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May 2022
Insights/Research

On the occasion of our 10th anniversary, we invite you to browse through the Center’s highlights from the past decade. What are the social and economic origins of populism? How can we reduce inequality? Is culture key? How can we keep Swiss finance in the game? Can Europe be saved? Answers to these and other important questions are provided by numerous experts in lectures, interviews, and papers made possible by the UBS Center.

May
 
22
Insights

On the occasion of our 10th anniversary, we invite you to browse through the Center’s highlights from the past decade. What are the social and economic origins of populism? How can we reduce inequality? Is culture key? How can we keep Swiss finance in the game? Can Europe be saved? Answers to these and other important questions are provided by numerous experts in lectures, interviews, and papers made possible by the UBS Center.

May 2022
Insights/Dialogue & Events

It would be good if empires like Russia and China were to break up, says Gérard Roland of the University of California at Berkeley. He is convinced that the world is developing in the direction of small democracies that enter into military alliances with each other.

May
 
22
Insights

It would be good if empires like Russia and China were to break up, says Gérard Roland of the University of California at Berkeley. He is convinced that the world is developing in the direction of small democracies that enter into military alliances with each other.

11.05.22 > News
Ursina Schaede receives doctoral degree

Congratulations to Dr. Ursina Schaede, who successfully defended her PhD thesis. She is a talented young economist studying applied microeconomics with a focus on labor markets and the impact of education and gender. Ursina was awarded an UBS Center Scholarship for the Zurich Graduate School of Economics in 2016. She will be joining MIT as an SNSF Postdoc before taking on an Assistant Professorship at Tufts University. We wish you all the best, Ursina!

09.05.22 > News
"Coercive measures have sometimes worked better than cooperation - but just not in the long term and sustainably"

What lessons can we learn from past epidemics to be better prepared for future ones? Is more freedom or more coercion more successful? UBS Foundation Professor Joachim Voth shares his expertise in the advance video for the Academy of Behavioral Economics 2022, which recently took place at the Gottlieb Duttweiler Institute (GDI).

Apr 2022
Insights/Dialogue & Events

Wir befinden uns in einer epochalen Auseinandersetzung zwischen Demokratie und Despotismus, Rechtsstaat und Willkür, Freiheit und Zwang. Als kleines, exportorientiertes Land muss sich die Schweiz wappnen. Ein Auszug aus Kaspar Villiger's Rede am Wirtschaftspodium Schweiz, publiziert als Gastkommentar in der Neuen Zürcher Zeitung.

Apr
 
22
Insights

Wir befinden uns in einer epochalen Auseinandersetzung zwischen Demokratie und Despotismus, Rechtsstaat und Willkür, Freiheit und Zwang. Als kleines, exportorientiertes Land muss sich die Schweiz wappnen. Ein Auszug aus Kaspar Villiger's Rede am Wirtschaftspodium Schweiz, publiziert als Gastkommentar in der Neuen Zürcher Zeitung.

Apr 2022
Insights/Research

No other topic shows the interrelation of our own environment with global developments as clearly as climate change. Economists of all disciplines agree that climate change is having unprecedented effects on economic and social development and should be one of our top priorities. If we want to sustainably reduce CO2 emissions, globally coordinated measures are needed. The question is, how do we do that? What are the costs of climate change and what are sensible measures in the fight against global warming?

Apr
 
22
Insights

No other topic shows the interrelation of our own environment with global developments as clearly as climate change. Economists of all disciplines agree that climate change is having unprecedented effects on economic and social development and should be one of our top priorities. If we want to sustainably reduce CO2 emissions, globally coordinated measures are needed. The question is, how do we do that? What are the costs of climate change and what are sensible measures in the fight against global warming?

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Jun
01
Webcasts

Michela Carlana (Harvard Kennedy School)

Jun
01
Webcasts

Michela Carlana (Harvard Kennedy School)

Jun
20
Opinions

Nobel laureates Esther Duflo and Abhijit Banerjee (MIT)

Jun
20
Opinions

Nobel laureates Esther Duflo and Abhijit Banerjee (MIT)

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