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Policy analysis in Brazil$
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Jeni Vaitsman, Jose M. Ribeiro, and Lenaura Lobato

Print publication date: 2013

Print ISBN-13: 9781447306849

Published to Policy Press Scholarship Online: January 2014

DOI: 10.1332/policypress/9781447306849.001.0001

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Brazilian Think Tanks: Between the Past and the Future

Brazilian Think Tanks: Between the Past and the Future

Chapter:
(p.233) Eighteen Brazilian Think Tanks: Between the Past and the Future
Source:
Policy analysis in Brazil
Author(s):

Tatiana Teixeira

Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:10.1332/policypress/9781447306849.003.0018

Analysing the think tanks in Brazil, the chapter shows that organisations that in other contexts may perhaps be characterised as think tanks – in that they deal with policy analysis – are not always recognised, nor recognise themselves, as having the role of influencing public policy. Aside from the fact that they are few and recent in Brazil, these institutes were founded by high-ranking technical elites in their fields, which may explain why they set themselves apart from the field of politics, an arena associated with politicians, parties and movements, where interests and ideologies prevail more explicitly than technical solutions based on high expertise.

Keywords:   Policy analysis, Think tanks, Policymaking, Brazil

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