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
N/A
Institutional affiliations
N/A
Year founded
1990
Age (years)
The Institute of Policy Studies of Sri Lanka (IPS)
 32
Sri Lanka average
 28
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
 45%

Social

Likes (2022)
The Institute of Policy Studies of Sri Lanka (IPS)
 5,076
Sri Lanka average
 6,087
Global average
 32,642
Likes (2021)
The Institute of Policy Studies of Sri Lanka (IPS)
 4,665
Likes (2019)
The Institute of Policy Studies of Sri Lanka (IPS)
 3,946
Twitter
Followers (2022)
The Institute of Policy Studies of Sri Lanka (IPS)
 5,680
Sri Lanka average
 2,907
Global average
 19,218
Followers (2021)
The Institute of Policy Studies of Sri Lanka (IPS)
 5,168
Followers (2019)
The Institute of Policy Studies of Sri Lanka (IPS)
 4,468
Subscribers (2022)
The Institute of Policy Studies of Sri Lanka (IPS)
 912
Sri Lanka average
 1,019
Global average
 5,610
Subscribers (2021)
The Institute of Policy Studies of Sri Lanka (IPS)
 708
Subscribers (2019)
The Institute of Policy Studies of Sri Lanka (IPS)
 467
Followers (2022)
The Institute of Policy Studies of Sri Lanka (IPS)
 2,089
Sri Lanka average
 2,433
Global average
 16,346
Followers (2019)
The Institute of Policy Studies of Sri Lanka (IPS)
 606

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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