Research

Thinking Ahead Institute research

This page provides an index, by 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
Asset Classes of Tomorrow Asset Classes of Tomorrow hub
Asset classes of tomorrow – Chinese capital markets
Asset classes of tomorrow – When securitisation meets blockchain
Asset classes of tomorrow – private equity
The asset owner of tomorrow
The asset manager of tomorrow
The Thinking Ahead Institutes assessment of the Smart Leadership. Sound Followership research
Book Reviews Book review: AI superpowers – China, Silicon Valley, and the new world order
There is no planet B, Mike Berners-Lee
Prosperity: better business makes the greater good, Colin Mayer
The end of theory: financial crises, the failure of economics, and the sweep of human interaction
Doughnut Economics, Seven Ways to Think Like a 21st-Century Economist, Kate Raworth
The secret sauce to make your organisation smarter, collectively
Culture

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The Power of Culture – research paper
The impact of culture on institutional investors
Culture as a Measurable Edge
The Impact of Culture on Institutional Investors
Culture and Leadership
Decision Making Collective decision-making in action
Better decision-making: a toolkit
How to choose?
Defined contribution DC: the engagement tree
Shifts for the DC organisation of tomorrow
DC: The movie – It’s a wonderful life or Oliver Twist
Lifetime income – the DC system’s missing design feature
DC compendium
General investment It’s about time
Fundamental return attribution
Going from good to great
Total Portfolio Approach (TPA) content hub
Extreme risks – 2019
The Future of Asset Management
To Bonus or Not to Bonus
Stronger investment theory
Compensation and incentives research write-up
Going above and beyond: stronger investment theory and practice
Integrated reporting Thinking Ahead Institute Integrated reports
Thinking Ahead Institute integrated reports | member page
Investment as a ecosystem Case studies from the ecosystem – applying an ecosystem perspective
Long-horizon investing Long-horizon investing
Investing in equity factors for the long run
What you think, you become – building a long-horizon mindset
Scenario Learning It’s story time: The why, how and what of scenario learning
State of the industry State of the Industry – Part III
State of the Industry – Part II
State of the Industry – Part I
Sustainability and value creation With great power comes great responsibility
2021 member research briefing
1.5°C portfolio working group papers
Sustainability: understanding impact and value creation
Sustainability series – beliefs to action
Sustainability webinar series – purpose and value in investment industry videos
Mission critical: understanding value creation in the investment industry
Sustainability portfolio construction case studies
Wot we wrote Wot we wrote