Think tank

Regional Research Institute

RRI

Morgantown, WV, United States

Our mission is to promote scholarly research focusing on theories and history of regional development, methods for studying regions, and policies for stimulating their development. We seek to advance understanding of socioeconomic processes and our ability to explain regional differences in rates of growth and levels of development. RRI activities are both national and international in scope. Our interests span the globe, with a special focus on our own Appalachian region.

Contact details

Website:
http://www.rri.wvu.edu

Address:
886 Chestnut Ridge Road | 5th Floor | PO Box 6825 | Morgantown, WV 26506

Country:
United States

Sub-region:
Northern America

Areas of focus

Geographics of focus
Global
Operating languages
English

Organisation details

Business model
University institute/center
Institutional affiliations
University
Year founded
1965
Age (years)
Regional Research Institute
 57
United States average
 39
Global average
 31
Founded by
Founders: William H. Miernyk
Founder gender: All male
Leadership
Leader(s) (2021): Randall Jackson
Leader gender: Male
Leader(s) (2020): Randall Jackson
Leader gender: Male
Leader(s) (2019): Randall Jackson
Leader gender: Male
Staff size
2021
Regional Research Institute
 7
United States average
 38
Global average
 89
2019
Regional Research Institute
 9
2017
Regional Research Institute
 13
% Female staff
2021
Regional Research Institute
 29%
United States average
 51%
Global average
 48%
2019
Regional Research Institute
 33%
% Female researchers
2019
Regional Research Institute
 50%
United States average
 28%
Global average
 35%

Organisational performance

Publications
2020
Regional Research Institute
 20
United States average
 57
Global average
 34
2015
Regional Research Institute
 10

Social

Likes (2021)
Regional Research Institute
 297,630
United States average
 84,487
Global average
 31,388
Likes (2017)
Regional Research Institute
 9
Twitter
Followers (2022)
Regional Research Institute
 48
United States average
 49,129
Global average
 19,804
Followers (2021)
Regional Research Institute
 49
Followers (2019)
Regional Research Institute
 36

Data notes

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