News & Opinions

The impact of Artificial Intelligence on employment: a new economic paradigm - 16 Feb 2024

AI can be both a disruptor and an enabler of human welfare. What will be its effects on labour markets, social welfare and global value chains? The right policies will be crucial to make it economically beneficial read more

Winter Forecast: Growth in Eastern Europe to strengthen in 2024 - 30 Jan 2024

Falling inflation, rising real wages and interest rate cuts will provide a boost; Ukraine's economic recovery in jeopardy; Russia's war economy is overheating; inflation is returning to normal read more

The EU minimum wage directive: A chance for decent earnings in Central Eastern Europe - 24 Jan 2024

In 2024, EU governments must implement the directive into national law. Its success will depend on the willingness to accept unions and employer organisations as equal partners read more

Recent Publications


Monthly Report No. 2/2024

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Russia’s Economy on the Eve of the Second Anniversary of the War

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Navigating Trade Restrictions

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Upcoming Events

12  March 2024    2:00 pm CET

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

Join Kathrine von Graevenitz as she examines the role of regulatory differences and their effects on Germany's carbon emissions.

Is Germany becoming the European pollution haven?

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14  March 2024    9:00 am CET

In cooperation with Research Centre International Economics (FIW).

Robert Stehrer (wiiw)

Angewandte Modellierung in der Außenwirtschaftsforschung

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27  March 2024    10:00 am CET

Join us for the hybrid presentation of the final results of the Jubilee Fund project with Antea Barišić, Alireza Sabouniha and Mahdi Ghodsi.

Industry 4.0, migration and the labour market adjustment - an intra-European perspective.

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Projects in Focus

Jobs, mental health and social policy in times of COVID-19

Client: FWF - Austrian Science Fund
Duration: November 2021 - October 2023 read more

Differences in real non-residential investment between the United States and EU countries

Client: European Investment Bank (EIB)
Duration: May 2023 - June 2024 read more

Labour market trajectories of refugees and other migrants

Client: Anniversary Fund of the Oesterreichische Nationalbank
Duration: January 2021 - June 2023 read more