Think tank

RWI – Leibniz-Institut für Wirtschaftsforschung

RWI – Leibniz Institute for Economic Research ‒ RWI

Essen, Germany

RWI - Leibniz Institute for Economic Research is a leading centre for economic research and evidence-based policy advice in Germany. Through its research work, RWI provides information on economic developments and their underlying catalysts, assists economic policy decision-making and fosters economic literacy among the wider public. The research work of RWI – based on latest theoretical concepts and advanced empirical methods – ranges from the individual to the world economy and is structured along four “competence areas”: “Labor Markets, Education, Population”, “Health Economics”, “Environment and Resources” and “Macroeconomics and Public Finance”.

Contact details

Website:
http://www.rwi-essen.de/

Address:
RWI – Leibniz-Institut für Wirtschaftsforschung, Hohenzollernstr. 1-3, 45128 Essen, Germany

Country:
Germany

Sub-region:
Western Europe

Areas of focus

Operating languages
English , German

Organisation details

Business model
Non-profit
Institutional affiliations
Independent
Year founded
1926
Age (years)
RWI – Leibniz-Institut für Wirtschaftsforschung
95 
Germany average
 37
Global average
 30
Leadership
Leader(s) (2021): Prof. Dr. Christoph M. Schmidt
Leader gender: Male
Leader(s) (2020): Prof. Dr. Christoph M. Schmidt
Leader gender: Male
Leader(s) (2019): Prof. Dr. Dr. h. c. Christoph M. Schmidt
Leader gender: Male
Staff size
2021
RWI – Leibniz-Institut für Wirtschaftsforschung
 136
Germany average
 109
Global average
 75
2019
RWI – Leibniz-Institut für Wirtschaftsforschung
 120
% Female staff
2021
RWI – Leibniz-Institut für Wirtschaftsforschung
 0%
Germany average
 0%
Global average
 0%
2019
RWI – Leibniz-Institut für Wirtschaftsforschung
 54%

Organisational performance

Publications
2020
RWI – Leibniz-Institut für Wirtschaftsforschung
 76
Germany average
 75
Global average
 33
2019
RWI – Leibniz-Institut für Wirtschaftsforschung
 71
2018
RWI – Leibniz-Institut für Wirtschaftsforschung
 198
Financials
2019
RWI – Leibniz-Institut für Wirtschaftsforschung
 $13,487,100
Germany average
 $104,263,310
Global average
 $51,084,618
2018
RWI – Leibniz-Institut für Wirtschaftsforschung
 $11,640,458

Social

Likes (2021)
RWI – Leibniz-Institut für Wirtschaftsforschung
 802
Germany average
 19,317
Global average
 31,343
Likes (2019)
RWI – Leibniz-Institut für Wirtschaftsforschung
 694
Twitter
Followers (2021)
RWI – Leibniz-Institut für Wirtschaftsforschung
 4,047
Germany average
 9,210
Global average
 18,358
Followers (2019)
RWI – Leibniz-Institut für Wirtschaftsforschung
 3,056
Followers (2019)
RWI – Leibniz-Institut für Wirtschaftsforschung
 345
Germany average
 2,797
Global average
 6,628

Data notes

Last updated: 08/06/2021
Rating of data accuracy (find out more): Authenticated
Data sources consulted: German Think Tank Directory, Information supplied by organisation, Organisation´s website
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