News & Opinions

wiiw publishes new study on Western Balkan EU accession prospects - 17 May 2018

The 2025 target date is highly ambitious, but the greater focus on solving political issues in the region is a positive step. read more

The EU should stick with the Iran deal - 14 May 2018

The US withdrawal from the JCPOA is a mistake, and will only strengthen the hand of hardliners in Iran. The EU should try to stick with the deal. read more

Entering a multipolar world or the rise of a new hegemon - 09 May 2018

The EU and US should focus on maintaining the principles of the post-war structure of international political and economic governance. read more

Recent Publications


Western Balkans EU Accession: Is the 2025 Target Date Realistic?

wiiw Policy Notes and Reports read more

Estimation of Aggregate and Segment-specific Financial Cycles for a Global Sample of Countries

wiiw Statistical Reports read more


Structural Change, Trade and Global Production Networks

wiiw Policy Notes and Reports read more

Upcoming Events

30  May 2018    3:00 pm

In cooperation with Research Centre International Economics (FIW).

Michael Huberman, Université de Montréal, Canada

Domestic Barriers to Internal and International Trade: New Evidence for Brazil, 1920-1940

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04  June 2018    11:00 am

In cooperation with Research Centre International Economics (FIW).

Andrzej Stasio, Vienna University of Economics and Business (WU)

On the relevance of double tax treaties

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04  June 2018    6:00 pm

In cooperation with AK Wien.

Robert Skidelsky, Emeritus Professor of Political Economy at the University of Warwick

3rd Łaski Lecture: Keynes and the Future of the Euro-Zone

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07  June 2018    10:00 am

Presentation of the annual wiiw FDI Report for CESEE based on the wiiw FDI Database

Press conference: wiiw FDI Report 2018

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14  June 2018    5:00 pm

Réka Kinga Papp, Media researcher, journalist and performer, Budapest

The EU-CEE countries and the European sex trade

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Project in Focus

Provision of services related to the implementation of the Better Regulation Guidelines (Framework Contract)

Client: European Commission, DG Employment, Social Affairs and Inclusion
Duration: September 2017 - September 2019 read more