Think tank

مؤسسة البحوث الدولية

International Research Foundation ‒ IRF

Muscat, Oman

The International Research Foundation was established in 2005 as a non-governmental, independent non-profit think-tank based in Muscat to conduct research on domestic and international economic issues with emphasis on the Arab world. The IRF sets its research and public affairs agenda on a collegial basis relying on the input of its researcher staff, its editorial board and its Senior Fellows. It maintains a working arrangement with governmental and non-governmental organizations in the region and other parts of the world. IRF is the regional member of The Fraser Institute’s Economic Freedom Network. The IRF’s mission is to measure, research and communicate to a regional and global audience the impact of competitive markets on the welfare of individuals.

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Western Asia

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Geographics of focus
Arab World
Operating languages
Arabic , English

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Founded by
Founders: Salem Ben Nasser Al Ismaily
Founder gender: All male
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Last updated: 31/01/2020
Rating of data accuracy (find out more): Authenticated
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