News & Opinions

Patents as green technology barometers: trends and disparities - 27 Nov 2023

Energy and transportation lead with 36% and 34% of global green patents. Advanced economies drive innovation, leaving developing nations far behind. This gap worsens climate risks and inequalities read more

Study: Ukraine’s EU accession is feasible - 15 Nov 2023

Ukraine is no outlier; an economic catch-up process like in the EU-CEE countries is possible; IT and agriculture with potential; demographics, corruption and the weak rule of law are problematic read more

wiiw is hiring an Economist interested in regional and spatial analysis - 15 Nov 2023

The candidate should have an MA in economics and/or spatial planning and good quantitative and econometric skills read more

Recent Publications


Monthly Report No. 11/2023 - FDI in Central, East and Southeast Europe

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State Aid, R&D, and the Digital Content of Trade

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Migration Drivers in Carbon-intensive Regions in the EU

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Upcoming Events

05  December 2023    2:00 pm CET

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

Join Jesus Crespo as he explores the world of econometrics through case studies in development economics.

Hidden in plain sight: Influential sets in linear regression

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12  December 2023    4:00 pm CET

with Maciej J. Grodzicki (Jagiellonian University)

Dependency at a crossroads: Poland’s political economy since 2008 and in the context of the recent election 

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11  January 2024    9:00 am CET

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

Judith Kohlenberger (WU) und Michael Landesmann (wiiw)

Migration, Flüchtlingsintegration und Außenwirtschaft

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Projects in Focus

Systematische Untersuchung der möglichen mittel- und langfristigen Auswirkungen von Covid-19 auf Personen- und Gütermobilität

Client: ÖBB-Infrastruktur AG/Austrian Railway
Duration: February 2021 - March 2022 read more

Regional Cooperation in EU-CEE and Lessons for the Western Balkans

Client: Bertelsmann Stiftung
Duration: June 2021 - May 2022 read more

Supporting the compilation of consumption of fixed capital and stocks of fixed assets

Client: Eurostat
Duration: April 2022 - April 2024 read more