News & Opinions

Early election called in Turkey - 19 Apr 2018

Macroeconomic imbalances that have built up in recent years are now likely to be reined in more quickly, but risks will remain high in the run up to polling. read more

Western sanctions on Russia: Painful, but will not change policies - 18 Apr 2018

The most important fallout will be a further intensification of the political conflict between the West and Russia. read more

Exit, Noise and Disloyalty - 17 Apr 2018

Ivan Krastev reflected on challenges to liberal democracy in Central Europe, putting them in the context of a global crisis of democracy. Watch his keynote at the wiiw Spring Seminar. read more

Recent Publications


Monthly Report No. 4/2018

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The Dynamic Effects of Fiscal Consolidation Episodes on Income Inequality

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The Impact of Chinese Technical Barriers to Trade on its Manufacturing Imports

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Upcoming Events

26  April 2018    11:00 am

In cooperation with Joint Vienna Institute (JVI).

Geneviève Verdier, International Monetary Fund (IMF)

The Digital Gamble: New Technology Transforms Fiscal Policy

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26  April 2018    5:00 pm

Isabella Maria Weber, Lecturer in Economics at Goldsmiths, University of London

China's Escape from the "Big Bang": The 1980s Price Reform Debate in Retrospect

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02  May 2018    3:00 pm

In cooperation with Research Centre International Economics (FIW).

Carolina Lennon, University of Economics and Business (WU)

Globalized firms: The gender employment gap and the transmission of attitudes towards female work across countries

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03  May 2018    5:00 pm

Klaus Federmair, Ministry of Finance, Austria

The upcoming negotiations on the Multiannual Financial Framework of the EU after 2020

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Projects in Focus

Framework contract: Evaluations and impact assessments of EU macro-financial assistance and balance of payment support operations

Client: European Commission, DG Economic and Financial Affairs
Duration: January 2016 - December 2019 read more

Productivity, Non-Tariff Measures and Openness (PRONTO)

Client: European Commission, 7th Framework Programme
Duration: February 2014 - January 2018 read more