Think tank

Institut der deutschen Wirtschaft

German Economic Institute ‒ IW

Cologne, Germany

The German Economic Institute (IW) is a private economic research institute in Germany, which is an advocate of a liberal economic and social order. It works to improve understanding of how business and society function and interact.

Contact details

Website:
http://www.iwkoeln.de

Address:
Konrad-Adenauer-Ufer 21 50668 Köln

Country:
Germany

Sub-region:
Western Europe

Areas of focus

Geographics of focus
Global
Operating languages
English , German

Organisation details

Institutional affiliations
Independent
Year founded
1951
Age (years)
Institut der deutschen Wirtschaft
70 
Germany average
 37
Global average
 31
Leadership
Leader(s) (2019): Prof. Dr. Michael Hüther
Leader gender: Male
Leader(s) (2018): Prof. Dr. Michael Hüther
Leader gender: Male
Leader(s) (2017): Prof. Dr. Michael Hüther
Leader gender: Male
Staff size
2019
Institut der deutschen Wirtschaft
 117
Germany average
 76
Global average
 120
2018
Institut der deutschen Wirtschaft
 137
% Female staff
2019
Institut der deutschen Wirtschaft
50% 
Germany average
47% 
Global average
42% 
% Female researchers
2019
Institut der deutschen Wirtschaft
50% 
Germany average
41% 
Global average
34% 

Organisational performance

Publications
2018
Institut der deutschen Wirtschaft
 230
Germany average
 147
Global average
 6,666

Social

Likes (2019)
Institut der deutschen Wirtschaft
 3,387
Germany average
 17,483
Global average
 24,405
Twitter
Followers (2019)
Institut der deutschen Wirtschaft
 11,800
Germany average
 7,866
Global average
 15,113
Subscribers (2019)
Institut der deutschen Wirtschaft
 297
Germany average
 3,620
Global average
 5,924
Followers (2019)
Institut der deutschen Wirtschaft
 1,068
Germany average
 2,640
Global average
 6,912

Data notes

Last updated: 30/01/2020
Rating of data accuracy (find out more): Authenticated
Data sources consulted: NIRA Think Tank Directory, Organisation´s website
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