EIN 04-2121305

American Institute for Economic Research (AIER)

IRS 501(c) type
Num. employees
Year formed
Most recent tax filings
The American Institute for Economic Research is an independent organization to help ordinary Americans deepen their economic and financial knowledge and thereby enhance their well-being that of the nation.
Total revenues
Total expenses
Total assets
Num. employees

Program areas at AIER

Research reports and bulletins preparation and distribution of periodic Economic reports and occasional booklets focused on selected topics in the areas of fiscal and monetary economics, including personal Economic issues. These are distributed to members and the general public. During 2020, approximately 725,866 individuals, institutions and publishers received the reports and more than 10,537,130 readers visited aier's website.
Academic programs during 2020, aier provided educational opportunities for over 9,500 participants/attendees. Through our teach the teachers program, 271 educators successfully completed courses dealing with practical Economic topics which they can use for their estimated 32,520 students. The bastiat society at aier organizes and hosts education events for the general business community in 47 cities around the world. During the year, this program held 197 events attracting over 6,800 people. In addition, aier welcomed 400 students, scholars, and members of the public to its campus to attend various colloquia, workshops, and forums. Aier also hosted 17 visiting researchers and 9 interns. Aier's sound money project conducts Research and promotes awareness about monetary stability and financial privacy. The project is comprised of leading academics and practitioners in money, banking and macroeconomics. It offers regular commentary and in-depth analysis on monetary policy, alternative monetary systems, financial markets regulations, cryptocurrencies, and the history of monetary and macroeconomic thought. Members of the project have contributed one hundred ten articles to aier.org during 2020.

Who funds American Institute for Economic Research (AIER)

Grants from foundations and other nonprofits
National Philanthropic TrustEducation$60,000
The Bessemer Giving FundGeneral Support$50,000
The Bastiat SocietyTo Conduct Independent Scientific and Economic Research To Educate Individuals$39,000
...and 8 more grants received

Personnel at AIER

Jonathan E SylbertChief Operating Officer$165,600
Gail S RogerDirector of Human Resources$126,602
Bradley J DevosDirector of Programs / Director of Progams$138,898
Jeffrey A TuckerEditorial Director$165,905
Lisa M Hazlett RobertsFormer Director of Strat Part - 9 and 27 and 2019$123,160
...and 10 more key personnel

Financials for AIER

RevenuesFYE 12/2020
Total grants, contributions, etc.$1,787,021
Program services$129,270
Investment income and dividends$427,062
Tax-exempt bond proceeds$0
Royalty revenue$0
Net rental income$-173,905
Net gain from sale of non-inventory assets$260,613
Net income from fundraising events$0
Net income from gaming activities$0
Net income from sales of inventory$0
Miscellaneous revenues$119,112
Total revenues$2,549,173

Form 990s for AIER

Fiscal year endingDate received by IRSFormPDF link
2020-122021-05-25990View PDF
2019-122021-01-21990View PDF
2018-122019-06-19990View PDF
2017-122018-07-18990View PDF
2016-122017-09-20990View PDF
...and 7 more Form 990s
Data update history
August 3, 2022
Received grants
Identified 4 new grant, including a grant for $50,000 from The Bessemer Giving Fund
May 20, 2022
Posted financials
Added Form 990 for fiscal year 2020
May 20, 2022
Used new vendors
Identified 1 new vendor, including
September 23, 2021
Received grants
Identified 1 new grant, including a grant for $3,500 from Foulke Foundation Trust
August 22, 2021
Posted financials
Added Form 990 for fiscal year 2019
Nonprofit Types
Social advocacy organizationsResearch centersCharities
Social sciencesEducationBusiness and industry
Operates donor advised fundsConducts researchOperates internationallyNational levelProvides scholarshipsTax deductible donations
General information
PO Box 1000
Great Barrington, MA 01230
Metro area
Pittsfield, MA
Berkshire County, MA
Website URL
(888) 528-1216
Facebook page
Twitter profile
IRS details
Fiscal year end
Taxreturn type
Form 990
Year formed
Eligible to receive tax-deductible contributions (Pub 78)
NTEE code, primary
V20: Social Science Research Institutes, Services
NAICS code, primary
813319: Social Advocacy Organizations
Parent/child status
Free account sign-up

Want updates when AIER has new information, or want to find more organizations like American Institute for Economic Research (AIER)?

Create free Cause IQ account