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
 66
Global average
 124
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
 57
Global average
 34
Financials
2016
Cato Institute
 $36,069,847
United States average
 $45,549,602
Global average
 $103,991,321

Social

Likes (2021)
Cato Institute
 363,579
United States average
 84,487
Global average
 31,388
Likes (2019)
Cato Institute
 372,145
Likes (2017)
Cato Institute
 379,869
Twitter
Followers (2022)
Cato Institute
 365,153
United States average
 49,129
Global average
 19,804
Followers (2021)
Cato Institute
 364,539
Followers (2019)
Cato Institute
 364,349
Subscribers (2022)
Cato Institute
 82,500
United States average
 16,691
Global average
 5,882
Subscribers (2021)
Cato Institute
 69,400
Subscribers (2019)
Cato Institute
 51,000
Subscribers (2019)
Cato Institute
United States average
Global average
Followers (2021)
Cato Institute
 36,767
United States average
 17,972
Global average
 14,022
Followers (2019)
Cato Institute
 27,800
Followers (2019)
Cato Institute
 18,710
United States average
 8,395
Global average
 6,399
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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