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Peterson Institute for International Economics

Devoted to the study of international economic policy

four stars

92.29

1750 Massachusetts Avenue, NW Washington, DC 20036
tel: (202) 328-9000   Web Site
EIN: 52-1226967

Board Leadership
Michael A. Peterson
Chair

CEO
Adam Posen
President

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 92.29 four stars
  Financial 92.61 four stars
  Accountability & Transparency 92.00 four stars
This rating was published 09/01/2018 and includes data from FY2017, the most recent 990 received at that time.

The Peter G. Peterson Institute for International Economics is a private, nonpartisan research institution devoted to the study of international economic policy. Since 1981, the Institute has provided timely, objective analysis and concrete solutions to key international economic problems. The Institute attempts to anticipate emerging issues and to be ready with practical ideas to inform and shape public debate. Its audience includes government officials and legislators, business and labor leaders, management and staff at international organizations, university-based scholars and their students, other research institutions and nongovernmental organizations, the media, and the public at large. It addresses these groups both in the United States and around the world.

The Peter G. Peterson Institute for International Economics is a private, nonpartisan research institution devoted to the study of international economic policy. Since 1981, the Institute has provided timely, objective analysis and concrete solutions to key international economic problems. The Institute attempts to anticipate emerging issues and to be ready with practical ideas to inform and shape public debate. Its audience includes government officials and legislators, business and labor leaders, management and staff at international organizations, university-based scholars and their students, other research institutions and nongovernmental organizations, the media, and the public at large. It addresses these groups both in the United States and around the world.

Financial

four stars

92.61

Accountability & Transparency

four stars

92.00

This rating was published 09/01/2018 and includes data from FY2017, 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)
81.8%
  Administrative Expenses 14.7%
  Fundraising Expenses 3.3%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.04
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 3.89
  Program Expenses Growth 2.5%
  Liabilities to Assets 8.6%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Peterson Institute for International Economics on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Peterson Institute for International Economics on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

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Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Peterson Institute for International Economics (DC) 92.29 four stars
Resources for the Future (DC) 89.69 three stars
Manhattan Institute for Policy Research (NY) 93.66 four stars
American Academy of Arts and Sciences (MA) 91.00 four stars
Center for the National Interest (DC) 88.29 three stars

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $7,239,778
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $0
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $0
Total Contributions $7,239,778
   Program Service Revenue $0
Total Primary Revenue $7,239,778
   Other Revenue $1,740,493
TOTAL REVENUE $8,980,271
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $10,885,356
   Administrative Expenses $2,648,640
   Fundraising Expenses $556,562
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $14,090,558
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $-5,110,287
   
Net Assets $70,151,241

Program names and associated costs are listed for the top programs as reported on the charity's most recently filed Form 990. The top programs displayed will include the largest three programs, or those programs covering at least 60% of the charity's total expenses, whichever comes first.

Program Name Amount Spent % of Program Expenses
Research $8,693,761 79.9%
Outreach $921,881 8.5%
Publications $801,142 7.4%

Ratings History
Peterson Institute for International Economics has received 3 consecutive 4-star ratings from Charity Navigator.

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2017-06 09/01/2018 92.29 four stars
2015-12 07/01/2017 91.95 four stars
2014-12 06/01/2016 91.87 four stars
 
CN 2.0
2014-12 04/01/2016 89.67 three stars
2013-12 07/01/2015 89.40 three stars
2012-12 04/01/2014 76.18 two stars
2011-12 04/01/2013 82.16 three stars
2010-12 05/01/2012 84.02 three stars
2009-12 09/20/2011 92.18 four stars
 
CN 1.0
2009-12 03/01/2011 98.92 four stars
2008-12 07/01/2010 85.61 three stars
2007-12 02/01/2009 76.89 two stars
2006-12 04/01/2008 75.78 two stars
2005-12 03/01/2007 67.84 one star
2004-12 01/01/2006 81.10 three stars
2003-12 12/01/2004 78.30 two stars
2002-12 12/01/2003 81.12 three stars
2001-05 10/15/2002 65.47 one star
2000-05 04/15/2002 68.28 one star

The data displayed on this tab is provided by the IRS in the form of Publication 78 and the Business Master File (BMF).

EIN 52-1226967
Name in IRS Master File PETER G PETERSON INSTITUTE FOR INTERNATIONAL ECONOMICS
NTEE Code V03
NTEE Classification Professional Societies, Associations
NTEE Type Social Science Research Institutes, Services
Classification Charitable Organization
Subsection 501(c)(3)  (View the list of codes)
Activities (124) Study and research (non-scientific)
(199) Other scientific research activities
(120) Publishing activities
Foundation Status Organization which receives a substantial part of its support from a governmental unit or the general public   170(b)(1)(A)(vi)
Deductibility Contributions are deductible
Affiliation Independent - the organization is an independent organization or an independent auxiliary (i.e., not affiliated with a National, Regional, or Geographic grouping of organizations).
Group Name [Not Applicable]
Ruling Date February, 1982
Filing Requirement 990 (all other) or 990EZ return
Fiscal Year End June
IRS Forms 990
(provided courtesy of Foundation Center)
(Log In or Register Now to View Forms 990!)
  • June, 2017
  • June, 2016
  • December, 2015
  • December, 2014
  • December, 2013

The data displayed in this profile is provided by the IRS for free in the form of Publication 78 and the Business Master File (BMF).

Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$449,122 3.18% Adam Posen President

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Charity Contact Info

Peterson Institute for International Economics
1750 Massachusetts Avenue, NW
Washington, DC 20036
tel: (202) 328-9000
fax: (202) 659-3225
EIN: 52-1226967

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Board Leadership

Michael A. Peterson
Chair

CEO

Adam Posen
President

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