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
 31
Leadership
Leader(s) (2020): Prof. Dr. Dr. h. c. Christoph M. Schmidt
Leader gender: Male
Leader(s) (2019): Prof. Dr. Dr. h. c. Christoph M. Schmidt
Leader gender: Male
Leader(s) (2018): Prof. Dr. Dr. h. c. Christoph M. Schmidt
Leader gender: Male
Staff size
2019
RWI – Leibniz-Institut für Wirtschaftsforschung
 120
Germany average
 76
Global average
 120
% Female staff
2019
RWI – Leibniz-Institut für Wirtschaftsforschung
54% 
Germany average
47% 
Global average
42% 

Organisational performance

Publications
2018
RWI – Leibniz-Institut für Wirtschaftsforschung
 198
Germany average
 147
Global average
 6,666
2017
RWI – Leibniz-Institut für Wirtschaftsforschung
 171
Financials
2018
RWI – Leibniz-Institut für Wirtschaftsforschung
 $11,640,458
Germany average
 $62,288,631
Global average
 $60,523,670

Social

Likes (2019)
RWI – Leibniz-Institut für Wirtschaftsforschung
 694
Germany average
 17,483
Global average
 24,405
Twitter
Followers (2019)
RWI – Leibniz-Institut für Wirtschaftsforschung
 3,056
Germany average
 7,866
Global average
 15,113
Followers (2019)
RWI – Leibniz-Institut für Wirtschaftsforschung
 345
Germany average
 2,640
Global average
 6,912

Data notes

Last updated: 21/01/2020
Rating of data accuracy (find out more): Authenticated
Data sources consulted: German Think Tank Directory, Information supplied by organisation, Organisation´s website
Have we got something wrong? Contact us to update this record. There is more information in the database, you can download it here.