Think tank

Institute for Market Economics

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:
http://ime.bg/en/

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

Country:
Bulgaria

Sub-region:
Eastern Europe

Areas of focus

Topics of research
Geographics of focus
Bulgaria
Operating languages
Bulgarian , English

Organisation details

Business model
Non-profit
Institutional affiliations
Industry-Private sector
Year founded
1993
Age (years)
Institute for Market Economics
 28
Bulgaria average
 28
Global average
 30
Leadership
Leader(s) (2021): Svetla Kostadinova
Leader gender: Female
Staff size
2021
Institute for Market Economics
 12
Bulgaria average
 10
Global average
 75
% Female staff
2021
Institute for Market Economics
 1%
Bulgaria average
 1%
Global average
 0%

Organisational performance

Publications
2020
Institute for Market Economics
 1
Bulgaria average
 2
Global average
 33

Social

Likes (2021)
Institute for Market Economics
 10,054
Bulgaria average
 3,754
Global average
 31,343
Likes (2019)
Institute for Market Economics
 9,368
Followers (2019)
Institute for Market Economics
 567
Bulgaria average
 363
Global average
 6,628

Data notes

Last updated: 08/06/2021
Rating of data accuracy (find out more): Authenticated
Data sources consulted: NIRA Think Tank Directory, Organisation´s website, Suggested by Multilateral Organisation experts
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