Economics and Technology



How Resilient Were Swiss Agri-Food Importing Firms to COVID-19?

The agricultural sector as an aggregate proved resilient to the COVID-19 shock. But how did it impact agribusiness firms within the sector? Using the Swiss case, we provide the first set of evidence on how agri-food importing firms survived the pandemic economically.
Magazine «agroscope» September 2023


Discover the latest issue of agroscope Magazine

Agroscope researches for an agricultural sector that is adapted to climate change. Discover articles on invasive species (neobiota), drought-resistant plants and heat stress in dairy cows in the September issue of agroscope Magazine.
Schleppschlauch Gülle


The Role of Agricultural Economics Research in Policymaking

Agricultural economics research uses a multitude of methods and approaches to assess existing and new policy measures. This is the basis for agricultural policy that demonstrably makes a difference, i.e. is evidence-based.