ACI has been rated as one of the "Best University Affiliated Think Tanks" in the recently released 2018 Global Go To Think Tank Index Report. In January 2019, it was announced by the University of Pennsylvania's Think Tanks and Civil Societies Program (TTCSP) that ACI has been ranked number 12 out of 94 university affiliated think tanks worldwide, as a recognition for its research relevance and policy impact.
Background: "The Think Tanks and Civil Societies Program (TTCSP) at the University of Pennsylvania conducts research on the role policy institutes play in governments and civil societies around the world. Often referred to as the 'think tanks’ think tank,' TTCSP examines the evolving role and character of public policy research organizations. The 2018 Global Go To Think Tank Index Report marks the 13th year of continued efforts by the TTCSP at the University of Pennsylvania to acknowledge the important contributions and emerging global trends of think tanks worldwide." To find out more about the TTCSP's Global Go-To Think Tank Index, please visit https://repository.upenn.edu/think_tanks/
Reference: McGann, James G., "2018 Global Go To Think Tank Index Report" (2019). TTCSP Global Go To Think Tank Index Reports. 16. https://repository.upenn.edu/think_tanks/16