News & Opinions

Yugoslavia, 30 years on: Winners and losers from transition. - 14 Jun 2021

All ex-Yugoslav republics experienced a notable increase in inequality over the past 30 years. read more

Yugoslavia, 30 years on: “The break-up of Yugoslavia was not inevitable at all.” - 14 Jun 2021

Vladimir Gligorov looks back at the 1990s and outlines an EU strategy to get the Western Balkans on board. read more

The Janša Plan is not a solution to Western Balkan territorial disputes - 07 Jun 2021

The latest attempt to rearrange territories in Southeast Europe misjudges the priorities of key local actors, not least Serbia. read more

Recent Publications


Gender Gaps in Employment, Wages, and Work Hours: Assessment of COVID-19 Implications

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Monthly Report No. 6/2021

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A Skill-specific Dynamic Labour Supply and Labour Demand Framework: A Scenario Analysis for the Western Balkan Countries to 2030

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Upcoming Events

23  June 2021    10:00 am CEST

Online-Diskussion anlässlich des 30. Jahrestages des Zerfalls Jugoslawiens

Westbalkan: Geschichte in Jugoslawien, Zukunft in der EU?

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23  June 2021    4:00 pm CEST

Panel discussion on the break-up of Yugoslavia

Yugoslavia, 30 years on

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Projects in Focus

Eastern Europe Before Transition: Digitisation of data and analysis of CESEE’s command economies

Client: Anniversary Fund of the Oesterreichische Nationalbank
Duration: May 2021 - April 2024 read more

Framework contract for the implementation of external aid 2018 (FWC SIEA 2018) - Lot 5 'Budget Support'

Client: EuropeAid
Duration: June 2018 - May 2020 read more

Study on logistics and wholesale trade in EU27

Client: European Commission, DG Enterprise and Industry
Duration: September 2018 - March 2019 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 - March 2021 read more