At the helm of affairs in ISPR is Dr. S. Arora, econometrician and professor of economics at the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee. The institute, in addition, has five permanent members of staff, and does hire several part-time students and some limited term employees (LTE's) as needed to handle various projects. The following is a list of ISPR's staff:
- Dr. Swarnjit S Arora, Director
- Ms. Brenda Cullin, Business Manager
- Mr. Okey Peter Akubeze
- Ms. Linda Hawkins
- Dr. Tom Moore
Student-workers, and other part-time help (LTE's) maintain computing equipment and software in its various facilities, conduct telephone (and in-person) interviewing, and engage in other clerical duties.