Think tank

Nigerian Institute of Social and Economic Research

NISER

Ibadan, Nigeria

NISER is a policy think tank established by the Nigerian Government to conduct research in the area of social, economic and development issues. NISER’s mission is to ‘consistently generate credible knowledge through quality research, conduct specialized training and consultancy services while interacting with relevant segments of the Nigerian society in the task of national development’. The institute conducts research into the economic and social problems of the country with a view to the application of the results thereof and provide consultancy services to Federal and State Governments, their agencies and other organisations, in the field of economic and social development.

Contact details

Website:
www.niser.gov.ng

Address:
PMB 05, University of Ibadan Post Office, Ibadan, Nigeria

Country:
Nigeria

Sub-region:
Western Africa

Areas of focus

Organisation details

Business model
Government
Institutional affiliations
Government
Year founded
1950
Age (years)
Nigerian Institute of Social and Economic Research
71 
Nigeria average
 23
Global average
 30
Founded by
Founders: Federal Government of Nigeria
Founder gender: Other entities
Leadership
Leader(s) (2021): N/A Leader(s) (2020): Dr Folarin Gbadebo-Smith
Leader gender: Male
Leader(s) (2019): Dr Folarin Gbadebo-Smith
Leader gender: Male
Staff size
2020
Nigerian Institute of Social and Economic Research
 69
Nigeria average
 23
Global average
 30
2019
Nigerian Institute of Social and Economic Research
 235
% Female staff
2020
Nigerian Institute of Social and Economic Research
 26%
Nigeria average
 19%
Global average
 17%

Organisational performance

Publications
2018
Nigerian Institute of Social and Economic Research
 560
Nigeria average
 134
Global average
 6,710

Social

Twitter
Followers (2021)
Nigerian Institute of Social and Economic Research
 18
Nigeria average
 17,492
Global average
 18,429
Followers (2019)
Nigerian Institute of Social and Economic Research
 12

Data notes

Last updated: 08/06/2021
Rating of data accuracy (find out more): Authenticated
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