News & Opinions

Spring Forecast: Eastern Europe recovery remains on track - 24 Apr 2024

Private consumption main driver of growth; geopolitical risks weigh; Ukrainian recovery in jeopardy; Russia's war economy at its limits, secondary sanctions could hurt read more

BRICS Plus: New World Order after the Pax Americana? - 08 Apr 2024

The political and economic interests of the heterogeneous group of countries are too diverse to seriously jeopardise Western supremacy. However, as a bloc, they would be in a position to pressure the West because of their huge energy reserves read more

Recent Publications


Monthly Report No. 5/2024 - FDI in Central, East and Southeast Europe

wiiw Monthly Reports read more


New Technologies, Migration and Labour Market Adjustment: An Intra-European Perspective

wiiw Policy Notes and Reports read more


The Factors Driving Migration Intentions and Destination Preferences in Central, East and Southeast European Countries

wiiw Working Papers read more

Upcoming Events

28  May 2024    2:00 pm CEST

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

Join Julian Hinz & Sonali Chowdhry as they discuss the firm-level effects of embargoes

Shooting down trade: Firm-level effects of embargoes

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Projects in Focus

Political economy of public debt, growth and interest rates in the context of the Corona crisis

Client: Anniversary Fund of the Oesterreichische Nationalbank
Duration: October 2021 - September 2023 read more

The impacts of recent inflation development on the EU finances

Client: European Parliament
Duration: July 2023 - November 2023 read more

How can economic instruments of climate policy be directed through foreign direct investment?

Client: Anniversary Fund of the Oesterreichische Nationalbank
Duration: October 2022 - March 2025 read more

Fiscal rules and fiscal councils in the Western Balkans

Client: The World Bank
Duration: August 2023 - June 2024 read more