Think tank

Institute of Policy Studies

IPS

Singapore, Singapore

The Institute of Policy Studies (IPS) was established in 1988 as an independent think tank to study and generate public policy ideas in Singapore. IPS became an autonomous research centre of the Lee Kuan Yew School of Public Policy at the National University of Singapore in 2008. The Institute examines issues of critical national interest across a variety of fields, and studies the attitudes and aspirations of Singaporeans through surveys of public perception. It adopts a multi-disciplinary approach in its analyses and takes the long-term view in its strategic deliberation and research.

Contact details

Website:
https://lkyspp.nus.edu.sg/ips

Address:
1C Cluny Road, House 5, Singapore 259599

Country:
Singapore

Sub-region:
South-Eastern Asia

Areas of focus

Geographics of focus
Singapore
Operating languages
English

Organisation details

Business model
University institute/center
Institutional affiliations
University
Year founded
1988
Age (years)
Institute of Policy Studies
 34
Singapore average
 25
Global average
 31
Founded by
Founders: Goh Chok Tong, Founding patron; Chan Heng Chee, Founding Director
Founder gender: Both male and female founders
Leadership
Leader(s) (2021): Janadas Devan
Leader gender: Male
Leader(s) (2020): Janadas Devan
Leader gender: Male
Leader(s) (2019): Janadas Devan
Leader gender: Male
Staff size
2021
Institute of Policy Studies
 74
Singapore average
 47
Global average
 85
2020
Institute of Policy Studies
 57
2019
Institute of Policy Studies
 74
% Female staff
2019
Institute of Policy Studies
 50%
Singapore average
 38%
Global average
 43%
% Female researchers
2019
Institute of Policy Studies
 37%
Singapore average
 26%
Global average
 35%

Social

Likes (2022)
Institute of Policy Studies
 12,114
Singapore average
 172,043
Global average
 32,612
Likes (2021)
Institute of Policy Studies
 11,178
Likes (2019)
Institute of Policy Studies
 8,143
Followers (2022)
Institute of Policy Studies
 2,696
Singapore average
 6,462
Global average
 19,181
Followers (2021)
Institute of Policy Studies
 2,257
Followers (2019)
Institute of Policy Studies
 1,530
Subscribers (2022)
Institute of Policy Studies
 7,350
Singapore average
 12,641
Global average
 5,590
Subscribers (2021)
Institute of Policy Studies
 5,110
Subscribers (2019)
Institute of Policy Studies
 3,460
LinkedIn
Followers (2019)
Institute of Policy Studies
 1,077
Singapore average
 46,512
Global average
 6,312

Data notes

Last updated: 17/05/2021
Data sources consulted: Information supplied by organisation, Organisation´s website
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