Switzerland : Selected Issues

Author/Editor:

International Monetary Fund

Publication Date:

June 12, 2006

Electronic Access:

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Summary:

This paper reviews the trade-offs in Switzerland, focusing on challenges for fiscal policy coordination. It reviews the benefits and costs of a highly decentralized government, describes the Swiss institutional architecture, and analyzes Switzerland’s fiscal performance. It also discusses the specific policy challenges related to population aging, reviews the Swiss National Bank works on government financial assets and liabilities, describes the Swiss, Dutch, and the U.K. pension systems, respectively, on the regulation and supervision of the occupational pension pillar, recent reforms, and policy implications.

Series:

Country Report No. 06/203

Subject:

English

Publication Date:

June 12, 2006

ISBN/ISSN:

9781451807301/1934-7685

Stock No:

1CHEEA2006002

Price:

$15.00 (Academic Rate:$15.00)

Format:

Paper

Pages:

67

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