News & Opinions

Spring Forecast: Eastern Europe recovery remains on track - 24 Apr 2024

Private consumption main driver of growth; geopolitical risks weigh; Ukrainian recovery in jeopardy; Russia's war economy at its limits, secondary sanctions could hurt read more

BRICS Plus: New World Order after the Pax Americana? - 08 Apr 2024

The political and economic interests of the heterogeneous group of countries are too diverse to seriously jeopardise Western supremacy. However, as a bloc, they would be in a position to pressure the West because of their huge energy reserves read more

Recent Publications

Ukraine’s future competitiveness - Directions for structural shifts in foreign trade and investment

Joint Study read more


The Path Through: Early COVID-19 Job Loss and Labour Market Trajectories in Austria

wiiw Working Papers read more

Foreign Capital in Russia: Taking Stock after Two Years of War

Russia Monitor read more

Upcoming Events

22  May 2024    6:00 pm CEST

In cooperation with Oesterreichische Nationalbank (OeNB) & The Schumpeter Society.

Schumpeter Lecture 2024 with Professor Bart van Ark

Schumpeter Lecture 2024: How Not to Miss a Productivity Revival Again? Making Pro-Productivity Policies Fit for Purpose

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27  May 2024    12:00 pm CEST

Vladislav Inozemtsev, Director of the Moscow-based Centre for Research on Post-Industrial Societies

The impact of sanctions on Russia and the world economy

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28  May 2024    2:00 pm CEST

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

Join Julian Hinz & Sonali Chowdhry as they discuss the firm-level effects of embargoes

Shooting down trade: Firm-level effects of embargoes

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Projects in Focus

Industrial Diagnostic Study Rwanda 2020

Client: UNIDO
Duration: August 2020 - April 2021 read more

Spend, transfer, or repay. What to do with all the money from the EU carbon border tax?

Client: Anniversary Fund of the Oesterreichische Nationalbank
Duration: October 2022 - September 2024 read more