Think tank

Independent Institute

Oakland, CA, United States

The institute is a nonpoliticized, nonpartisan, scholarly public policy research organization that sponsors comprehensive studies of critical social and economic issues. In order to understand the nature of and possible solutions to major public problems, the institute's program adheres to the standards of independent inquiry and is pursued regardless of political and social bias. The resulting studies are widely distributed as books and other publications and are debated in numerous institute conferences and media programs. The institute pushes at the frontiers of knowledge, redefines the debate over public issues, and fosters new and effective directions for government reform.

Contact details

Website:
http://www.independent.org

Address:
100 Swan Way Oakland, CA 94621-1428

Country:
United States

Sub-region:
Northern America

Areas of focus

Organisation details

Business model
Non-profit
Institutional affiliations
Independent
Year founded
1986
Age (years)
Independent Institute
 35
United States average
 39
Global average
 31
Founded by
Founders: David J. Theroux
Founder gender: All male
Leadership
Leader(s) (2019): David J. Theroux
Leader gender: Male
Leader(s) (2018): David J. Theroux
Leader gender: Male
Leader(s) (2017): David J. Theroux
Leader gender: Male
Staff size
2017
Independent Institute
 35
United States average
 56
Global average
 161

Organisational performance

Financials
2016
Independent Institute
 $20,792,210
United States average
 $46,257,861
Global average
 $103,271,725

Social

Likes (2019)
Independent Institute
 362,591
United States average
 72,519
Global average
 24,405
Likes (2017)
Independent Institute
 274,959
Twitter
Followers (2019)
Independent Institute
 29,964
United States average
 35,047
Global average
 15,113
Followers (2018)
Independent Institute
 28,572
Followers (2017)
Independent Institute
 20,000
Subscribers (2019)
Independent Institute
 36,900
United States average
 12,119
Global average
 5,924
Subscribers (2017)
Independent Institute
 12,615
Followers (2019)
Independent Institute
 1,515
United States average
 13,249
Global average
 8,194
Followers (2019)
Independent Institute
 2,454
United States average
 8,378
Global average
 6,912

Data notes

Last updated: 01/04/2020
Rating of data accuracy (find out more): OTT reviewed
Data sources consulted: NIRA Think Tank Directory, Organisation´s website
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