Member Organizations

The Bay Area Council Economic Institute is the leading think tank on economic and policy issues in the San Francisco/Silicon Valley Bay Area. A forum for engagement and a respected source of fact-based economic analysis, the Institute is a trusted partner and adviser to both business leaders and government officials.
United States
The C.D. Howe Institute is an independent not-for-profit research institute whose mission is to raise living standards by fostering economically sound public policies. Widely considered to be Canada's most influential think tank, the Institute is a trusted source of essential policy intelligence, distinguished by research that is nonpartisan, evidence-based, and subject to definitive expert review.
Canada
The Center for Global Enterprise is a nonprofit, nonpartisan research institution devoted to the study of global management best practices, the contemporary corporation, economic integration, and their impact on society.
United States
The Center for Social and Economic Research (CASE) is the top-ranked economics think tank in Central Europe. Established in Warsaw in 1991 by a group of economists to help guide the transition process in post-Communist countries, CASE is now an internationally renowned organization drawing on the talents of prominent economists from around the world. Since 1991 the organization has concluded over 350 projects in 50 countries on 5 continents. After a quarter-century, CASE continues to contribute to policy debates facing Europe on crucial issues of the day. CASE focuses on key economic and social challenges facing countries around the world, with a particular focus on Europe. CASE's core thematic areas include (1) European Neighbourhood Policy, enlargement, trade and economic integration, (2) labour markets, human capital and social policy, (3) innovation, competitiveness and entrepreneurship, (4) reforms, growth and poverty reduction in developing and transition countries, and (5) macroeconomics and public finance.
Poland
Competere contributes to fostering innovation by developing the most effective policies and strategies and aiding in the construction of a future that supports the most innovative industrial policies and competitive ecosystems. Competere helps businesses, governments, and national and international organizations to cultivate the best ecosystem for their needs, helping our partners to disseminate their best work, communicating it to consumers, investors, regulators, or to a more general audience.
Italy
The Free Market Foundation (Southern Africa) is an independent public benefit organisation founded in 1975 to promote and foster an open society, the rule of law, personal liberty, and economic and press freedom as fundamental components of its advocacy of human rights and democracy based on classical liberal principles. It is financed by membership subscriptions, donations and sponsorships.
South Africa
Fundación IDEA is one of the first public policy think tanks in Mexico. It is a nonprofit, independent, and nonpartisan organization with the mission to design and promote innovative public policies that create equal opportunities for Mexicans through economic development and poverty reduction; as well as being a reliable source of independent analysis to government officials and the general public.  
Mexico
Geneva Network is a UK-based public policy research and advocacy organization working at the nexus of international intellectual property, health, and trade issues which seeks to bring evidence-based analysis to debates surrounding these critical public policy issues.
United Kingdom
I-Com is an Italian think tank based in Rome and Brussels, founded in 2005 by a group of scholars and managers with the aim to promote policy related debates and, moreover, to analyse competitive and innovative topics.
Italy
Established in August 1981, ICRIER is an autonomous, policy-oriented, not-for-profit, economic policy think tank. ICRIER's main focus is to enhance the knowledge content of policymaking by undertaking analytical research that is targeted at informing India's policymakers and also at improving the interface with the global economy. ICRIER's office is located in the institutional complex of India Habitat Centre, New Delhi.
India
Founded in 2006, the Information Technology and Innovation Foundation is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit, nonpartisan research and educational institute—a think tank—focusing on a host of critical issues at the intersection of technological innovation and public policy. Its mission is to formulate and promote policy solutions that accelerate innovation and boost productivity to spur growth, opportunity, and progress.
United States
Institute for Competitiveness, India is the Indian knot in the global network of the Institute for Strategy and Competitiveness at Harvard Business School. Institute for Competitiveness, India is an international initiative centered in India, dedicated to enlarging and purposeful disseminating of the body of research and knowledge on competition and strategy, as pioneered over the last 25 years by Professor Michael Porter of the Institute for Strategy and Competitiveness at Harvard Business School.
India
The Legatum Institute is an international think tank and educational charity focused on promoting prosperity. The Institute researches core themes including revitalising capitalism and democracy. The Legatum Prosperity Index™, its signature publication, ranks 142 countries in terms of wealth and well-being.
United Kingdom
The Lisbon Council for Economic Competitiveness and Social Renewal is a Brussels-based think tank and policy network. Established in 2003 in Belgium as a nonprofit, nonpartisan association, the group is dedicated to making a positive contribution through cutting-edge research and by engaging political leaders and the public at large in a constructive exchange about the economic and social challenges of the 21st century.
Belgium
The Macdonald-Laurier Institute for Public Policy is a Canadian leader in producing high-quality public policy research. It is the top ranked public policy think tank in the Canadian nation’s capital and has emerged as a thought leader on a wide range of policy matters including economic and fiscal policy, Aboriginal economic opportunity, health care, innovation, and foreign and defence policy.
Canada
The Shanghai Institute of Science and Technology Policy, affiliated with the Shanghai Institute of Science and Technology Management and founded in 1987 with the permission of Shanghai Science and Technology Commission, offers a scientific basis for decision-making by China’s government, gives intellectual support for cadre-training (of technical professionals), and provides intelligence for the development of science and technology.
China
The Swedish Agency for Growth Policy Analysis has the task of analysing the areas that are most important for growth. The overall objective is to strengthen Swedish competitiveness and create conditions for more jobs in more and growing businesses throughout the country.
Sweden
Taiwan Institute of Economic Research (TIER) was established on September 1, 1976 as the first private independent think tank in Taiwan. The main purpose of the institute is to actively engage in research on domestic and foreign macroeconomics and industrial economics in order to provide consultations to the government and enterprises and to promote Taiwan’s economic development.
Taiwan
Taiwan Research Institute (hereinafter TRI) is a privately funded non-profit organization in Taiwan. Established in 1994 by Lee Teng-hui, the former President of ROC (Taiwan), TRI served as a non-partisan think tank which concentrates on the following fields: public policy analysis, political institution and mechanism design, economic and financial assessment, energy and environmental regulations, business administration and management, technology innovation strategy, and cross-strait relations.
Taiwan
TicTac has a duty to advance a policy agenda aiming at the mass spreading of the ICT benefits to Colombians, while ensuring an orderly and sustainable growth of the industry, through the identification and analysis of: i) Obsolete policies and the generation of ideas for their updating or replacement; and ii) New structural/conjunctural challenges and opportunities for the generation of appropriate and timely policy responses.
Colombia