Think tank

Academia de Centroamérica

Academy of Central America ‒ ACA

San José, Costa Rica

The Central American Academy is a private non-profit research centre based in Costa Rica. It focuses on the promotion of research in the social sciences, particularly on economic and social development, as well as on policy analysis and formulation.

Contact details

Website:
https://www.academiaca.or.cr/

Address:
100 este y 325 sur de la Universidad Veritas, Barrio Montealegre, Zapote, San José, Costa Rica. (Apdo. 6347-1000 San José, Costa Rica)

Country:
Costa Rica

Sub-region:
Central America

Areas of focus

Organisation details

Business model
Non-profit
Institutional affiliations
Independent
Year founded
1969
Age (years)
Academia de Centroamérica
 53
Costa Rica average
 42
Global average
 31
Founded by
Founders: Fernando Trejos Escalante
Founder gender: All male
Leadership
Leader(s) (2021): Ricardo Monge González
Leader gender: Male
Leader(s) (2017): Edna Camacho Mejía
Leader gender: Female
Leader(s) (2016): Edna Camacho Mejía
Leader gender: Female
Staff size
2021
Academia de Centroamérica
 6
Costa Rica average
 10
Global average
 86
% Female staff
2021
Academia de Centroamérica
 15%
Costa Rica average
 61%
Global average
 48%
% Female researchers
2021
Academia de Centroamérica
 15%
Costa Rica average
 5%
Global average
 16%

Social

Likes (2022)
Academia de Centroamérica
 5,576
Costa Rica average
 18,511
Global average
 32,642
Likes (2021)
Academia de Centroamérica
 5,345
Likes (2019)
Academia de Centroamérica
 4,794
Subscribers (2022)
Academia de Centroamérica
 31
Costa Rica average
 1,117
Global average
 5,610
Subscribers (2021)
Academia de Centroamérica
 31
Subscribers (2019)
Academia de Centroamérica
 25
Followers (2022)
Academia de Centroamérica
 1,129
Costa Rica average
 10,372
Global average
 16,346
Followers (2019)
Academia de Centroamérica
 67

Data notes

Last updated: 08/06/2021
Rating of data accuracy (find out more): OTT reviewed
Data sources consulted: Organisation´s website
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