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Université de Fribourg

Parliament Against Government and Industry : How Switzerland Decided to Implement Net Neutrality Against All Odds

Just, Natascha ; Puppis, Manuel

In: International Journal of Communication, 2019, vol. 13, p. 5841-5869

This article investigates the net neutrality policy-making process in Switzerland in the past decade, from first attempts to regulate net neutrality to the implementation of regulation in 2019. Based on a qualitative content analysis, the study assesses the arguments employed by various policy-making actors to advocate or prevent particular governance solutions. Results of the empirical...

Université de Fribourg

On the Determinants of Giving Under Risk

Freundt, Jana ; Lange, Andreas

In: Journal of Economic Behavior & Organization, 2017, vol. 142, p. 24-31

By means of a laboratory experiment we investigate the role of risk preferences for prosocial behavior. Modifying the way the decision-maker or the recipient are exposed to risk, our design allows to identify how risk preferences impact giving-decisions. By measuring the decision-makers’ risk preferences regarding both their own as well as the recipients’ payoff, we generate new insights...

Université de Fribourg

‘If the phone were broken, I’d be screwed’ : media use of people with disabilities in the digital era

Baumgartner, Antonia ; Rohrbach, Tobias ; Schönhagen, Philomen

In: Disability & Society, 2021, p. 1-25

Digital media have become integral to the everyday life of people with disabilities. So far, research about disability and digital media use is rather scarce and narrowed on issues of accessibility and social media. This paper draws on qualitative interviews with people with visual or motoric impairments to provide an in-depth analysis of their everyday experiences relating to barriers and...

Università della Svizzera italiana

Framing sustainability in public procurement by typologizing sustainability indicators : the case of Switzerland

Knebel, Sebastian ; Seele, Peter

In: Journal of public procurement, 2021, p. 22 p

Purpose: Sustainable public procurement (SPP) lacks common means for its operationalization within legislative latitudes. Through the translation of sustainability indicators (SIs) from CSR and corporate sustainability reporting into the needs of SPP, this paper aims to support the framing process of sustainability in public procurement. This paper does so along with the case of Switzerland....

Eidgenössisches Hochschulinstitut für Berufsbildung EHB

Financial Literacy aus Sicht von Lehrpersonen an beruflichen Schulen in der Schweiz : Eine Mixed-Methods-Studie zu deren domänenspezifischen Vorstellungen

Leumann, Seraina ; Aprea, Carmela

In: Zeitschrift für ökonomische Bildung, 2016, no. 4, p. 36-64

School lessons are affected by a complex set of influencing factors – school-related, class-related and lesson-related factors – as well as individual learning requirements. In this regard, the characteristics of the teacher is an important influencing factor, with the teacher’s own conceptions playing a central role. Teachers’ conceptions reflect what they perceive mentally in view...

Eidgenössisches Hochschulinstitut für Berufsbildung EHB

Representing Swiss vocational education and training teachers’ domain-specific conceptions of financial literacy using concept maps

Leumann, Seraina

In: Citizenship, Social and Economics Education, 2017, vol. 16, no. 1, p. 19-38

Issues related to financial matters are an integral component of the curricula in vocational education and training in Switzerland. However, the differences between students’ competences are caused not only by the curricula but by multiple factors. One key factor is teachers’ characteristics that support successful learning processes. Teachers’ conceptions with respect to general or...

Eidgenössisches Hochschulinstitut für Berufsbildung EHB

Les stratégies déployées par les apprenti-e-s en commerce de détail pour faire face aux conditions de travail difficiles en Suisse

Caprani, Isabelle ; Duemmler, Kerstin ; Felder, Alexandra

In: NCRE, 2020, vol. 22, no. 2, p. 1-20

This article based on a study conducted with trainees in the Swiss retail sector examines how they cope with the demands and constraints of the industry. The strategies employed to deal with arduous working conditions are outlined. With respect to the concept of coping, three main strategies were gleaned from the data: resistance, passivity and autonomy. Identifying the strategies used by...

Université de Fribourg

Introduzione agli Atti del Convegno Marino 2014

Clerc, Sandra

In: Marino 2014 : Atti del convegno (Friburgo, 4 settembre 2014), 2016, p. 7-30

Questa introduzione presenta gli atti del convegno di studi svoltosi nel 2014 a Friburgo attorno alla figura e alla produzione di Giovanbattista Marino.

Université de Fribourg

Verità e potere, ubbidienza e menzogna nella tragedia italiana del Rinascimento (1550-65)

Clerc, Sandra

In: Annali d’Italianistica, 2016, vol. 34, p. 219-242

Plasmato sui modelli della classicità greca e latina, il genere tragico diventa, nel corso del XVI secolo, uno dei luoghi prediletti per il dibattito politico sul potere e sulla figura del regnante. Attraverso lo studio di quattro tragedie, pubblicate tra il 1550 e il 1565 (la Cleopatra di Alessandro Spinelli, l’Ifigenia e la Marianna di Lodovico Dolce, e l’Edippo di Giovan Andrea...

Université de Fribourg

Note sull’epistolario di Francesco Ciceri (1527-1596)

Clerc, Sandra

In: Epistolari italiani e latini dal Due al Seicento. Modelli, questioni ecdotiche, edizioni, cantieri aperti, 2018, p. 499-526

L'articolo presenta la raccolta epistolare di Francesco Ciceri (1527-1596), umanista di origine ticinese noto soprattutto per la sua formidabile raccolta libraria, confluita nell'Ambrosiana al momento della sua creazione.