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
58 
United States average
 40
Global average
 31
Founded by
Founders: William H. Miernyk
Founder gender: All male
Leadership
Leader(s) (2023): Heather Stephens
Leader gender: Female
Leader(s) (2022): N/A
Leader gender: N/A
Leader(s) (2021): Randall Jackson
Leader gender: Male
Staff size
2023
Regional Research Institute
 5
United States average
 51
Global average
 66
2021
Regional Research Institute
 7
2019
Regional Research Institute
 9
% Female staff
2023
Regional Research Institute
 60%
United States average
 51%
Global average
 50%
2021
Regional Research Institute
 29%
2019
Regional Research Institute
 33%
% Female researchers
2019
Regional Research Institute
 50%
United States average
 28%
Global average
 35%

Organisational performance

Publications
2022
Regional Research Institute
 2
United States average
 60
Global average
 65
2020
Regional Research Institute
 20
2015
Regional Research Institute
 10

Social

Likes (2023)
Regional Research Institute
 308,143
United States average
 67,686
Global average
 27,094
Likes (2022)
Regional Research Institute
 303,047
Likes (2021)
Regional Research Institute
 297,630
Twitter
Followers (2023)
Regional Research Institute
 49
United States average
 50,101
Global average
 19,389
Followers (2022)
Regional Research Institute
 48
Followers (2021)
Regional Research Institute
 49
Subscribers (2023)
Regional Research Institute
 21,900
United States average
 19,544
Global average
 6,305
Followers (2023)
Regional Research Institute
 155,000
United States average
 15,956
Global average
 11,185

Data notes

Last updated: 25/05/2023
Rating of data accuracy (find out more) : OTT reviewed
Data sources consulted: NIRA Think Tank Directory, Organisation┬┤s website
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