Think tank

Institute for Research on Poverty

IPR

Madison, WI, United States

The Institute for Research on Poverty (IRP) at the University of Wisconsin–Madison is dedicated to advancing understanding of the causes and consequences of U.S. poverty and inequality. It collects and analyzes information, continually updated from state and national data and special-purpose studies, on the evolving condition of low-income individuals and families and policies and programs to improve their wellbeing and increase self-sufficiency.

Contact details

Website:
http://www.ssc.wisc.edu/irp

Address:
1180 Observatory Drive, Madison, WI 53706

Country:
United States

Sub-region:
Northern America

Areas of focus

Geographics of focus
USA
Operating languages
English

Organisation details

Business model
Non-profit
Institutional affiliations
University
Year founded
1966
Age (years)
Institute for Research on Poverty
56 
United States average
 40
Global average
 33
Leadership
Leader(s) (2019): Katherine Magnuson
Leader gender: Female
Leader(s) (2017): Lawrence Berger
Leader gender: Male
Staff size
2019
Institute for Research on Poverty
 30
United States average
 72
Global average
 139
2017
Institute for Research on Poverty
 24
% Female staff
2019
Institute for Research on Poverty
73% 
United States average
46% 
Global average
42% 
% Female researchers
2019
Institute for Research on Poverty
79% 
United States average
27% 
Global average
33% 

Social

Likes (2019)
Institute for Research on Poverty
 2,332
United States average
 75,328
Global average
 27,922
Likes (2017)
Institute for Research on Poverty
 2,082
Twitter
Followers (2019)
Institute for Research on Poverty
 5,534
United States average
 34,931
Global average
 16,331
Followers (2018)
Institute for Research on Poverty
 4,858
Followers (2017)
Institute for Research on Poverty
 3,721
Subscribers (2019)
Institute for Research on Poverty
 372
United States average
 12,081
Global average
 6,574
Subscribers (2017)
Institute for Research on Poverty
 113
Followers (2019)
Institute for Research on Poverty
 363
United States average
 8,326
Global average
 6,899

Data notes

Last updated: 01/04/2020
Rating of data accuracy (find out more): OTT reviewed
Data sources consulted: NIRA Think Tank Directory, Organisation´s website
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