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Think Tanks 2

Hundreds of think tanks and other organizations have think tank components. Some of the think tanks can be categorized as conservative, liberal or moderate; however, they can have very different missions. Conservative organizations generally seem more well known (and probably better funded). Here are a few:

Conservative Think Tanks

American Enterprise Institute

Cato Institute

Heritage Foundation

Hoover Institute

Manhattan Institute

Liberal Think Tanks

Center for American Progress

Center on Budget and Policy Priorities

Center for Progress Reform


Economic Policy Institute

Moderate Think Tanks

Aspen Institute

Brookings Institution

Carnegie Endowments

Rand Corporation

Urban Institute

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