Improving economic performance and competitiveness presents major challenges for cantons and economic centers. The location competition for high-quality jobs and attractive taxpayers is intensifying. Successful positioning requires extensive investments in high-quality infrastructures and first-class framework conditions.Challenges of this kind require solution-oriented economic policy strategies, based on a solid analytical foundation. This is precisely where BAK begins.
Defining an economic space, recognizing its strengths and weaknesses, and assisting in efforts to improve economic conditions and efficiency are among the core competencies of BAK. For Swiss regions, BAK also produces economic forecasts, simulates and forecasts the development of public budgets, measures the effectiveness of regional policy projects, the economic significance of a political measure or an industry.