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
 38
Global average
 30
Founded by
Founders: N/A
Leadership
Leader(s) (2021): Katherine Magnuson
Leader gender: Female
Leader(s) (2020): Katherine Magnuson
Leader gender: Female
Leader(s) (2019): Katherine Magnuson
Leader gender: Female
Staff size
2021
Institute for Research on Poverty
 37
United States average
 37
Global average
 75
2019
Institute for Research on Poverty
 30
2017
Institute for Research on Poverty
 24
% Female staff
2021
Institute for Research on Poverty
 1%
United States average
 1%
Global average
 0%
2019
Institute for Research on Poverty
 73%
% Female researchers
2019
Institute for Research on Poverty
 79%
United States average
 27%
Global average
 35%

Organisational performance

Publications
2020
Institute for Research on Poverty
 31
United States average
 57
Global average
 33

Social

Likes (2021)
Institute for Research on Poverty
 2,368
United States average
 86,723
Global average
 31,384
Likes (2019)
Institute for Research on Poverty
 2,332
Likes (2017)
Institute for Research on Poverty
 2,082
Twitter
Followers (2021)
Institute for Research on Poverty
 6,442
United States average
 46,918
Global average
 18,429
Followers (2019)
Institute for Research on Poverty
 5,534
Followers (2018)
Institute for Research on Poverty
 4,858
Subscribers (2021)
Institute for Research on Poverty
 671
United States average
 15,380
Global average
 5,254
Subscribers (2019)
Institute for Research on Poverty
 372
Subscribers (2017)
Institute for Research on Poverty
 113
Followers (2019)
Institute for Research on Poverty
 363
United States average
 8,455
Global average
 6,628

Data notes

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