Think tank

David Hume Institute

DHI

Edinburgh, United Kingdom

The David Hume Institute was established in 1985 by Sir Alan Peacock and was supported by Sir Gerald Elliot. Alan identified the need for a Scottish-based research institute that would be independent of government funding and unafraid to challenge established thinking. The institute is an independent, non-partisan, evidence-based think tank that has been operating at the heart of Scottish policy debate for over 35 years. Its mission is to increase understanding of the economy and contribute to a prosperous, sustainable, inclusive and fair Scotland.

Contact details

Website:
https://davidhumeinstitute.org

Address:
Coworking @ CodeBase, 3 Lady Lawson Street, Edinburgh, EH3 9DR

Country:
United Kingdom

Sub-region:
Northern Europe

Areas of focus

Organisation details

Business model
Non-profit
Institutional affiliations
Independent
Founded by
Founders: Sir Alan Peacock
Founder gender: All male
Leadership
Leader(s) (2022): Susan Murray
Leader gender: Female
Leader(s) (2021): Susan Murray
Leader gender: Female
Leader(s) (2020): Susan Murray
Leader gender: Female
Staff size
2022
David Hume Institute
 5
United Kingdom average
 32
Global average
 43
2021
David Hume Institute
 3
2020
David Hume Institute
 3
% Female staff
2022
David Hume Institute
 60%
United Kingdom average
 56%
Global average
 53%
2020
David Hume Institute
 100%

Organisational performance

Publications
2021
David Hume Institute
 9
United Kingdom average
 32
Global average
 43
2020
David Hume Institute
 3
2019
David Hume Institute
 1
Financials
2021
David Hume Institute
 $446,000
United Kingdom average
 $7,038,537
Global average
 $4,559,537
2020
David Hume Institute
 $347,913
2019
David Hume Institute
 $224,796

Social

Likes (2019)
David Hume Institute
 635
United Kingdom average
 14,914
Global average
 24,120
Twitter
Followers (2022)
David Hume Institute
 1,934
United Kingdom average
 37,173
Global average
 19,218
Followers (2021)
David Hume Institute
 1,654
Followers (2019)
David Hume Institute
 1,320
Subscribers (2022)
David Hume Institute
 75
United Kingdom average
 12,094
Global average
 5,610
Subscribers (2021)
David Hume Institute
 65
Subscribers (2019)
David Hume Institute
 55
Followers (2022)
David Hume Institute
 606
United Kingdom average
 11,225
Global average
 16,346
Followers (2019)
David Hume Institute
 50

Data notes

Last updated: 30/06/2022
Rating of data accuracy (find out more): OTT reviewed
Data sources consulted: Information supplied by organisation, Organisation´s website
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