think-tank


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think-tank

n
informal a group of specialists organized by a business enterprise, governmental body, etc, and commissioned to undertake intensive study and research into specified problems
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In our November 2014 issue, we said the first African continental think-tank summit was held in Pretoria in February, organised by the University of Pennsylvania, the African Capacity Building Foundation (ACBF), the African Leadership Center, and the Institute for Security Studies, entitled Think-tanks and the Transformation of Africa.
President Rowhani's economic planners are not stupid, as the IRGC-hired think-tank seems to believe.
ISLAMABAD -- Chairman Senate Nayyar Hussain Bokhari has nominated Leader of the Upper House and Opposition Leader to finalize the formation of steering committee on Senate think-tank.
HM the King affirmed the importance of cooperation with the London-based think-tank in promoting Bahrain as a hub to host various conferences and seminars which address key regional and international issues.
Summary: TEHRAN (FNA)- The business community of Nepal, China and India are going to form a joint think-tank body to accelerate trilateral cooperation, a Nepali business leader said on Monday.
2%, said the UK think-tank, the Economist Intelligence Unit (EIU).
Other variables surrounding the political and socio-economic conditions that facilitate think-tank cultures and their viability are important but secondary.
PRIVATELY sponsored academy schools, such as Liverpool's St Francis of Assissi, threaten to increase social segregation, a think-tank warned yesterday.
To slow rising costs, the conservative think-tank proposes these measures:
The WSI (Institute of Social and Economic Research in the Hans-Bockler Foundation), think-tank to the trade union federation DGB, became an important training pool for future academics and political activists.
ID has moved into the public debate via one well-funded think-tank, Seattle's Discovery Institute, founded in 1990 by a former Reagan administration official and generously funded by financial backers of other religious right causes.
THE Welsh economic development minister launched an attack on an independent think-tank yesterday, questioning its impartiality.