Monitoring Consumption Switzerland is a joint initiative of the University of St. Gallen, the University of LausanneE4S, and Novalytica, supported by SIX, Worldline as well as the Swiss Payments Association.

We are using aggregated and anonymized payment data to shed light on consumer spending in Switzerland.

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All of our data is freely available to the public and accessible on our site. If you use it for your own analyses, we would welcome a reference to our project. For media and research publications, please also acknowledge the data owners who make this project possible: Worldline for terminal acquiring data and SIX for debit card issuing data.

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