Think tank

MPI für Gesellschaftsforschung

MPIfG

Cologne, Germany

It conducts application-oriented basic research with the aim of an empirically founded theory of the social and political foundations of modern economic systems. The focus is on investigating the connections between economic, social and political action. Various approaches and research methods are used to investigate how markets and business organizations are embedded in historical, institutional, political and cultural contexts, how they arise and how their social contexts change. The institute builds a bridge between theory and politics and contributes to the political discussion on central questions of modern societies.

Contact details

Website:
http://www.mpifg.de/

Address:
Max-Planck-Institut für Gesellschaftsforschung Paulstrasse 3 50676 Köln

Country:
Germany

Sub-region:
Western Europe

Areas of focus

Geographics of focus
Germany, International
Operating languages
English , German

Organisation details

Business model
Non-profit
Year founded
1985
Age (years)
MPI für Gesellschaftsforschung
 36
Germany average
 37
Global average
 30
Founded by
Founders: Renate Mayntz
Founder gender: All female
Leadership
Leader(s) (2021): Dr. Lucio Baccaro, Prof. Dr. Jens Beckert
Leader gender: Male
Leader(s) (2020): Dr. Lucio Baccaro, Prof. Dr. Jens Beckert
Leader gender: Male
Leader(s) (2019): Prof. Dr. Lucio Baccaro
Leader gender: Male
Staff size
2021
MPI für Gesellschaftsforschung
 119
Germany average
 109
Global average
 75
2020
MPI für Gesellschaftsforschung
 37
2019
MPI für Gesellschaftsforschung
 59
% Female staff
2021
MPI für Gesellschaftsforschung
 0%
Germany average
 0%
Global average
 0%
2019
MPI für Gesellschaftsforschung
 45%
% Female researchers
2019
MPI für Gesellschaftsforschung
 36%
Germany average
 42%
Global average
 35%

Organisational performance

Publications
2019
MPI für Gesellschaftsforschung
 45
Germany average
 71
Global average
 28
2018
MPI für Gesellschaftsforschung
 876
2016
MPI für Gesellschaftsforschung
 880
Financials
2020
MPI für Gesellschaftsforschung
 $7,686,000
Germany average
 $94,055,785
Global average
 $43,020,298
2019
MPI für Gesellschaftsforschung
 $6,880,556

Social

Twitter
Followers (2021)
MPI für Gesellschaftsforschung
 4,356
Germany average
 9,209
Global average
 18,429
Followers (2019)
MPI für Gesellschaftsforschung
 3,200
Subscribers (2019)
MPI für Gesellschaftsforschung
Germany average
Global average

Data notes

Last updated: 08/06/2021
Rating of data accuracy (find out more): Authenticated
Data sources consulted: German Think Tank Directory, Organisation´s website
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