Think tank

Fundação Getulio Vargas

Getulio Vargas Foundation ‒ FGV

Río de Janeiro, Brazil

Private not-for-profit research and higher education institution (and Think Tank) (created in 1944) whose mission is to stimulate and contribute to Brazil’s socioeconomic development. Its main activities include conducting innovative research of high social impact, offering graduate and undergraduate courses, and publishing and retailing scientific journals and books. The Schools and Research Centers at FGV are academically and operationally fully independent units. Each year, these units with their 716 researchers are responsible for producing hundreds of articles and other academic texts which serve as a basis for public debates among researchers and representatives of the public and private sectors.

Contact details

Website:
https://portal.fgv.br/en

Address:
Praia de Botafogo, 190, Botafogo, Rio de Janeiro – RJ, Brasil, 22250-900

Country:
Brazil

Sub-region:
South America

Areas of focus

Organisation details

Business model
University institute/center
Institutional affiliations
Independent
Year founded
1944
Age (years)
Fundação Getulio Vargas
77 
Brazil average
 30
Global average
 30
Founded by
Founders: Brazilian Federal Government, through the president of the Administrative Department of Public Service, Mr. Luiz Simões Lopes.
Founder gender: All male
Leadership
Leader(s) (2020): Prof. Carlos Ivan Simonsen Leal, president
Leader gender: Male
Leader(s) (2019): Prof. Carlos Ivan Simonsen Leal, president
Leader gender: Male
Leader(s) (2017): Carlos Ivan Simonsen Leal
Leader gender: Male
Staff size
2019
Fundação Getulio Vargas
 2,920
Brazil average
 337
Global average
 121

Organisational performance

Publications
2018
Fundação Getulio Vargas
 23,452
Brazil average
 2,564
Global average
 6,710
Financials
2018
Fundação Getulio Vargas
 $343,603,982
Brazil average
 $39,041,566
Global average
 $61,483,954

Social

Likes (2021)
Fundação Getulio Vargas
 44,656
Brazil average
 60,840
Global average
 31,343
Likes (2020)
Fundação Getulio Vargas
 816,819
Twitter
Followers (2021)
Fundação Getulio Vargas
 89,859
Brazil average
 29,864
Global average
 18,358
Followers (2020)
Fundação Getulio Vargas
 89,343
Subscribers (2021)
Fundação Getulio Vargas
 32
Brazil average
 6,470
Global average
 5,251
Subscribers (2020)
Fundação Getulio Vargas
 96,800
Followers (2020)
Fundação Getulio Vargas
 185,902
Brazil average
 93,460
Global average
 17,640
Followers (2020)
Fundação Getulio Vargas
2,140,976 
Brazil average
1,068,892 
Global average
 166,344

Data notes

Last updated: 01/12/2020
Rating of data accuracy (find out more): OTT reviewed
Data sources consulted: Information supplied by organisation, Organisation´s website
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