Think tank

Beijer Institute of Ecological Economics

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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
 31
Global average
 30
Founded by
Founders: Kjell and Märta Beijer
Founder gender: Both male and female founders
Leadership
Leader(s) (2021): Carl Folke
Leader gender: Male
Leader(s) (2020): Carl Folke
Leader gender: Male
Leader(s) (2019): Carl Folke
Leader gender: Male
Staff size
2021
Beijer Institute of Ecological Economics
 19
Sweden average
 30
Global average
 75
2019
Beijer Institute of Ecological Economics
 21
2017
Beijer Institute of Ecological Economics
 18
% Female staff
2021
Beijer Institute of Ecological Economics
 0%
Sweden average
 0%
Global average
 0%
2019
Beijer Institute of Ecological Economics
 40%
% Female researchers
2019
Beijer Institute of Ecological Economics
 27%
Sweden average
 36%
Global average
 35%
2017
Beijer Institute of Ecological Economics
 29%

Organisational performance

Publications
2016
Beijer Institute of Ecological Economics
 29
Sweden average
 66
Global average
 163

Social

Likes (2021)
Beijer Institute of Ecological Economics
 7,333
Sweden average
 8,128
Global average
 31,343
Likes (2019)
Beijer Institute of Ecological Economics
 5,364
Twitter
Followers (2021)
Beijer Institute of Ecological Economics
 9,379
Sweden average
 10,145
Global average
 18,358
Followers (2019)
Beijer Institute of Ecological Economics
 8,504
Followers (2019)
Beijer Institute of Ecological Economics
 2,463
Sweden average
 1,497
Global average
 8,281
Followers (2019)
Beijer Institute of Ecological Economics
 93,618
Sweden average
 12,869
Global average
 6,628

Data notes

Last updated: 08/06/2021
Rating of data accuracy (find out more): Authenticated
Data sources consulted: Organisation´s website, Think tank list
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