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
 37
Global average
 89
2017
Independent Institute
 35

Organisational performance

Publications
2020
Independent Institute
 6
United States average
 57
Global average
 33
Financials
2020
Independent Institute
 $4,861,349
United States average
 $39,737,868
Global average
 $213,389,167
2016
Independent Institute
 $20,792,210

Social

Likes (2021)
Independent Institute
 361,200
United States average
 84,390
Global average
 31,361
Likes (2019)
Independent Institute
 362,591
Likes (2017)
Independent Institute
 274,959
Twitter
Followers (2021)
Independent Institute
 30,845
United States average
 45,295
Global average
 18,412
Followers (2019)
Independent Institute
 29,964
Followers (2018)
Independent Institute
 28,572
Subscribers (2021)
Independent Institute
 49,000
United States average
 15,074
Global average
 5,246
Subscribers (2019)
Independent Institute
 36,900
Subscribers (2017)
Independent Institute
 12,615
Followers (2021)
Independent Institute
 2,337
United States average
 17,912
Global average
 14,023
Followers (2019)
Independent Institute
 1,515
Followers (2019)
Independent Institute
 2,454
United States average
 8,365
Global average
 6,394

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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