News & Opinions

Sanctions barely affecting Russia’s ability to wage war - 08 Jul 2024

A wide selection of figures can be found in a new online database on the impact of Western sanctions on the Russian economy read more

Ingrid Gazzari and Michael Landesmann receive Decoration of Honour in Silver awards from the City of Vienna - 05 Jul 2024

Former Executive Director and co-founder of wiiw Ingrid Gazzari, and long-term wiiw Scientific Director Michael Landesmann have received prestigious awards from Vienna’s city government read more

Summer Forecast: Growth in Eastern Europe gains momentum - 02 Jul 2024

Sharp rise in real wages and private consumption main drivers of growth; Ukraine suffering from power cuts; Russia to grow by 3.2% in 2024; threatened US sanctions against third countries to take effect read more

Aufschwung in Mittel-, Ost- und Südosteuropa stützt Österreichs Konjunktur - 02 Jul 2024

Wachstum in Polen, Tschechien, Ungarn, der Slowakei, Slowenien und am Westbalkan hilft der stockenden heimischen Wirtschaft; China überholt Österreich bei neuen Investitionsprojekten in CEE read more

Recent Publications


Where are the Growth Potentials in CESEE? An Illustration of Sectors and Products Using the Product Space

wiiw Research Reports read more


Monthly Report No. 7-8/2024

wiiw Monthly Reports read more


Austria’s Economic Relations with the EU Eastern Partnership Countries and Russia

wiiw Policy Notes and Reports read more

Upcoming Events

01  October 2024    2:00 pm CEST

In cooperation with Research Centre International Economics (FIW) and European University Institute (EUI).

Join Katarzyna Śledziewska and Renata Włoch as they reveal new insights into determinants of fear of automation in six European countries.

Who’s afraid of automation? Examining determinants of fear of automation in six European countries

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02  October 2024    4:00 pm CEST

In cooperation with Oesterreichische Nationalbank (OeNB) .

Rethinking Ricardo: Environmental Comparative Advantage and the Environmental Gains from Trade

Global Economy Lecture 2024

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Projects in Focus

Supporting the compilation of consumption of fixed capital and stocks of fixed assets

Client: Eurostat
Duration: April 2022 - April 2024 read more

Economic and Social Impacts of FDI in CSEE

Client: Ost-Ausschuss der Deutschen Wirtschaft e.V.
Duration: January 2022 - November 2022 read more

Functional division of labour in EU value chains

Client: Hans Böckler Stiftung
Duration: January 2022 - December 2022 read more

Political economy of public debt, growth and interest rates in the context of the Corona crisis

Client: Anniversary Fund of the Oesterreichische Nationalbank
Duration: October 2021 - September 2023 read more

Untangling the impacts of technological transformations, globalisation and demographic change to foster shared prosperity in Europe (UNTANGLED)

Client: European Commission, Horizon 2020
Duration: February 2021 - January 2024 read more