Franklin Templeton Investment Institute

This page provides a window into the Franklin Templeton Investment Institute. Our mission is to drive collaboration, both inside and outside of our investment organization, to provide a forum for investment insights and their practical application. We are organized around a series of think tanks and academic partnerships to provide investors with distinct insights and opinions. The themes below are the foundation for our current conversations and will drive our search for perspectives that benefit our clients. Contact us at

Upcoming activities


Expect publication of Franklin Templeton Thinks Allocation Views from Franklin Templeton Investment Solutions and Franklin Templeton Thinks Global Investment Outlook.


Expect Franklin Templeton Thinks Macro Perspectives.

Follow our Chief Market Strategist

Stay current with our Investment Institute by following Stephen Dover on LinkedIn where he will be posting his thoughts and comments as well as his Global Market Perspectives newsletter.

Themes driving our conversations

Trends impacting investors in the decade to come.

Investing in an Extended Low Rate Environment

Global Investing Outlook

Alternative Ways of Investing

Investing by Outcomes and Goals

ESG, Stewardship and Impact Investing

Investing in Innovation

Franklin Templeton Thinks™ - Insights

Read our strategist thoughts plus perspectives that go across our autonomous investment managers and asset classes.