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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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Données importantes de politique monétaire pour la semaine se terminant le 29 avril 2016
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Important monetary policy data for the week ending 29 April 2016
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Geldpolitisch wichtige Daten für die Woche zum 29. April 2016
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Cerimonia di consegna dei diplomi della Facoltà di scienze della comunicazione
Friday, February 5, 2016

Lunedì 2 maggio, ore 17:00 Aula magna, campus di Lugano   Programma 17:00 Saluto del Decano della Facoltà di scienze della comunicazione, prof. Michael Gibbert 17:20 Intervento della Responsabile del servizio Alumni, Silvia Invrea Intermezzo...

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05 February Do real exchange rate appreciations matter for growth?

While the impact of exchange rate changes on economic growth has long been an issue of key importance in international macroeconomics, it has received renewed attention in recent years, owing to weaker growth rates and the debate on "currency wars”. However, in spite of its prevalence in the policy debate, the connection between real exchange rates and growth remains an unsettled question in...

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(2014) - English

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Graduate Institute of International and Development Studies

05 February A bargaining theory of trade invoicing and pricing

We develop a theoretical model of international trade pricing in which individual exporters and importers bargain over the transaction price and exposure to exchange rate fluctuations. We find that the choice of price and invoicing currency reflects the full market structure, including the extent of fragmentation and the degree of heterogeneity across importers and across exporters. Our study...

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(2014) - English

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Graduate Institute of International and Development Studies

05 February Export dynamics and sales at home

Using a French firm-level database that combines balance-sheet and product-destination-specic export information over the period 1995-2001, we study the interconnections between exports and domestic sales. We identify exogenous shocks that affect the firms' demand on foreign markets to instrument yearly variations in exports. We use alternatively as instruments product-destination specic imports...

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(2014) - English

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Graduate Institute of International and Development Studies

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