News & Opinions

Kosovo’s Problem with Foreign Direct Investment - 24 Sep 2018

Higher and better quality inflow would create jobs and enhance growth, but many challenges remain. The government needs a new policy mix to make it work. read more

Brexit: scenarios for the next stage of negotiations - 18 Sep 2018

Theresa May could get some respite from domestic pressures in Salzburg. The real challenge is getting a deal through the UK parliament. read more

Hungarian government found guilty - 13 Sep 2018

The country is highly unlikely to lose its voting rights, but the economy may suffer in the long run from Mr Orbán’s stance. read more

Recent Publications


The Evolution of Trade Unit Values: A Measurement on Quality

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Eurasian Economic Integration: Impact Evaluation Using the Gravity Model and the Synthetic Control Methods

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What Explains Austria’s Export Market Performance?

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Upcoming Events

01  October 2018    4:00 pm

In cooperation with Oesterreichische Nationalbank.

Caroline Freund, Director, Macroeconomics, Trade & Investment, The World Bank

Trade, Inequality, and Populism

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22  October 2018    6:00 pm

In cooperation with Vienna School of International Studies, Ukrainian Embassy in Austria, International Renaissance Foundation, Centre for Economic Strategy, CASE and VoxUkraine.

Panel discussion

Ukraine’s Economic Development and the EU Association Agreement

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07  November 2018    10:00 am

Presentation of the latest growth forecast for Central, East and Southeast Europe (CESEE).

Press conference: wiiw Autumn Forecast 2018

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07  November 2018    4:00 pm

Presentation of the latest growth forecast for Central, East and Southeast Europe (CESEE).

Webinar: wiiw Autumn Forecast 2018

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Projects in Focus

Provision of services related to analysis and research work, including studies for Impact Assessment

Client: European Commission, DG Employment, Social Affairs and Inclusion
Duration: May 2013 - May 2017 read more

Integration of recent refugees and third country nationals into the Austrian labour market

Client: Anniversary Fund of the Oesterreichische Nationalbank
Duration: October 2016 - June 2019 read more