Think tank

Institute for Democracy and Economic Affairs (IDEAS)

IDEAS

Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia

The Institute for Democracy and Economic Affairs is a Malaysian libertarian think tank dedicated to promoting market-based solutions to public policy challenges. It's mission is to improve the level of understanding an acceptance of public policies based on the principles of rule of law, limited government, free markets and free individuals.

Contact details

Website:
www.ideas.org.my

Address:
The Lower Penthouse, Wisma Hang Sam, 1, Jalan Hang Lekir, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia

Country:
Malaysia

Sub-region:
South-Eastern Asia

Areas of focus

Organisation details

Business model
Non-profit
Institutional affiliations
Independent
Year founded
2010
Age (years)
Institute for Democracy and Economic Affairs (IDEAS)
 11
Malaysia average
 22
Global average
 30
Founded by
Founders: Wan Saiful Wan Jan, Tunku Zain al-'Abidin ibni Tuanku Muhriz, Wan Mohd Firdaus Mohd Fuaad
Founder gender: All male
Leadership
Leader(s) (2021): Tricia Yeoh
Leader gender: Female
Leader(s) (2020): Ali Salman (CEO, 2018-202), Tricia Yeoh (CEO, 2020- Present)
Leader gender: Both male and female (more than one person)
Leader(s) (2019): Ali Salman
Leader gender: Male
Staff size
2021
Institute for Democracy and Economic Affairs (IDEAS)
 23
Malaysia average
 19
Global average
 75
2020
Institute for Democracy and Economic Affairs (IDEAS)
 23
2019
Institute for Democracy and Economic Affairs (IDEAS)
 16
% Female staff
2021
Institute for Democracy and Economic Affairs (IDEAS)
 1%
Malaysia average
 0%
Global average
 0%
2020
Institute for Democracy and Economic Affairs (IDEAS)
 43%
2019
Institute for Democracy and Economic Affairs (IDEAS)
 30%
% Female researchers
2021
Institute for Democracy and Economic Affairs (IDEAS)
 30%
Malaysia average
 24%
Global average
 15%
2020
Institute for Democracy and Economic Affairs (IDEAS)
 30%

Organisational performance

Publications
2020
Institute for Democracy and Economic Affairs (IDEAS)
 27
Malaysia average
 9
Global average
 33
2019
Institute for Democracy and Economic Affairs (IDEAS)
 19
2018
Institute for Democracy and Economic Affairs (IDEAS)
 767
Financials
2020
Institute for Democracy and Economic Affairs (IDEAS)
 $746,454
Malaysia average
 $316,150
Global average
 $43,166,416
2019
Institute for Democracy and Economic Affairs (IDEAS)
 $729,549

Social

Likes (2021)
Institute for Democracy and Economic Affairs (IDEAS)
 12,699
Malaysia average
 4,241
Global average
 31,343
Likes (2019)
Institute for Democracy and Economic Affairs (IDEAS)
 11,478
Twitter
Followers (2021)
Institute for Democracy and Economic Affairs (IDEAS)
 13,639
Malaysia average
 3,034
Global average
 18,358
Followers (2019)
Institute for Democracy and Economic Affairs (IDEAS)
 11,600
Subscribers (2021)
Institute for Democracy and Economic Affairs (IDEAS)
 659
Malaysia average
 2,456
Global average
 5,251
Subscribers (2019)
Institute for Democracy and Economic Affairs (IDEAS)
 343
Instagram
Followers (2019)
Institute for Democracy and Economic Affairs (IDEAS)
 2,472
Malaysia average
 730
Global average
 8,281
Followers (2019)
Institute for Democracy and Economic Affairs (IDEAS)
 1,095
Malaysia average
 1,203
Global average
 6,628

Data notes

Last updated: 17/05/2021
Data sources consulted: Information supplied by organisation, Organisation´s website
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