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
 36
United States average
 39
Global average
 31
Founded by
Founders: David J. Theroux
Founder gender: All male
Leadership
Leader(s) (2021): Graham H. Walker
Leader gender: Male
Leader(s) (2019): David J. Theroux
Leader gender: Male
Leader(s) (2018): David J. Theroux
Leader gender: Male
Staff size
2021
Independent Institute
 34
United States average
 38
Global average
 86
2017
Independent Institute
 35
% Female staff
2021
Independent Institute
 21%
United States average
 51%
Global average
 48%

Organisational performance

Publications
2020
Independent Institute
 6
United States average
 61
Global average
 34
Financials
2020
Independent Institute
 $4,861,349
United States average
 $39,840,739
Global average
 $199,879,694
2016
Independent Institute
 $20,792,210

Social

Likes (2022)
Independent Institute
 356,220
United States average
 89,081
Global average
 32,642
Likes (2021)
Independent Institute
 361,200
Likes (2019)
Independent Institute
 362,591
Twitter
Followers (2022)
Independent Institute
 30,525
United States average
 49,080
Global average
 19,218
Followers (2021)
Independent Institute
 30,845
Followers (2019)
Independent Institute
 29,964
Subscribers (2022)
Independent Institute
 53,600
United States average
 16,605
Global average
 5,610
Subscribers (2021)
Independent Institute
 49,000
Subscribers (2019)
Independent Institute
 36,900
Followers (2022)
Independent Institute
 2,737
United States average
 20,355
Global average
 14,670
Followers (2021)
Independent Institute
 2,337
Followers (2019)
Independent Institute
 1,515
Followers (2022)
Independent Institute
 3,319
United States average
 28,710
Global average
 16,346
Followers (2019)
Independent Institute
 2,454

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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