We are the research and analysis division of The Economist Group, the sister company to The Economist newspaper. We help businesses, financial firms and governments to understand how the world is changing and how that creates opportunities to be seized and risks to be managed.
A global team of economists, industry specialists, policy analysts and consultants, we work tirelessly to produce the highest quality data, research and analysis on everything from national elections and international trade, to food security and sustainable cities.
We provide a range of different solutions to meet the varying needs of our customers, including:
Country Analysis - We are the world's leading provider of country analysis and forecasts, which include regular, detailed economic and political forecasts for countries in more than 200 different markets.
Risk Analysis - Our risk services identify actual and potential threats around the world and help our clients understand the implications for their organisations.
Industry Analysis - Our Industry Briefing service offers five-year forecasts, analysis of key themes and news analysis for six key industries in up to 69 major economies.
Data - We offer immediate access to a huge array of data for countries through our data subscription services, including economic growth and demographic shifts around the world.
In addition, we have a range of custom research and consultancy solutions with three specialisms:
Consumer – The consumer practice provides data-driven solutions to consumer-facing businesses, helping them to enter new markets and be more successful in current markets. We help clients identify which markets they should prioritise, where new growth opportunities exist, how they can grow market share and what is their optimal price strategy.
Healthcare – EIU Healthcare helps organisations operating across the global
healthcare sector build successful and sustainable businesses through research, consulting and clinical expertise. Our experienced teams deliver custom insights and strategies, evidence-based solutions and robust data analytics to support our clients around the world.
Public Policy - Our Public Policy division specialises in evidence-based insights that create impact for leading companies, governments and non-profits, helping them navigate the toughest policy challenges. From climate change to financial inclusion, we build awareness and influence policy on the biggest issues facing our world.