Think tank

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
55 
United States average
 39
Global average
 31
Leadership
Leader(s) (2019): Katherine Magnuson
Leader gender: Female
Leader(s) (2017): Lawrence Berger
Leader gender: Male
Staff size
2019
Institute for Research on Poverty
 30
United States average
 71
Global average
 120
2017
Institute for Research on Poverty
 24
% Female staff
2019
Institute for Research on Poverty
73% 
United States average
46% 
Global average
42% 
% Female researchers
2019
Institute for Research on Poverty
79% 
United States average
27% 
Global average
34% 

Social

Likes (2019)
Institute for Research on Poverty
 2,332
United States average
 72,519
Global average
 24,405
Likes (2017)
Institute for Research on Poverty
 2,082
Twitter
Followers (2019)
Institute for Research on Poverty
 5,534
United States average
 35,047
Global average
 15,113
Followers (2018)
Institute for Research on Poverty
 4,858
Followers (2017)
Institute for Research on Poverty
 3,721
Subscribers (2019)
Institute for Research on Poverty
 372
United States average
 12,119
Global average
 5,924
Subscribers (2017)
Institute for Research on Poverty
 113
Followers (2019)
Institute for Research on Poverty
 363
United States average
 8,378
Global average
 6,912

Data notes

Last updated: 01/04/2020
Rating of data accuracy (find out more): OTT reviewed
Data sources consulted: NIRA Think Tank Directory, Organisation´s website
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