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Research Institutes and Think Tanks

"Think tanks are independent, nonpartisan, non-university-based organizations that conduct policy research.... The primary purpose of think tanks is to educate the public and policymakers through research relating to current policy issues."

McDonald, Lauren. "Think Tanks." Encyclopedia of Social Problems. Ed. Vincent N. Parrillo. Vol. 2. Thousand Oaks, CA: SAGE Publications, 2008. 937-939. Gale Virtual Reference Library. Web. 11 Feb. 2015.

Click on the citation to read McDonald's full reference article describing think tanks.

Federal Government Policy Sources

Policy Databases via the Library

You may access these databases from the Hunter College Libraries website's Databases page.

 

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The web sites, organizations and agencies listed in this guide are provided purely as a convenience and do not in any way imply an endorsement of contents or services.

      

    Policy Journals

    You may access all these e-journals through the Hunter College Libraries website's E-Journal Look Up

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    Telephone:212-396-7659

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    Margaret Bausman's Website

    With thanks for the content contributions of Prof. Mimi Abramovitz and Prof. Kristin M. Ferguson-Colvin.

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