Institute for Public Policy Research

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Institute for Public Policy Research
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Type Progressive think tank
Headquarters 14 Buckingham Street, WC2N 6DF
Tom Kibasi

The Institute for Public Policy Research (IPPR) is a leftwing[1] thinktank based in London in the UK. It was founded in 1988 and is an independent registered charity.[2] IPPR has offices in Newcastle, Manchester, and Edinburgh.[3][4] Funding comes from trust and foundation grants, government support, and individual donors.[5] The founding director was James Cornford.[6] The current director (from April 2016) is Tom Kibasi.[7] IPPR publishes Juncture, a quarterly journal.

IPPR publishes more than 50 reports each year.[8] IPPR's research and policy work is focused around:

  • Economic policy
  • Energy, transport and energy
  • Families and work
  • Migration, integration and communities
  • Democracy and devolution
  • Public services


  1. ^ "List of thinktanks in the UK". the Guardian. 2013-09-30. Retrieved 2016-05-19. 
  2. ^ "About IPPR". Retrieved 2016-01-25. 
  3. ^ "IPPR North". Retrieved 2016-05-05. 
  4. ^ "IPPR Scotland". Retrieved 2016-05-05. 
  5. ^ "How we are funded". Retrieved 2016-05-05. 
  6. ^ Andrew Denham and Mark Garnett (2006) 'What works'? British think tanks and the 'end of ideology', The Political Quarterly 77(2), pp. 156-165
  7. ^ "IPPR appoints new Director". Retrieved 2016-01-25. 
  8. ^ "Our Work". Retrieved 2016-05-05. 

Further reading[edit]

  • Ruben, Peter (1996). "The institute for public policy research: Policy and politics". Contemporary British History. 10 (2): 65–79. doi:10.1080/13619469608581387. 

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