The Estonian Institute of Economics was established in 1947 under the Estonian Academy of Sciences and merged with Tallinn University of Technology in 1997 as an independent research institute.
The main directions of research are:
a) Institutional structure and convergence: current problems of the Estonian socio-economic system;
b) Modelling and socio-economic evaluation of the sustainable utilisation of Estonian natural resources.
PRAXIS Center for Policy Studies is an independent not-for-profit think tank based in Tallinn, Estonia. Founded in 2000, the mission of PRAXIS is to improve and contribute to the policy-making process in Estonia by conducting independent research, providing strategic counsel to policy makers and fostering public debate. PRAXIS aims to develop this kind of practical knowledge as well as to offer its know-how and expertise to identify and tackle key problems in the society, and provide practical recommendations to policy makers.