The full results of Prospect's annual awardsby Prospect Team / June 30, 2015 / Leave a comment
Published in August 2015 issue of Prospect Magazine
The 15th annual Think Tank Awards were held at the Institute of Directors. It has been an exceptional 12 months for policy specialists everywhere and has been characterised by some of the most profound policy challenges of recent times, including the Greek debt crisis, the rise of Islamic State and the continued economic weakness that is the legacy of the financial crisis. These issues were among those confronted by think tanks over the last year, and the entries submitted to our judges showed an impressive range of innovative analysis and policy suggestions on these and many other issues.
US think tanks
US Economic and Financial Award
Bipartisan Policy Center
WINNER: Bipartisan Policy Center
The Peterson Institute for International Economics is well known for its work on debt and fiscal management. More recently it has worked on trade, helping to shape the debate on Washington on this and other international issues, and one judge stressed the effectiveness of the Peterson in these areas. Another comment was that “its work on labour market slack has been influential inside the Fed and other economic bodies.” Its work over the last year was described as “fascinating”. The think tank Rea…