Think Tanks

Think tanks shape public policy. How do corporate contributions influence their scholarship?

Seeming independent, think tank scholars often profit as corporate lobbyists, consultants

Acting as independent arbiters to shape government policy, many researchers also have corporate roles that are sometimes undisclosed.

Brookings, big think tanks push corporate donors’ agendas as cash pours...

Think tanks are seen as independent, but their researchers often push the agendas of donors, amplifying a culture of corporate influence in Washington.