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Diploma 2016_Cerimonia di consegna dei Diplomi
Saturday, June 25, 2016

Diploma 2016   St. Moritz - Città alpina   Cerimonia di consegna dei Diplomi     Sabato 25 giugno 2016 ore 10.30   Aula magna, Palazzo Canavée, Via Canavée 5, Mendrisio In occasione della cerimonia verrà inaugurata nella Galleria l...

Stabilized CutFEM for the Discretization of Two-phase Incompressible Flows in 3D
Friday, June 24, 2016

Speaker: Thomas Ludescher   RWTH Aachen University, Germany Date: Tuesday, June 28, 2016 Place: USI Lugano Campus, room SI-015, Informatics building (Via G. Buffi 13) Time: 9:30   Abstract: For the mathematical modeling of...

Annonces et conditions des nouvelles créances comptables à court terme (en francs suisses)
Thursday, June 23, 2016

 

2015: une année décisive pour la coopération internationale de la Suisse
Thursday, June 23, 2016

La Direction du développement et de la coopération (DDC) et le Secrétariat d'Etat à l'économie (SECO) publient conjointement le Rapport annuel 2015 sur la coopération internationale de la Suisse, qui se décline en cinq chapitres. En 2015, la...

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25 June 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

25 June This mine is mine!: how minerals fuel conflicts in Africa

This paper studies empirically the impact of mining on conflicts in Africa. Using novel data, we combine geo-referenced information over the 1997-2010 period on the location and characteristics of violent events and mining extraction of 27 minerals. Working with a grid covering all African countries at a spatial resolution of 0.5 0.5 degree, we find a sizeable impact of mining activity on the...

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(2014) - English

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Graduate Institute of International and Development Studies

25 June 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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(2014) - English

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Graduate Institute of International and Development Studies

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