Institute for Public Policy Research

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Institute for Public Policy Research
IPPR logo.png
Type Progressive think tank
Headquarters 14 Buckingham Street, WC2N 6DF
Location
Director
Tom Kibasi
Website www.ippr.org

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

References[edit]

  1. ^ "List of thinktanks in the UK". the Guardian. 2013-09-30. Retrieved 2016-05-19. 
  2. ^ "About IPPR". www.ippr.org. Retrieved 2016-01-25. 
  3. ^ "IPPR North". www.ippr.org. Retrieved 2016-05-05. 
  4. ^ "IPPR Scotland". www.ippr.org. Retrieved 2016-05-05. 
  5. ^ "How we are funded". www.ippr.org. 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". www.ippr.org. Retrieved 2016-01-25. 
  8. ^ "Our Work". www.ippr.org. 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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