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Economy & Labour

Facing change dynamically and with vision.

Today, the only constant for the economy and labour is change. Globalisation, demographic development, structural change and digitalisation are constantly reshaping framework conditions – regionally, nationally and internationally. The great challenge is to meet the pressing questions of the future both dynamically and with a vision since the most substantial goals are often set for the distant future.

How, for example, can ecological solutions be combined with economic opportunities? Which sectors will prosper tomorrow and where will skilled labour become scarce? How do culture and the creative industries provide impetus and what does a labour market that promotes growth, prosperity and social participation look like?

We facilitate change and transformation: with well-founded analyses and advice on all relevant topics from the fields of Macroeconomics, Labour & Securing Skilled Labour, Cultural & Creative Industries as well Green Economy.

Macroeconomics

The one constant in modern economies: change. In a dynamic environment, businesses and states must maintain an overview.

Labour & Securing of Skilled Labour

Structural change, demography, digitalization - the labour market is undergoing massive change. Securing skilled labour is a central challenge.

Cultural & Creative Industries

Economic factor and driver of innovation - culture and creative industries create solutions to meet social and economic challenges.

Green Economy

Sustainable, decarbonized and circular – the green economy unites ecological solutions with economic opportunities.

Our work on this topic

Take a look at our latest projects and activities.

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The future of construction

2021

For the building industry, climate protection is moving into the centre. Because it is one of the largest consumers of resources and energy. Study for the Future Council of the vbw.

Ein Mann öffnet sein Geschäft. Auf einem grünen Schild steht "Geöffnet"

Economic development in Germany and Bavaria until 2040

2021

Bavaria and Germany can make up for the GDP slump caused by Corona by 2022. Prognos prepared a forecast on economic dynamics until 2040 for the vbw.

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Learning from the Corona crisis

2021

Experiences and new impulses for company reconciliation policy.

Eine Ingenieurin und ein Ingenieur arbeiten gemeinsam an einem Laptop.

Evaluation of the cluster initiatives

2021

For the EU Commission, we evaluate the EU cluster programmes together with CSES and IDEA Consulting Group.

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Prognos Economic Outlook® (PEO®)

2021

In uncertain times, there is a growing demand for orientation. PEO® delivers independent figures. Based on our economic models we project the coming 25 years.

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Green Economy Report North Rhine-Westphalia 2020

2020

North Rhine-Westphalia continues to be the leading federal state in the environmental economy. This is shown in the new Environmental Economy Report NRW 2020.

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EU’s Global Leadership in Renewables

2020

Prognos, together with COWI, CEPS, and Capgemini invent, examines Europe's position and competitiveness in global renewable energy value chains.

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Germany's Global Value-Adding Network

2020

Prognos analysed the value-added interdependencies of the German economy in the years 2000, 2008, and 2014.

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“No-deal Brexit” no disaster for the German economy

2019

Scenario analysis: The German economy need no longer fear a no-deal Brexit.

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Main Determinants of Regional Economic Resilience

2019

What was the impact of the great recession on EU regions? Prognos Consultant Neysan Khabirpour contributed to a recent European Commission Working Paper.

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Our services.

We provide high quality work. Using sound methods, we analyse economic and political developments. For projects and processes, we provide solution-oriented and empathetic support. We have over 60 years of experience in a wide range of disciplines and provide consultancy with vision and expertise.

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About us

Prognos – Providing Orientation.

Prognos is one of the oldest economic research centres in Europe. Founded at the University of Basel, Prognos experts have been conducting research for a wide range of clients from the public and private sectors since 1959 – politically independent, scientifically sound.

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