Université de Fribourg

Commerce international, progrès technologique et chômage naturel : le cas de la Suisse

Zanetti, Attilio ; Gaudard, Gaston (Dir.) ; Friboulet, Jean-Jacques (Codir.)

Thèse de doctorat : Université de Fribourg : 2000.

In 1991 Switzerland entered a period of recession. The economic slowdown led to an unexpectedly steep rise in unemployment. In February 1997, the unemployment rate peaked at 5.7% - the highest level since the 1930s -, up from 0.5% in 1990. For the first time in its recent history the country had to deal with a significant level of unemployment. It soon became clear that the abrupt rise in...