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
 56
United States average
 39
Global average
 31
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
 38
Global average
 86
2019
Institute for Research on Poverty
 30
2017
Institute for Research on Poverty
 24
% Female staff
2021
Institute for Research on Poverty
 71%
United States average
 51%
Global average
 48%
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
 61
Global average
 34

Social

Likes (2022)
Institute for Research on Poverty
 2,409
United States average
 89,083
Global average
 32,642
Likes (2021)
Institute for Research on Poverty
 2,368
Likes (2019)
Institute for Research on Poverty
 2,332
Twitter
Followers (2022)
Institute for Research on Poverty
 7,320
United States average
 49,082
Global average
 19,218
Followers (2021)
Institute for Research on Poverty
 6,442
Followers (2019)
Institute for Research on Poverty
 5,534
Subscribers (2022)
Institute for Research on Poverty
 0
United States average
 16,606
Global average
 5,610
Subscribers (2021)
Institute for Research on Poverty
 671
Subscribers (2019)
Institute for Research on Poverty
 372
Followers (2019)
Institute for Research on Poverty
 363
United States average
 8,470
Global average
 6,317

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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