Expertise

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 COVID-19 has sustainably changed the way we work. Bottlenecks in the supply chain and the war in Ukraine require a realignment of our economic system. And the urgently needed transformation to climate neutrality is only just beginning.

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.

The effects of Chinese subsidies on Germany

2022
| Project

Prognos examined the potential impact of Chinese subsidy practices on Germany in three core sectors of the German economy.

Resilient supply chains in the EU

2022
| Project

What are possible solutions when supply chains are disrupted due to external shocks? A survey conducted for the European Commission as part of the European Cluster Collaboration Platform provides answers.

Innovation Index Germany

2022
| Project

How does the expansion of the digital infrastructure affect regional innovation strength? The IID.2022 provides clarification.

The world negotiates on climate

2022
| News

On Sunday, the 27th UN Climate Change Conference (COP27) begins. Various media sources have picked up on Prognos’ studies and expertise.

Change through trade? But with oomph!

2022
| News

The Communist Party in China meets for the 20th time, shortly after, Chancellor Olaf Scholz travels to Beijing for his inaugural visit. What a fitting opportunity to shake up German foreign trade policy. An appeal by Christian Böllhoff.

Just Transition Platform: Meeting of the Working Group on Chemicals

| Event

At the meeting of the JTP Working Group on Chemicals, proposals will be discussed to help EU regions with a strong chemical industry make a just transition to climate neutrality.

Disruption to gas supply – consequences for the brick industry

2022
| Project

A study of the production, value-added, and price effects on and through the brick and tile industry in Germany for the Federal Association of the German Brick and Tile Industry.

Poland and Hungary in the EU – an economic success story in danger?

2022
| Project

A study of the economic ties between Poland and Hungary with Germany and Bavaria for the vbw.

Impact of counterfeit products on global value added

2022
| Project

How high are the losses to global value added caused by product and brand piracy? We calculated this as a contribution to a study.

No generational conflict: Young and old are primarily looking for security.

2022
| Project

Study compares “boomers” and Generation Z: high need for security for young and old alike.

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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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