Think tank

Institut für Wirtschaftspolitik

Institute for Economic Policy ‒ IWP

Cologne, Germany

The Institute for Economic Policy was founded in 1950 as an independent economic research institute at the University of Cologne. The primary task of the institute is to examine current fundamental problems in the area of economic policy. Particular attention is paid to regulatory issues and the institutional framework necessary for a functioning social market economy. A non-profit sponsorship group supports the work of the institute.

Contact details

Website:
https://iwp.uni-koeln.de/

Address:
Institut für Wirtschaftspolitik an der Universität zu Köln Pohligstr. 1 50969 Köln

Country:
Germany

Sub-region:
Western Europe

Areas of focus

Geographics of focus
Germany
Operating languages
German

Organisation details

Business model
University institute/center
Institutional affiliations
University
Year founded
1950
Age (years)
Institut für Wirtschaftspolitik
 72
Germany average
 37
Global average
 31
Founded by
Founders: Prof. Dr. Dr. h.c. Alfred Müller-Armack and Dr. h.c. Franz Greiß
Founder gender: All male
Leadership
Leader(s) (2021): Prof. Dr. Michael Kraus, Prof. Dr. Steffen J. Roth
Leader gender: Male
Leader(s) (2020): Prof. Dr. Michael Kraus, Prof. Dr. Steffen J. Roth
Leader gender: Male
Leader(s) (2019): Prof. Michael Krause and Dr. Steffen J. Roth
Leader gender: Male
Staff size
2021
Institut für Wirtschaftspolitik
 11
Germany average
 109
Global average
 89
2019
Institut für Wirtschaftspolitik
 9
% Female staff
2019
Institut für Wirtschaftspolitik
 20%
Germany average
 47%
Global average
 43%
% Female researchers
2019
Institut für Wirtschaftspolitik
 22%
Germany average
 42%
Global average
 35%

Organisational performance

Publications
2020
Institut für Wirtschaftspolitik
 11
Germany average
 73
Global average
 33
2019
Institut für Wirtschaftspolitik
 12

Social

Twitter
Followers (2021)
Institut für Wirtschaftspolitik
 183
Germany average
 9,010
Global average
 18,412
Followers (2021)
Institut für Wirtschaftspolitik
 21,122
Germany average
 8,720
Global average
 14,023

Data notes

Last updated: 12/03/2022
Rating of data accuracy (find out more): Authenticated
Data sources consulted: German Think Tank Directory, Organisation´s website
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