News & Opinions

Ukraine’s mixed reform progress since Maidan - 09 Nov 2018

A panel discussion organised by wiiw concluded that there have been several successes, but in some key areas progress is stalling and there are many challenges ahead. read more

New wiiw forecast for CESEE: Strong growth amid increased negative risks - 07 Nov 2018

Most economies in the region are still doing well, but the external environment had deteriorated amid a looming global trade war and problems in the eurozone (includes video). read more

New Russian sanctions against Ukraine make little sense - 06 Nov 2018

The latest Russian sanctions are unlikely to have much of an impact and may be even politically counter-productive ahead of the upcoming presidential elections in Ukraine. read more

Recent Publications


How Much Do Trading Partners Matter for Austria’s Competitiveness and Export Performance?

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Strong Growth Amid Increased Negative Risks

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The EU-Japan Economic Partnership Agreement and its Relevance for the Austrian Economy

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Upcoming Events

15  November 2018    5:00 pm

Atanas Pekanov, Austrian Institute of Economic Research (WIFO)

The New View on Fiscal Policy and its implications for the EMU

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29  November 2018    9:30 am

In cooperation with Friedrich-Ebert-Stiftung Regional Office for Cooperation and Peace in Europe (FES-ROCPE) and Austrian Presidency of the EU Council.

Eastern Partnership External Relations Workshop

Connectivity in EU’s Wider Eastern Neighbourhood

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03  December 2018    5:00 pm

Paolo Pasimeni, Senior Research Associate at the Institute for European Studies (IES) of the Vrije Universiteit Brussel (VUB)

The relation between productivity and compensation

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Projects in Focus

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

The future development of EU industry in a global context

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

Austria’s Economic Competitiveness in a Neighbourhood Context

Client: Anniversary Fund of the Oesterreichische Nationalbank
Duration: August 2016 - July 2018 read more