INESAD remains the first Think Tank of Bolivia in 2019

The INESAD Foundation (Institute for Advanced Development Studies) was recognized again as the No. 1 think tank in Bolivia and as one of the most prominent in the region.

The Global Go To Think Tank Index Report 2019, published by the University of Pennsylvania, together with its Lauder Institute and the Thinks Tanks and Civil Societies Program (TTCSP), analyzes and displays, globally, the Contributions to economic and social development made by different think tanks in the world. The report presents this works through a ranking of positions globally and regionally.

For the 2019 management, the INESAD Foundation once again occupies the UNO position in Bolivia, thus being the most important and fastest growing think tank in the national territory. In addition, it is in the position No. 38 in the regions of Central and South America (among 4% of the best), having risen one position with respect to its potion in 2018.

The Global Go To Think Tank Index Report 2019 also classifies the different think tanks in the world according to work themes and contributions made. In this sense, the INESAD Foundation also stands out in the following categories:

  • 2019 Top Environment Policy Think Tanks: The category compiles think tanks that work on environmental issues and, at the same time, lead environmental policy activities, where INESAD is ranked No. 63 globally.
  • Think Tank to Watch in 2019: The category compiles the most outstanding think tanks for the contributions provided, where INESAD occupies the No. 110 position globally.

These awards represent the effort and quality of INESAD’s work; always committed to its mission: “Generate, disseminate and transfer knowledge oriented to overcome critical obstacles to sustainable socio-economic development, seeking to influence public policies”; and his vision: “To be a leading research center in sustainable socio-economic development, recognized nationally and internationally for the quality and relevance of the research carried out, with an impact on public policies”.

This recognition would not have been possible without the coordinated work of the entire INESAD team, which allows the Foundation to grow and contribute more to Bolivia. In addition, the support of all research institutions, state agencies and international cooperation agencies should be noted.

The INESAD Foundation is very grateful to all the public that supports, consults and analyzes the work produced; since it is a fundamental piece to achieve this recognition and positioning as one of the most important think tanks in Latin America.

Global Go to Think Tank Index, what is it?

Photo: Report cover.

Global Go to Think Tank Index is a report produced by the University of Pennsylvania with its Lauder Institute and the TTCSP Program that measures and analyzes the quality of work done by different think tanks around the world. This report serves both donors, policy makers, journalists and academics, as a measure or parameter for their choice or rating.

The report is prepared under the direction of James G. McGann, Ph.D .; It has been carried out since 2006 and is presented annually at the beginning of each management. The evaluation process is developed through a survey, proposed to more than 50,000 people, specialists in the economic and social areas. Subsequently, a multidisciplinary team of hundreds of specialists evaluates the results and validates the positions of each of the think tanks.

INESAD Foundation

Think Tank #1 in Bolivia

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