Think tank

Center for Economic and Policy Research

CEPR

Washington D.C., United States

The Center for Economic and Policy Research (CEPR) was established in 1999 to promote democratic debate on the most important economic and social issues that affect people's lives. In order for citizens to effectively exercise their voices in a democracy, they should be informed about the problems and choices that they face. CEPR is committed to presenting issues in an accurate and understandable manner, so that the public is better prepared to choose among the various policy options. Toward this end, CEPR conducts both professional research and public education. The professional research is oriented towards filling important gaps in the understanding of particular economic and social problems, or the impact of specific policies. The public education portion of CEPR's mission is to present the findings of professional research, both by CEPR and others, in a manner that allows broad segments of the public to know exactly what is at stake in major policy debates. An informed public should be able to choose policies that lead to an improving quality of life, both for people within the United States and around the world.

Contact details

Website:
http://www.cepr.net

Address:
1611 Connecticut Avenue, NW Suite 400 Washington, DC 20009

Country:
United States

Sub-region:
Northern America

Areas of focus

Geographics of focus
Global
Operating languages
English

Organisation details

Business model
Non-profit
Institutional affiliations
Independent
Year founded
1999
Age (years)
Center for Economic and Policy Research
 23
United States average
 39
Global average
 31
Founded by
Founders: Dean Baker | Mark Weisbrot
Founder gender: All male
Leadership
Leader(s) (2021): Eileen Appelbaum, Mark Weisbrot
Leader gender: Both male and female (more than one person)
Leader(s) (2019): Lance Lindblom
Leader gender: Male
Leader(s) (2017): Dean Baker | Mark Weisbrot
Leader gender: Male
Staff size
2021
Center for Economic and Policy Research
 35
United States average
 38
Global average
 89
2017
Center for Economic and Policy Research
 20
% Female staff
2021
Center for Economic and Policy Research
 49%
United States average
 51%
Global average
 48%

Organisational performance

Publications
2020
Center for Economic and Policy Research
 550
United States average
 57
Global average
 34
Financials
2016
Center for Economic and Policy Research
 $2,295,515
United States average
 $45,549,602
Global average
 $103,991,321

Social

Likes (2021)
Center for Economic and Policy Research
 63,463
United States average
 84,487
Global average
 31,388
Likes (2019)
Center for Economic and Policy Research
 63,615
Likes (2017)
Center for Economic and Policy Research
 62,448
Twitter
Followers (2022)
Center for Economic and Policy Research
 50,624
United States average
 49,129
Global average
 19,804
Followers (2021)
Center for Economic and Policy Research
 48,589
Followers (2019)
Center for Economic and Policy Research
 41,344
Subscribers (2022)
Center for Economic and Policy Research
 1,800
United States average
 16,691
Global average
 5,882
Subscribers (2021)
Center for Economic and Policy Research
 1,650
Subscribers (2019)
Center for Economic and Policy Research
 1,041
Followers (2019)
Center for Economic and Policy Research
 3,718
United States average
 8,395
Global average
 6,399

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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