News & Opinions

What future for the economic reconstruction of Ukraine? - 15 Mar 2023

After the war, Ukraine could follow the economic catch-up process of EU members in Central Europe. However, this requires massive support from the EU and other Western partners read more

Europe’s economy resilient to war fallout – for now - 13 Mar 2023

Economically, the EU has coped with the Ukraine war much better than expected. But if it cannot translate its economic power into political influence, it will remain vulnerable to external shocks read more

Munich Security Conference: wiiw and Bertelsmann Stiftung presented study on EU’s geo-economic influence - 08 Mar 2023

The EU is the economically dominant player in its neighbourhood, but does not use this leverage to support its interests. It should do more to counter Russia's and China's influence there read more

Recent Publications


Employment Effects of Offshoring, Technological Change and Migration in a Group of Western European Economies: Impact on Different Occupations

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Implications of China's Growing Geo-Economic Influence for the EU: Addressing Critical Dependencies in the Green Transition

wiiw Policy Notes and Reports read more


Monthly Report No. 3/2023

wiiw Monthly Reports read more

Upcoming Events

20  April 2023    5:00 pm CEST

Schumpeter Lecture 2023 with Branko Milanović

Schumpeter Lecture 2023 with Branko Milanović "Capitalism, Socialism and Democracy" - 80 years later

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21  April 2023    10:00 am CEST

Seminar in memory of Vladimir Gligorov

The Balkans in Europe: Overcoming the geography of animosity and the economics of backwardness

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25  April 2023    3:00 pm CEST

In cooperation with Research Centre International Economics (FIW).

Kenan Huremovic, IMT School for Advanced Studies

Production and Financial Networks in Interplay

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25  April 2023    5:00 pm CEST

In cooperation with University of Vienna and College of Europe Alumni Group Austria.

Europe's Coming of Age Lecture

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09  May 2023    3:00 pm CEST

In cooperation with Research Centre International Economics (FIW).

Johannes Boehm, Department of Economics, Sciences Po

Growth and the Fragmentation of Production

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Project in Focus

Connectivity and interactions between global value chains and foreign direct investment networks

Client: Anniversary Fund of the Oesterreichische Nationalbank
Duration: May 2020 - July 2021 read more