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
 44
United States average
 39
Global average
 31
Leadership
Leader(s) (2019): Peter Goetteler
Leader gender: Male
Leader(s) (2018): Peter Goetteler
Leader gender: Male
Leader(s) (2017): Peter Goettler
Leader gender: Male
Staff size
2019
Cato Institute
 44
United States average
 71
Global average
 120
2017
Cato Institute
 117
% Female staff
2019
Cato Institute
43% 
United States average
46% 
Global average
42% 

Organisational performance

Financials
2016
Cato Institute
 $36,069,847
United States average
 $46,257,861
Global average
 $103,271,725

Social

Likes (2019)
Cato Institute
 372,145
United States average
 72,519
Global average
 24,405
Likes (2017)
Cato Institute
 379,869
Twitter
Followers (2019)
Cato Institute
364,349 
United States average
 35,047
Global average
 15,113
Followers (2018)
Cato Institute
358,336 
Followers (2017)
Cato Institute
326,000 
Subscribers (2019)
Cato Institute
 51,000
United States average
 12,119
Global average
 5,924
Subscribers (2019)
Cato Institute
United States average
Global average
Followers (2019)
Cato Institute
 27,800
United States average
 13,249
Global average
 8,194
Followers (2019)
Cato Institute
 18,710
United States average
 8,378
Global average
 6,912
Followers (2018)
Cato Institute
 14

Data notes

Last updated: 01/04/2020
Rating of data accuracy (find out more): OTT reviewed
Data sources consulted: NIRA Think Tank Directory, Organisation´s website
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