Think tank

Reason Foundation

Los Angeles, United States

Reason Foundation advances a free society by developing, applying, and promoting libertarian principles, including individual liberty, free markets, and the rule of law. Reason Foundation produces respected public policy research on a variety of issues and publishes the critically-acclaimed Reason magazine. Together, our top-tier think tank and political and cultural magazine reach a diverse, influential audience, advancing the values of choice, individual freedom and limited government. Reason Foundation's nonpartisan public policy research promotes choice, competition, and a dynamic market economy as the foundation for human dignity and progress. Reason produces rigorous, peer reviewed research and directly engages the policy process, seeking strategies that emphasize cooperation, flexibility, local knowledge, transparency, accountability and results. Through practical and innovative approaches to complex problems, Reason seeks to change the way people think about issues, and promote policies that allow and encourage individuals and voluntary institutions to flourish

Contact details

Website:
http://reason.org/

Address:
5737 Mesmer Ave. Los Angeles, CA 90230

Country:
United States

Sub-region:
Northern America

Areas of focus

Organisation details

Business model
Non-profit
Institutional affiliations
Independent
Year founded
1978
Age (years)
Reason Foundation
 44
United States average
 39
Global average
 31
Founded by
Founders: Tibor Machan, Manuel S. Klausner, Robert W. Poole, Jr.
Founder gender: All male
Leadership
Leader(s) (2021): David Nott
Leader gender: Male
Leader(s) (2020): David Nott
Leader gender: Male
Leader(s) (2019): David Nott
Leader gender: Male
Staff size
2021
Reason Foundation
 76
United States average
 38
Global average
 86
2019
Reason Foundation
 73
2017
Reason Foundation
 64
% Female staff
2021
Reason Foundation
 20%
United States average
 51%
Global average
 48%
2019
Reason Foundation
 21%
% Female researchers
2019
Reason Foundation
 20%
United States average
 27%
Global average
 35%

Organisational performance

Publications
2020
Reason Foundation
 382
United States average
 61
Global average
 34
Financials
2015
Reason Foundation
 $10,473,482
United States average
 $21,426,171
Global average
 $57,395,241

Social

Likes (2022)
Reason Foundation
 9,523
United States average
 89,081
Global average
 32,642
Likes (2021)
Reason Foundation
 8,917
Likes (2019)
Reason Foundation
 4,589
Twitter
Followers (2022)
Reason Foundation
 8,074
United States average
 49,080
Global average
 19,218
Followers (2021)
Reason Foundation
 6,313
Followers (2019)
Reason Foundation
 1,924
Subscribers (2022)
Reason Foundation
779,000 
United States average
 16,605
Global average
 5,610
Subscribers (2021)
Reason Foundation
687,000 
Subscribers (2019)
Reason Foundation
493,000 
Followers (2022)
Reason Foundation
 4,726
United States average
 28,710
Global average
 16,346
Followers (2019)
Reason Foundation
 2,278

Data notes

Last updated: 08/06/2021
Rating of data accuracy (find out more): OTT reviewed
Data sources consulted: Organisation´s website, Think tank list
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