Brookings Institution

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Founded 1916. Independent, frequently cited as the world’s best think tank. Goals are to strengthen American democracy; foster the economic and social welfare, security and opportunity of all Americans; and secure a more open, safe, prosperous and co-operative international system. Priority research areas include energy and climate, growth through innovation, managing global change, and opportunity and wellbeing.

  • Address: 1775 Massachusetts Ave., NW, Washington, D.C., 20036, USA.

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  • President: John Rutherford Allen.

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