News & Opinions

What Can Be the Way out of the Impasse in Belarus? - 22 Sep 2020

All indications point towards an end of Lukashenko’s era in Belarus. But will this happen in an orderly manner or through a violent societal clash? wiiw Belarus Expert Rumen Dobrinsky reflects on possible scenarios for the succession of power. read more

A change of EU strategy in the Western Balkans is long overdue - 14 Sep 2020

New study by Bertelsmann Stiftung & wiiw evaluates regional economic cooperation in the Western Balkans for two decades. read more

Österreich & Osteuropa: Coronakrise stellt enge Wirtschaftsbeziehungen vor die größte Zerreißprobe seit den 1990er-Jahren. - 10 Sep 2020

Das wiiw präsentiert seine neue Studie zu Österreichs Wirtschaftsbeziehungen mit Osteuropa - wirtschaftliche Effekte der Krise und ihre längerfristigen Folgen read more

Recent Publications


What Can Be the Way out of the Impasse in Belarus?

wiiw Policy Notes and Reports read more


Regional Economic Cooperation in the Western Balkans: The Role of Stabilisation and Association Agreements, Bilateral Investment Treaties and Free Trade Agreements in Regional Investment and Trade Flows

wiiw Research Reports read more


Does Asymmetric Nonlinear Approach Explain the Relationship Between Exchange Rate and Trade of Iran?

wiiw Working Papers read more

Upcoming Events

06  October 2020    9:15 am

In cooperation with Research Centre International Economics (FIW).

Webinar: EU-Freihandelsabkommen: Was liegt auf dem Tisch?

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21  October 2020    9:00 am

In cooperation with Research Centre International Economics (FIW).

Webinar: Angewandte Modellierung in der Außenwirtschaftsforschung

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Projects in Focus

Of Smile Curves and Global Value Chains: The Role of Functional Specialisation for Economic Growth

Client: Anniversary Fund of the Oesterreichische Nationalbank
Duration: January 2018 - June 2019 read more

Growth and productivity accounts - Capital productivity and multi-factor productivity

Client: Eurostat
Duration: July 2019 - June 2021 read more

Das EU-MERCOSUR-Assoziierungsabkommen und seine Bedeutung für Österreich

Client: Austrian Ministry for Digital and Economic Affairs
Duration: December 2019 - February 2020 read more

How EU funds tackle economic divide in the European Union

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