The Development and Significance of Think Tanks in Germany
Author: MARTIN THUNERT
Published in GPS, Vol. 3 No. 2
This paper focuses in its first part on the different types of German think tanks and their organizational ingredients by looking at issues such as think tank management, funding, staffing and strategies. The second part examines the role of German think tanks in policy development and expert engagement and considers the constraints and opportunities, which both restrict and enable them to perform and to fulfill their potential.