News & Opinions

Italy is of systemic importance – European solutions are needed - 10 Apr 2020

The Italian economy has been in a kind of smouldering permanent crisis, but the negative economic effects of the Corona shock have worsened it. read more

The Great Pandemic as a Time of Great Transformation - 09 Apr 2020

The Coronavirus is causing great hardship but also driving extraordinary innovation that could reshape the future. read more

Update: Coronavirus response measures in Eastern Europe - 09 Apr 2020

Those that can are ramping up fiscal responses, while some are even starting to loosen restrictions on economic life. read more

Hungary: important changes in the shadow of the corona crisis - 08 Apr 2020

A new law allows PM Viktor Orbán the right to rule by decree, without any fixed time limit. read more

Recent Publications


Wage Developments in the Western Balkans, Moldova and Ukraine

wiiw Research Reports read more


Robotisation, Employment and Industrial Growth Intertwined Across Global Value Chains

wiiw Working Papers read more


Uncertainty in Turbulent Times

wiiw Forecast Reports read more

Projects in Focus

Research Centre International Economics (Forschungsschwerpunkt Internationale Wirtschaft, FIW)

Client: Federal Ministry of Science, Research and Economy
Duration: October 2009 - May 2022 read more

Fiscal policies in Europe II.

Client: Austrian Chamber of Labour
Duration: July 2018 - July 2020 read more

Impact Assessments - Analysis of the SME's Participation in Public Procurement and the Measures to support it"

Client: European Commission, DG Growth
Duration: July 2018 - July 2021 read more

How EU funds tackle economic divide in the European Union

Client: European Parliament
Duration: January 2020 - April 2020 read more

Key economic indicators

Client: Federation of Austrian Industries
Duration: March 2010 - December 2020 read more

ArBeEi International - Grundlagen- und angewandte Arbeitsmarktanalysen

Client: Federal Ministry of Labour, Social Affairs and Consumer Protection (BMASGK)
Duration: July 2017 - June 2020 read more

Wanted! Free Trade Agreements in the Service of Environmental and Climate Protection

Client: Austrian Ministry for Digital and Economic Affairs
Duration: October 2019 - March 2020 read more