News & Opinions

Greece and Macedonia edge towards solution to name dispute - 16 Jan 2018

If an agreement is reached, the Macedonian government is in a strong position to approve it. From the Greek side it could be more challenging. read more

Post-Brexit EU-UK trade will face significant new obstacles - 11 Jan 2018

Most are focused on tariffs, yet non-compliance with non-tariff measures and regulations is likely to be more distortive and needs more attention. read more

Ten themes for CESEE in 2018 - 10 Jan 2018

Political noise notwithstanding, the region’s economies are in a sweet spot, and should continue to ride the booming Eurozone wave this year. read more

Recent Publications


Financial Cycles in Credit, Housing and Capital Markets: Evidence from Systemic Economies

wiiw Working Papers read more


Trade in Services versus Trade in Manufactures: The Relation between the Role of Tacit Knowledge, the Scope for Catch up, and Income Elasticity

wiiw Working Papers read more


Monthly Report No. 12/2017

wiiw Monthly Reports read more

Upcoming Events

18  January 2018    9:00 am

Final Conference of the international research project PRONTO.

Quantifying Non-Tariff Barriers to Trade and Investment

wiiw Special Event read more

19  February 2018    3:00 pm

In cooperation with Research Centre International Economics (FIW).

Alejandro Cuñat, University of Vienna and CESifo

International Value-Added Linkages in Development Accounting

FIW-wiiw Seminars in International Economics read more

Projects in Focus

Production of skills supply and demand forecasts

Client: European Centre for the Development of Vocational Training (CEDEFOP)
Duration: July 2016 - June 2020 read more

Competitiveness drivers and obstacles, intra-EU linkages and European value chains in GVCs

Client: European Commission, DG Growth
Duration: January 2017 - June 2017 read more

Global Development Network Southeast Europe (GDN_SEE)

Client: Oesterreichische Nationalbank/Austrian Ministry of Finance
Duration: February 2009 - July 2016 read more

Implications of Financial Cycles for Europe’s Economic Growth and Its Sustainability

Client: Anniversary Fund of the Oesterreichische Nationalbank
Duration: August 2016 - July 2018 read more