The Manhattan Institute for Policy Research
is an influential conservative think tank
based in New York
, and established in 1978. Their self-described mission is to "develop and disseminate new ideas that foster greater economic choice and individual responsibility.
" The Institute publishes the quarterly publication, City Journal
which has a circulation of roughly 10,000, targeted at policymakers, politicians, scholars and journalists.
The Institute was influential with Mayor Rudolph Giuliani during his tenure as mayor of New York City, providing many of the ideas and direction towards New York City's policies in the 1990s.
People affiliated with the Manhattan Institute include:
- Lawrence Mone, president
- Myron Magnet, editor City Journal
Notable members of the board of trustees include: William Kristol
, The Weekly Standard
; Peggy Noonan, The Wall Street Journal
; Fareed Zakaria, Newsweek International; Robert Rosenkranz, CEO, Delphi Financial Group, Inc.