2016 Tobin Project Update Available

The 2016 Tobin Project Update is now available. It features new projects in our National Security and Institutions of Democracy initiatives, highlights from Corporations and American Democracy, and more.

The Tobin Project is now accepting applications for our 2017 graduate student programs

The Tobin Project is now accepting applications for our 2017 Graduate Fellowship and Workshop and Prospectus Development Workshop from graduate students working on real-world problems related to the Tobin Project’s core research areas.

Tobin Project Holds Conference on Inequality and Decision Making

On August 4th and 5th, the Tobin Project convened a Conference on Inequality and Decision Making. Participants examined the ways in which rising economic inequality might influence the perceptions, beliefs, and behaviors of Americans.

Tobin Project Holds a Meeting on Reassessing Threat Assessment

On May 20th, the Tobin Project convened policymakers and scholars across a range of disciplines for a meeting in Washington, DC on “Reassessing Threat Assessment: Building a Better Framework for Evaluating Strategic Threats.” Participants explored where new academic scholarship on past threat assessments could help develop the tools we need to accurately and reliably assess threats we face today.

Inequality and Decision Making Conference Participants Selected

The Conference Advisory Board and the Tobin Project have selected the scholars that will present preliminary results at the Inequality and Decision Making conference in August.

New Sustainable Security Research Now Available

How can the U.S. craft a sustainable security strategy in the face of shifting threats, sharp resource constraints, and a changing balance of power? The National Security initiative's work on this question, which will be published in an Oxford University Press edited volume, is now available for free download.

2015 Tobin Project Update Available

The 2015 Tobin Project Update has been published, featuring new projects in the Inequality and Decision Making initiative, highlights from Sustainable Security, and more.

Open Call for Applications

The Tobin Project seeks outstanding applicants eager to join our team and work toward our mission of catalyzing cutting-edge social science research on the nation’s most important unanswered questions.