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Thematic Collections

From time to time, the Swiss Journal of Economics and Statistics publishes Thematic Collections on topics of special interest.

Watch out for Collections that are currently open for submissions:

New Content Item (1)SJES Data

The goal of SJES Data is to describe reusable datasets and to make reproducibility and generation of new insights with existing data as easy as possible. Contributions from economics and related fields are welcome. Guest Editor: Rafael Lalive (University of Lausanne).

New Content Item (1)Commentary Series: Contributions to Public Debate

This Series of Commentaries aims to contribute to the public debate in Switzerland and beyond by publishing a small number of papers written by distinguished economists with a strong profile in public debate. The first article by Monika Bütler can be read here.

New Content ItemDigital Transformation

The Digital Transformation affects many aspects of private and public lives, including private and political decisions. This Collection aims to contribute to understand the related economic and societal challenges, opportunities and possible coping strategies. Guest Editor: Conny Wunsch (University of Basel).

Previously published collections are available for consultation:

New Content Item (1)Special Focus on Covid-19 (2020-2022)

The Covid-19 pandemic not only presents a great challenge for health policy, but also for economic policy more broadly. In this Collection, economists contribute to analyze its impact on the economic and health situation, and to propose ways to mitigate economic consequences and return to normal life.

Aims and scope

Founded in 1867, The Swiss Journal of Economics and Statistics (SJES) is a peer-reviewed journal which publishes theoretical and empirical contributions to any field of economics and reaches an international audience. Owned and financed by the Swiss Society of Economics and Statistics, SJES is committed to a high quality, efficient review process with a first round response time of typically less than two months. SJES particularly welcomes contributions from early-career researchers.


Archive 2007-2017

Swiss Journal of Economics and Statistics: Volumes 143 - 153

Articles published in Swiss Journal of Economics and Statistics between 2007 and 2017 are available to read online via Springer Link or by clicking on the "All volumes" option on the article page.

Editor profiles

Editor in Chief: Rafael Lalive, University of Lausanne

Rafael LaliveRafael Lalive is Professor of Economics at the Faculty of Business and Economics of University of Lausanne. Rafael's work focuses on labor market policy, family policy, and social economics.

Co-Editor: Stefan Bühler, University of St Gallen

New Content ItemStefan Bühler is the Chair of Applied Microeconomics at the University of St Gallen. Stefan's research focuses on Applied Microeconomics and Industrial Organization.

Co-Editor: Jérémy Lucchetti, University of Geneva

JérémJérémy Lucchetti, Co-Editory Laurent-Lucchetti is Professor of Economics at the Geneva School of Economics and Management of the University of Geneva. Jérémy's work focuses on environmental economics, political economy and development economics.

Co-Editor: Conny Wunsch, University of Basel

New Content ItemConny Wunsch is Professor of Labor Economics at the University of Basel. Conny's research interests include labor market evaluation and effectiveness and optimal design of labor market measures.

Co-Editor: Daniel KaufmannUniversity of Neuchâtel

New Content ItemDaniel Kaufmann is Professor of Applied Macroeconomics at the University of Neuchâtel. Daniel’s research focuses on monetary economics, monetary history, and forecasting.

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