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Unia is one of the largest unions in Switzerland with over 200 000 members to its credit. It is a gathering of 14 regions in Switzerland and these regions manage nearly 110 secretariats. The purpose of this organization is to strengthen the rights of employee-e-s and it is committed to a sustainable model of social security. It negotiates working conditions and wages of more than a million people and represents the interests of all workers. Additionally, Unia operates the largest Swiss unemployment fund.


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Summer EMBA WORKSHOP
Saturday, August 27, 2016

How to persuade your toast to land butter-side up Increase the perceived value to sell your ideas/ projects/ services   When:  Thursday, August 27th 2016, from 11am to 1pm Where: USI, Lugano campus, Red Building, room A11 Format: 2h Event + Brunch...

Neuer MAS European and Chinese Business Management hat gestartet
Friday, August 26, 2016

Die UZH und die chinesische New Huadu Business School bieten gemeinsam ein neues Weiterbildungsprogramm für Studierende aus Europa und China an. Das Programm richtet sich an Studienabgänger und Studienabgängerinnen aus Europa und China mit erster...

Hack The City: Vivere la città nell'era digitale
Friday, August 26, 2016

Hack the City (www.hackthecity.ch/it) è stato il primo hackathon organizzato nella Svizzera italiana e il primo all aperto della Svizzera e, nel 2015, ha visto una quarantina di sviluppatori, designer, "maker" e persone con esperienze...

Alti funzionari cinesi in visita all'USI per il programma sino-elvetico di formazione manageriale per lo sviluppo sostenibile
Friday, August 26, 2016

Una delegazione di alti funzionari della Repubblica Popolare Cinese è stata accolta oggi sul nostro campus di Lugano nell ambito del Sino-Swiss Management Training Program for Sustainable Development (SSMTP4SD). Si tratta di un programma di...

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27 August 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

27 August Resistance to the regulation of common resources in rural Tunisia

We examine the effect of the introduction of uniform water-charging for aquifer management and provide evidence using a survey-based choice experiment of agricultural water users in rural Tunisia. Theoretically, we show that the implementation of the proposed second-best regulation would result both in efficiency gains and in distributional effects in favour of small landholders. Empirically, we...

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(2014) - English

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Graduate Institute of International and Development Studies

27 August The Principle of Common Concern and Climate Change

The international community has made a substantial effort to create awareness and foster research as well as developing inventories and methodologies to combat global warming. It has come a long way. The review and assessment of the most recent scientific, technical and socioeconomic information by the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) amounts to one of the most comprehensive...

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(2014) - English

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

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