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Economic trends

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Economic trends, winter 2022/2023

Economy expected to slow down


In this module, Iconomix provides a brief summary of the SECO publication ‘Konjunkturtendenzen’/‘Tendances conjoncturelles’ (economic trends) and the SECO press release.

  • The knowledge sheet is integrated in the worksheet.
  • Alongside questions testing understanding of the subject matter, there are individual advanced questions that go beyond the knowledge sheet and encourage further thought.
  • The following resources are also available:
    • Slide set with all charts and tables from the SECO publication
    • Dataset (Excel) with facts and figures on the economy
    • The individual components can be combined in different ways depending on the level of the audience.

Worksheet with integrated knowledge sheet

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Economic trends, winter 2022/2023

  • Global: Global growth momentum has continued to slow down
  • Switzerland: Swiss economy has also lost momentum
  • Forecast: Sluggish growth in 2023 but no recession
  • Risks: Level of uncertainty associated with the forecast remains high

Sample answers Economic trends, winter 2022/2023



Economic developments: Charts (slide set)

All graphs and tables from the SECO publication (only available in German)

Economic developments: Time series (Excel)

Published by: BAK Economics AG on behalf of iconomix

Economic forecasts: Background knowledge (slide set)

Set of slides on how economic forecasts are made and used, prepared by Professor Aymo Brunetti, textbook author and professor of economics at the University of Bern. (only available in German)

Additional information


Credits – Economic trends, winter 2022/2023

Concept and realisation:

Didactics consultant:
Juliette Merath

Translation & proofreading:
SNB Language Services

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