LSE IDEAS is an Institute of Global Affairs Centre that acts as the School’s foreign policy think tank. Through sustained engagement with policymakers and opinion-formers, IDEAS provides a forum that informs policy debate and connects academic research with the practice of diplomacy and strategy. IDEAS hosts interdisciplinary research projects, produces working papers and reports, holds public and off-the-record events, and delivers cutting-edge executive training programmes for government, business and third-sector organisations.

Contact details

Website:
http://www.lse.ac.uk/IDEAS/Home.aspx

Address:
LSE IDEAS, 9th floor, Pankhurst House (PAN) (formerly Tower 1), Clement's Inn, London, WC2A 2AZ, UK

Country:
United Kingdom

Sub-region:
Northern Europe

Areas of focus

Geographics of focus
Global, Central & South-East Europe, China, Global South
Operating languages
English

Organisation details

Business model
University institute/center
Institutional affiliations
University
Year founded
2008
Age (years)
LSE IDEAS
 16
United Kingdom average
 36
Global average
 32
Founded by
Founders: Prof Michael Cox & Prof Arne Westad
Founder gender: All male
Leadership
Leader(s) (2023): Chris Alden, Christopher Coker
Leader gender: Male
Leader(s) (2022): N/A
Leader gender: N/A
Leader(s) (2021): Professor Chris Alden
Leader gender: Male
Staff size
2023
LSE IDEAS
 49
United Kingdom average
 41
Global average
 66
2021
LSE IDEAS
 51
2019
LSE IDEAS
 33
% Female staff
2023
LSE IDEAS
 43%
United Kingdom average
 51%
Global average
 50%
2019
LSE IDEAS
 52%
% Female researchers
2019
LSE IDEAS
 36%
United Kingdom average
 32%
Global average
 35%

Organisational performance

Publications
2022
LSE IDEAS
 1
United Kingdom average
 46
Global average
 65
Financials
2018
LSE IDEAS
 $1,580,234
United Kingdom average
 $21,632,509
Global average
 $61,728,163

Social

Likes (2023)
LSE IDEAS
 16,800
United Kingdom average
 44,614
Global average
 27,094
Likes (2022)
LSE IDEAS
 16,590
Likes (2021)
LSE IDEAS
 16,235
Twitter
Followers (2024)
LSE IDEAS
 43,400
United Kingdom average
 29,197
Global average
 18,119
Followers (2022)
LSE IDEAS
 42,922
Followers (2021)
LSE IDEAS
 40,466
Subscribers (2023)
LSE IDEAS
 1,890
United Kingdom average
 12,248
Global average
 6,305
Subscribers (2022)
LSE IDEAS
 0
Subscribers (2021)
LSE IDEAS
 0
Followers (2023)
LSE IDEAS
342,000 
United Kingdom average
 23,030
Global average
 11,185
Followers (2022)
LSE IDEAS
 258,990
Followers (2021)
LSE IDEAS
 208,004
Followers (2022)
LSE IDEAS
 2,858
United Kingdom average
 11,180
Global average
 16,662
Followers (2019)
LSE IDEAS
 917

Data notes

Last updated: 22/01/2022
Rating of data accuracy (find out more) : OTT reviewed
Data sources consulted: Organisation´s website
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