Sweden Think Tanks
World Think Tanks
Institute for Management of Innovation and Technology. IMIT specialises in research and development, industrial renewal and administration. The director is Christer Karlsson.
The Research Institute of Industrial Economics (Industriens Utredningsinstitut covers a wide range of topics including knowledge accumulation, human capital, economic growth, industrial organisation/specialisation, and the welfare state The director is Ulf Jakobsson.
Swedish Institute of International Affairs (UI) Focusing on international relations, this institute is directed by Dr. Anders Mellbourn.
The Stockholm International Peace Research Institute (SIPRI) focuses on peace and conflict resolution, and is financed by the Swedish parliament. The director is Professor Adam Daniel Rotfeld.
TIMBRO Focusing on liberalism, free trade, and welfare reform TIMBRO is a liberal think tank directed by Mattias Bengtsson.
The Stockholm Environment Institute conducts policy research on atmospheric environment, climate change and energy resources, water resources, sustainable development and risk analysis. The Stockholm Environment Institute has offices in Sweden, US, UK, Estonia and Thailand. It is directed by Roger Kasperson.
SNS is a private, non-profit organization that seeks to promote research on economic and social issues of importance to public decision-makers, making it readily accessible to a broad audience. The director is Hans Tson Söderström.
Research Policy Institute. The Research Policy Institute was founded in 1966 by Stevan Dedijer. The Institute, then the Research Policy Programme, was formed on the basis of a grant from the Bank of Sweden Tercentenary Foundation, and it represented one of the very first focused organizations in the emerging field of research on research
The Beijer International Institute of Environmental Economics aims to foster links between economists and ecologists. The director is Karl-Göran Mäler.
Center for Pacific Asia Studies Based at Stockholm university, this centre focuses on foreign relations; diplomacy; security & defence; political issues; gender & intellectual history. Government funding (75%). Director is Professor Torbjorn Loden.