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
 52
United Kingdom average
 35
Global average
 31
Founded by
Founders: Will Hopper, Bob Buist, Nils Taube and John Chown.
Founder gender: All male
Leadership
Leader(s) (2019): Paul Johnson
Leader gender: Male
Leader(s) (2018): Paul Johnson
Leader gender: Male
Leader(s) (2017): Paul Johnson
Leader gender: Male
Staff size
2019
Institute for Fiscal Studies
 80
United Kingdom average
 52
Global average
 120
2016
Institute for Fiscal Studies
 202
% Female staff
2019
Institute for Fiscal Studies
54% 
United Kingdom average
45% 
Global average
42% 
% Female researchers
2019
Institute for Fiscal Studies
40% 
United Kingdom average
32% 
Global average
34% 

Organisational performance

Publications
2018
Institute for Fiscal Studies
 186
United Kingdom average
 50
Global average
 6,666
2015
Institute for Fiscal Studies
 313
Financials
2018
Institute for Fiscal Studies
 $11,462,477
United Kingdom average
 $21,338,474
Global average
 $60,523,670

Social

Likes (2019)
Institute for Fiscal Studies
 3,524
United Kingdom average
 14,307
Global average
 24,405
Likes (2016)
Institute for Fiscal Studies
 309
Twitter
Followers (2019)
Institute for Fiscal Studies
 36,600
United Kingdom average
 24,104
Global average
 15,113
Followers (2017)
Institute for Fiscal Studies
 26,209
Followers (2016)
Institute for Fiscal Studies
 21,676
Subscribers (2019)
Institute for Fiscal Studies
 1,180
United Kingdom average
 12,496
Global average
 5,924
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
 5,498
Global average
 6,912

Data notes

Last updated: 11/02/2020
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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