March Briefing: Switzerland and the European Union: Balancing National Sovereignty and Strong EU Connections

Switzerland is one of only a handful of Western European countries that is not a member of the European Union. Nevertheless, the ties between Switzerland and the EU are close.

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February Briefing: Corporate Tax Reform and International Competitiveness

Many observers in Switzerland and the United States place their hopes for their country’s increased global competitiveness in corporate tax reform. Swiss voters rejected a reform proposal in early 2017; the U.S. Congress passed the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act...

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December Briefing: Switzerland's Humanitarian Tradition

Switzerland’s commitment to saving lives, alleviating suffering, and acting as a mediator between hostile countries is a centuries-old tradition based on the human rights ideals.

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