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Center for Federalism (CF)


The Center for Federalism is an international center established at the Università della Svizzera italiana (USI) in 2016 with the goal to promote and coordinate research in the area of fiscal federalism and public economics at large. It aims at stimulating theoretical and empirical research on federalism, at promoting academic training on these topics, and at disseminating research output to a specialized and a general audience, through workshops, conferences and public debates. The Center for Federalism continues the activities of the “Sinergia” projects financed by the Swiss National Science Foundation (SNF) on fiscal federalism ( The Center for Federalism acknowledges financial support from the Swiss National Bank.

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