A nonpartisan think tank, we transform ideas into action by convening influential decision - makers and conducting economic research to solve urgent global challenges

We work to improve lives by accelerating medical research and promoting wellness and prevention.

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We promote effective financial markets that foster entrepreneurship and economic growth.

Job Creation

We focus on the factors and public policies that drive job creation and increase regional prosperity.


The index tracks and evaluates every state’s tech and science capabilities – and their success at converting those assets into companies and high-paying jobs.

Among the ways to move capital into infrastructure projects: Chartering a national infrastructure bank.

This year's Partnering for Cures meeting not only drew a record number of attendees from all aspects of the medical research enterprise, it also was the subject of coverage by both Fox and CNBC.

See some of the national coverage of our new report.

November 20, 2014

See panel videos, photos and more from the Milken Institute Summit - California, which brought together the state's business and policy leadership to forge partnerships and devise solutions. More

November 16 - 18, 2014

Videos and photos from medical research's most forward-thinking, outcomes-oriented, and patient-focused event.

April 26 - 29, 2015
The Global Conference convenes some of the world's most extraordinary people to explore solutions to today's most pressing challenges in financial markets, industry sectors, health, government and education. Where others see problems, we seek solutions.
October 28, 2014

What's ahead for Europe and the global economy? Videos capture what many of the world's most prominent opinion makers, executives, investors and philanthropists had to say. More


Healthy Savings: MedTech and the Economic Burden of Disease documents medical technology's impact on the economic burden of disease.

Effective Government and Economic Expansion: How California Is Improving Permitting and Communication to Spur Business identifies efforts to reduce the burden of opening or expanding a business in California.


What consequences does the world’s aging population mean for individuals, communities and countries? Read a book by our President, Paul Irving, on The Upside of Aging

Globalbanking.org is the go-to online resource for trends, data and analysis related to banking systems worldwide. 

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