The Lauder Institute of the University of Pennsylvania, USA has released the 2017 Global Think Tank Index. There are four categories of top think tanks used to create the index: Top Think Tanks in the World, Top Think Tanks by Region, Top Think Tanks by Area of Research and Top Think Tanks by Special Achievement. Top Transparency and Good Governance Think Tanks is a sub-category of Top Think Tanks by Area of Research.
The curse of natural resources is not only happening in Africa, but also Indonesia: a country with abundant natural resources, yet entangled in severe structural poverty. The chasm between the rich and poor is gaping. According to Bisnis Indonesia daily (September 24, 2016), the Gini ratio of land ownership in Indonesia in 2016 was close to 0.58, meaning that 1% of the population controls 59% of agrarian, land and spatial resources.