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

Business model
N/A
Institutional affiliations
Independent
Year founded
1951
Age (years)
Institut der deutschen Wirtschaft
 72
Germany average
 38
Global average
 32
Founded by
Founders: N/A
Founder gender: N/A
Leadership
Leader(s) (2022): N/A
Leader gender: N/A
Leader(s) (2021): Prof. Dr. Michael Huther
Leader gender: Male
Leader(s) (2020): Prof. Dr. Michael Huther
Leader gender: Male
Staff size
2021
Institut der deutschen Wirtschaft
 132
Germany average
 109
Global average
 85
2019
Institut der deutschen Wirtschaft
 117
2018
Institut der deutschen Wirtschaft
 137
% Female staff
2019
Institut der deutschen Wirtschaft
 50%
Germany average
 48%
Global average
 43%
% Female researchers
2019
Institut der deutschen Wirtschaft
 50%
Germany average
 42%
Global average
 35%

Organisational performance

Publications
2020
Institut der deutschen Wirtschaft
 400
Germany average
 75
Global average
 34
2019
Institut der deutschen Wirtschaft
 288
2018
Institut der deutschen Wirtschaft
 230
Financials
2019
Institut der deutschen Wirtschaft
 $1,785,848,847
Germany average
 $101,223,827
Global average
 $51,716,051

Social

Likes (2022)
Institut der deutschen Wirtschaft
 3,748
Germany average
 20,811
Global average
 32,624
Likes (2021)
Institut der deutschen Wirtschaft
 3,695
Likes (2019)
Institut der deutschen Wirtschaft
 3,387
Followers (2022)
Institut der deutschen Wirtschaft
 16,190
Germany average
 10,723
Global average
 19,187
Followers (2021)
Institut der deutschen Wirtschaft
 14,800
Followers (2019)
Institut der deutschen Wirtschaft
 11,800
Subscribers (2022)
Institut der deutschen Wirtschaft
 404
Germany average
 2,900
Global average
 5,592
Subscribers (2021)
Institut der deutschen Wirtschaft
 374
Subscribers (2019)
Institut der deutschen Wirtschaft
 297
Followers (2022)
Institut der deutschen Wirtschaft
 5,407
Germany average
 11,462
Global average
 16,270
Followers (2019)
Institut der deutschen Wirtschaft
 1,068

Data notes

Last updated: 12/03/2022
Rating of data accuracy (find out more): Authenticated
Data sources consulted: NIRA Think Tank Directory, Organisation´s website
Notes: Two subsidiaries - IW Junior and IW Academy - provide training for school children and graduates into the world of commerce, including such themes as business ethics, psychology and economics.
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