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
 43
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) (2019): David Nott
Leader gender: Male
Leader(s) (2018): David Nott
Leader gender: Male
Leader(s) (2017): David Nott
Leader gender: Male
Staff size
2019
Reason Foundation
 73
United States average
 71
Global average
 120
2017
Reason Foundation
 64
% Female staff
2019
Reason Foundation
21% 
United States average
46% 
Global average
42% 
% Female researchers
2019
Reason Foundation
20% 
United States average
27% 
Global average
34% 

Organisational performance

Financials
2015
Reason Foundation
 $10,473,482
United States average
 $21,077,089
Global average
 $55,910,158

Social

Likes (2019)
Reason Foundation
 4,589
United States average
 72,519
Global average
 24,405
Twitter
Followers (2019)
Reason Foundation
 1,924
United States average
 35,047
Global average
 15,113
Followers (2018)
Reason Foundation
 233,656
Followers (2017)
Reason Foundation
 210,000
Subscribers (2019)
Reason Foundation
493,000 
United States average
 12,119
Global average
 5,924
Subscribers (2017)
Reason Foundation
279,572 
Followers (2019)
Reason Foundation
 2,278
United States average
 8,378
Global average
 6,912

Data notes

Last updated: 01/04/2020
Rating of data accuracy (find out more): OTT reviewed
Data sources consulted: Organisation´s website, Think tank list
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