A-id is the first Italian think tank that focuses entirely on international development. Independent and young, A-id wants to suggest a fresh vision upon which constructing a modern idea of advocacy, where methods and practices are combined in order to direct the action of decision makers and politicians towards issues of social justice.


Our method detects the macro and micro mechanisms of developing societies. From institutional theory to anthropology and sociology, the combination of empirical analyses with a strong theoretical investigation of causal modelling provides us a full-grained picture of the nature of social dynamics.


To carry out innovative researches, we explore fundamental theoretical questions from different angles. In order to describe reality, we put together expertise across a range of disciplines. By blending the two levels, we design researches with a strong impact in order to activate the public sphere.