More nationally-focused public policy groups follow. Many of these groups are indexed by the database POLICYFILE, which allows you to search across various organizations and institutes.
There are numerous public policy institutes and research programs across the country that provide insightful analysis of numerous public policy/affairs issues at the national and subnational levels. A few are highlighted here. For a longer list, divided by state, please visit the . The Stennis Center for Public Service is a federal, legislative branch agency created by Congress in 1988 and is located near the campus of Mississippi State University. Many of the public service/policy institutes and think tanks listed have a state-specific focus. For a larger listing of relevant (national) think tanks and policy institutes, please visit the University of Michigan Think Tank Guide.