Publications

Building sustainable, inclusive transportation systems

August 08, 2017

Transport systems need to be designed to be efficient, safe, sustainable and inclusive. This paper provides a new framework for planners, policy-makers, and investors.

Golden Age Index

June 20, 2017

How well are the OECD economies harnessing the power of an older workforce?

The Global State of Information Security® Survey 2017

June 19, 2017

Organisations are adopting innovative cybersecurity and privacy safeguards to manage threats and achieve competitive advantages. To do so, they are thinking more broadly about cybersecurity and privacy as both protectors and enablers for the business, third-party partners and customers. Public agencies need to do likewise for citizens using their services.

Digital mobility in German cities (German language edition)

June 19, 2017

Urban mobility needs are increasing in German cities, with digitisation having a major impact on urban infrastructure, e-mobility and public transport. With the support of our scientific cooperation partner, “Deutsches Institut für Luft und Raumfahrt” (DLR), the urban potential of autonomous driving was also highlighted.

Benchmarking the finances of german states

June 05, 2017

Our annual “PwC-Länderfinanzbenchmarking” study assesses progress of the German federal states on their way to compliance with the debt brake in Germany from 2020 onwards.

Skilled labour deficit in the public sector (German language edition)

June 05, 2017

According to PwC Germany’s analysis, a deficit of skilled workers will hit the German public sector particularly hard. By 2030, it is forecast that the public sector won’t be able to fill 194,000 teacher positions and 276,000 administrative positions.

Enabling a sustainable Fourth Industrial Revolution

June 01, 2017

PwC, the World Economic Forum and Stanford University’s Stanford Woods Institute for the Environment are collaborating on a new initiative on 4IR for the environment. This insight report maps 4IR innovations against the world’s biggest environmental issues, and consider how G20 countries can create the conditions for emerging technologies to benefit people and the planet.

Skilling up the regions: Driving productive and inclusive growth across the UK

May 14, 2017

Skilling up the regions: Driving productive and inclusive growth across the UK

HE Matters: Managing Risk

March 15, 2017

Our latest edition of HE Matters explores how universities in the UK can manage the key risks they face in 2017 and beyond.

Women in work index

February 23, 2017

PwC's Women in Work Index shows substantial gains from closing the gender pay gap: achieving pay parity in the OECD could increase total female earnings by US$2 trillion.

The World in 2050

February 06, 2017

The report sets out long-term GDP projections for 32 of the largest economies in the world over the period to 2050.

Government and the global CEO: 20th CEO Survey

January 26, 2017

CEOs and governments need to collaborate so that the proceeds of good, inclusive growth are seen by the many, not the few.

Harnessing Public Private Cooperation to Deliver the New Urban Agenda

January 17, 2017

The World Economic Forum’s new report Harnessing Public-Private Cooperation to Deliver the New Urban Agenda, written in collaboration with PwC, provides urban managers with insights to support better policy decisions and strategic choices.

Innovation of the earth

January 13, 2017

PwC report launched at Davos 2017 on emerging technological innovations and how they can be harnessed for the planet.

A Guide for Policy Makers: On Reducing Road Fatalities

January 09, 2017

Every day, road traffic accidents claim more than 3,400 lives worldwide, a high proportion of whom are young people. This publication provides governments and policy makers the necessary tools that help in the development of a successful road safety strategy.

Fiscal stimulus through infrastructure investment: A framework for achieving full value

December 14, 2016

Clear roadmap for effective infrastructure efforts: Understanding the pathway towards successful capital projects.

Five Megatrends And Their Implications for Global Defense & Security

November 22, 2016

PwC examined the various disruptive effects we anticipate the current global megatrends will have on defense and security.

Paying Taxes 2017

November 17, 2016

For in-depth analysis on tax systems in 190 economies explore the new edition of Paying Taxes, a unique report by PwC and the World Bank Group.

A borderless society 2025

November 01, 2016

A thought leadership report on the strengths, weaknesses, opportunities and threats of social development that may impact what form e-identification will take in Sweden.

The Paris Agreement: A turning point? The Low Carbon Economy Index 2016

October 31, 2016

The 8th annual Low Carbon Economy Index (LCEI) tracks the rate that G20 countries are decarbonising their economies.

PwC’s Young Workers Index 2016

October 26, 2016

Our PwC Young Workers Index estimates the potential gain from youth empowerment to be over $1 trillion across the OECD economy.

Housing for inclusive cities research

October 14, 2016

This report, produced by the Global Cities Business Alliance (GCBA) with the support of AECOM, Arcadis, King & Wood Mallesons, McKinsey and PwC, is part of a research programme on Housing for Inclusive Cities.  

