Social Trends Institute

STI is an independent, non-profit research center that offers institutional and financial support to academics in all fields who seek to make sense of emerging social trends and their effects on human communities.

Experts Meetings

  • Corporate Governance and Ownership with Diverse Shareholders

    Many policy recommendations that emerge from the flourishing literature on corporate governance do not take into account the diversity of company owners and the different goals of heterogeneous shareholders in the 21st century. Many of them assume that dispersed shareholders are the representative form of corporate ownership. This hypothesis is still dominant in most theoretical studies and in many empirical studies.

    22 days ago
  • The Home in the Digital Age

    Technology is dramatically changing our way of living. We must consider how to cope with the new possibilities and new vulnerabilities it introduces into our home lives.

    10 months ago
  • Elevating Fatherhood: Policies, Organizations and Health and Wellbeing

    Fatherhood involvement is influenced by multiple factors operating at macro- (institutional practices and culture), meso- (peer and family support), and micro-levels (personal characteristics) over the life course. This meeting will take a multidisciplinary approach to understanding the favorable conditions at each level that allow fathers to be as involved as they want to be, and thereby transmit differential advantages to their children.

    one year ago