Think tank

Economic Policy Research Institute

EPRI

Cape Town, South Africa

The Economic Policy Research Institute (EPRI) is a global organisation based in Cape Town, South Africa, that works to better enable governments, their development partners and civil society institutions to design, implement, monitor and evaluate strategies, policies and programmes that support inclusive social development and equitable economic growth. EPRI specialises in research, capacity building and policy advisory services strengthening comprehensive and integrated social protection systems..

Contact details

Website:
www.epri.org.za

Address:
Sanclare Building, 21 Dreyer Street, Cape Town, 7708. South Africa

Country:
South Africa

Sub-region:
Southern Africa

Areas of focus

Organisation details

Business model
Non-profit
Institutional affiliations
Independent
Year founded
1994
Age (years)
Economic Policy Research Institute
 28
South Africa average
 27
Global average
 31
Founded by
Founders: Michael Samson, Ingrid van Niekerk and others
Founder gender: Both male and female founders
Leadership
Leader(s) (2021): Dr. Michael Samson, Director of Research
Leader gender: Male
Leader(s) (2020): Ingrid van Niekerk
Leader gender: Female
Leader(s) (2019): Ingrid van Niekerk
Leader gender: Female
Staff size
2021
Economic Policy Research Institute
 7
South Africa average
 48
Global average
 86
% Female staff
2021
Economic Policy Research Institute
 71%
South Africa average
 54%
Global average
 48%

Organisational performance

Publications
2018
Economic Policy Research Institute
 65
South Africa average
 36
Global average
 6,494
Financials
2018
Economic Policy Research Institute
 $4,200,000
South Africa average
 $3,534,476
Global average
 $58,153,688

Social

Likes (2022)
Economic Policy Research Institute
 3,718
South Africa average
 16,569
Global average
 32,642
Likes (2021)
Economic Policy Research Institute
 3,745
Likes (2019)
Economic Policy Research Institute
 3,612
Twitter
Followers (2022)
Economic Policy Research Institute
 555
South Africa average
 19,759
Global average
 19,207
Followers (2021)
Economic Policy Research Institute
 452
Followers (2019)
Economic Policy Research Institute
 294
Followers (2022)
Economic Policy Research Institute
 4,049
South Africa average
 32,492
Global average
 16,334
Followers (2019)
Economic Policy Research Institute
 486

Data notes

Last updated: 08/06/2021
Rating of data accuracy (find out more): Authenticated
Data sources consulted: Information supplied by organisation, Organisation´s website, Suggested by Multilateral Organisation experts
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