SNS provides a steady flow of independent research and analysis. The research takes a solution-focused approach to important policy issues. The research process includes interaction between academics, policy makers and business through reference groups assigned to the research projects.
SNS has no resident research fellows, but mobilizes the best academic expertise from universities and policy institutes in both Sweden and around the world. Project management and outreach capabilities are provided by SNS research directors. SNS strives to maintain an extensive international network. Over the years SNS has collaborated with leading international policy think tanks such as the Brookings Institution, NBER and CEPR.