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)
 31
Sri Lanka average
 29
Global average
 30
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
 17,059
Global average
 31,384
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
 2,432
Global average
 18,429
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
 380
Global average
 5,254
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
 470
Global average
 6,628

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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