News & Opinions

Lower growth in Eastern Europe, Ukraine and Russia in deep recession - 27 Apr 2022

Ukraine and Russia face deep recessions, downward revision for Eastern Europe. read more

War will have huge economic costs for Ukraine and Russia - 11 Apr 2022

The invasion will dramatically intensify the economic decoupling between Russia and the West that began in 2014. read more

Recent Publications


Overshadowed by War and Sanctions

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Antworten auf die Krisen – auf EU-, nationaler und kommunaler Ebene investieren oder sparen? Rolle und Bedeutung öffentlicher Investitionen in Infrastruktur und Daseinsvorsorge

wiiw Policy Notes and Reports read more


Russia’s Invasion of Ukraine: Assessment of the Humanitarian, Economic and Financial Impact in the Short and Medium Term

wiiw Policy Notes and Reports read more

Upcoming Events

17  May 2022    11:00 am CEST

In cooperation with Joint Vienna Institute (JVI).

Francisco H. G. Ferreira, Amartya Sen Professor of Inequality Studies & Director International Inequalities Institute at LSE

Measurement, Causes and Consequences of Economic Inequality: A Whirlwind Tour

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19  May 2022    9:00 am CEST

In cooperation with Research Centre International Economics (FIW).

Michael Landesmann (JKU Linz, wiiw) und Thomas Reininger (OeNB)

Aktuelle Entwicklungen im Europäischen Integrationsprozess

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25  May 2022    4:00 pm CEST

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

The Russian economy: past, present and future

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Projects in Focus

Determinants and Effects of Foreign Direct Investments in Austria: New Insights from Microdata

Client: Austrian Ministry for Digital and Economic Affairs
Duration: October 2021 - February 2022 read more

New Insights into the Relationship Between Taxation and Trade

Client: Anniversary Fund of the Oesterreichische Nationalbank
Duration: May 2020 - September 2021 read more