Transforming front line service in the public sector

September 13, 2016

Since 2010, several provincial and local governments, some federal government departments and numerous public sector organizations across Canada have implemented various forms of operational improvement programs based on Lean philosophy. Unfortunately, the improvements realized initially have been difficult to sustain. So how can organizations sustain improvements?

Capital project and infrastructure outlook

June 28, 2016

A series of fundamental economic changes have significantly altered the near-term capital projects and infrastructure landscape, making it more important than ever for companies to understand the potential range of scenarios they might face and remain agile in their business approach.

Blueprint for cities and regions as launch pads for digital transformation

June 13, 2016

With the rise of the internet and broadband network technologies, cities and urban regions are increasingly seen as key environments for innovation. They are the ecosystems that allow local stakeholders to meet, co-create, develop new products and services, and design new living and working scenarios. Yet, cities and regions must carefully be designed and organised if they are to nurture the modernisation of businesses and give a significant boost to the European economy.

iUrban: Enabling sustainable city competitiveness through distributed urban leadership

June 06, 2016

Based on the growing body of literature in urban leadership, including previous joint studies by PwC and Euricur on Innovative strategies for delivering sustainable competitiveness (iUrban), this report zooms into the nuances, practices and evolving challenges of urban leadership in the 21st century.

Cities of Opportunity 7

May 13, 2016

Cities of Opportunity 7 analyses the development of 30 leading cities, provides a lens on their performance and seeks to add insight on the policies and actions that make cities function best.

Inspiring Future Cities & Urban Services

April 04, 2016

The World Economic Forum’s new report Inspiring Future Cities & Urban Services, written in collaboration with PwC, identifies the way in which emerging technologies and new business models are transforming the way cities plan and operate.

Chinese Cities of Opportunity 2016

March 31, 2016

PwC China and the China Development Research Foundation (CDRF) jointly produced the Chinese 'Cities of Opportunity 2016' Study Report to serve as a source of reference for discussions at the 2016 China Development Forum (CDF) March 2016.

Agility: The future of government

September 27, 2015

Through a series of roundtable sessions and interviews PwC along with Canada’s Public Policy Forum are investigating how government could increase their agility.

Transportation & Logistics 2030 Vol.5: Winning the talent race

March 29, 2012

The fifth volume of the T&L 2030 series is a multi-faceted analysis of talent management in the transportation and logistics industry worldwide. It also contains strategies to help transportation and logistics companies improve their talent management.

Golden Age Index

June 20, 2017

How well are the OECD economies harnessing the power of an older workforce?

The Global State of Information Security® Survey 2017

June 19, 2017

Organisations are adopting innovative cybersecurity and privacy safeguards to manage threats and achieve competitive advantages. To do so, they are thinking more broadly about cybersecurity and privacy as both protectors and enablers for the business, third-party partners and customers. Public agencies need to do likewise for citizens using their services.

Digital mobility in German cities (German language edition)

June 19, 2017

Urban mobility needs are increasing in German cities, with digitisation having a major impact on urban infrastructure, e-mobility and public transport. With the support of our scientific cooperation partner, “Deutsches Institut für Luft und Raumfahrt” (DLR), the urban potential of autonomous driving was also highlighted.

Benchmarking the finances of german states

June 05, 2017

Our annual “PwC-Länderfinanzbenchmarking” study assesses progress of the German federal states on their way to compliance with the debt brake in Germany from 2020 onwards.

Skilled labour deficit in the public sector (German language edition)

June 05, 2017

According to PwC Germany’s analysis, a deficit of skilled workers will hit the German public sector particularly hard. By 2030, it is forecast that the public sector won’t be able to fill 194,000 teacher positions and 276,000 administrative positions.

Enabling a sustainable Fourth Industrial Revolution

June 01, 2017

PwC, the World Economic Forum and Stanford University’s Stanford Woods Institute for the Environment are collaborating on a new initiative on 4IR for the environment. This insight report maps 4IR innovations against the world’s biggest environmental issues, and consider how G20 countries can create the conditions for emerging technologies to benefit people and the planet.

Skilling up the regions: Driving productive and inclusive growth across the UK

May 14, 2017

Skilling up the regions: Driving productive and inclusive growth across the UK

HE Matters: Managing Risk

March 15, 2017

Our latest edition of HE Matters explores how universities in the UK can manage the key risks they face in 2017 and beyond.

Women in work index

February 23, 2017

PwC's Women in Work Index shows substantial gains from closing the gender pay gap: achieving pay parity in the OECD could increase total female earnings by US$2 trillion.

Harnessing Public Private Cooperation to Deliver the New Urban Agenda

January 17, 2017

The World Economic Forum’s new report Harnessing Public-Private Cooperation to Deliver the New Urban Agenda, written in collaboration with PwC, provides urban managers with insights to support better policy decisions and strategic choices.

