Institute for Research on Poverty

IPR
Madison, WI, United States

The Institute for Research on Poverty (IRP) at the University of Wisconsin–Madison is dedicated to advancing understanding of the causes and consequences of U.S. poverty and inequality. It collects and analyzes information, continually updated from state and national data and special-purpose studies, on the evolving condition of low-income individuals and families and policies and programs to improve their wellbeing and increase self-sufficiency.

Contact details

Website:
http://www.ssc.wisc.edu/irp

Address:
1180 Observatory Drive, Madison, WI 53706

Country:
United States

Sub-region:
Northern America

Areas of focus

Geographics of focus
USA
Operating languages
English

Organisation details

Business model
Non-profit
Institutional affiliations
University
Year founded
1966
Age (years)
Institute for Research on Poverty
58 
United States average
 41
Global average
 32
Founded by
Founders: N/A
Founder gender: N/A
Leadership
Leader(s) (2023): Katherine Magnuson
Leader gender: Female
Leader(s) (2022): Katherine Magnuson
Leader gender: Female
Leader(s) (2021): Katherine Magnuson
Leader gender: Female
Staff size
2023
Institute for Research on Poverty
 33
United States average
 51
Global average
 66
2021
Institute for Research on Poverty
 37
2019
Institute for Research on Poverty
 30
% Female staff
2023
Institute for Research on Poverty
 65%
United States average
 51%
Global average
 50%
2021
Institute for Research on Poverty
 71%
2019
Institute for Research on Poverty
 73%
% Female researchers
2019
Institute for Research on Poverty
 79%
United States average
 28%
Global average
 35%

Organisational performance

Publications
2020
Institute for Research on Poverty
 31
United States average
 61
Global average
 35

Social

Likes (2023)
Institute for Research on Poverty
 2,494
United States average
 67,586
Global average
 27,094
Likes (2022)
Institute for Research on Poverty
 2,409
Likes (2021)
Institute for Research on Poverty
 2,368
Twitter
Followers (2024)
Institute for Research on Poverty
 4,559
United States average
 38,524
Global average
 18,119
Followers (2022)
Institute for Research on Poverty
 7,320
Followers (2021)
Institute for Research on Poverty
 6,442
Subscribers (2022)
Institute for Research on Poverty
 0
United States average
 16,352
Global average
 5,838
Subscribers (2021)
Institute for Research on Poverty
 671
Subscribers (2019)
Institute for Research on Poverty
 372
Followers (2023)
Institute for Research on Poverty
 741
United States average
 18,650
Global average
 12,007
Followers (2019)
Institute for Research on Poverty
 363

Data notes

Last updated: 25/05/2023
Rating of data accuracy (find out more) : OTT reviewed
Data sources consulted: NIRA Think Tank Directory, Organisation´s website
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