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Government & Administration

For an efficient state.

Just like any organisation, state and administration face the challenges of global change. Digitalisation, demographic change and better regulation are some of the central keywords. A modern, efficient and digital public administration is a foundation for growth, equal opportunities and quality of life.

How can public institutions react to changes with flexibility and agility? How does the digital transformation of the state succeed? What is the best way to assess the cost-effectiveness of an infrastructure measure, for example? How can public services remain an attractive employer? What does the environmentally, citizen- and business-friendly administration of the future look like?

We know and understand the complex demands on state and administration. With sound analyses and decades of expertise in the areas of Strategy Development & Public Management, Digital Administration & Better Regulation, Public Finance as well as Investment and Economic Viability of Projects, we accompany public institutions in the development of economic and future-proof modernisation strategies.

Strategy Development & Public Management

Organisations are more than rules, structures and budgets. Preparing them for tomorrow requires future-proof goals and systematic implementation.

Investment & Economic Viability of Projects

Effective and efficient – public investments require solid foundations for decision-making.

Public Finance

Public finance is the backbone of society and the economy. Yet the challenges it faces are numerous and complex.

Digital Administration & Better Regulation

What will public administration of the future look like? Digital, efficient and service-oriented!

Our work on this topic

Take a look at our latest projects and activities.

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Evaluation of the cluster initiatives


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


Germany Report 2025 2035 2045


Germany will become more global, more digital, greener and older in the next 30 years. This is shown by Prognos Deutschland Report from 2018/2019.

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Extension of the ex-ante avaluation of the EFRE subordinated loan fund


The needs of SMEs, freelancers and start-ups in Saarland for loans financed by EU funds were investigated by Prognos experts in an ex-ante evaluation of the ERDF subordinated loan fund commissioned by the Saarland Ministry of Economic Affairs.

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Trendreport Digitaler Staat 2018


On the way to a digital organisation: A digital agenda and thinking beyond department borders.

Projekte und Studien

Pension Perspectives 2040


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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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