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  1. Trends and Media

    Digital, mobile, and social interaction molds the zeitgeist of young people. Trends and media (this year's core issue) are closely linked. If we were to choose a symbol to represent today's youth, it would have to be the smartphone.

  2. Johann Schneider-Ammann: "Immigration was already an important issue when I was young"

    Economic Affairs Minister Johann N. Schneider-Ammann talks about what young people in Switzerland want, their attitudes toward foreigners and why he chose not to follow in his father's footsteps.

  3. The Digital Universe

    The internet is pervading more and more areas of people's lives – especially those of the digital natives. So, what is life like in the digital universe? The answers are surprisingly diverse. Because young people between the ages of 16 and 25 don't automatically dismiss everything that is offline as "out."

  4. Job, Finances and Career

    Which economic sectors are of greatest interest to young people and what matters to them about an employer? The current generation of 16- to 25-year-olds has clear ideas about occupations, finances, and careers.

  5. Politics, Values and Society

    Politics, Values and Society

    In some cases, young people's ideas about politics, society, and values differ significantly in the US, Brazil, Singapore, and Switzerland. Unemployment, corruption, an aging population, and foreigners – these are just some of the issues that concern young people.

  6. On- or offline? — This is a question only adults are still asking; young people have moved on

    Harvard researchers Sandra Cortesi and Urs Gasser study digital youth. They warn that not everything is as it seems.

  7. Credit Suisse Youth Barometer 2015: Facts and Figures

    Credit Suisse Youth Barometer 2015: Facts and Figures

    Digital natives under the microscope: The Credit Suisse Youth Barometer 2015 examines the world of 16- to 25-year-olds in Switzerland, the US, Brazil, and Singapore.

  8. Switzerland: Privileged, Spoiled, Insecure

    Young people in Switzerland are doing very well. However, the first cracks in the facade are appearing. Will the tendency towards isolation continue?

  9. Credit Suisse Youth Barometer 2014: Facts and Figures

    From digitalization to the dream of home ownership, the 2014 Credit Suisse Youth Barometer offers an insight into the thoughts and actions of young people in Switzerland, the US, Brazil, and Singapore.

  10. Laurence J. Kotlikoff : "It's a war against our children"

    Prospects for coming generations are bleak, according to American economist Laurence J. Kotlikoff. Young people are being exploited and robbed. Saving the Western world will require radical reform.