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Swiss-American Briefing: Apprenticeships and Vocational Education in Switzerland—and in the United States

In Switzerland, the apprenticeship system combines vocational training with a paid job. After choosing a trade, an apprentice will spend part of his or her week in the classroom (vocational training) and the other part learning about the trade through...

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Swiss-American Briefing: Tax Reform and International Competitiveness

How important is corporate tax reform for a country’s global competitiveness? The U.S. Congress passed the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act in December 2017. Has the new tax law improved U.S. competitiveness? Swiss voters rejected a reform proposal in early 2017....

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Op-Ed: Building New Free Trade Alliances

Read about why the U.S. and Switzerland should capitalize on momentum to forge a trade deal in this Op-Ed by Kent Lassman, president of the Competitive Enterprise Institute (YL 2017) and Patricia Schramm, president of the American Swiss Foundation (YL...

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