Think tank

Beijer Institute of Ecological Economics

Stockholm, Sweden

The Beijer Institute of Ecological Economics is an international research institute under the auspices of the Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences. The Institute was established in 1977 and was reorganized in 1991 with a focus on ecological economics. The Beijer Institute's major objective is to carry out research and stimulate cooperation between scientists, university departments, research centers and institutes to promote a deeper understanding of the interplay between ecological systems and social and economic development. Cooperation efforts include collaborative research between economists and ecologists and related disciplines on fundamental and applied problems in relation to sustainability, as well as teaching and training on those issues nationally and internationally. The Beijer Institute's major activities are international research programmes, synthesis workshops, a broad set of research projects, teaching and training programs, dissemination of results, the science-policy interface and collaborative communication.

Contact details

Website:
http://www.beijer.kva.se

Address:
The Beijer Institute, The Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences P.O. Box 50005, SE-104 05 Stockholm, Sweden

Country:
Sweden

Sub-region:
Northern Europe

Areas of focus

Geographics of focus
Global
Operating languages
English

Organisation details

Business model
University institute/center
Institutional affiliations
University
Year founded
1977
Age (years)
Beijer Institute of Ecological Economics
 44
Sweden average
 33
Global average
 31
Leadership
Leader(s) (2019): Carl Folke
Leader gender: Male
Leader(s) (2018): Carl Folke
Leader gender: Male
Leader(s) (2017): Carl Folke
Leader gender: Male
Staff size
2019
Beijer Institute of Ecological Economics
 21
Sweden average
 73
Global average
 120
2017
Beijer Institute of Ecological Economics
 18
% Female staff
2019
Beijer Institute of Ecological Economics
40% 
Sweden average
55% 
Global average
42% 
% Female researchers
2019
Beijer Institute of Ecological Economics
27% 
Sweden average
36% 
Global average
34% 
2017
Beijer Institute of Ecological Economics
29% 

Organisational performance

Publications
2016
Beijer Institute of Ecological Economics
 29
Sweden average
 65
Global average
 161

Social

Likes (2019)
Beijer Institute of Ecological Economics
 5,364
Sweden average
 8,076
Global average
 24,405
Twitter
Followers (2019)
Beijer Institute of Ecological Economics
 8,504
Sweden average
 8,742
Global average
 15,113
Followers (2019)
Beijer Institute of Ecological Economics
 2,463
Sweden average
 1,490
Global average
 8,194
Followers (2019)
Beijer Institute of Ecological Economics
 93,618
Sweden average
 13,153
Global average
 6,912

Data notes

Last updated: 12/02/2020
Rating of data accuracy (find out more): Authenticated
Data sources consulted: Organisation´s website, Think tank list
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