Berlin Economics is an independent economics consultancy that is committed to providing outstanding advice to international private and public sector clients. The regional focus is on countries in transition and emerging markets.
Berlin Economics advise the government and other public institutions on a comprehensive range of policy issues. The key objective is to support high economic growth and development by helping to establish the necessary institutional requirements.
Promising business opportunities in those countries are often affected by risks resulting from politics, macroeconomics and the business climate. Berlin Economics provides private companies around the world with country risk assessments, market entry strategies and special sector studies, enabling them to make effective investment decisions.
Economic stability and sustainable growth are fundamental requirements for the socio-economic development of a country.
Direct Access & Trust-based Cooperation
Berlin Economics advises high-level decision-makers in ministries and other national institutions, including regulation offices and central banks, on strategic questions of economic policy.
The organization have established direct access to economic decision-makers through years of trust-based cooperation and high-quality advice. Thanks to Berlin Economics’ professional reputation, Berlin Economics can maintain access to target institutions – even after changes in government or personnel.
Berlin Economics share the local insight concerning political developments with clients, allowing them to take current developments into consideration when formulating their strategies and approaches to foreign partners.
Local Experience & Pragmatism Instead of One-Size-Fits-All
The recommendations of international experts often fail when implemented due to a lack of country-specific knowledge. Berlin Economics at Berlin Economics do not believe in one-size-fits-all solutions – Berlin Economics know that every challenge is unique.
The consultation draws not only from the knowledge of the political decision-making process, but also from the specific institutional conditions of the country, allowing us to provide recommendations tailored to each context.
The Imperative: To Include the Local Perspective
Aside from detailed country knowledge, Berlin Economics regard the inclusion of the local perspective as a prerequisite for successful consultation. For this reason, cooperation with local partner institutions is an integral part of the consulting concept. Dialogue with local economic associations, NGOs, and think tanks ensures the inclusion of the local perspective and experience, and thus the practicality of recommendations.
For clients, the emphasis on including multiple perspectives and the long-term local presence provides confidence in the work.
Thematic Breadth – Sound Advice
In order to be able to react quickly and competently to the fast-paced, complex economic demands of countries in transition, Berlin Economics maintains a large network of subject experts with long-term practical experience. This allows us to take on clients’ specialized demands quickly and effectively.
A significant trademark of consultation services’ quality is its analytical foundation, tied to practical experience. Complex economic issues require conscientious data collection and careful interpretation. At Berlin Economics, to know how to produce these analyses, and how to make them user-friendly for the reader.
Careful Analysis – Clear Results
Berlin Economics place a great deal of value on simple, precise presentation of clear results. The consultation material should enrich debate and simplify the decision-making process, not make it more complicated. Berlin Economics present results concisely, transparently, and with a focus on the central points.
In agreement with clients, Berlin Economics publish written consulting material – thus contributing to the objectivity and clarity of economic policy debates, especially in and around Eastern Europe.
Dialogue & Exchange
Berlin Economics serves as an intermediary for the clients and those Berlin Economics are advising. Berlin Economics remain in constant contact with all stakeholders, reporting on project progress and the results of the work. The clients benefit from close contacts and country knowledge, especially when conceptualizing new project plans and in informational conversations.
Berlin Economics work closely with economic associations and offices, and companies inform us of current demands in the business environment. Berlin Economics helps to recognize and evaluate the entire field of economic development.
At Berlin Economics, Berlin Economics place the highest priority on the independence, without which they would not be able to defend the relevance of the recommendations. In the identification of relevant topics, they are not limited to specific research interests or subject to the influence of interest groups. The topics of the studies are determined more by the demands of those they are advising, rather than those supplying us with funding.
Berlin Economics hold these principles as points of pride in advising services, and have remained true to them since the foundation of the organization.
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