APE was founded in 2000 by four economists with ample experience in quantitative and qualitative public policy analysis. APE is involved in projects that span from evaluations of social welfare and employment projects to impact assessment of innovation, subsidies in the arts and programs in developing countries.
We have expertise in the following fields:
- social security
particularly employment and social security law, sickness and incapacity benefits, reintegration,
- healthcare and public welfare
particularly health insurance, management and efficiency issues,
- public administration
particularly financial relationships, administrative costs, distribution models, efficiency measurement,
- economic policy
particularly free-market issues such as privatisation and market regulation, regional economic policy,
- education, art and culture
particularly financing issues.
APE offers research and consultancy that is:
we don’t serve any established interests,
we listen to the client without applying standard methods,
we’re incisive and responsive,
our findings are presented in a clear and understandable way,
our advice is based on feasibility and we take account of administrative relationships and political sensitivities.
Besides economists and econometricians our bureau employs sociologists, lawyers, psychologists, historians and experts in the field of public administration.
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