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.

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Pulling down the ladder

This report from UK think tank IPPR looks at the case for a proportional property tax. The

The case for treating long-term urban IDPs as city residents

This report from UK think tank IIED looks at internally displaced persons who seek safety in towns

Lessons for preventing and countering violent extremism: an evidence-based approach

This report from UK think tank RUSI looks at how to improve collating, assessing and strengthening efforts

Locked out of a livelihood

This report from UK think tank IPPR makes the case for reforming 'no recourse to public funds'.

Productive uses of energy for resilient livelihoods in LDCs

This report from UK think tank IIED looks at the integrated approaches needed to unlock the potential

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