Welcome to the Public Centre Research Centre - Germany. This section features insightful research from Germany and similar countries on the issues and the challenges faced by public sector and government officials while providing a roadmap of the future of government. To view global publications, please choose the option "all publications" in the menu to the left.
May 15, 2017
A joint study by the Federal Institute for Research on Building, Urban Affairs and Spatial Development (BBSR), PwC and the Fraunhofer IAO makes clear that municipalities must make digitization a strategic priority in order to remain viable and relevant for citizens and companies.
May 09, 2017
An open and unrestricted use of state and local data by civil society and the private sector promises not only more transparency and confidence in state action but also significant economic potential.
April 16, 2015
The 2015 spring edition of Trade & Finance takes a closer look at the growth markets of Central & Eastern Europe.
October 11, 2014
This edition’s viewpoint reports on the importance of the energy and more specifically the wind sector in Turkey and opportunities for foreign companies.
September 02, 2014
Climate finance is the focus of this year's summer edition of Trade & Finance
September 01, 2014
The report 2030 analyses the employment situation in the German regions in the year 2030 (German language).
May 27, 2014
Indonesia is the focus of the Spring 2014 edition of Trade & Finance.
January 31, 2014
This issue of PwC’s Trade & Finance Winter 2013/2014 examines the potential, and the management, of economic promotion programmes.
October 31, 2013
This issue of PwC’s Trade & Finance Autumn 2013 examines the opportunities that may arise from crisis at the country and business level.
September 20, 2013
PwC Germany presents this Global Policy special issue focusing on economic policy, governance and institutions in challenging times.
August 30, 2013
This issue of Trade & Finance Summer 2013 examines the topic of supply chains from different perspectives in terms of profitability, risk and sustainability.
March 19, 2013
This report, by PwC Germany and the Hamburg Institute of International Economics (HWWI), discusses how to stabilise the European Monetary Union through a common currency zone developed into a fiscal union with an institutionalised transfer system.
February 08, 2013
This PwC report asks, and answers, the question: Which standards does Germany need to set to become the leading provider and leading market for electromobility?
February 01, 2012
Which advantages does the metropolitan area of Hamburg have and where does it need to catch up? We look at the demographic development, working conditions, R&D and skill development in Hamburg.