On 30 January 2018, in Kyiv, Razumkov Centre, together with the Institute for Economic Research and Policy Consulting and CEDOS think tank, presented the annual 2017 global top think tanks rating (2017 Global Go To Think Tank Index Report).
This report is issued since 2008 by the Think Tanks and Civil Societies Program of the Lauder Institute, University of Pennsylvania (USA).
The 2017 report was formed on the basis of surveys of approximately 4,000 partner institutions and experts from print and electronic media, academic institutions, state and private donor organisations, and governments worldwide, which chose the best from over 7,500 think tanks worldwide in different nominations.
Razumkov Centre took 4th place among Top Think Tanks in Central and Eastern Europe.
Compared to the 2016 report, in 2017 Razumkov Centre went 12 positions up and took 44th place among Top Think Tanks Worldwide (including USA), and is the only representative from Ukraine in this category.
Among Top Think Tanks Worldwide (excluding USA), the Centre has 29th place.
Razumkov Centre was also nominated in other report categories.
In particular, among Top International Economic Policy Think Tanks, Razumkov Centre came 43rd.
In the Top Defence and National Security Think Tanks category, Razumkov Centre was 69th.
Among Top Foreign Policy and International Affairs Think Tanks – 130th.
In the Top International Development Think Tanks category – 125th place.
Among Top Domestic Economic Policy Think Tanks – 117th place.
Razumkov Centre was 23rd in the Best Managed Think Tanks nomination and 19th among Top Think Tanks with Annual Operating Budgets of Less Than $5 Million USD.