Policy Foresight Associates

Policy in Action

Policy Foresight Associates is a Portland, Oregon-based firm that provides research and strategy advice on public policies and programs for clients in the United States and abroad. The firm specializes in data-rich and forward-looking research, planning, and analysis for public and private sector clients. Our emphasis is on a prudent use of resources to achieve known outcomes

Project Types

  • Public policy and program research and design
  • Program monitoring and evaluation
  • Policy forecasting and strategy
  • Data analysis and forecasting


The Principal of Policy Foresight Associates is Dr. Bruce Gilley, who holds a Masters in Economics from the University of Oxford and a Ph.D. in Politics from Princeton University. Dr. Gilley is the Founding Director of the Master of Public Policy Program at Portland State University, where he teaches on policy analysis, comparative public policy, and contemporary governance. Dr. Gilley has wide experience in the Asian region and is a Visiting Faculty in the College of Local Administration at Khon Kaen University in Thailand.

Published Research

Dr. Gilley has published recent studies in areas of public finance/ taxation, policy process, public-private partnerships, economic development policy, environmental policy, and capacity-building.


Dr. Gilley can be reached at: gilleyb@policyforesightassociates.com or by using our Contact form