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  • n. Alternative spelling of think tank.


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  • His comments will be amplified in a report he had written for the St Paul's Institute - effectively the cathedral's think-tank, which is endorsed by Dr Rowan Williams, the Archbishop for/of Canterbury - and which will be published tomorrow, which argues that the City has lost its moral framework as technology has replaced human interaction. - Telegraph online, Daily Telegraph and Sunday Telegraph

  • A report by McKinsey Global Institute, the think-tank arm of the big consulting firm, estimates that multinationals account for 23% of the nation's private-sector output and 48% of its exports of goods.

    Big U.S. Firms Shift Hiring Abroad

  • At the end, says Claire Spencer, a senior North African analyst at London think-tank Chatham House, Tunisians had had enough of Ben Ali's hardline regime.

    New Leader in Tunisia Calls for a Unity Government

  • The ZEW think-tank said Tuesday its closely watched economic-expectations index decreased to 14.1 points in March from 15.7 points in February, following four consecutive increases.

    German Economic Hopes Slip

  • When the disaster hit, the Overseas Development Institute, a U.K. think-tank, had already compiled a report outlining 28 disasters over 30 years of earthquake aid.

    What Can We Learn From The Relief Efforts In Haiti?

  • Martin Walker is senior director of the Global Business Policy Council, a private think-tank based in Washington, DC.

    Martin Walker biography

  • Information on concession agreements and other matters pertaining to these projects is hard to come by, says Partho Mukhopadhyay, an expert with Centre for Policy Research, a think-tank based in Delhi.

    Private No More

  • Not only using her home sanctuary as a place to hold events for her non-profit benefiting foster youth, but also as a think-tank for advocating diversity on Hollywood sets.

    Chie Davis: Sitting Down with Victoria Rowell

  • Tonight's debate, hosted by CNN and the right-wing Heritage Foundation think-tank here in Washington DC, also sees a novelty on stage: Newt Gingrich, presidential frontrunner.

    GOP presidential debate in Washington – as it happened

  • The counter argument to intervention was put forward by Julia Margo, Deputy Director of think-tank Demos that if businesses had to pay they couldn't afford to provide these sorts of opportunities, leaving young people with absolutely no route to gaining experience.

    Caroline Mortimer: Are Unpaid Internships an Example of Market Failure?


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