French Think Tanks
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Centre d'Études du Développement International et des Mouvements Economiques et Sociaux CEDIMES covers topics including development, industrial policy, foreign relations, diplomacy, economic & social policy. The director is Dr. Claude Albagli.
Le Centres d'Études Prospectives et d'Informations Internationales CEPII is the leading French institute focusing solely on international economics and finance. The director is Jean-Claude Berthelemy.
Centre National de la Recherche Scientifique CNRS is a large organisation with over 25,000 employees conducting research in most of the scientific fields. It also conducts research in the humanities in the Département des Sciences de l'Homme et de la Société (SHS).
L'Institut Français des Relations Internationales IFRI is an independent research centre specialising in international relations founded in 1979 by the director Thierry de Montbrial.
Institut International d'Administration Publique IIAP covers a wide range of topics relating to economics, public administration and management theory. The director is Didier Maus.
Institut National d'Études Démographiques INED is a Government institute under the auspices of the Ministry of Population & Ministry of Science. INED provides demographic reseach and statistics. The director is Francois Heran.
Institut National de la Statistique et des Études Economiques INSEE is the French equivalent of the Office of National Statistics collects & produces information on all aspects of French economy & society. The director is Pierre Champsaur.
Institut l'Institut Euro '92A liberal leaning think tank, l'Institut Euro '92 focuses on a wide range of issues from mad cow disease to European philosophy. The director is Alain Madelin.