Think tank

Cato Institute

CATO

Washington D.C., United States

The Cato Institute is a public policy research organization — a think tank — dedicated to the principles of individual liberty, limited government, free markets and peace. Its scholars and analysts conduct independent, nonpartisan research on a wide range of policy issues.

Contact details

Website:
http://www.cato.org

Address:
1000 Massachusetts Ave, NW Washington, DC 20001-5403

Country:
United States

Sub-region:
Northern America

Areas of focus

Organisation details

Business model
Non-profit
Institutional affiliations
Independent
Year founded
1977
Age (years)
Cato Institute
 45
United States average
 39
Global average
 31
Founded by
Founders: N/A
Leadership
Leader(s) (2021): Peter Goetteler
Leader gender: Male
Leader(s) (2020): Peter Goetteler
Leader gender: Male
Leader(s) (2019): Peter Goetteler
Leader gender: Male
Staff size
2019
Cato Institute
 44
United States average
 67
Global average
 122
2017
Cato Institute
 117
% Female staff
2019
Cato Institute
 43%
United States average
 46%
Global average
 43%

Organisational performance

Publications
2020
Cato Institute
 116
United States average
 61
Global average
 34
Financials
2016
Cato Institute
 $36,069,847
United States average
 $46,140,074
Global average
 $103,991,321

Social

Likes (2022)
Cato Institute
 361,600
United States average
 89,052
Global average
 32,612
Likes (2021)
Cato Institute
 363,579
Likes (2019)
Cato Institute
 372,145
Followers (2022)
Cato Institute
 365,153
United States average
 49,064
Global average
 19,181
Followers (2021)
Cato Institute
 364,539
Followers (2019)
Cato Institute
 364,349
Subscribers (2022)
Cato Institute
 82,500
United States average
 16,599
Global average
 5,590
Subscribers (2021)
Cato Institute
 69,400
Subscribers (2019)
Cato Institute
 51,000
Subscribers (2019)
Cato Institute
United States average
Global average
Followers (2022)
Cato Institute
 39,245
United States average
 20,353
Global average
 14,557
Followers (2021)
Cato Institute
 36,767
Followers (2019)
Cato Institute
 27,800
Followers (2022)
Cato Institute
 41,099
United States average
 28,708
Global average
 16,259
Followers (2019)
Cato Institute
 18,710
Followers (2018)
Cato Institute
 14

Data notes

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