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Distributed Presses

The Brookings Institution Press distributes books published by several other research organizations.  Click on the individual partner presses below in order to view their book lists.

The Asian Development Bank Institute (ADBI), located in Tokyo, Japan, is the think tank of the Asian Development Bank (ADB). ADBI was established in 1997 to identify effective development strategies and to improve the capacity for sound development in ADB’s developing member countries. ADBI is a recognized leader in the creation and sharing of knowledge on economic development in Asia and the Pacific. It conducts research as well as capacity building and training activities that support ADB’s overall objective of poverty reduction and long-term growth and competitiveness of developing economies in the region.

Asia-Pacific Research Center (Shorenstein APARC) at Stanford University produces interdisciplinary research on Asia-Pacific issues. Its mission is to influence U.S. policy toward the region and to guide Asian nations on key issues of societal transition, development, U.S.-Asian relations, and regional cooperation.

Aspen Institute is an international organization whose programs are designed to enhance the ability of leaders in business, government, the nonprofit sector, academia, and the media to understand and act upon the issues that challenge the national and international community.

Bertelsmann Foundation (Bertelsmann Stiftung), based in Gutersloh, Germany. aims to promote innovation, to provide impetus, to bring about solutions to existing problems and allow for a more widespread discussion of important questions.

Carnegie Endowment for International Peace was established in 1910 by Andrew Carnegie. The Endowment conducts research, discussion, publication, and education programs in international affairs and American foreign policy. Activities cover a broad range of military, political, and economic issues.

Center for Global Development is dedicated to reducing global poverty and inequality through policy-oriented research and active engagement on development issues.

Center for Transatlantic Relations is an integral part of the Nitze School of Advanced Studies (SAIS) at the Johns Hopkins University. Its aim is to improve the understanding of U.S.-EU relations.

Centre for Economic Policy Research, based in London, is a network of over 200 research fellows, based primarily in European universities. The Centre coordinates its fellows’ research activities and communicates their results to the public and private sectors. Established in 1983, CEPR is pluralist and non-partisan, bringing economic research to bear on the analysis of medium- and long-run policy questions.

Centre for European Policy Studies, based in Brussels, is an independent policy research institute dedicated to producing sound, authoritative research leading to constructive solutions to the challenges facing Europe today. Founded in 1983, the Centre builds collaborative networks of researchers, policymakers, and business leaders across Europe and disseminates its findings through publications and public events.

Century Foundation is a research foundation undertaking timely analyses of economic, political, and social issues. Not-for-profit and nonpartisan, it was founded in 1919 and endowed by Edward A. Filene.

Chatham House (The Royal Institute of International Affairs) was set up in 1920 as a result of discussions between the British and American delegates to the Paris Peace Conference of 1919. Its aim is to promote the study and understanding of all aspects of international relations.

Economica, founded in 1971 and based in Paris, is a leading French publisher on economics, management, and strategy.

Jamestown Foundation is a nonprofit organization founded in 1984 that provides analysis of security trends in Eurasia, extending from Russia, the former Soviet Union, and into China.

Japan Center for International Exchange, founded in 1970, is an independent, nonprofit, and nonpartisan organization dedicated to strengthening Japan’s role in international networks of policy dialogue and cooperation.

United Nations University is a global think tank, part of the United Nations System. Its publishing arm, United Nations University Press, ceased operations in January 2014. The Brookings Institution Press continues to represent titles published by United Nations University Press prior to January 2014.

The World Trade Organization is the only international organization dealing with the global rules of trade between nations. Its main function is to ensure that trade flows as smoothly, predictably, and freely as possible.

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