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
 27
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
 49
Global average
 124
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
 21%
Global average
 35%

Organisational performance

Financials
2018
Social Policy and Development Centre
 $325,000
Pakistan average
 $720,892
Global average
 $61,728,163

Social

Likes (2021)
Social Policy and Development Centre
 6,322
Pakistan average
 8,440
Global average
 31,388
Likes (2019)
Social Policy and Development Centre
 6,280
Twitter
Followers (2022)
Social Policy and Development Centre
 262
Pakistan average
 6,007
Global average
 19,804
Followers (2021)
Social Policy and Development Centre
 229
Followers (2019)
Social Policy and Development Centre
 203
Subscribers (2022)
Social Policy and Development Centre
 26
Pakistan average
 1,343
Global average
 5,882
Subscribers (2021)
Social Policy and Development Centre
 22
Subscribers (2019)
Social Policy and Development Centre
 11

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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