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
 38
United States average
 41
Global average
 32
Founded by
Founders: Jeff Faux, Lester Thurow, Ray Marshall, Barry Bluestone, Robert Reich, Robert Kuttner
Founder gender: All male
Leadership
Leader(s) (2023): Heidi Shierholz
Leader gender: Male
Leader(s) (2022): N/A
Leader gender: N/A
Leader(s) (2021): John Schmitt
Leader gender: Male
Staff size
2023
Economic Policy Institute
 31
United States average
 51
Global average
 66
2021
Economic Policy Institute
 61
2019
Economic Policy Institute
 49
% Female staff
2023
Economic Policy Institute
 4%
United States average
 51%
Global average
 50%
2021
Economic Policy Institute
 44%
2019
Economic Policy Institute
 51%
% Female researchers
2021
Economic Policy Institute
 47%
United States average
 21%
Global average
 16%
2019
Economic Policy Institute
 50%

Organisational performance

Publications
2022
Economic Policy Institute
 53
United States average
 60
Global average
 65
Financials
2016
Economic Policy Institute
 $6,596,530
United States average
 $45,925,905
Global average
 $103,991,321

Social

Likes (2023)
Economic Policy Institute
 133,061
United States average
 67,586
Global average
 27,094
Likes (2022)
Economic Policy Institute
 132,343
Likes (2021)
Economic Policy Institute
 133,411
Twitter
Followers (2024)
Economic Policy Institute
 89,900
United States average
 38,524
Global average
 18,119
Followers (2022)
Economic Policy Institute
 88,241
Followers (2021)
Economic Policy Institute
 82,562
Subscribers (2023)
Economic Policy Institute
 7,180
United States average
 19,521
Global average
 6,305
Subscribers (2022)
Economic Policy Institute
 6,620
Subscribers (2021)
Economic Policy Institute
 5,890
Subscribers (2019)
Economic Policy Institute
United States average
Global average
Subscribers (2017)
Economic Policy Institute
Followers (2023)
Economic Policy Institute
 9,801
United States average
 15,945
Global average
 11,185
Followers (2022)
Economic Policy Institute
 7,260
Followers (2021)
Economic Policy Institute
 4,298
Followers (2023)
Economic Policy Institute
 18,148
United States average
 18,650
Global average
 12,007
Followers (2022)
Economic Policy Institute
 13,379
Followers (2019)
Economic Policy Institute
 4,142

Data notes

Last updated: 16/05/2023
Rating of data accuracy (find out more) : OTT reviewed
Data sources consulted: NIRA Think Tank Directory, Organisation┬┤s website
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