News & Opinions

Early election called in Turkey - 19 Apr 2018

Macroeconomic imbalances that have built up in recent years are now likely to be reined in more quickly, but risks will remain high in the run up to polling. read more

Western sanctions on Russia: Painful, but will not change policies - 18 Apr 2018

The most important fallout will be a further intensification of the political conflict between the West and Russia. read more

Exit, Noise and Disloyalty - 17 Apr 2018

Ivan Krastev reflected on challenges to liberal democracy in Central Europe, putting them in the context of a global crisis of democracy. Watch his keynote at the wiiw Spring Seminar. read more

Recent Publications


Monthly Report No. 4/2018

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Online Annex – Economic Challenges of Lagging Regions: Annex II – Econometric Analysis and Supplemental Tables

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Online Annex – Economic Challenges of Lagging Regions: Annex I – Country Case Studies

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Upcoming Events

26  April 2018    11:00 am

In cooperation with Joint Vienna Institute (JVI).

Geneviève Verdier, International Monetary Fund (IMF)

The Digital Gamble: New Technology Transforms Fiscal Policy

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26  April 2018    5:00 pm

Isabella Maria Weber, Lecturer in Economics at Goldsmiths, University of London

China's Escape from the "Big Bang": The 1980s Price Reform Debate in Retrospect

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02  May 2018    3:00 pm

In cooperation with Research Centre International Economics (FIW).

Carolina Lennon, University of Economics and Business (WU)

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

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03  May 2018    5:00 pm

Klaus Federmair, Ministry of Finance, Austria

The upcoming negotiations on the Multiannual Financial Framework of the EU after 2020

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Projects in Focus

Competitiveness drivers and obstacles, intra-EU linkages and European value chains in GVCs

Client: European Commission, DG Growth
Duration: January 2017 - January 2018 read more

Über die Wirkungen von Freihandel - Eine Bestandsaufnahme der ökonomischen Literatur

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