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


IVAs Konferenscenter Grev Turegatan 16


SIFR conference on Innovation and Entrepreneurship

Our key-note speakers and moderators for the Conference the first day are:

  • Hjalmar Winbladh, serial entrepreneur and co-founder of Send-IT, Rebtel and Wrapp
  • Thomas Hellmann, Sauder School of Business, University of British Columbia
  • Eric Hurst, University of Chicago Booth School of Business
  • Moderator: David Robinson, Fuqua Business School, Duke University
  • Konrad Bergström, serial entrepreneur and CEO of Zoundindistries.com
  • David Thesmar, HEC Paris
  • Moderator: Per Strömberg, Stockholm School of Economics

The second day has a standard academic format.

Invitation and program



Spårvagnshallarna Birger Jarlsgatan 57A


Swedish House of Finance – European Conference on Household Finance

Swedish House of Finance, joint with the Center on Sustainable Architecture for Finance (SAFE) at Goethe University Frankfurt, the Einaudi Institute for Economics and Finance (EIEF) in Rome, and HEC Paris are organizing this year’s European Conference on Household Finance.

The objective is to present state-of-the-art empirical research and empirically motivated theoretical research on household financial behavior and on how this is influenced by other choices, government policies, and the overall economic environment.
Invitation and program

For more information, go to the Conference and Seminar sections, or visit the News Archive.