Think tank

Institute for Fiscal Studies

IFS

London, United Kingdom

IFS is a research institute established to provide advanced economic analysis independent of government, political party, or any other vested interest. IFS exerts influence through publications, the media, close contacts with civil servants, and regular meetings with Cabinet and Shadow Cabinet members. IFS's research looks particularly at the UK's tax system, considering the likely effects of fiscal policy on every section of the population. IFS aims to disseminate its research as widely as possible and function a source of authoritative, impartial comment on fiscal matters for the media.

Contact details

Website:
http://www.ifs.org.uk

Address:
7 Ridgmount Street, London WC1E 7AE, UK

Country:
United Kingdom

Sub-region:
Northern Europe

Areas of focus

Organisation details

Business model
Non-profit
Institutional affiliations
Independent
Year founded
1969
Age (years)
Institute for Fiscal Studies
 53
United Kingdom average
 34
Global average
 31
Founded by
Founders: Will Hopper, Bob Buist, Nils Taube and John Chown.
Founder gender: All male
Leadership
Leader(s) (2021): Paul Johnson
Leader gender: Male
Leader(s) (2020): Paul Johnson
Leader gender: Male
Leader(s) (2019): Paul Johnson
Leader gender: Male
Staff size
2021
Institute for Fiscal Studies
 99
United Kingdom average
 33
Global average
 89
2020
Institute for Fiscal Studies
 99
2019
Institute for Fiscal Studies
 80
% Female staff
2020
Institute for Fiscal Studies
 49%
United Kingdom average
 38%
Global average
 18%
2019
Institute for Fiscal Studies
 54%
% Female researchers
2020
Institute for Fiscal Studies
 44%
United Kingdom average
 23%
Global average
 11%
2019
Institute for Fiscal Studies
 40%

Organisational performance

Publications
2020
Institute for Fiscal Studies
 57
United Kingdom average
 32
Global average
 33
2019
Institute for Fiscal Studies
 43
2018
Institute for Fiscal Studies
 186
Financials
2018
Institute for Fiscal Studies
 $11,462,477
United Kingdom average
 $21,544,966
Global average
 $61,728,163

Social

Likes (2021)
Institute for Fiscal Studies
 4,019
United Kingdom average
 41,256
Global average
 31,361
Likes (2019)
Institute for Fiscal Studies
 3,524
Likes (2016)
Institute for Fiscal Studies
 309
Twitter
Followers (2021)
Institute for Fiscal Studies
 42,650
United Kingdom average
 33,566
Global average
 18,412
Followers (2019)
Institute for Fiscal Studies
 36,600
Followers (2017)
Institute for Fiscal Studies
 26,209
Subscribers (2021)
Institute for Fiscal Studies
 2,420
United Kingdom average
 11,323
Global average
 5,246
Subscribers (2019)
Institute for Fiscal Studies
 1,180
Subscribers (2016)
Institute for Fiscal Studies
 309
Subscribers (2019)
Institute for Fiscal Studies
United Kingdom average
Global average
Subscribers (2016)
Institute for Fiscal Studies
Followers (2019)
Institute for Fiscal Studies
 2,037
United Kingdom average
 5,491
Global average
 6,394

Data notes

Last updated: 23/01/2022
Rating of data accuracy (find out more): OTT reviewed
Data sources consulted: NIRA Think Tank Directory, Organisation´s entry in wikipedia, Organisation´s website
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