The Sinergia project 'The Swiss Confederation: A Natural Laboratory for Research on Fiscal and Political Decentralization', co-ordinated by Marius Brülhart (Lausanne), Monika Bütler (St. Gallen), Mario Jametti (Lugano) and Kurt Schmidheiny (Basel), supports economic research on the foundations and consequences of fiscal federalism. It is funded by the Swiss National Science Foundation for the period 2010-2016.
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Learn more about our research from the project management team:
Patricia Funk (Barcelona) about her research on municipal politics:
Stefanie Brilon (Lausanne) about her research on local amenities:
Raphaël Parchet summarizes his Sinergia-funded PhD research (in French):