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

Year founded
1990
Age (years)
The Institute of Policy Studies of Sri Lanka (IPS)
 32
Sri Lanka average
 30
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
 58%
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 (2021)
The Institute of Policy Studies of Sri Lanka (IPS)
 4,665
Sri Lanka average
 16,918
Global average
 31,361
Likes (2019)
The Institute of Policy Studies of Sri Lanka (IPS)
 3,946
Twitter
Followers (2021)
The Institute of Policy Studies of Sri Lanka (IPS)
 5,168
Sri Lanka average
 2,438
Global average
 18,412
Followers (2019)
The Institute of Policy Studies of Sri Lanka (IPS)
 4,468
Subscribers (2021)
The Institute of Policy Studies of Sri Lanka (IPS)
 708
Sri Lanka average
 382
Global average
 5,246
Subscribers (2019)
The Institute of Policy Studies of Sri Lanka (IPS)
 467
Followers (2019)
The Institute of Policy Studies of Sri Lanka (IPS)
 606
Sri Lanka average
 471
Global average
 6,394

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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