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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Prosperity and justice after the pandemic

This report from UK think tank IPPR looks at a new consensus on economic policy and how

Climate-induced migration and modern slavery

This report from UK think tank IIED looks at recognising slavery as a mainstream policy issue alongside

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

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Asia’s new geopolitics: military power and regional order

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Babyn Yar: 80 years later

This event, hosted by UK think tank the HJS will address Antisemitism in Eastern Europe, including its

The carbon crunch?

This event, hosted by UK think tank the Resolution Foundation will discuss delivering the next phase of

Jobs for all? What happens when the furlough scheme ends

This event, hosted by UK think tank the Institute for Fiscal Studies will explore what may happen

Are government departmental boards working?

This event, hosted by UK think tank the Institute for Government will discuss government departmental boards and

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