Innovation and Advisory
Research and Advisory Services
Tailored solutions to help institutional investors set investment strategy, enhance investment performance and manage risk.
- Stress testing and scenario analysis
- External manager optimization
- Hedging and downside protection
- Liquidity risk management
- Multi-asset risk factor frameworks
- Tactical asset allocation models
- ESG risk and return
- Model development and validation
State Street Associates®
State Street’s academic affiliate, State Street Associates® (SSA), is a unique partnership that bridges the worlds of financial theory and practice.
Part of State Street’s Global ExchangeSM division, SSA develops risk, investor behavior and economic indicators as well as investable indices for investment managers and institutional investors around the world. Its products leverage State Street’s proprietary information assets as well as data sourced through strategic partnerships with “Big Data” start-up companies in the Boston area. Its partners include renowned academics from the Harvard Business School, MIT’s Sloan School of Management and Boston College.
Rooted in financial theory, SSA’s research agenda also recognizes that theory must bend to real-world complexities to meet the needs of its clients.
Our advisory solutions combine innovative analytics, deep industry experience and sophisticated information resources to meet your needs.
To help you solve your biggest challenges, we combine diverse perspectives and unique investigative methods. Our global team’s broad experience includes advanced degrees in astrophysics, engineering, economics, finance, accounting and mathematics.
With rigorous methodology, flexible solutions and transparent assumptions, our insights will help you meet your investment objectives. And we’ll partner with you to apply our team’s customized research to your unique portfolio and needs — transforming valuable knowledge into actions and investment models.