Research

Thinking Ahead Institute research

January 9, 2018

This page provides an index, by year and topic, of all Thinking Ahead Institute research published since 2015. There are numerous slide decks that underpin these research publications, these are all available to members on request.

Topic Research Papers Year
Asset industries of tomorrow  The asset manager of tomorrow*
The asset owners of tomorrow*
Thinking Ahead Institute assessment of Smart Leadership. Sound Followership
Smart Leadership. Sound Followership*
2018
2017
2017 
2017
Culture Culture as a measurable edge
Culture and leadership
The impact of culture on institutional investors*
2016 
2015
2015
Decision-making Collective decision-making in action
Fundamental return attribution
Better decision-making: a toolkit*
How to choose?*
2019
2019
2018
2018
Defined contribution Best practices in defined contribution - pre-publication draft
Lifetime income - the DC system's missing design feature*
DC: the movie*
Proposing a stronger DC purpose*
Compendium of DC research
2018
2018
2018
2017
2017
Investment as a ecosystem Case studies from the ecosystem - applying an ecosystem perspective
System thinking and investment - introducing the ecosystem perspective
2017 
2017
Integrated reporting Integrated report 2018
Integrated report 2017
Integrated report 2016
2019
2018
2017
Long-horizon investing Investing in equity factors for the long run (joint with Amundi)*
What you think you become*
Patience: not merely a virtue but an asset*
Converting the 99 - long-horizon investing beliefs*
The search for a long-term premium*
2018
2018
2017 
2017
2017
State of the industry State of the industry - part I
State of the industry - part II
State of the industry - part III
2015 
2015
2015
Sustainability Sustainability beliefs: a new measurement tool*
Sustainability portfolio construction: connecting sustainability risks to asset class returns*
Sustainability portfolio construction case studies
2017 
2017

2017
Value creation Mission critical: understanding value creation*
Connecting the dots: understanding purpose in the investment industry*
2018
2018
 VUCA It's story time: The why, how and what of scenario learning 2019
General investment Wot we wrote*
Here be dragons (a collection of short investment map building articles)*
The future of asset management*
Stronger investment theory*
To bonus or not to bonus?*
Compensation and incentives
Going above and beyond: stronger investment theory and practice
2018
2017
2016
2016
2016
2015
2015
Book reviews There is no planet b by Mike Berners-Lee
Prosperity: better business makes the greater good by Colin Mayer
Big Mind by Geoff Mulgan
The End of Theory by Richard Bookstaber
Doughnut Economics by Kate Raworth
2019
2019
2018
2018
2018

*Available to public