Economic office

The economic office of PwC primarily conducts research into worldwide trends and the influence of them on current business models. Please watch the following animation and see the challenges facing the Dutch business community and the public sector as a result of megatrends.

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'Another historical moment of truth’

'Another historical moment of truth’

As Brexit approaches, the pressure is on the remaining 27 EU member states to invest in their competitiveness. In order to remain part of the leading group of innovative suppliers in a digitised and circular world economy, they need market-ready ideas and concepts. The European Investment Bank (EIB) and its senior executive Werner Hoyer are therefore facing a 'historic moment of truth'.

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‘Bits are easy, humans are hard’

‘Bits are easy, humans are hard’

The race of man against machine is an inevitable part of the daily routines of Hal Varian as chief economist of Google Inc. He is therefore regularly asked whether ‘learned machines’ will diminish the number of jobs available to humans. And when will this hollowing out effect affect the mid- and higher segments of the workforce-pyramid?

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Jan Willem Velthuijsen
Chief Economist, PwC Netherlands
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