The Demo Lab is a laboratory of Democracy, created to fight against apathy and conformity, which they consider to be the main antagonists of a healthy and dynamic democracy. Their intention is to listen and make visible the needs and values ​​of citizens through experiments. With the results of these experiments, the Demo Lab intends to design prototypes of channels and mechanisms for citizen participation and collaborative governance, which allow maintaining the health of the social contract for the Costa Rica of the 21st century.

Contact details

Website:
https://www.demolabcr.org/

Address:
N/A

Country:
Costa Rica

Sub-region:
Central America

Areas of focus

Geographics of focus
Costa Rica
Operating languages
English , Spanish

Organisation details

Business model
Other
Institutional affiliations
Other
Founded by
Founders: N/A
Founder gender: N/A
Leadership
Leader(s) (2023): Dr. Álvaro Salas-Castro
Leader gender: Male
Leader(s) (2022): Dr. Álvaro Salas-Castro
Leader gender: Male
Leader(s) (2021): Dr. Álvaro Salas-Castro
Leader gender: Male
Staff size
2023
The Democracy Lab
 9
Costa Rica average
 300
Global average
 66
% Female staff
2023
The Democracy Lab
 55%
Costa Rica average
 53%
Global average
 50%

Organisational performance

Publications
2022
The Democracy Lab
 1
Costa Rica average
 124
Global average
 65

Social

Likes (2023)
The Democracy Lab
 6,200
Costa Rica average
 16,726
Global average
 27,094
Likes (2021)
The Democracy Lab
 437
Likes (2019)
The Democracy Lab
 794
Twitter
Followers (2024)
The Democracy Lab
 637
Costa Rica average
 2,497
Global average
 18,127
Subscribers (2023)
The Democracy Lab
 17,800
Costa Rica average
 2,655
Global average
 6,305
Followers (2023)
The Democracy Lab
 2,606
Costa Rica average
 3,498
Global average
 11,195
Followers (2023)
The Democracy Lab
 228
Costa Rica average
 918
Global average
 12,007

Data notes

Last updated: 27/04/2023
Rating of data accuracy (find out more) : OTT reviewed
Data sources consulted: Organisation´s website
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