Foundation the Research Institute of Industrial Economics
The Research Institute of Industrial Economics (IFN) is a private and non-profit foundation. The Institute was founded in 1939 by the Federation of Swedish Industry (SI) and the Swedish Employers' Confederation (SAF) in order to encourage research on economic and social issues steeped in significance for industrial development. Our mission is to: Conduct independent economic research of the highest international academic standing. Contribute high-quality analyses and policy recommendations to public and private decision-makers regarding issues of great relevance for Swedish trade and industry. Disseminate research results to the academic world and to society as a whole.