Publications

«Scientific knowledge will not relieve us from making difficult decisions in complex environments, but it can provide us with insights that we should factor in when making these decisions.»
Kaspar Villiger, Chairman of the Foundation Council


The UBS Center runs two distinct publication series to help disseminate research insights of leading academics associated with the Center. Both have in common that they mirror the UBS Center's principle "Economics. For Society".

The Policy Brief Series' promotes research-based policy analysis developed at the Department of Economics of the University of Zurich. The main target audience are politicians and economists working in the public sector. But no doubt, the Policy Briefs will also contain much food for thought for the private sector, academia and media.

The Public Paper Series are a compilation of research insights on a specific topic. They offer both a tour d'horizon from an economics perspective and a simplified, compact deep-dive of a demanding topic.

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