News & Opinions

Update: Coronavirus response measures in Eastern Europe - 09 Apr 2020

Those that can are ramping up fiscal responses, while some are even starting to loosen restrictions on economic life. read more

Hungary: important changes in the shadow of the corona crisis - 08 Apr 2020

A new law allows PM Viktor Orbán the right to rule by decree, without any fixed time limit. read more

Eastern Europe Coronavirus tracker: Still a long way to go - 07 Apr 2020

Although the virus does not seem to be spreading as rapidly as in Western Europe, the economic fallout in 2020 will be severe. read more

The Coronavirus could dangerously accelerate centrifugal forces in the EU - 06 Apr 2020

Joint EU measures would not only alleviate short-term difficulties, but also help the recovery and improve the longer-term growth prospects of individual member states. read more

Recent Publications


Wage Developments in the Western Balkans, Moldova and Ukraine

wiiw Research Reports read more


Robotisation, Employment and Industrial Growth Intertwined Across Global Value Chains

wiiw Working Papers read more


Uncertainty in Turbulent Times

wiiw Forecast Reports read more

Projects in Focus

Background paper contribution for the Industrial Development Report 2020 'The Future of Industrialization'

Client: UNIDO
Duration: November 2018 - March 2019 read more

Key economic indicators

Client: Federation of Austrian Industries
Duration: March 2010 - December 2020 read more

Of Smile Curves and Global Value Chains: The Role of Functional Specialisation for Economic Growth

Client: Anniversary Fund of the Oesterreichische Nationalbank
Duration: January 2018 - June 2019 read more

Das EU-MERCOSUR-Assoziierungsabkommen und seine Bedeutung für Österreich

Client: Austrian Ministry for Digital and Economic Affairs
Duration: December 2019 - February 2020 read more

Framework contract for the implementation of external aid 2018 (FWC SIEA 2018) - Lot 6 'Innovative financing for development'

Client: EuropeAid
Duration: June 2018 - May 2020 read more

Research Centre International Economics (Forschungsschwerpunkt Internationale Wirtschaft, FIW)

Client: Federal Ministry of Science, Research and Economy
Duration: October 2009 - May 2022 read more

Evaluation services in the field of trade (Framework Contract)

Client: European Commission, DG Trade
Duration: July 2018 - July 2020 read more