According to the "2012 Global Go To Think Tank Index," Carnegie Council for Ethics in International Affairs ranks number 19 in the list of 55 top think tanks in the United States.
To see the full report, click here. You may also download the one-page PDF at the bottom of this page, which lists the top 36 think tanks in the United States.
Prepared by the University of Pennsylvania's Think Tanks Civil Societies Program, this annual index is the authoritative ranking of the world's top think tanks. It is based on a global survey of scholars, policymakers, journalists, and regional and subject area experts.
Carnegie Council ranked number 32 in 2010 and 29 in 2011.
Founded by Andrew Carnegie in 1914, Carnegie Council for Ethics in International Affairs is an educational, nonprofit, nonpartisan organization that produces lectures, publications, and multimedia materials on the ethical challenges of living in a globalized world.
Most of the Council's output is available free of charge online. Recent multimedia products include:
- Political scientist Ian Bremmer on top risks for 2013 (Ethics Matter series)
- Ambassador Seyed Hossein Mousavian on U.S.-Iran relations (U.S. Global Engagement program)
- Nobel Prize-winner Wole Soyinka on Nigeria and Mali (Public Affairs program)
- Global Voices cofounder Rebecca MacKinnon on our digital lives (Thought Leaders series)
Other resources from Carnegie Council
- Ethics & International Affairs, quarterly journal published by Cambridge University Press
- Policy Innovations online magazine
- Global Ethics Network social media platform
- iTunesU multimedia supplement to best-selling textbook, World Politics: Trend and Transformation: www.ir101.org/kb
Download: Top Think Tanks in USA (page 49 of Report) (PDF, 476.41 K)