A unique toolbox for analysing alternate scenarios
Oxford ’s International Cities and Regions Forecasting Models, which are linked to our Global Economic and Industry Models, provide a unique set of tools for conducting rigorous "what if" scenario analysis.
Looking at the implications of both key economic risks and the prospect of market changes for over 2,500 locations worldwide, the models can address a variety of issues, such as:
- How hard would a disintegration of the Eurozone affect the performance of different cities across Europe?
- What would be the implications of oil prices hitting $200 per barrel for the demand for office space compared with retail and industrial space?
- Which cities have been hardest hit by fiscal austerity measures?
- How would a hard landing in China affect the future growth of cities across Asia?
You can use our scenarios to test the robustness of your business plans or investment strategies; to consider the risks involved in entering a new market; or to analyse the implications of public policy changes on the performance of the local economy.
In addition, Oxford Economics can develop new city and regional models on your behalf, or provide enhancements to our existing models to address the issues you need to analyse. We have worked in this way to provide detailed systems forecasting clients’ demand for real estate, public services and infrastructure, and helping governments assess the impact of different regional economic development policies.
Our models are delivered in a very user-friendly format, with full training and ongoing support from our economists. Or we can operate the models for you as an outsourced economics resource to provide the insight you need to inform and support your decisions.