Smart Thinking aggregates on one platform all the latest public policy research and analysis from the leading UK think tanks.

In offering this platform, Smart Thinking is curating UK think tank content for the first time, with the aim of stimulating vigorous debate and reaching as wide an audience as possible.

Please note that Smart Thinking does not condone any one view or report in providing this platform. All views are the think tanks’ own.

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Net zero and the tax system

This report from UK think tank the Institute for Government looks at a coherent tax strategy to

Bridging the channel

This report from UK think tank the Centre for European Reform looks at how Europeans and the

Raising barriers

This latest report from UK think tank EPICENTER looks at transforming attitudes to trade in Southern Europe.

Ethnicity, poverty, and the data in Scotland

This report from UK think tank the Joseph Rowntree Foundation looks at poverty levels for people in

Making hybrid inclusive

This report from UK think tank the Work Foundation looks at the key priorities for employers and

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Health in early years – how can we improve opportunities to live a healthy life?

This event, hosted by UK think tank the Health Foundation will hear fresh insights – and their

The 2021 spending review: the pressures on public services after the pandemic

This event, hosted by UK think tank IFG will discuss Performance Tracker findings – a data-driven analysis

Financing long-term strategies: are least developed countries and funders aligned?

This event, hosted by UK think tank IIED, will explore whether expectations from LDCs are being met

Spotlighting research on AI & ethnic and racial health inequalities

This event, hosted by UK think tank the HF will discuss how research can be translated into

Global Britain for an open world? Examining the importance of open societies to the UK’s ‘force for good’ ambitions

This event, hosted by UK think tank the FPC will seek to examine the UK’s approach to

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