Think tank

Economic Policy Institute

EPI

Washington D.C., United States

The Economic Policy Institute (EPI) is a nonprofit, nonpartisan think tank created in 1986 to include the needs of low- and middle-income workers in economic policy discussions. EPI believes every working person deserves a good job with fair pay, affordable health care, and retirement security. To achieve this goal, EPI conducts research and analysis on the economic status of working America. EPI proposes public policies that protect and improve the economic conditions of low- and middle-income workers and assesses policies with respect to how they affect those workers.

Contact details

Website:
http://www.epi.org

Address:
1225 Eye St. NW, Suite 600 Washington, DC 20005

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
University
Year founded
1986
Age (years)
Economic Policy Institute
 35
United States average
 38
Global average
 30
Founded by
Founders: Jeff Faux, Lester Thurow, Ray Marshall, Barry Bluestone, Robert Reich, Robert Kuttner
Founder gender: All male
Leadership
Leader(s) (2021): John Schmitt
Leader gender: Male
Leader(s) (2020): N/A Leader(s) (2019): Thea Lee
Leader gender: Female
Staff size
2021
Economic Policy Institute
 61
United States average
 37
Global average
 75
2019
Economic Policy Institute
 49
2017
Economic Policy Institute
 47
% Female staff
2021
Economic Policy Institute
 0%
United States average
 1%
Global average
 0%
2019
Economic Policy Institute
 51%
% Female researchers
2019
Economic Policy Institute
 50%
United States average
 27%
Global average
 35%

Organisational performance

Financials
2016
Economic Policy Institute
 $6,596,530
United States average
 $46,319,201
Global average
 $103,991,321

Social

Likes (2021)
Economic Policy Institute
 133,411
United States average
 86,720
Global average
 31,384
Likes (2019)
Economic Policy Institute
 125,614
Likes (2017)
Economic Policy Institute
 115,827
Twitter
Followers (2021)
Economic Policy Institute
 82,562
United States average
 46,914
Global average
 18,429
Followers (2019)
Economic Policy Institute
 63,915
Followers (2018)
Economic Policy Institute
 58,154
Subscribers (2021)
Economic Policy Institute
 5,890
United States average
 15,378
Global average
 5,254
Subscribers (2019)
Economic Policy Institute
 3,096
Subscribers (2017)
Economic Policy Institute
 2,800
Subscribers (2019)
Economic Policy Institute
United States average
Global average
Subscribers (2017)
Economic Policy Institute
Followers (2019)
Economic Policy Institute
 164
United States average
 15,265
Global average
 8,272
Followers (2019)
Economic Policy Institute
 4,142
United States average
 8,453
Global average
 6,628

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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