Think tank

Institute for Democracy and Economic Affairs

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:
http://www.ideas.org.my/

Address:
The Lower Penthouse, Wisma Hang Sam, No 1 Jalan Hang Lekir, 50000 Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.

Country:
Malaysia

Sub-region:
South-Eastern Asia

Areas of focus

Geographics of focus
Malaysia
Operating languages
English

Organisation details

Business model
Non-profit
Institutional affiliations
Independent
Year founded
2006
Age (years)
Institute for Democracy and Economic Affairs
 15
Malaysia average
 23
Global average
 31
Founded by
Founders: Wan Saiful Wan Jan, Tunku ‘Abidin Muhriz, and Wan Mohd Firdaus Wan Mohd Fuaad
Founder gender: All male
Leadership
Leader(s) (2019): Ali Salman
Leader gender: Male
Staff size
2019
Institute for Democracy and Economic Affairs
 16
Malaysia average
 18
Global average
 120
% Female staff
2019
Institute for Democracy and Economic Affairs
30% 
Malaysia average
29% 
Global average
42% 

Organisational performance

Publications
2018
Institute for Democracy and Economic Affairs
 767
Malaysia average
 151
Global average
 6,666

Social

Likes (2019)
Institute for Democracy and Economic Affairs
 11,478
Malaysia average
 3,648
Global average
 24,405
Twitter
Followers (2019)
Institute for Democracy and Economic Affairs
 11,600
Malaysia average
 2,052
Global average
 15,113
Subscribers (2019)
Institute for Democracy and Economic Affairs
 343
Malaysia average
 1,173
Global average
 5,924
Followers (2019)
Institute for Democracy and Economic Affairs
 2,472
Malaysia average
 724
Global average
 8,194
Followers (2019)
Institute for Democracy and Economic Affairs
 1,095
Malaysia average
 1,234
Global average
 6,912

Data notes

Last updated: 27/01/2020
Rating of data accuracy (find out more): Authenticated
Data sources consulted: Organisation´s website, Wikipedia: List of think tanks
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