JZ Liszkiewicz: Think Tank Transparency?

Civil Society, Ethics, Non-Governmental
JZ Liszkiewicz
JZ Liszkiewicz

Transparify Will Begin Re-Rating All Think Tanks In December

Phi Beta Iota: A useful step. However, at least as critical is evaluating the sources and methods used or not used by “think tanks.” Most — such as the Brookings Institute — do not use citation analytics and do not do substantive foreign language research. “Multidisciplinary” is not a term in vogue among these largely pedestrian entities. Holistic analytics, true cost economics, and open source everything engineering are foreign concepts to all of them.