Innovation of the earth

January 13, 2017

PwC report launched at Davos 2017 on emerging technological innovations and how they can be harnessed for the planet.

A Guide for Policy Makers: On Reducing Road Fatalities

January 09, 2017

Every day, road traffic accidents claim more than 3,400 lives worldwide, a high proportion of whom are young people. This publication provides governments and policy makers the necessary tools that help in the development of a successful road safety strategy.

Fiscal stimulus through infrastructure investment: A framework for achieving full value

December 14, 2016

Clear roadmap for effective infrastructure efforts: Understanding the pathway towards successful capital projects.

Five Megatrends And Their Implications for Global Defense & Security

November 22, 2016

PwC examined the various disruptive effects we anticipate the current global megatrends will have on defense and security.

A borderless society 2025

November 01, 2016

A thought leadership report on the strengths, weaknesses, opportunities and threats of social development that may impact what form e-identification will take in Sweden.

The Paris Agreement: A turning point? The Low Carbon Economy Index 2016

October 31, 2016

The 8th annual Low Carbon Economy Index (LCEI) tracks the rate that G20 countries are decarbonising their economies.

PwC’s Young Workers Index 2016

October 26, 2016

Our PwC Young Workers Index estimates the potential gain from youth empowerment to be over $1 trillion across the OECD economy.

Housing for inclusive cities research

October 14, 2016

This report, produced by the Global Cities Business Alliance (GCBA) with the support of AECOM, Arcadis, King & Wood Mallesons, McKinsey and PwC, is part of a research programme on Housing for Inclusive Cities.  

Transforming front line service in the public sector

September 13, 2016

Since 2010, several provincial and local governments, some federal government departments and numerous public sector organizations across Canada have implemented various forms of operational improvement programs based on Lean philosophy. Unfortunately, the improvements realized initially have been difficult to sustain. So how can organizations sustain improvements?

Blueprint for cities and regions as launch pads for digital transformation

June 13, 2016

With the rise of the internet and broadband network technologies, cities and urban regions are increasingly seen as key environments for innovation. They are the ecosystems that allow local stakeholders to meet, co-create, develop new products and services, and design new living and working scenarios. Yet, cities and regions must carefully be designed and organised if they are to nurture the modernisation of businesses and give a significant boost to the European economy.

iUrban: Enabling sustainable city competitiveness through distributed urban leadership

June 06, 2016

Based on the growing body of literature in urban leadership, including previous joint studies by PwC and Euricur on Innovative strategies for delivering sustainable competitiveness (iUrban), this report zooms into the nuances, practices and evolving challenges of urban leadership in the 21st century.

Cities of Opportunity 7

May 13, 2016

Cities of Opportunity 7 analyses the development of 30 leading cities, provides a lens on their performance and seeks to add insight on the policies and actions that make cities function best.

Inspiring Future Cities & Urban Services

April 04, 2016

The World Economic Forum’s new report Inspiring Future Cities & Urban Services, written in collaboration with PwC, identifies the way in which emerging technologies and new business models are transforming the way cities plan and operate.

Chinese Cities of Opportunity 2016

March 31, 2016

PwC China and the China Development Research Foundation (CDRF) jointly produced the Chinese 'Cities of Opportunity 2016' Study Report to serve as a source of reference for discussions at the 2016 China Development Forum (CDF) March 2016.

Agility: The future of government

September 27, 2015

Through a series of roundtable sessions and interviews PwC along with Canada’s Public Policy Forum are investigating how government could increase their agility.

Golden Age Index

June 20, 2017

How well are the OECD economies harnessing the power of an older workforce?

The Global State of Information Security® Survey 2017

June 19, 2017

Organisations are adopting innovative cybersecurity and privacy safeguards to manage threats and achieve competitive advantages. To do so, they are thinking more broadly about cybersecurity and privacy as both protectors and enablers for the business, third-party partners and customers. Public agencies need to do likewise for citizens using their services.

Digital mobility in German cities (German language edition)

June 19, 2017

Urban mobility needs are increasing in German cities, with digitisation having a major impact on urban infrastructure, e-mobility and public transport. With the support of our scientific cooperation partner, “Deutsches Institut für Luft und Raumfahrt” (DLR), the urban potential of autonomous driving was also highlighted.

Benchmarking the finances of german states

June 05, 2017

Our annual “PwC-Länderfinanzbenchmarking” study assesses progress of the German federal states on their way to compliance with the debt brake in Germany from 2020 onwards.

Skilled labour deficit in the public sector (German language edition)

June 05, 2017

According to PwC Germany’s analysis, a deficit of skilled workers will hit the German public sector particularly hard. By 2030, it is forecast that the public sector won’t be able to fill 194,000 teacher positions and 276,000 administrative positions.

