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.


SIFR/SNS Finanspanel: How bad is the state of the Russian Economy? May 2016

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SIFR/SNS Finanspanel: David Lidington, UK’s Minister of State for Europe on the coming referendum, March 2016

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Here can you hear the podcast.


Upcoming Activities

August 22-23 2016

Clarion Sign Hotel, Stockholm

Conference External Seminar

SIFR Conference on “Credit Markets After the Crisis”

SIFR Conference on “Credit Markets After the Crisis”, August 22-23 2016, in Stockholm

The first conference day will feature keynote presentations and panels with leading scholars and practitioners. The program includes the following speakers:

Amar Bhidé, Fletcher School of Law and Diplomacy, Tufts University, “Formulaic Transparency: The Hidden Cost of Mass Securitization”
Gary Gorton, Yale School of Management, “Mobile Collateral versus Immobile Collateral”
Luc Laeven, European Central Bank (ECB), “Dealing with credit booms and busts”
Amit Seru, Booth School of Business, University of Chicago, “The Transmission of Economic Shocks from Households to the Real Economy: Evidence from Mortgage and Consumer Credit Markets”
Nicolas Véron, Petersen Institute, “Financial sector policy in the European Union after the British referendum”

The second conference day has a standard academic format with presentations of frontier research papers, discussant comments and general discussion. The program is not ready yet.

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