The KOF

OUR RESEARCH DEPARTMENTS

The research activities at the KOF Swiss Economic Institute are conducted by its five sections. Learn more about these sections, their organisation and the people at KOF.

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Surveys

CHECKING THE PULSE OF SWISS COMPANIES

KOF Swiss Economic Institute conducts a wide range of surveys among Swiss firms. The survey results are of vital importance to our forecasts and research activities. If you would like to take part in the surveys, you may register here.

Information & Registration

SGK

SWISS SOCIETY FOR BUSINESS CYCLE RESEARCH

The SGK is supporting the KOF. Learn more about the SGK and the benefits you get as a member.

SGK

Teaching

THE CHAIRS AT KOF

The Chair of Applied Macroeconomics, the Chair of Applied Economics: Innovation and Internationalisation and the Chair of Public Economics are part of KOF. Find all the information here.

Chair of Applied Macroeconomics
Chair of Applied Economics
Chair of Public Economics

News

KOF ECONOMIC BAROMETER

The KOF Economic Barometer decreased in January 2015 by 1.8 points to a value of 97. After the indicator had hardly changed at the end of 2014, it now falls a little further below its longterm average.

Press Release

Update KOF Economic Forecast

The KOF has updated its December 2014 forecast in view of the "franc shock". It is expecting a slump in economic performance in the first six months of 2015. Unemployment is expected to rise, with prices falling further.

Press Release

KOF Bulletin

Latest Issue: KOF Winter Forecast: International TailWind Keeps Swiss Economy on Course >> Global Economy: Strong USA as yet Failing to Stimulate Global Economy >> Construction Industry Shifts Down a Gear >> The More International the Outlook of a Company,the Better it is Protected Against the Strong Franc >>

KOF Bulletin

Publications

KOF STUDY

The Swiss Mass Immigration Initiative: The impact of increased policy uncertainty on expected firm behaviour

KOF Study
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