Think tank

Social Policy and Development Centre

SPDC

Karachi, Pakistan

SPDC is a policy research institute registered as a nonprofit limited company in Pakistan. Focusing on issues of poverty and inequality, governance, gender, climate and pro-poor macro-economic policy, it contributes to the national goal of social development through research, policy advice and advocacy. Established in 1995, SPDC has made significant intellectual contribution in placing issues of pro-poor growth and social development on Pakistan's policy-making agenda.

Contact details

Website:
www.spdc.org.pk

Address:
7th Floor, Aman Tower, IBA City Campus, Kayani Shaheed Road Karachi

Country:
Pakistan

Sub-region:
Southern Asia

Areas of focus

Geographics of focus
Pakistan
Operating languages
English

Organisation details

Business model
Non-profit
Year founded
1995
Age (years)
Social Policy and Development Centre
 26
Pakistan average
 31
Global average
 31
Leadership
Leader(s) (2020): Mr. Muhammad Asif Iqbal
Leader gender: Male
Leader(s) (2019): Mr. Muhammad Asif Iqbal
Leader gender: Male
Leader(s) (2016): Khalida Ghaus
Leader gender: Female
Staff size
2019
Social Policy and Development Centre
 9
Pakistan average
 46
Global average
 120
2018
Social Policy and Development Centre
 24
% Female staff
2018
Social Policy and Development Centre
25% 
Pakistan average
27% 
Global average
45% 
% Female researchers
2019
Social Policy and Development Centre
 16%
Pakistan average
22% 
Global average
34% 

Organisational performance

Financials
2018
Social Policy and Development Centre
 $325,000
Pakistan average
 $701,034
Global average
 $60,523,670

Social

Likes (2019)
Social Policy and Development Centre
 6,280
Pakistan average
 13,724
Global average
 24,405
Twitter
Followers (2019)
Social Policy and Development Centre
 203
Pakistan average
 20,615
Global average
 15,113
Subscribers (2019)
Social Policy and Development Centre
 11
Pakistan average
 262
Global average
 5,924

Data notes

Last updated: 26/04/2020
Rating of data accuracy (find out more): Authenticated
Data sources consulted: Information supplied by organisation, Organisation´s website, Think Tank Initiative Directory
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