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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Digital rights in closing civic space: lessons from ten African countries

This report from UK think tank the Institute of Development Studies presents findings from ten digital rights

Rethinking the response to jihadist groups across the Sahel

This report from UK think tank Chatham House looks at the solution to insurgency in the Western

Kick-starting the Green Recovery in 2021

This report from UK think tank Chatham House looks at an arc of engagement for sustainability. In

Retreating rights: examining the pressure on human rights in Kyrgyzstan

This latest briefing from UK think tank the Foreign Policy Centre looks at a period of rapid

Funding devolution

This report from UK think tank the Institute for Government looks at the Barnett formula in theory

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