Think tank

Programa Estado de la Nación

State of the Nation Program ‒ PEN

San José, Costa Rica

The State of the Nation Program (PEN) is a center of thought dedicated to participatory research and innovation for the promotion of sustainable human development. In order to carry out its work, it builds alliances with public, private, and international cooperation agencies. It thus executes projects and activities that ensure methodological accuracy and the appropriate conditions in the selection, measurement, and evaluation of national and regional performance. It also investigates specific issues related to sustainable human development, in its economic, political, environmental, and social dimensions.

Contact details

Website:
https://estadonacion.or.cr/

Address:
Apdo. 1174-1200, San José, Costa Rica

Country:
Costa Rica

Sub-region:
Central America

Areas of focus

Geographics of focus
Costa Rica, Central America
Operating languages
Spanish

Organisation details

Business model
University institute/center
Institutional affiliations
Network , University
Year founded
1994
Age (years)
Programa Estado de la Nación
 28
Costa Rica average
 42
Global average
 31
Founded by
Founders: N/A
Leadership
Leader(s) (2021): Jorge Vargas Cullell (Director)
Leader gender: Male
Staff size
2021
Programa Estado de la Nación
 29
Costa Rica average
 10
Global average
 89
% Female staff
2021
Programa Estado de la Nación
 64%
Costa Rica average
 61%
Global average
 48%
% Female researchers
2021
Programa Estado de la Nación
 50%
Costa Rica average
 6%
Global average
 16%

Organisational performance

Publications
2020
Programa Estado de la Nación
 88
Costa Rica average
 12
Global average
 34

Social

Likes (2021)
Programa Estado de la Nación
 40,349
Costa Rica average
 33,626
Global average
 31,388
Likes (2019)
Programa Estado de la Nación
 37,565
Twitter
Followers (2022)
Programa Estado de la Nación
 29,503
Costa Rica average
 4,049
Global average
 19,804
Followers (2021)
Programa Estado de la Nación
 27,879
Followers (2019)
Programa Estado de la Nación
 27,047

Data notes

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