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Large government budget deficit in 2021 for Switzerland

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On 16 December 2020, Switzerland's Council of States, the nation's upper house, accepted a 2021 budget deeply in the red following its acceptance last week by the National Council. © Denis Linine |

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Large government budget deficit in 2021 for Switzerland

Large government budget deficit in 2021 for Switzerland

On 16 December 2020, Switzerland's Council of States, the nation's upper house, accepted a 2021 budget deeply in the red following its acceptance last week by the National Council. © ...

Coronavirus pandemic: What does the national debt mean for Switzerland and its economy?

Coronavirus pandemic: What does the national debt mean for Switzerland and its economy?

The robust trend in pharmaceutical exports, the effectiveness of government measures, and the more positive signals from economic indicators are reasons for cautious optimism. Credit Suisse ...

Switzerland’s federal surplus even larger than expected

Switzerland’s federal surplus even larger than expected

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Fear of China: the struggle for protection for Swiss companies – view

Fear of China: the struggle for protection for Swiss companies – view

Parts of the Swiss policy of watching the development with concern. For years, the Parliament discussed about ways and means to control the Acquisition of local companies by foreign ...

Switzerland races to avoid becoming the next Italy in coronavirus crisis

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Switzerland is in a desperate race against time as the number of new coronavirus infections continues to rise. Officials are imploring people to observe restrictions on social contact to ...

U.S. National Debt Will Rise to 98% of GDP by 2030, CBO Projects

U.S. National Debt Will Rise to 98% of GDP by 2030, CBO Projects

Sustained federal budget deficits and debt will hit the highest levels since World War II over the next decade, according to a Congressional Budget Office report.

A call for action to Switzerland’s economic decision-makers

A call for action to Switzerland’s economic decision-makers

We explain how if we draw on the strengths of our system, we can still exit relatively unscathed

Swiss Federal Budget Could Plunge to Deficit Due to Coronavirus Impact

Swiss Federal Budget Could Plunge to Deficit Due to Coronavirus Impact

Switzerland's federal government budget could swing to a deficit of 40 billion Swiss francs ($41.19 billion) or more this year due to mounting unemployment caused by the coronavirus, ...

Switzerland Urged by Economists to Go for Second Virus Lockdown

Switzerland Urged by Economists to Go for Second Virus Lockdown

(Bloomberg) -- Switzerland should respond to surging coronavirus infections with a second national lockdown, a group of economists has recommended. Writers included Philippe Bacchetta of ...

More FDR for Germany

More FDR for Germany

Even hawkish German economists are finally discussing changes to the debt brake but, unfortunately, a lot more needs to happen before this discussion enters the...

Switzerland's COVID‐19 policy response: Consociational crisis management and neo‐corporatist reopening

Switzerland's COVID‐19 policy response: Consociational crisis management and neo‐corporatist reopening

Switzerland responded to the first COVID‐19 wave fairly successfully by employing both public health and economic measures. During the state of emergency, the federal government made a firm ...

Switzerland Is Choosing Austerity Over Life

Switzerland Is Choosing Austerity Over Life

Why Switzerland became one of the world's worst coronavirus hotspots.