Think tank

Fundação Getulio Vargas

Getulio Vargas Foundation ‒ FGV

Río de Janeiro, Brazil

Private not-for-profit research and higher education institution (and Think Tank) (created in 1944) whose mission is to stimulate and contribute to Brazil’s socioeconomic development. Its main activities include conducting innovative research of high social impact, offering graduate and undergraduate courses, and publishing and retailing scientific journals and books. The Schools and Research Centers at FGV are academically and operationally fully independent units. Each year, these units with their 716 researchers are responsible for producing hundreds of articles and other academic texts which serve as a basis for public debates among researchers and representatives of the public and private sectors.

Contact details

Website:
https://portal.fgv.br/en

Address:
Praia de Botafogo, 190, Botafogo, Rio de Janeiro – RJ, Brasil, 22250-900

Country:
Brazil

Sub-region:
South America

Areas of focus

Organisation details

Business model
University institute/center
Institutional affiliations
Independent
Year founded
1944
Age (years)
Fundação Getulio Vargas
78 
Brazil average
 32
Global average
 33
Founded by
Founders: Brazilian Federal Government, through the president of the Administrative Department of Public Service, Mr. Luiz Simões Lopes.
Founder gender: All male
Leadership
Leader(s) (2020): Prof. Carlos Ivan Simonsen Leal, president
Leader gender: Male
Leader(s) (2019): Prof. Carlos Ivan Simonsen Leal, president
Leader gender: Male
Leader(s) (2017): Carlos Ivan Simonsen Leal
Leader gender: Male
Staff size
2019
Fundação Getulio Vargas
 2,920
Brazil average
 385
Global average
 139

Organisational performance

Publications
2018
Fundação Getulio Vargas
23,452 
Brazil average
 2,936
Global average
 249
Financials
2018
Fundação Getulio Vargas
 $343,603,982
Brazil average
 $44,593,003
Global average
 $91,462,454

Social

Likes (2020)
Fundação Getulio Vargas
816,819 
Brazil average
816,819 
Global average
 72,677
Twitter
Followers (2020)
Fundação Getulio Vargas
 89,343
Brazil average
 89,343
Global average
 12,140
Subscribers (2020)
Fundação Getulio Vargas
 96,800
Brazil average
 96,800
Global average
 12,356
Followers (2020)
Fundação Getulio Vargas
 185,902
Brazil average
 185,902
Global average
 40,147
Followers (2020)
Fundação Getulio Vargas
2,140,976 
Brazil average
2,140,976 
Global average
 216,027

Data notes

Last updated: 01/12/2020
Rating of data accuracy (find out more): OTT reviewed
Data sources consulted: Information supplied by organisation, Organisation´s website
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