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
Tom Kibasi

The Institute for Public Policy Research (IPPR) is a left-wing[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] Matthew Taylor was director between 1998 and 2003. 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:

IPPR Progressive Review  
Former names
New Economy
Public Policy Research
Find out here
Discipline Politics
Language English
Edited by Mathew Lawrence and Carys Roberts
Publication details
Publication history
ISSN 2573-2331
LCCN 2013201388
OCLC no. 988028359


The IPPR publishes the journal IPPR Progressive Review via Wiley.[9]


  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. 
  9. ^ "Overview". Wiley. Retrieved 13 August 2017. 

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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