News & Opinions

Decoupling of productivity from wages: a phenomenon of the Central European manufacturing core? - 07 Jul 2020

Experiences of productivity-wage decoupling in Central and Eastern Europe are diverse, but strongly linked to the countries’ industry structure. read more

How 'output gap nonsense' endangers Germany's recovery from the Corona crisis - 02 Jul 2020

Miscalculations of Germany’s output gap may lead to an excessively pessimistic view on how much the German state can spend. read more

wiiw is looking for an Economist - 26 Jun 2020

The candidate should be interested in labour markets, migration and income distribution and Central, East and Southeast Europe (CESEE) read more

Recent Publications


Decoupling of Labour Productivity Growth from Median Wage Growth in Central and Eastern Europe

wiiw Research Reports read more


Monthly Report No. 07-08/2020

wiiw Monthly Reports read more

Die Vernetzung Wiens mit den Städten Europas

wiiw Statistical Reports read more

Upcoming Events

15  July 2020    4:00 pm

wiiw, OFCE and IMK present and discuss a new policy note

How to Spend it - A Proposal for a European Covid-19 Recovery Programme

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Projects in Focus

Das EU-MERCOSUR-Assoziierungsabkommen und seine Bedeutung für Österreich

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

New Insights into the Relationship Between Taxation and Trade

Client: Anniversary Fund of the Oesterreichische Nationalbank
Duration: May 2020 - April 2021 read more

The production side of ‘digitalisation’ and its impacts

Client: Anniversary Fund of the Oesterreichische Nationalbank
Duration: September 2019 - February 2021 read more

Belarus WTO impact assessment and export potential analysis

Client: EuropeAid
Duration: July 2019 - March 2020 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 - June 2019 read more