Research and Public Policy : Social and Public Policy Research

Center for Economic and Policy Research

Promoting democratic debate on economic and social issues

three stars

89.43

1611 Connecticut Avenue, NW Suite 400
Washington, DC 20009
tel: (202) 293-5380   Web Site
EIN: 52-2204029

Board Leadership
Robert Pollin
President

CEO
Dean Baker and Mark Weisbrot
Co-Directors

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 89.43 three stars
  Financial 89.88 three stars
  Accountability & Transparency 89.00 three stars
This rating was published 06/01/2016 and includes data from FY2014, the most recent 990 received at that time.

Learn more about how we calculate the overall score and rating.

Financial

three stars

89.88

Accountability & Transparency

three stars

89.00

This rating was published 06/01/2016 and includes data from FY2014, the most recent 990 received at that time.
Overall Rating Chart
  Program Expenses
(Percent of the charity’s total expenses spent on the programs
and services it delivers)
87.4%
  Administrative Expenses 6.4%
  Fundraising Expenses 6.0%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.07
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 0.62
  Program Expenses Growth 0.4%
  Liabilities to Assets 4.3%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Center for Economic and Policy Research on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Center for Economic and Policy Research on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $1,097,888
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $0
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $0
Total Contributions $1,097,888
   Program Service Revenue $180,256
Total Primary Revenue $1,278,144
   Other Revenue $967
TOTAL REVENUE $1,279,111
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $1,687,191
   Administrative Expenses $126,747
   Fundraising Expenses $120,370
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $1,934,308
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $-655,197
   
Net Assets $1,202,771

Charts

Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$100,522 5.19% Mark Weisbrot Co-Director, Co-Founder
Other Salaries of Note
$81,543 4.21% Dean Baker Co-Director, Co-Founder

Mission

The Center for Economic and Policy Research (CEPR) was established in 1999 to promote democratic debate on the most important economic and social issues that affect people's lives. In order for citizens to effectively exercise their voices in a democracy, they should be informed about the problems and choices that they face. CEPR is committed to presenting issues in an accurate and understandable manner, so that the public is better prepared to choose among the various policy options. Toward this end, CEPR conducts both professional research and public education. An informed public should be able to choose policies that lead to an improving quality of life, both for people within the United States and around the world.

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Charity Contact Info

Center for Economic and Policy Research
1611 Connecticut Avenue, NW
Suite 400
Washington, DC 20009
tel: (202) 293-5380
fax: (202) 588-1356
EIN: 52-2204029

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Board Leadership

Robert Pollin
President

CEO

Dean Baker and Mark Weisbrot
Co-Directors