News & Opinions

Reality Check for European Integration - 14 Dec 2018

Economists and political scientists at an event in Vienna jointly organised by wiiw expressed serious concern about the future of the EU project. read more

Brexit: the saga continues - 12 Dec 2018

Irrespective of who is the Prime Minister, the choices facing the UK remain the same. A general election or second referendum have become more likely. read more

The Kerch Straits clash: Another spiral in the Russia-Ukraine conflict - 03 Dec 2018

The military clash in the Kerch Straits on 25 November will have a greater negative economic impact on Ukraine – despite the likely imposition of new US sanctions on Russia. read more

Recent Publications


wiiw Handbook of Statistics 2018: Central, East and Southeast Europe

wiiw Handbook of Statistics read more

wiiw Handbook of Statistics 2018: Excel Tables

wiiw Handbook of Statistics - Excel Tables read more


Immigration and Innovation

wiiw Working Papers read more

Upcoming Events

17  December 2018    3:00 pm

In cooperation with Research Centre International Economics (FIW).

Juergen Amann, University of Nottingham

The Structural Dynamics of Deindustrialisation and the Effect of Accelerated Globalisation on Manufacturing

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17  December 2018    5:30 pm

Thomas Wieser, non-resident scholar, Bruegel, former President of the Euro Working Group and of the European Financial Committee of the EU

Political constraints of EMU Reform: What is feasible, when, and will it be enough?

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Projects in Focus

Austria’s Economic Competitiveness in a Neighbourhood Context

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

Durchführung einer Analyse zu volkswirtschaftlichen Aspekten von Infrastrukturinvestitionen

Client: Ministry for Transport, Innovation and Technology (BMVIT)
Duration: February 2017 - September 2017 read more

Diagnostic Report for the Programme for Country Partnership (PCP): Morocco

Client: UNIDO
Duration: June 2018 - August 2018 read more

The relevance of the EU-Japan FTA for the Austrian economy

Client: Federal Ministry of Science, Research and Economy
Duration: December 2017 - June 2018 read more