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29.08.2022

Will inflation remain high?

What are the main causes for the current high inflation? And how long will it remain so high? An article in the IMF-magazine Finance & Developement sums up the current situation and looks ahead.

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Ausschnitt Kastengrafik - Keyvisual Modul «Konjunkturtendenzen»
Units: news and updates
10.07.2022

Economic trends summer 2022

The latest edition of the Economic trends publication, which is based on the SECO publication ‘Konjunkturtendenzen’ / ‘Tendances conjoncturelles’, is now available. 

According to SECO’s forecast, the recovery in Switzerland is likely to continue at a...

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06.06.2022

Seven things you need to know about Iconomix

Economic and financial literacy is a fundamental life skill for finding one's way in today's complex world. Iconomix makes a valuable contribution to this by providing mostly experience-oriented teaching and learning materials. The following provides...

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06.06.2022

The news section of Iconomix

Iconomix is now launching the news section in English. Here we will inform you about the latest news at Iconomix and about offers from our partners.

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Units: news and updates
06.06.2022

Monetary policy unit: Knowledge sheet replaces MOPOS

Extraordinary times call for extraordinary measures: In the aftermath of the 2007/2008 financial crisis, monetary policy changed substantially – not just in Switzerland but worldwide. How can the functioning of today’s monetary policy be described in a...

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Studies
06.06.2022

Dopesick: When Innovation Goes Wrong

The U.S. has already suffered more than one million deaths in the context of Covid-19. However, this is not the only health crisis America is fighting. Since the late 1990s, more than half a million people have died from an opioid overdose. 

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06.06.2022

Swiss National Bank investing in education

To mark the 10th anniversary of Iconomix in 2017, the Swiss magazine “Die Volkswirtschaft” (English: The Economy) published an article on the SNB's educational offering. We translated this article into English.

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06.06.2022

The Swiss National Bank goes to school – with Iconomix

The SNB was taking the ten-year anniversary of Iconomix as an opportunity to present its education portal to a wider public. The article appeared in the SNB Quarterly Bulletin 2/2018.

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Games
06.06.2022

The Climate Game

Shut down coal-fired power plants, introduce sustainable aviation fuels, or increase CO2 levies? In the Financial Times Climate Game, you take on the role of a global minister for future generations and make decisions to curb the rise in global...

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