Projects

Environmental policy & strategies

Evidence-Based Environmental Policy Advice

The purpose of this platform is to contribute to the debate in politics and media in Switzerland and abroad regarding environmental policy-making. It does so by providing a timely overview of the best economic research addressing the issue being debated, in terms that non-specialists can understand.

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Innovation – Work & leadership, Data & AI

Automatic Detection of Leadership from Voice and Body

Whether facing dire and urgent crises at national level or leading an organization toward success, political and organizational leadership shapes our society. For instance, leadership might determine how a country can successfully face a great health issue (e.g., COVID19 pandemic).

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Research – Work & leadership

Shaping the future of work

New developments in technology – artificial intelligence, Internet-of-Things (IoT), robotics and virtual assistants – are challenging the current world of work. Workers may see their job “taken away” by automation- focused technology. But technological advances also offer huge potentials to do work differently and do different work. Changing technological setups at the workplace require organizations and workers to often and quickly embrace new tools, new forms of interaction and new forms of work. These changes will also likely have a fundamental impact on our society and social fabric.

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