National Bureau of Economic Research

NBER
Cambridge, MA, United States

NBER is a private, nonpartisan research organization dedicated to promoting a greater understanding of how the economy works. It is committed to conducting objective economic research and disseminating the results among public policymakers, business professionals, and the academic community. Over the years, NBER's research agenda has encompassed a wide variety of issues that confront US society. The bureau's early research focused on the aggregate economy, examining in detail the business cycle and long-term economic growth. Other substantive studies undertaken at NBER include Simon Kuznets' work on national income accounting, Theysley Mitchell's study of the business cycle, and Milton Friedman's research on the demand for money and the determinants of consumer spending.

Contact details

Website:
http://www.nber.org

Address:
1050 Massachusetts Ave., Cambridge, MA 02138

Country:
United States

Sub-region:
Northern America

Organisation details

Business model
Non-profit
Institutional affiliations
Independent
Year founded
1920
Age (years)
National Bureau of Economic Research
104 
United States average
 41
Global average
 32
Founded by
Founders: Wesley Mitchell
Founder gender: All male
Leadership
Leader(s) (2023): James Poterba
Leader gender: Male
Leader(s) (2022): James Poterba
Leader gender: Male
Leader(s) (2021): James Poterba
Leader gender: Male
Staff size
2023
National Bureau of Economic Research
 44
United States average
 51
Global average
 66
2021
National Bureau of Economic Research
 41
2019
National Bureau of Economic Research
 37
% Female staff
2023
National Bureau of Economic Research
 37%
United States average
 51%
Global average
 50%
2021
National Bureau of Economic Research
 51%
2019
National Bureau of Economic Research
 65%

Organisational performance

Publications
2022
National Bureau of Economic Research
 9
United States average
 60
Global average
 65
2020
National Bureau of Economic Research
 1,687
Financials
2016
National Bureau of Economic Research
 $35,711,166
United States average
 $45,935,677
Global average
 $103,991,321

Social

Likes (2023)
National Bureau of Economic Research
 27,084
United States average
 67,598
Global average
 27,094
Likes (2022)
National Bureau of Economic Research
 26,144
Likes (2021)
National Bureau of Economic Research
 26,126
Twitter
Followers (2024)
National Bureau of Economic Research
 140,300
United States average
 38,568
Global average
 18,126
Followers (2022)
National Bureau of Economic Research
 120,859
Followers (2021)
National Bureau of Economic Research
 92,477
Subscribers (2023)
National Bureau of Economic Research
 904
United States average
 19,524
Global average
 6,305
Subscribers (2019)
National Bureau of Economic Research
United States average
Global average
Subscribers (2017)
National Bureau of Economic Research
Followers (2023)
National Bureau of Economic Research
 27,958
United States average
 18,650
Global average
 12,007
Followers (2022)
National Bureau of Economic Research
 18,837
Followers (2019)
National Bureau of Economic Research
 12,377

Data notes

Last updated: 25/05/2023
Rating of data accuracy (find out more) : OTT reviewed
Data sources consulted: NIRA Think Tank Directory, Organisation┬┤s website
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