Think tank

Österreichisches Institut für Wirtschaftsforschung)

Austrian Institute of Economic Research ‒ WIFO

Vienna, Austria

WIFO is Austria's leading institute for applied empirical economic research. Founded in 1927 by Friedrich August von Hayek and Ludwig von Mises, WIFO analyses and forecasts economic developments in Austria and abroad. WIFO is a non-profit organisation that conducts its scientific work independently of politics and business. The findings of its research activities are designed for use as underpinnings for economic policy and entrepreneurial decision-making and to elevate the economic policy discourse to an objective level.

Contact details

Website:
http://www.wifo.ac.at/en

Address:
1030 Wien, Arsenal, Objekt 20

Country:
Austria

Sub-region:
Western Europe

Areas of focus

Geographics of focus
Austria, Gobal
Operating languages
English , German

Organisation details

Business model
Non-profit
Institutional affiliations
Independent
Year founded
1927
Age (years)
Österreichisches Institut für Wirtschaftsforschung)
94 
Austria average
 34
Global average
 31
Founded by
Founders: Friedrich August von Hayek and Ludwig von Mises
Founder gender: All male
Leadership
Leader(s) (2019): Christoph Badelt
Leader gender: Male
Staff size
2019
Österreichisches Institut für Wirtschaftsforschung)
 140
Austria average
 36
Global average
 120
% Female staff
2019
Österreichisches Institut für Wirtschaftsforschung)
45% 
Austria average
47% 
Global average
42% 
% Female researchers
2019
Österreichisches Institut für Wirtschaftsforschung)
47% 
Austria average
39% 
Global average
34% 

Social

Twitter
Followers (2019)
Österreichisches Institut für Wirtschaftsforschung)
 1,248
Austria average
 6,860
Global average
 15,113
Subscribers (2019)
Österreichisches Institut für Wirtschaftsforschung)
Austria average
Global average
Followers (2019)
Österreichisches Institut für Wirtschaftsforschung)
 1,477
Austria average
 3,977
Global average
 6,912

Data notes

Last updated: 09/02/2020
Rating of data accuracy (find out more): Authenticated
Data sources consulted: Organisation´s website, Think tank list
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