Recent publications

"Politique Economique et Sociale", Joseph Deiss and Philippe Gugler (2012), De Boeck. (For more information)



"Chinese International Investments", edited by Ilan Alon, Marc Fetscherin and Philippe Gugler (2012), Palgrave Macmillan. (Book endorsement) (For more information)


"Compétitivité de la région de la Riviera", Gugler Philippe, Keller Michael, Tinguely Xavier, December 2010. Madated by the Economic Development of Riviera (PROMOVE), the Center for Competitiveness of the University of Fribourg released a report of 180 pages which aimed to assess the competitiveness of the Riviera region and propose strategic orientations.


 Prof. Philippe Gugler presented a paper co-written with Julie Michel entitled "Foreign Direct Investment in R&D Activities: Location and Motivations of Swiss Foreign R&D" at the 69th International Atlantic Economic Conference, Prague, March 24-27, 2010. 


"Compétitivité de l'économie fribourgeoise - Performance économique, composition de l'économie et orientations stratégiques", Gugler Philippe, Keller Michael and Tinguely Xavier, July 2008. This study aims at identifying the main determinants of the competitiveness of the canton of Fribourg and at suggesting strategic orientations contributing to its economical development.



"Fribourg ne doit pas vouloir être un Genève light. Lançons-nous dans les technologies propres", interview published in "Le Temps", Geneva, April 2nd, 2009, p.21.

"Competitiveness at the university and in the canton", interview published in "Fribourg Network", economic magazin, Fribourg, March 2009, p.54-55.



Center for Competitiveness  -   Chair of Economic and Social Policy   -   University of Fribourg  -  Switzerland                Swiss University