News & Opinions

The impact of Artificial Intelligence on employment: a new economic paradigm - 16 Feb 2024

AI can be both a disruptor and an enabler of human welfare. What will be its effects on labour markets, social welfare and global value chains? The right policies will be crucial to make it economically beneficial read more

Winter Forecast: Growth in Eastern Europe to strengthen in 2024 - 30 Jan 2024

Falling inflation, rising real wages and interest rate cuts will provide a boost; Ukraine's economic recovery in jeopardy; Russia's war economy is overheating; inflation is returning to normal read more

The EU minimum wage directive: A chance for decent earnings in Central Eastern Europe - 24 Jan 2024

In 2024, EU governments must implement the directive into national law. Its success will depend on the willingness to accept unions and employer organisations as equal partners read more

Recent Publications


Technological Push and Pull Factors of Bilateral Migration

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Which Migrant Jobs are Linked with the Adoption of Novel Technologies, Robotisation, and Digitalisation?

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Monthly Report No. 1/2024

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Upcoming Events

22  February 2024    9:00 am CET

In cooperation with Research Centre International Economics (FIW).

Two-days annual research conference

16th FIW-Research Conference 'International Economics'

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12  March 2024    2:00 pm CET

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

Join Kathrine von Graevenitz as she examines the role of regulatory differences and their effects on Germany's carbon emissions.

Is Germany becoming the European pollution haven?

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14  March 2024    9:00 am CET

In cooperation with Research Centre International Economics (FIW).

Robert Stehrer (wiiw)

Angewandte Modellierung in der Außenwirtschaftsforschung

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27  March 2024    10:00 am CET

Join us for the hybrid presentation of the final results of the Jubilee Fund project with Antea Barišić, Alireza Sabouniha and Mahdi Ghodsi.

Industry 4.0, migration and the labour market adjustment - an intra-European perspective.

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Projects in Focus

Articles for the magazine 'European Voices'

Client: DER ThinkTank
Duration: January 2024 - December 2024 read more

Demographic and economic development in Central and East European countries (CEECs)

Client: City of Vienna
Duration: September 2021 - June 2022 read more