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Università della Svizzera italiana

Willingness to vaccinate against Covid-19 : a qualitative study involving older adults from Southern Switzerland

Fadda, Marta ; Suggs, L. Suzanne ; Albanese, Emiliano

In: Vaccine: X, 2021, vol. 8, p. 7

Background: The Covid-19 pandemic is causing unprecedented disruption and suffering to people across the globe, with a disproportionate toll on the elderly. The development and equitable distribution of a vaccine seems to be the most promising and sustainable route ahead. The goal of this study was to explore older adults’ attitudes towards and beliefs regarding the Covid-19 vaccination in...

Università della Svizzera italiana

Lima, la moderna : migrazioni europee e sviluppo dell’architettura peruviana del XX secolo (1937-1969) : gli edifici multipiano come patrimonio architettonico

Atoche Intili, Javier ; Marandola, Marzia (Dir.) ; Grignolo, Roberta (Codir.)

Thèse de doctorat : Università della Svizzera italiana, 2021 ; 2021ARC004.

This research studies the migration of Europeans to Lima between the 1930s and the late 1960s and analyses their influence on the evolution of architecture and urbanism in the Peruvian capital. The so-called Ciudad de los Reyes was the main administrative centre of the South American territories dominated by the Spanish Crown between the 16th and 19th centuries. The participation of Europeans...

Università della Svizzera italiana

Economic complexity and international market : How do they matter in the national dynamics?

Maggi, Federica ; Maggi, Rico (Dir.)

Thèse de doctorat : Università della Svizzera italiana, 2020 ; 2020ECO012.

This thesis contributes to the International Economics by considering how the openness of an economy and the linkages with other countries matter for the local economic growth. The first strength and the fil rouge of this study is the use of the economic complexity as a measure to identify the strategic sectors that generate larger spillovers and benefits to the economy. Secondly, the use of...

Università della Svizzera italiana

Policy evaluation: labour market liberalization, unemployment and second home construction : Evidence from Switzerland

Stricker, Luzius ; Maggi, Rico (Dir.)

Thèse de doctorat : Università della Svizzera italiana, 2020 ; 2020ECO010.

This thesis is composed of three different chapters focusing on labour market policies, unemployment and the construction industry. The analyses aim to contribute to the microeconomic theory, proving three different concepts of externally caused variations, affecting both, the labour market equilibrium and the production function. In detail, the first part analyses the employment effects of...

Università della Svizzera italiana

Collaborating with complementary and alternative medicine (CAM) providers when writing HPV vaccine review articles

Deml, Michael J. ; Dietrich, Léna G. ; Wingeier, Bernhard ; Etter, Gisela ; Gallmann, Caesar ; Berger, Christoph ; Suggs, L. Suzanne ; Huber, Benedikt M. ; Tarr, Philip E.

In: Journal of clinical medicine, 2020, vol. 9, no. 2, p. 15 p

Novel strategies are needed to address vaccine hesitancy (VH), which correlates with complementary and alternative medicine (CAM). In Switzerland, CAM providers play important roles in vaccine counseling of vaccine hesitant (VH) parents, and traditional vaccination messaging tends to overlook CAM provider perspectives. In the setting of a Swiss national research program on VH, our key strategy ...

Consortium of Swiss Academic Libraries

Effect of smoke-free legislation on Ticino gastronomy revenue

Schulz, Peter ; Hartung, Uwe ; Fiordelli, Maddalena

In: International Journal of Public Health, 2012, vol. 57, no. 6, p. 861-866

Università della Svizzera italiana

Within the technical image : an alternative reading of contemporary Swiss-German architecture

Grignolo, Roberta

In: Form-finding, form-shaping, designing architecture : experimental, aesthetical, and ethical approaches to form in recent and postwar architecture = approcci sperimentali, estetici ed etici alla forma in architettura, dal dopoguerra ad oggi, 2015, p. 145-157

Università della Svizzera italiana

Swiss and Dutch “consumer-driven health care” : ideal model or reality?

Okma, Kieke G.H. ; Crivelli, Luca

In: Health policy, 2013, vol. 109, no. 2, p. 105-112

This article addresses three topics. First, it reports on the international interest in the health care reforms of Switzerland and The Netherlands in the 1990s and early 2000s that operate under the label “managed competition” or “consumer-driven health care.” Second, the article reviews the behavior assumptions that make plausible the case for the model of “managed competition.”...