Think tank

The Institute of Policy Studies of Sri Lanka (IPS)

Institute of Policy Studies of Sri Lanka ‒ IPS

Colombo, Sri Lanka

The Institute of Policy Studies of Sri Lanka (IPS) is an autonomous institution designed to promote policy-oriented economic research and to strengthen the capacity for policy analysis in the country. The Institute’s research agenda focuses on a number of topics, including poverty and social welfare, environmental economics, agricultural economics, and human resources development.

Contact details

Website:
http://www.ips.lk/

Address:
00/20, Independence Avenue, Colombo 07, Sri Lanka.

Country:
Sri Lanka

Sub-region:
Southern Asia

Areas of focus

Organisation details

Business model
Government
Institutional affiliations
Independent
Year founded
1990
Age (years)
The Institute of Policy Studies of Sri Lanka (IPS)
 31
Sri Lanka average
 29
Global average
 31
Founded by
Founders: N/A
Leadership
Leader(s) (2019): Dr. Dushni Weerakoon
Leader gender: Female
Leader(s) (2016): Saman Kelegama
Leader gender: Male
% Female staff
2018
The Institute of Policy Studies of Sri Lanka (IPS)
42% 
Sri Lanka average
56% 
Global average
45% 
% Female researchers
2018
The Institute of Policy Studies of Sri Lanka (IPS)
64% 
Sri Lanka average
64% 
Global average
46% 

Social

Likes (2019)
The Institute of Policy Studies of Sri Lanka (IPS)
 3,946
Sri Lanka average
 4,113
Global average
 24,405
Twitter
Followers (2019)
The Institute of Policy Studies of Sri Lanka (IPS)
 4,468
Sri Lanka average
 2,489
Global average
 15,113
Subscribers (2019)
The Institute of Policy Studies of Sri Lanka (IPS)
 467
Sri Lanka average
 222
Global average
 5,924
Followers (2019)
The Institute of Policy Studies of Sri Lanka (IPS)
 606
Sri Lanka average
 472
Global average
 6,912

Data notes

Last updated: 22/02/2020
Rating of data accuracy (find out more): Authenticated
Data sources consulted: Organisation´s website, Think Tank Initiative Directory
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