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Economics in the classroom

Iconomix is an educational programme developed by the Swiss National Bank (SNB). It offers teaching material for economics that can be downloaded or ordered for free.

The programme is aimed at teachers of economics and humanities in Swiss upper secondary schools.

Designed for use in conjunction with existing teaching tools, iconomix offers specialised teaching material that is reviewed and updated on a regular basis.

All Learning Units (6)

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Monetary policy

‘MOPOS’

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New
Partner
ETH Lausanne

Energyscope

Concerning the energy transition

BM
GYM
KV
DH
ABU

Market and price formation

‘Pitgame’

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Top earners

‘Salaries at management level’

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Common pool resources

‘Fishpond’

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Public goods and market failure

‘Quiz’

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Blog

Weekly suggestions and food for thought

The internet has gems to offer – and new ones are added by the day. The iconomix blog helps you keep abreast. Each week, we compile material for you from a great variety of sources and present it in this blog.

Besides such ‘gems’, our blog also features contributions that take an in-depth look at specific economic topics and provide relevant background and contextual information.

The blog is currently only available in German and French.

Hub

Are you looking for relevant sources on economics-related matters? The hub provides a choice selection of the most useful sources from beyond the world of iconomix, organised into news, multimedia and background information.

The links have been selected by the iconomix team and are regularly updated.

The hub is currently only available in German, French and Italian, however many of the links will take you to content in other languages.

News

Happy Holidays
22.12.2017

We wish you happy holidays and a successful 2018. You can find our blog highlights of 2017 in the link below. We will be back on 8th January.

blog highlights (in German)

Welcome Lorenz!
06.10.2017

We are happy to announce our latest addition to the iconomix-team. Lorenz Saladin joins us as webmaster and will maintain our new website.

The iconomix-team

Energyscope
17.08.2017

What should Switzerland's energy supply look like in the future? Find out with the energy calculator by our partner Swiss-Energyscope (EPFL).

New module: Energyscope

The new iconomix website
19.07.2017

The new iconomix website is online. Explore a variety of new functions. We look forward to receiving your feedback!

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