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
 73
Germany average
 38
Global average
 32
Founded by
Founders: Prof. Dr. Dr. h.c. Alfred Müller-Armack and Dr. h.c. Franz Greiß
Founder gender: All male
Leadership
Leader(s) (2022): N/A
Leader gender: N/A
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
Staff size
2021
Institut für Wirtschaftspolitik
 11
Germany average
 109
Global average
 85
2019
Institut für Wirtschaftspolitik
 9
% Female staff
2021
Institut für Wirtschaftspolitik
 40%
Germany average
 50%
Global average
 48%
2019
Institut für Wirtschaftspolitik
 20%
% Female researchers
2021
Institut für Wirtschaftspolitik
 40%
Germany average
 23%
Global average
 16%
2019
Institut für Wirtschaftspolitik
 22%

Organisational performance

Publications
2020
Institut für Wirtschaftspolitik
 11
Germany average
 75
Global average
 34
2019
Institut für Wirtschaftspolitik
 12

Social

Followers (2022)
Institut für Wirtschaftspolitik
 236
Germany average
 10,723
Global average
 19,187
Followers (2021)
Institut für Wirtschaftspolitik
 183
Followers (2021)
Institut für Wirtschaftspolitik
 21,122
Germany average
 8,493
Global average
 13,850
Followers (2022)
Institut für Wirtschaftspolitik
 100,794
Germany average
 11,462
Global average
 16,270

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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