Canadian policy debates. Canada West Foundation.
- An Canadian Foundation for the Americas (FOCAL) www
An independent, Foundation for the Americas (FOCAL), non-governmental organization dedicated to deepening and strengthening Canada's relations with countries in Latin America and the Caribbean through policy discussion and analysis. Canadian Foundation for the Americas (FOCAL).
- A Frontier Centre for Public Policy www
A conservative/libertarian, Centre for Public Policy, non-profit think tank founded to undertake research and education in support of economic growth and social outcomes which will enhance the quality of life. Frontier Centre for Public Policy.
- Private The Bradley Foundation www
Private foundation established by Lynde and Harry Bradley to support individualism, Bradley Foundation, self-government, and free-market causes. Describes publications, staff and directors, grantee showcase, application process, the Lion House, and The Bradley Foundation.
- Arlington, Leadership Institute www
Arlington, Institute, VA-based organization which identifies, recruits, trains, and places conservatives within the public policy process in the US and abroad. Leadership Institute.
- Nonprofit, IGC - Institute for Global Communications www
Nonprofit, Institute for Global Communications, provides alternative sources of information, and comprehensive Internet services for progressive individuals and organizations. IGC - Institute for Global Communications.
- A MillionSoulsAware.org www
A not-for-profit project aiming to raise awareness of issues of concern. MillionSoulsAware.org. Once a million persons have read the current featured article, the site will cover another topic. MillionSoulsAware.org.
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