Demographic developments are tying up ever more cantonal and federal tax revenues. In the coming decade, spending on social security and health will account for a good two thirds of all government spending – to the detriment of other important tasks such as education. Avenir Suisse develops strategies for the federal, cantonal, and municipal authorities that allow Switzerland’s social security system to (again) become financially sound in the medium and longer term.
No Laughing Matter
A new Avernir Suisse study highlights the potential dangers of a Swiss ‘go it alone’ strategy on climate change.