Think tank

Korea Research Institute for Human Settlements

KRIHS

Gyeonggi-do, South Korea

KRIHS is a nonprofit research organization established to: 1) formulate long-term national and regional development plans; 2) carry out studies to promote the efficient use and preservation of land resources; 3) conduct policy research focused on critical human settlement issues such as urban affairs, residential settlement, land use, the construction industry and infrastructure; 4) facilitate and promote private investment in infrastructure facilities; 5) systematically develop and manage a databank containing up-to-date information on national land resources; 6) provide training programs for human settlement management and planning professionals; and 7) exchange scholarly information with other professional organizations in and out of the country.

Contact details

Website:
http://www.krihs.re.kr

Address:
5 Gukchaegyeonguwon-ro, Sejong-si, 30149, Korea

Country:
South Korea

Sub-region:
Eastern Asia

Areas of focus

Geographics of focus
Korea
Operating languages
English , Korean

Organisation details

Business model
Government
Year founded
1978
Age (years)
Korea Research Institute for Human Settlements
 43
South Korea average
 33
Global average
 31
Founded by
Founders: Korean government
Founder gender: Other/Not applicable
Leadership
Leader(s) (2019): Kang, Hyun-Soo
Leader gender: Male
Staff size
2019
Korea Research Institute for Human Settlements
 363
South Korea average
 128
Global average
 120
% Female staff
2019
Korea Research Institute for Human Settlements
 18%
South Korea average
31% 
Global average
42% 
% Female researchers
2019
Korea Research Institute for Human Settlements
26% 
South Korea average
29% 
Global average
34% 

Social

Likes (2019)
Korea Research Institute for Human Settlements
 3,980
South Korea average
 9,482
Global average
 24,405
Twitter
Followers (2019)
Korea Research Institute for Human Settlements
 98
South Korea average
 5,254
Global average
 15,113
Subscribers (2019)
Korea Research Institute for Human Settlements
 588
South Korea average
 1,136
Global average
 5,924
Followers (2019)
Korea Research Institute for Human Settlements
 96
South Korea average
 2,598
Global average
 8,194

Data notes

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