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Think tanks play an influential role in the policymaking process in the UK and their research and recommendations are often picked up by government policymakers. Using Overton’s database of policy documents, we wanted to see which think tanks...
The International Monetary Fund (IMF) has made use of Overton's policy document data to support their analysis in a recent publication, 'Macroeconomic Research in Low-income Countries: Advances Made in Five Key Areas Through a DFID-IMF...
COP26 is on the horizon and the world will be watching Glasgow as discussions take place that could shape our collective future. Understanding the relationship between scientific research and real world policy could not be more crucial in this space...
What is Overton
We help universities, think tanks and publishers understand the reach and influence of their research.
The Overton platform is the world’s largest searchable policy database, with almost 5 million documents from 29k organisations.
We track everything from white papers to think tank policy briefs to national clinical guidelines, and automatically find the references to scholarly research, academics and other outputs.