Enabling a sustainable Fourth Industrial Revolution

June 01, 2017

PwC, the World Economic Forum and Stanford University’s Stanford Woods Institute for the Environment are collaborating on a new initiative on 4IR for the environment. This insight report maps 4IR innovations against the world’s biggest environmental issues, and consider how G20 countries can create the conditions for emerging technologies to benefit people and the planet.

Skilling up the regions: Driving productive and inclusive growth across the UK

May 14, 2017

Skilling up the regions: Driving productive and inclusive growth across the UK

HE Matters: Managing Risk

March 15, 2017

Our latest edition of HE Matters explores how universities in the UK can manage the key risks they face in 2017 and beyond.

Women in work index

February 23, 2017

PwC's Women in Work Index shows substantial gains from closing the gender pay gap: achieving pay parity in the OECD could increase total female earnings by US$2 trillion.

Harnessing Public Private Cooperation to Deliver the New Urban Agenda

January 17, 2017

The World Economic Forum’s new report Harnessing Public-Private Cooperation to Deliver the New Urban Agenda, written in collaboration with PwC, provides urban managers with insights to support better policy decisions and strategic choices.

Innovation of the earth

January 13, 2017

PwC report launched at Davos 2017 on emerging technological innovations and how they can be harnessed for the planet.

A Guide for Policy Makers: On Reducing Road Fatalities

January 09, 2017

Every day, road traffic accidents claim more than 3,400 lives worldwide, a high proportion of whom are young people. This publication provides governments and policy makers the necessary tools that help in the development of a successful road safety strategy.

Fiscal stimulus through infrastructure investment: A framework for achieving full value

December 14, 2016

Clear roadmap for effective infrastructure efforts: Understanding the pathway towards successful capital projects.

Five Megatrends And Their Implications for Global Defense & Security

November 22, 2016

PwC examined the various disruptive effects we anticipate the current global megatrends will have on defense and security.

A borderless society 2025

November 01, 2016

A thought leadership report on the strengths, weaknesses, opportunities and threats of social development that may impact what form e-identification will take in Sweden.

The Paris Agreement: A turning point? The Low Carbon Economy Index 2016

October 31, 2016

The 8th annual Low Carbon Economy Index (LCEI) tracks the rate that G20 countries are decarbonising their economies.

PwC’s Young Workers Index 2016

October 26, 2016

Our PwC Young Workers Index estimates the potential gain from youth empowerment to be over $1 trillion across the OECD economy.

Housing for inclusive cities research

October 14, 2016

This report, produced by the Global Cities Business Alliance (GCBA) with the support of AECOM, Arcadis, King & Wood Mallesons, McKinsey and PwC, is part of a research programme on Housing for Inclusive Cities.  

Transforming front line service in the public sector

September 13, 2016

Since 2010, several provincial and local governments, some federal government departments and numerous public sector organizations across Canada have implemented various forms of operational improvement programs based on Lean philosophy. Unfortunately, the improvements realized initially have been difficult to sustain. So how can organizations sustain improvements?

Blueprint for cities and regions as launch pads for digital transformation

June 13, 2016

With the rise of the internet and broadband network technologies, cities and urban regions are increasingly seen as key environments for innovation. They are the ecosystems that allow local stakeholders to meet, co-create, develop new products and services, and design new living and working scenarios. Yet, cities and regions must carefully be designed and organised if they are to nurture the modernisation of businesses and give a significant boost to the European economy.

iUrban: Enabling sustainable city competitiveness through distributed urban leadership

June 06, 2016

Based on the growing body of literature in urban leadership, including previous joint studies by PwC and Euricur on Innovative strategies for delivering sustainable competitiveness (iUrban), this report zooms into the nuances, practices and evolving challenges of urban leadership in the 21st century.

Cities of Opportunity 7

May 13, 2016

Cities of Opportunity 7 analyses the development of 30 leading cities, provides a lens on their performance and seeks to add insight on the policies and actions that make cities function best.

Inspiring Future Cities & Urban Services

April 04, 2016

The World Economic Forum’s new report Inspiring Future Cities & Urban Services, written in collaboration with PwC, identifies the way in which emerging technologies and new business models are transforming the way cities plan and operate.

Chinese Cities of Opportunity 2016

March 31, 2016

PwC China and the China Development Research Foundation (CDRF) jointly produced the Chinese 'Cities of Opportunity 2016' Study Report to serve as a source of reference for discussions at the 2016 China Development Forum (CDF) March 2016.

Agility: The future of government

September 27, 2015

Through a series of roundtable sessions and interviews PwC along with Canada’s Public Policy Forum are investigating how government could increase their agility.