Think tank

The Horn Economic & Social Policy Institute

The Horn Economic & Social Policy Institute ‒ HESPI

Addis Ababa, Ethiopia

The Horn Economic and Social Policy Institute (HESPI) is an independent, non-profit think tank and consultancy firm established in 2006 for the member countries of the Horn of Africa in particular and developing countries at large. HESPI provides economic and social policy analysis and research on issues of common interest to the sub-region. The Institute undertakes commissioned studies, policy analysis and research for the public and private sectors in areas of regional or country specific interest, and provides institutional and human resource capacity building. HESPI’s mission is to assist with the formulation and implementation of sound economic and social policies, to promote high-quality research and policy analysis, and to provide advisory services to facilitate broad-based economic growth and poverty reduction.

Contact details

Website:
https://www.hespi.org/

Address:
Kirkos Sub-city, Kebele 15, Teklu Desta Bld, in front of National Theatre, Addis Ababa, Ethiopia

Country:
Ethiopia

Sub-region:
Eastern Africa

Areas of focus

Geographics of focus
Horn of Africa
Operating languages
English

Organisation details

Business model
Non-profit
Institutional affiliations
Independent
Year founded
2006
Age (years)
The Horn Economic & Social Policy Institute
 15
Ethiopia average
 22
Global average
 30
Founded by
Founders: N/A
Leadership
Leader(s) (2021): Dr. Ali Issa Abdi (Managing Director)
Leader gender: Male
Leader(s) (2020): Dr. Ali Issa Abdi
Leader gender: Male
Leader(s) (2019): Dr. Ali Issa Abdi
Leader gender: Male
Staff size
2021
The Horn Economic & Social Policy Institute
 6
Ethiopia average
 15
Global average
 75
% Female staff
2021
The Horn Economic & Social Policy Institute
 0%
Ethiopia average
 0%
Global average
 0%
% Female researchers
2021
The Horn Economic & Social Policy Institute
 0%
Ethiopia average
 0%
Global average
 15%

Social

Likes (2021)
The Horn Economic & Social Policy Institute
 1,490
Ethiopia average
 9,663
Global average
 31,384
Likes (2019)
The Horn Economic & Social Policy Institute
 1,165
Twitter
Followers (2019)
The Horn Economic & Social Policy Institute
 33
Ethiopia average
 16,658
Global average
 15,312
Followers (2018)
The Horn Economic & Social Policy Institute
 11
Followers (2019)
The Horn Economic & Social Policy Institute
 90
Ethiopia average
 3,971
Global average
 6,628

Data notes

Last updated: 08/06/2021
Rating of data accuracy (find out more): Authenticated
Data sources consulted: Organisation´s website, Suggested by Multilateral Organisation experts
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