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Postes du bilan de la BNS à fin août 2016
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Friday, September 30, 2016

 

Bilanzpositionen der SNB per Ende August 2016
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Ventesima edizione del Premio Möbius, per lo sviluppo della cultura digitale
Friday, September 30, 2016

La ventesima edizione del Premio Möbius Multimedia Lugano, sotto l'egida della Fondazione Möbius Lugano per lo sviluppo della cultura digitale, si svolgerà il 30 settembre e il 1 ottobre, nella Sala 1 del centro culturale LAC di Lugano. Nel...

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10 January Guest workers in the underground economy

Guest-worker programs have been providing rapidly growing economies with millions of temporary foreign workers over the last couple of decades. With the duration of stay strictly limited by program rules in most of the host countries and wages paid to guest workers often set at sub-market levels, many of the migrants choose to overstay and seek employment in the underground economy. This paper...

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Graduate Institute of International and Development Studies

10 January A surplus of ambition: can Europe rely on large primary surpluses to solve its debt problem?

IMF forecasts and the EU's Fiscal Compact foresee Europe's heavily indebted countries running primary budget surpluses of as much as 5 percent of GDP for as long as 10 years in order to maintain debt sustainability and bring their debt/GDP ratios down to the Compact's 60 percent target. We show that primary surpluses this large and persistent are rare. In an extensive sample of high- and...

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(2014) - English

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Graduate Institute of International and Development Studies

10 January The principle of common concern and climate change

Effective policies combating global warming and incentivising reduction of greenhouse gases face fundamental collective action problems. States defending short term interests avoid international commitments and seek to benefit from measures combating global warming taken elsewhere. The paper explores the potential of Common Concern as an emerging principle of international law, in particular...

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University of Zürich - Faculty of Economics, Business Administration and IT

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