Welcome to SIFR
The Institute for Financial Research

The Institute for Financial Research was started in 2001, and has its offices in the center of Stockholm. The aim of SIFR is to conduct and stimulate high quality research in financial economics. In addition, SIFR has the ambition to narrow the gap between academic research and the practice of the financial industry.

Upcoming Activities

2015-09-02 15:30

Swedish House of Finance, Drottninggatan 98, 4 tr, Stockholm

Seminar

Seminar – Shareholder Engagement

Do companies with active and informed shareholders produce btter performance than those without?

Please join us for a seminar where focus will be on what measurable effects on portfolio performance that might be reached by ESG-investing and active engagement by shareholders.
Colin Melvin, Chief Executive Officer, Hermes EOS will talk about what they see as the results of active engagement in terms of share price performance. Geir Lode, Portfolio Manager and Head of Hermes Global Equities, will share his experience of what the impact on a portfolio can be of avoiding poorly governed companies. Michael Halling, Associate Professor, SSE and Laurent Bach, Assistant Professor, SSE will give their views from an academic perspective and lead discussions around these subjects.

Register no later than August 31 to info@sifr.org

150902 Invitation Shareholder engagement seminar

2015-09-07 16:00

In the aula at Stockholm School of Economics, Stockholm

External Seminar

Seminar with Hal Varian and Anders Borg “Digitisation, big data and inflation.”

 

Seminar with Hal Varian and Anders Borg at the Stockholm School of Economics September 7, 2015 at 16:00 – 17:30 We are happy to invite you to a presentation on the topic of “Digitisation, big data and inflation” in the Aula of the Stockholm School of Economics. Hal Varian, chief economist at Google and Emeritus Professor University of California Berkey will make a key-note presentation, Anders borg, World Economic Forum, will comment and there will be room for discussion.
Register no later than August 31 to info@sifr.org

2015-09-08 08:00

SNS, Jakobsbergsgatan 18, Stockholm

Policy Seminar

SNS/SIFR Finanspanel: Hal Varian, chief economist at Google

Hal Varian, chief economist at Google and Emeritus Professor University of California Berkeley will visit the Finanspanel.

For over 10 years, Hal Varian has worked with business strategy at Google. He is Emeritus Professor at the University of California Berkeley and the author of several research papers as well as bestselling books about the network society.

The Finanspanel is the meeting forum of SNS and the Institute for Financial Research (SIFR) for the financial sector.

Contributors

Hal Varian, Chief Economist, Google.
Anna Felländer, Chief Economist, Swedbank
Pehr Wissén, SIFR and SNS will be moderating the discussion

Time and Place
Tuesday September 8 from 8:00-9:15, at SNS, Jakobsbergsgatan 18, Stockholm

Registration with breakfast starts at kl. 07:45. The meeting starts at 08:00.

Register at the SNS web-site.  Click here.

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