Think tank

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Contact details

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Address: 1050 Massachusetts Ave., Cambridge, MA 02138
Contact email: info AT nber.org

Organisational details

Business model:
Non-profit
Institutional affiliations:
Independent
Year founded:
1920
Age (years):
Leadership:
Current leader(s): James Poterba
Current leader's (or leaders') gender: Male
Staff size (2017):

Organisational performance

Financials:
Turnover in USD (2016):


Data notes

Rating of data accuracy (find out more): OTT reviewed
Data sources consulted: NIRA Think Tank Directory,Organisation┬┤s website


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