Strategic Initiatives

Perspectives from ESI & ANBOUND: Life in Cities Part 1

April 1, 2022 / Comments Off on Perspectives from ESI & ANBOUND: Life in Cities Part 1

An ESI-ANBOUND collaborative article based on an internal survey that asked opinions for future cities What does life in urban settings look like going forward? Living through a series of social uprisings, environmental consequences, and conflicting political agenda priorities, we are experiencing not only a changing landscape, but also the increased expense of living in […]

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Perspectives from ESI & ANBOUND: Life in Cities Part 2

April 1, 2022 / Comments Off on Perspectives from ESI & ANBOUND: Life in Cities Part 2

An ESI-ANBOUND collaborative article based on an internal survey that asked opinions for future cities What does life in urban settings look like going forward? Living through a series of social uprisings, environmental consequences, and conflicting political agenda priorities, we are experiencing not only a changing landscape, but also the increased expense of living in […]

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How Has COVID-19 Impacted the International Student Experience

September 24, 2021 / Comments Off on How Has COVID-19 Impacted the International Student Experience

Higher education is a critical contributor to the US economy and culture, attracting billions of international talents every year. The market size of higher education in the US is roughly $580 billion and 2.6% of US GDP. International students are 4% of the total student population, yet they bring in $41 billion to the economy, […]

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Econsult Solutions, Inc. and ThoughtLab Unwind Joint Venture to Focus on New Growth Initiatives

August 9, 2021 / Comments Off on Econsult Solutions, Inc. and ThoughtLab Unwind Joint Venture to Focus on New Growth Initiatives

August 9, 2021 (Philadelphia, PA) – Econsult Solutions, Inc. (ESI) and ThoughtLab today announced new initiatives to build on the success of their recently concluded five-year joint venture, ESI ThoughtLab. Established in July 2016, ESI ThoughtLab provided evidence-based thought leadership to examine the latest digital, economic, and social trends and their impact on companies, industries, and […]

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Think Tanks in a Post-COVID Era

April 30, 2021 / Comments Off on Think Tanks in a Post-COVID Era

Think tanks, independent from government, provide expert advice on a diverse range of policy issues and products topics such as social policy, economics, and technology through interdisciplinary research. In the policy-making process, think tanks can play critical roles in stages such as setting the policy agenda, designing policy interventions, policy advocacy, monitoring the policy implementation, […]

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After US and China Alaska Meeting: A 2021 Outlook for US-China Relations

April 9, 2021 / Comments Off on After US and China Alaska Meeting: A 2021 Outlook for US-China Relations

On March 18th and 19th 2021, the first high-level diplomatic meeting since Biden’s election took place in Anchorage, Alaska against the backdrop of deteriorating bilateral relations of the two countries. The meeting opened with heated exchanges of rebukes of each other’s policies, but followed with much more rational and constructive discussions, which suggests that both […]

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