News & Opinions

Belarus: What next? - 28 Oct 2020

wiiw invited three experts from Belarus to discuss the most urgent economic policy challenges for the country in light of the current crisis. Watch the video here. read more

Estimation errors with dire consequences - 20 Oct 2020

In EU fiscal surveillance, errors produced by an estimation model have led to excessive fiscal consolidation pressure. After the southern countries, this will soon affect Germany and Austria as well. read more

New wiiw study: Refugees in Austria often start work in jobs that they are overqualified for - 14 Oct 2020

Policy measures must focus on avoiding a prolonged job-skills mismatch, and particular attention should be paid to females and those with higher education read more

Recent Publications


Non-Tariff Measures and the Quality of Imported Products

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Monthly Report No. 10/2020

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Refugees’ Integration into the Austrian Labour Market: Dynamics of Occupational Mobility and Job-Skills Mismatch

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Upcoming Events

12  November 2020    10:00 am

Die aktuelle Wirtschaftsprognose für 23 Länder

Presse-Webinar zur wiiw Herbstprognose für Osteuropa

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12  November 2020    4:00 pm

The latest economic forecasts for 23 countries

Webinar: wiiw Autumn Economic Forecast for Eastern Europe

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26  November 2020    4:00 pm

In cooperation with Oesterreichische Nationalbank.

Pol Antràs, Robert G. Ory Professor of Economics, Harvard University

Webinar: Globalization and Pandemics

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Projects in Focus

Studie 'Vom Nutzen in einer gut organisierten Stadt zu wohnen'

Client: Wien Holding
Duration: April 2020 - July 2020 read more

Belarus WTO impact assessment and export potential analysis

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

Migration from Africa, Middle East and EU Eastern Partnership countries towards the EU-27: Challenges and prospects ahead

Client: Anniversary Fund of the Oesterreichische Nationalbank
Duration: January 2019 - December 2020 read more