News & Opinions

Greece and Macedonia edge towards solution to name dispute - 16 Jan 2018

If an agreement is reached, the Macedonian government is in a strong position to approve it. From the Greek side it could be more challenging. read more

Post-Brexit EU-UK trade will face significant new obstacles - 11 Jan 2018

Most are focused on tariffs, yet non-compliance with non-tariff measures and regulations is likely to be more distortive and needs more attention. read more

Ten themes for CESEE in 2018 - 10 Jan 2018

Political noise notwithstanding, the region’s economies are in a sweet spot, and should continue to ride the booming Eurozone wave this year. read more

Recent Publications


Financial Cycles in Credit, Housing and Capital Markets: Evidence from Systemic Economies

wiiw Working Papers read more


Trade in Services versus Trade in Manufactures: The Relation between the Role of Tacit Knowledge, the Scope for Catch up, and Income Elasticity

wiiw Working Papers read more


Monthly Report No. 12/2017

wiiw Monthly Reports read more

Upcoming Events

18  January 2018    9:00 am

Final Conference of the international research project PRONTO.

Quantifying Non-Tariff Barriers to Trade and Investment

wiiw Special Event read more

19  February 2018    3:00 pm

In cooperation with Research Centre International Economics (FIW).

Alejandro Cuñat, University of Vienna and CESifo

International Value-Added Linkages in Development Accounting

FIW-wiiw Seminars in International Economics read more

Projects in Focus

Economic policy implications of the Belt and Road Initiative for CESEE and Austria

Client: Embassy of the Peoples Republic of China
Duration: October 2017 - March 2018 read more

Migration and Globalisation – Impacts and Interaction

Client: Anniversary Fund of the Oesterreichische Nationalbank
Duration: March 2016 - February 2018 read more

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

Investigating the Impact of the Innovation Union (I3U)

Client: European Commission, Horizon 2020
Duration: March 2015 - February 2018 read more