Research Department of Economics The department of Economics mainly focus on the interaction of practice and theory and sharing expert knowledge through: Discussion Papers In our discussion paper series professors, associate professors, and doctoral students present their research results. They are published on the database "Research Papers in Economics" RePEc. RePEc is one of the most important databases for researchers in Economics. Excellence in Research Our research is current and demonstrates the expertise of our academic institution. Our researchers are regularly awarded for their excellent research work, which contributes to the high national and international reputation of the HSG, both among academics and practitioners. The Department of Economics supports research of its members and honors their achievements by an internal award system. Research Seminars Our Economics and Brown Bag Economics Research seminar serve as a platform for the presentation and discussion of current research done in Economics. Attendees from across the globe participate and at present in our Economics research seminars. The seminars are open to the public and can be attended by anyone who is interested. Please contact us to be placed on our weekly mailing list or if you are interested in becoming a presenter. Department of Political Science Excellence in Research Members of the Department of Political Science run numerous research projects and successfully secure funding from national and international institutions such as the Swiss National Science Foundation, the National Center for Competence in Research, the Framework Program of the EU, and the German Research community. Research with Collaboration Research involves wide ranging academic collaboration in Switzerland, Europe and North America, as well as research collaboration with international organisations, the European Union and national state agencies in Switzerland, Germany and the US. Published Works On Alexandria, you can find a list of recent publications by individual members of our department. An extensive list can be found on the personal webpages of the Faculty. Research Seminar The Political Science department also hosts a weekly seminar which serves as a platform for the presentation and discussion of current research done in Political Science. Attendees from across the globe both attend and participate in our seminars. The seminars are open to the public and can be attended by anyone who is interested. Please contact us to be placed on our weekly mailing list or if you have interest in presenting.