Greece: One size doesn't fit all

Even without Greece’s massive external debt, it is difficult to see how it could become an export based economy. A video interview with Vladimir Gligorov. read more

EU’s and Ukraine’s homework

How to stabilize the economy of Ukraine and how to move towards a sustainable reform and growth path? read more

Recent Publications


Competitiveness of the European Economy

wiiw Research Reports read more


Cohesion Policy as a Function of the EU Budget: A Perspective from the CEE Member States

wiiw Research Reports read more


What Determines SMEs’ Funding Obstacles to Bank Loans and Trade Credits?

wiiw Working Papers read more

Upcoming Events

02  July 2015    10:00 am

Presentation of latest growth forecast for Central, East and Southeast Europe (CESEE) with special focus on Austria’s economic relations with CESEE

Western CESEE countries in the ascendant

wiiw Press Conferences read more

09  July 2015    5:00 pm

Matthias Morys, Lecturer in Economic History at the University of York (UK)

Any lessons for today? Exchange-rate stabilisation in Greece and South-East Europe between European aspirations and economic reality, 1870-1939

wiiw Other Seminars read more

16  July 2015    4:00 pm

Katerina Lisenkova, National Institute of Economic and Social Research, UK

The Long-Term Economic Impact of Reducing Migration in the UK

FIW-wiiw Seminars in International Economics read more

Projects in Focus

Agglomeration, international linkages and the location choices of European foreign direct investors

Client: Oesterreichische Nationalbank/Jubilee Fund
Duration: January 2013 - June 2014 read more

Impact Quantification of Global Changes - Global-IQ

Client: European Commission, 7th Framework Programme
Duration: August 2011 - July 2014 read more