Research programs

SNS translates current research on social issues into concrete advice to leading decision-makers in politics and business. Research questions are formulated in dialogue with SNS’ members in business and public administration. Analysis and recommendations are provided by academic researchers and are based on scientific theory and empirical evidence.

Ongoing research projects

Urban planning

The pace of urbanization in Sweden continues to be high and we are about to face major demographic changes. Along with this, rapid technological development places additional demands on urban planning. In order to contribute with new insights, SNS will launch a research project on building societies through urban planning. . The project will start in the fall of 2018 and last for three years.
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Learnings from Integration

The aim of the project Learnings from integration is to explore how the integration process in Sweden works and how it can be improved. The program focuses on the labor market and the education system.

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New challenges for the pension system

The Swedish pension system faces several large challenges. An ageing population puts upward pressure on the retirement age. At the same time, the number of poor retired people is expected to increase. The programme takes an overall perspective of the pension system and deals with questions that concern both the occupational pension and the state pension.

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Health care in the 21st century

The aim of the project is to generate new knowledgde about how competence can be assured and how new technology can be utilized in response to the changing conditions in the health care sector.
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SNS Economic Policy Council

The SNS Economic Policy Council 2018 examines the amount and distribution of capital in Sweden. It presents a comprehensive analysis of the attitudes of Swedes towards the distribution of wealth and the taxation of capital. More specifically, the Council examines proposals for capital taxes, drawing from economic theory and empirical studies of the design of capital taxes.
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Previous research projects

Future supply of skills

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The Social Security System and the Work Strategy among Older People

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Investments in Equal Life Chances

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Democracy report 2017

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Aviation and Businesses

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SNS Corporate Governance Roundtable

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From Welfare State to Welfare Society

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SNS Educational Commission

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The SNS Economic Policy Council 2016

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Climate and Business

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The Value of New Pharmaceuticals

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