Think tank

Melbourne Institute of Applied Economics and Social Research

Melbourne, Australia

The Melbourne Institute’s research provides a nuanced understanding of the complex social and economic issues affecting contemporary Australia. We focus on interconnected concerns related to equity in economic and social wellbeing. By evaluating and informing the design of efficient and appropriate policies, we work to reduce socio-economic disadvantage and promote economic independence for more Australians.

Contact details

Website:
https://melbourneinstitute.unimelb.edu.au/home

Address:
Level 5, Faculty Of Business And Economics Building 111 Barry Street, Melbourne VIC 3010, Australia

Country:
Australia

Sub-region:
Australia and New Zealand

Areas of focus

Topics of research
Geographics of focus
Australia
Operating languages
English

Organisation details

Business model
University institute/center
Institutional affiliations
Government , University
Year founded
1852
Age (years)
Melbourne Institute of Applied Economics and Social Research
 170
Australia average
 32
Global average
 31
Founded by
Founders: Hugh Childers
Founder gender: All male
Leadership
Leader(s) (2021): Professor A. Abigail Payne (Director)
Leader gender: Female
Leader(s) (2020): Professor A. Abigail Payne (Director)
Leader gender: Female
Staff size
2021
Melbourne Institute of Applied Economics and Social Research
 11,376
Australia average
 143
Global average
 86
2020
Melbourne Institute of Applied Economics and Social Research
 66
% Female staff
2021
Melbourne Institute of Applied Economics and Social Research
 35%
Australia average
 44%
Global average
 48%
2020
Melbourne Institute of Applied Economics and Social Research
 45%
% Female researchers
2021
Melbourne Institute of Applied Economics and Social Research
 35%
Australia average
 29%
Global average
 16%
2020
Melbourne Institute of Applied Economics and Social Research
 35%

Organisational performance

Financials
2020
Melbourne Institute of Applied Economics and Social Research
 $2,048,431,872
Australia average
 $53,274,142
Global average
 $199,879,694

Social

Likes (2022)
Melbourne Institute of Applied Economics and Social Research
 486,477
Australia average
 31,095
Global average
 32,642
Likes (2021)
Melbourne Institute of Applied Economics and Social Research
 462,159
Likes (2019)
Melbourne Institute of Applied Economics and Social Research
 442,267
Twitter
Followers (2022)
Melbourne Institute of Applied Economics and Social Research
 2,776
Australia average
 9,596
Global average
 19,207
Followers (2021)
Melbourne Institute of Applied Economics and Social Research
 2,547

Data notes

Last updated: 12/03/2022
Rating of data accuracy (find out more): Authenticated
Data sources consulted: Organisation´s website
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