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
 33
Singapore average
 25
Global average
 30
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
 42
Global average
 75
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
 25%
Global average
 35%

Social

Likes (2021)
Institute of Policy Studies
 11,178
Singapore average
 154,513
Global average
 31,384
Likes (2019)
Institute of Policy Studies
 8,143
Twitter
Followers (2021)
Institute of Policy Studies
 2,257
Singapore average
 5,548
Global average
 18,429
Followers (2019)
Institute of Policy Studies
 1,530
Subscribers (2021)
Institute of Policy Studies
 5,110
Singapore average
 9,860
Global average
 5,254
Subscribers (2019)
Institute of Policy Studies
 3,460
Instagram
Followers (2019)
Institute of Policy Studies
 100
Singapore average
 1,636
Global average
 8,272
LinkedIn
Followers (2019)
Institute of Policy Studies
 1,077
Singapore average
 47,174
Global average
 6,628

Data notes

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