Think tank

Institute for Market Economics

Institute for Market Economics (IME) ‒ IME

Sofia, Bulgaria

IME's mission is to elaborate and advocate market approaches to challenge citizens and businesses pursuing their undertakings. IME objectives are to provide: independent assessment and analysis of the government's economic policies; a focal point for an exchange of views on market economics and relevant policy issues; and an internationally supported Bulgarian think thank with its expertise. IME is an initiator and co-founder of the Balkan Network of public policy institutes to study fragmented capital and finance markets, quasi-fiscal subsidies and informal labor market, and impacts of different crisis situations and embargoes, and to disseminate ideas for regional cooperation and exchange. IME is also a co-founder of the 3-E-Net (Emerging European Economies Network), a joint venture of seventeen policy institutes from eleven countries in the region to advocate market reforms. In addition, IME is a member of the Economic Freedom Network, and co-publisher of Economic Freedom of the World Annual Report.

Contact details

Website:
www.ime.bg

Address:
10 Patriarh Evtimii Blvd., fl.2, Bulgaria

Country:
Bulgaria

Sub-region:
Eastern Europe

Areas of focus

Geographics of focus
Bulgaria
Operating languages
Bulgarian , English

Organisation details

Business model
Non-profit
Institutional affiliations
Independent
Year founded
1993
Age (years)
Institute for Market Economics
 29
Bulgaria average
 28
Global average
 31
Founded by
Founders: N/A
Founder gender: Both male and female founders
Leadership
Leader(s) (2022): Svetla Kostadinova
Leader gender: Female
Leader(s) (2021): Svetla Kostadinova
Leader gender: Female
Staff size
2022
Institute for Market Economics
 11
Bulgaria average
 12
Global average
 42
2021
Institute for Market Economics
 12
% Female staff
2022
Institute for Market Economics
 60%
Bulgaria average
 70%
Global average
 53%
2021
Institute for Market Economics
 50%
% Female researchers
2022
Institute for Market Economics
 50%
Bulgaria average
 60%
Global average
 36%
2021
Institute for Market Economics
 60%

Organisational performance

Publications
2021
Institute for Market Economics
 12
Bulgaria average
 111
Global average
 43
2020
Institute for Market Economics
 1

Social

Likes (2022)
Institute for Market Economics
 10,332
Bulgaria average
 4,888
Global average
 32,612
Likes (2021)
Institute for Market Economics
 10,054
Likes (2019)
Institute for Market Economics
 9,368
Followers (2022)
Institute for Market Economics
 646
Bulgaria average
 471
Global average
 16,259
Followers (2019)
Institute for Market Economics
 567

Data notes

Last updated: 30/06/2022
Rating of data accuracy (find out more): OTT reviewed
Data sources consulted: Information supplied by organisation, NIRA Think Tank Directory, Organisation´s website, Suggested by Multilateral Organisation experts
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