Security Economics The Center for Security Economics and Technology (C SET) is an interdisciplinary think tank that conducts research and provides consultancy services for both government institutions and private companies - bridging the domains of security policy, economics and technology. At the interface of the state, the economy, and the military, C SET provides a unique forum for excellence in interdisciplinary research, scientifi consulting, and education. The center possess considerable expertise regaridng economic aspects of security and defense. C SET was founded in 2007 as a cooperative endeavor between the Federal Department of Defense, Civil Protection and Sport (DDPS) and the University of St. Gallen’s Institute for Political Science (IPW-HSG) under the direction of Prof. james W. Davis. In the past, C SET has worked in close cooperation with other research institutes of the University of St. Gallen, including the Institute for Public Services and Tourism (IDT-HSG) and the Institute of Technology Management (TECTEM). For current research activities of C SET, please select from the project items in the upper right menu.