Research and Public Policy : Social and Public Policy Research

American Institute for Economic Research

Integrity, research, and principle in the study of markets since 1933.

two stars

77.95

P.O. Box 1000 Great Barrington, MA 01230
tel: (888) 528-1216   Web Site
EIN: 04-2121305

Board Leadership
Gregory M. van Kipnis
Chair

CEO
Edward P. Stringham, PhD
President

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 77.95 two stars
  Financial 68.83 one star
  Accountability & Transparency 100.00 four stars
This rating was published 09/03/2019 and includes data from FY2018, the most recent 990 received at that time.

American Institute for Economic Research educates Americans on the value of personal freedom, free enterprise, property rights, limited government and sound money. AIER's ongoing scientific research demonstrates the importance of these principles in advancing peace, prosperity and human progress.

American Institute for Economic Research educates Americans on the value of personal freedom, free enterprise, property rights, limited government and sound money. AIER's ongoing scientific research demonstrates the importance of these principles in advancing peace, prosperity and human progress.

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Financial

one star

68.83

Accountability & Transparency

four stars

100.00

This rating was published 09/03/2019 and includes data from FY2018, 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)
73.7%
  Administrative Expenses 13.0%
  Fundraising Expenses 13.2%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.53
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 21.70
  Program Expenses Growth 1.1%
  Liabilities to Assets 46.2%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by American Institute for Economic Research on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by American Institute for Economic Research on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $793,102
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $12,993
   Fundraising Events $0
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $0
Total Contributions $806,095
   Program Service Revenue $28,904
Total Primary Revenue $834,999
   Other Revenue $1,387,728
TOTAL REVENUE $2,222,727
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $3,606,786
   Administrative Expenses $745,165
   Fundraising Expenses $777,994
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $5,129,945
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $-2,907,218
   
Net Assets $99,404,250

Charts

Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$250,240 4.87% Edward P. Stringham President & Director of Research & Education

Mission

American Institute for Economic Research educates Americans on the value of personal freedom, free enterprise, property rights, limited government and sound money. AIER's ongoing scientific research demonstrates the importance of these principles in advancing peace, prosperity and human progress.

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Charity Contact Info

American Institute for Economic Research
P.O. Box 1000
Great Barrington, MA 01230
tel: (888) 528-1216
fax: (413) 528-0103
EIN: 04-2121305

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Board Leadership

Gregory M. van Kipnis
Chair

CEO

Edward P. Stringham, PhD
President