News & Opinions

Brexit: the saga continues - 12 Dec 2018

Irrespective of who is the Prime Minister, the choices facing the UK remain the same. A general election or second referendum have become more likely. read more

The Kerch Straits clash: Another spiral in the Russia-Ukraine conflict - 03 Dec 2018

The military clash in the Kerch Straits on 25 November will have a greater negative economic impact on Ukraine – despite the likely imposition of new US sanctions on Russia. read more

The growing internationalisation of Austrian exports - 23 Nov 2018

Trade, investment and migration links with CESEE are still extensive, but the real story of the last decade has been Austria’s increased integration with non-EU economies. read more

Recent Publications


wiiw Handbook of Statistics 2018: Central, East and Southeast Europe

wiiw Handbook of Statistics read more

wiiw Handbook of Statistics 2018: Excel Tables

wiiw Handbook of Statistics - Excel Tables read more


Immigration and Innovation

wiiw Working Papers read more

Upcoming Events

17  December 2018    3:00 pm

In cooperation with Research Centre International Economics (FIW).

Juergen Amann, University of Nottingham

The Structural Dynamics of Deindustrialisation and the Effect of Accelerated Globalisation on Manufacturing

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17  December 2018    5:30 pm

Thomas Wieser, non-resident scholar, Bruegel, former President of the Euro Working Group and of the European Financial Committee of the EU

Political constraints of EMU Reform: What is feasible, when, and will it be enough?

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Projects in Focus

Impact assessment related to the future development of Cohesion Policy and the European Structural and Investment Funds (ESI Funds)

Client: European Commission, DG Regional Policy
Duration: March 2014 - February 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

Study on logistics and wholesale trade in EU27

Client: European Commission, DG Enterprise and Industry
Duration: September 2018 - March 2019 read more

Eurasian Economic Integration: Impact Evaluation and Review of Prospects

Client: Anniversary Fund of the Oesterreichische Nationalbank
Duration: January 2017 - June 2018 read more