News & Opinions

What would Keynes propose for the euro? - 21 Jun 2018

At our 2018 Łaski lecture, Robert Skidelski asked what the great economist would have done to fix the single currency area. A full video of the lecture is now available. read more

Forty-five years of wiiw - 19 Jun 2018

A look at the founding history of the Vienna Institute for International Economic Studies (wiiw). read more

wiiw contributes to major new EU dataset on structural and investment funds - 28 May 2018

The data provide comprehensive regional data for a 28-year period, and will provide an important tool for further policy analysis. read more

Recent Publications


Declines due to Disinvestment

wiiw FDI Reports read more


Economic Policy Implications of the Belt and Road Initiative for CESEE and Austria

wiiw Policy Notes and Reports read more


Trade Policies and Integration of the Western Balkans

wiiw Working Papers read more

Upcoming Events

28  June 2018    10:00 am

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

Press conference: wiiw Summer Forecast 2018

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28  June 2018    4:00 pm

Presentation of the latest growth forecast for Central, East and Southeast Europe (CESEE).

Webinar: wiiw Summer Forecast 2018

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02  July 2018    9:00 am

Press Conference and Panel Discussion: Mario Holzner will present a study by wiiw.

Europe's "Silk Road"

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Projects in Focus

The future development of EU industry in a global context

Client: European Commission, DG Enterprise and Industry
Duration: December 2014 - March 2015 read more

Über die Wirkungen von Freihandel - Eine Bestandsaufnahme der ökonomischen Literatur

Client: Federation of Austrian Industries
Duration: June 2017 - November 2017 read more

Study supporting the Evaluation of the Council Recommendation of 15 Feb 2016 on the integration of the long-term unemployed into the labour market

Client: European Commission, DG Employment, Social Affairs and Inclusion
Duration: February 2018 - April 2019 read more