Think tank

The Institute of Intergovernmental Relations

Kingston, Canada

The Institute of Intergovernmental Relations at Queen's University is Canada's premier university-based centre for research on all aspects of federalism and intergovernmental relations, both in Canada and in countries around the world. Over the years, it has been a leader in contributing to public debate on issues such as national unity, Canada-Quebec relations, fiscal federalism, constitutional reform, and the social union.  Active in an international network of federalism scholars, IIGR was the first Canadian member of the International Association of Centres for Federal Studies, which now has 24 institute members from six continents. The Institute is interdisciplinary in orientation, drawing on the latest research in political science, economics, philosophy, law, and sociology; providing a neutral venue to encourage dialogue among federal and provincial officials, key decision-makers and prominent scholars concerning many of the issues and challenges confronting the countr

Contact details

Website:
https://www.queensu.ca/iigr/

Address:
Institute of Intergovernmental Relations, School of Policy Studies, Queen’s University, Robert Sutherland Hall, Room 412, 138 Union St., Kingston, ON, K7L 3N6

Country:
Canada

Sub-region:
Northern America

Areas of focus

Operating languages
English

Organisation details

Business model
University institute/center
Institutional affiliations
Independent
Founded by
Founders: N/A
Leadership
Leader(s) (2021): Christian Leuprecht
Leader gender: Male
Leader(s) (2019): Elizabeth Goodyear-Grant
Leader gender: Female
Staff size
2019
The Institute of Intergovernmental Relations
 2
Canada average
 16
Global average
 122

Social

Likes (2021)
The Institute of Intergovernmental Relations
 44
Canada average
 18,027
Global average
 30,815
Likes (2019)
The Institute of Intergovernmental Relations
 35
Twitter
Followers (2022)
The Institute of Intergovernmental Relations
 458
Canada average
 12,790
Global average
 19,207
Followers (2021)
The Institute of Intergovernmental Relations
 441
Followers (2019)
The Institute of Intergovernmental Relations
 426
Followers (2019)
The Institute of Intergovernmental Relations
 116
Canada average
 4,577
Global average
 8,388

Data notes

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