Think tank

TASC

TASC

Dublin, Ireland

TASC is an independent think tank whose core focus is translating analysis into action. As a public education charity (CHY 14778), TASC engages in research and public outreach concerning inequality, democracy, and climate justice in the current political, economic, and social environment. Through its work, TASC seeks to increase public knowledge of economic and social policy, improve working conditions, facilitate a just transition to advance climate action and protect livelihoods and communities, and more generally, contribute to positive social change in Ireland and the EU.

Contact details

Website:
www.tasc.ie

Address:
28 Merrion Square North, Dublin 2, Ireland

Country:
Ireland

Sub-region:
Northern Europe

Areas of focus

Geographics of focus
Ireland and the EU
Operating languages
English

Organisation details

Business model
Non-profit
Institutional affiliations
Independent
Year founded
2001
Age (years)
TASC
 20
Ireland average
 30
Global average
 30
Founded by
Founders: Proinsias deRossa, Des Geraghty, Jim O’Donnell, Fintan O’Toole and Prof John Horgan.
Founder gender: Both male and female founders
Leadership
Leader(s) (2021): Dr Shana Cohen
Leader gender: Female
Leader(s) (2020): Dr Shana Cohen
Leader gender: Female
Leader(s) (2019): Dr Shana Cohen
Leader gender: Female
Staff size
2021
TASC
 7
Ireland average
 21
Global average
 75
2020
TASC
 7
2019
TASC
 1
% Female staff
2021
TASC
 1%
Ireland average
 1%
Global average
 0%
2020
TASC
 57%
2019
TASC
 0%
% Female researchers
2020
TASC
 100%
Ireland average
 21%
Global average
 11%
2019
TASC
 33%

Organisational performance

Publications
2020
TASC
 19
Ireland average
 47
Global average
 33
2019
TASC
 8
2018
TASC
 12
Financials
2019
TASC
 $897,754
Ireland average
 $904,666
Global average
 $51,084,618

Social

Likes (2021)
TASC
 1,771
Ireland average
 9,755
Global average
 31,384
Likes (2019)
TASC
 1,700
Twitter
Followers (2021)
TASC
 6,917
Ireland average
 7,752
Global average
 18,429
Followers (2019)
TASC
 6,000
Subscribers (2019)
TASC
Ireland average
Global average
Followers (2019)
TASC
 177
Ireland average
 3,671
Global average
 6,628

Data notes

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