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  1. 2022 Credit Suisse Youth Barometer: The economic situation and war are leaving their mark – increasing need for security

    2022 Credit Suisse Youth Barometer: The economic situation and war are leaving their mark – increasing need for security

    While those surveyed two years ago were focused on the pandemic and sociopolitical issues, this year's results show a clear trend toward primary concerns and the associated increased need for security. A majority of the respondents in all countries polled want to support Ukraine with humanitarian aid.

  2. Youth Barometer 2022: Is meritocracy a myth?

    Youth Barometer 2022: Is meritocracy a myth?

    Regardless of where you come from, your skin color, your gender, or your social status: Those who put in enough effort and work hard get recognized and make it all the way to the top. This is the promise of our modern meritocratic society. Meritocracy, which originated during the Enlightenment, has been "trending" since the 1980s. The idea that financial and social status is no longer inherited but earned has had great social appeal for a long time.

  3. Youth Barometer 2022: War, peace, and geopolitics

    Youth Barometer 2022: War, peace, and geopolitics

    For the first time in the history of the survey, a majority of young adults in Switzerland are no longer looking to their own future with confidence.

  4. Youth Barometer 2022: Grunge is back!

    Youth Barometer 2022: Grunge is back!

    "Act like you don't care, even if you do." The grunge attitude is back among young people.

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    Data-driven insights into cancer treatment and care

    The Credit Suisse Healthcare Database offers unique insights into the treatment of various diseases. It shows that immuno-oncology as a treatment for cancer has rapidly emerged as a $30 billion+ global market, with the potential for significant growth.

  6. Deforestation outlook: Challenges and solutions

    Reforestation plays a key role in addressing long-term climate change challenges, yet ten million hectares (or around 40% of the size of the UK) of forests are lost each year. Worse still, most of the loss occurs in areas where the carbon storage capacity of trees is high. With the rate of new forest expansion declining and demand for deforestation-related commodities rising, action is needed.

  7. Healthcare technologies for an aging population

    Innovations in disease prevention, diagnosis and treatment

  8. The pandemic is no longer the sole worry

    The pandemic is no longer the sole worry

    For the second time in a row, the Swiss have named the coronavirus pandemic as their main worry but, in almost the same breath, they now also name climate change and retirement provision.

  9. Housing costs weigh on low-income populations

    Housing costs weigh on low-income populations

    Housing costs are a perennial issue. However, that worry about rising rents is increasing now in particular requires an explanation and steers the discussion towards the importance of housing and the different problems depending on the income class.

  10. Living environments in Switzerland

    Living environments in Switzerland

    The city/country divide, the generational gap, or differences between the language regions are occasionally heavily discussed in politics and the media. Solidarity and similarities, however, are also reflected by the electorate.