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

Topics of research
Operating languages
German

Organisation details

Business model
University institute/center
Year founded
1950
Age (years)
Institut für Wirtschaftspolitik
71 
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) (2019): Prof. Michael Krause and Dr. Steffen J. Roth
Leader gender: Male
Leader(s) (2018): Prof. Michael Krause, Ph.D.
Leader gender: Male
Leader(s) (2017): Prof. Michael Krause, Ph.D.
Leader gender: Male
Staff size
2019
Institut für Wirtschaftspolitik
 9
Germany average
 76
Global average
 120
% Female staff
2019
Institut für Wirtschaftspolitik
 20%
Germany average
47% 
Global average
42% 
% Female researchers
2019
Institut für Wirtschaftspolitik
22% 
Germany average
41% 
Global average
34% 

Data notes

Last updated: 20/01/2020
Rating of data accuracy (find out more): Authenticated
Data sources consulted: German Think Tank Directory, Organisation´s website
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