News & Opinions

In Zahlen: von Stahl zu Fahrzeugen - 17 Mar 2018

Angedeutete US-Zölle auf Fahrzeuge stellen jene gegen Stahl und Aluminium in den Schatten. In Europa können diese Maßnahmen regional gänzlich unterschiedliche Effekte zeigen. read more

Russian economy going nowhere until relations with West and Ukraine improve - 15 Mar 2018

Without normalisation of external relations there will be no end to the vicious circle of sanctions, trade protectionism, and lack of investment. read more

New wiiw forecast for CESEE: Riding the global growth wave - 13 Mar 2018

Aggregate real GDP is at its strongest level for six years. Convergence with western Europe should continue in 2018-2020. read more

Recent Publications


Russia’s Reform Failures and Putin’s Future Challenges

wiiw Policy Notes and Reports read more


Riding the Global Growth Wave

wiiw Forecast Reports read more


Wirtschaftliche Perspektiven für Kroatien

wiiw Research Reports in German Language read more

Upcoming Events

26  March 2018    3:00 pm

In cooperation with Research Centre International Economics (FIW).

Mariarosaria Comunale, Bank of Lithuania

Credit dynamics in CESEE since the global financial crisis: adjustment back to equilibrium levels?

read more

12  April 2018    9:00 am

Central, East and Southeast Europe: Stock-Taking and Outlook 30 Years of Change – 45 Years of wiiw

wiiw Spring Seminar 2018 (by invitation only)

read more

30  April 2018    3:00 pm

In cooperation with Research Centre International Economics (FIW).

Carolina Lennon

Globalized firms: The gender employment gap and the transmission of attitudes towards female work across countries

read more

Projects in Focus

Wage developments in Central and East European EU Member States

Client: Austrian Chamber of Labour
Duration: January 2018 - March 2018 read more

Integration of recent refugees and third country nationals into the Austrian labour market

Client: Anniversary Fund of the Oesterreichische Nationalbank
Duration: October 2016 - September 2020 read more

Über die Wirkungen von Freihandel - Eine Bestandsaufnahme der ökonomischen Literatur

Client: Federation of Austrian Industries
Duration: June 2017 - November 2017 read more