News & Opinions

Labour markets in Eastern Europe recovered in 2021 - 21 Nov 2022

An analysis of labour market performance reveals a rebound in the majority of CESEE countries in 2021 read more

Joint Anniversary Conference with the CEU in Vienna: Integration, Inequality and Insecurity in Europe and the World - 09 Nov 2022

wiiw and CEU discuss Ukraine war, energy crisis and pandemic with speakers from around the world read more

Ukraine's reconstruction plan needs improvement - 08 Nov 2022

Though institutional upgrading and strong EU integration commitments are positive, the National Recovery Plan also has some weaknesses that should be addressed read more

Recent Publications


Monthly Report No. 11/2022 - FDI in Central, East and Southeast Europe

wiiw Monthly Reports read more


How do Economies in EU-CEE Cope with Labour Shortages?

wiiw Research Reports read more


Evaluation of Ukraine’s National Recovery Draft Plan

wiiw Policy Notes and Reports read more

Upcoming Events

30  November 2022    9:30 am CET

In cooperation with Ost-Ausschuss der Deutschen Wirtschaft e.V.

Press talk: Economic and social impacts of FDI in Eastern Europe

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01  December 2022    3:30 pm CET

In cooperation with Research Centre International Economics (FIW).

Mostafa Beshkar, Indiana University

The Balance of Concessions in Trade Agreements

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12  December 2022    9:30 am CET

In cooperation with Research Centre International Economics (FIW).

Doris Hanzl-Weiss (wiiw)

Herausforderungen und Chancen für die Automobilindustrie

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10  January 2023    4:00 pm CET

In cooperation with Oesterreichische Nationalbank.

This year's Global Economy Lecture will be hosted as a hybrid event and will focus on: The political economy of Putin’s war in Ukraine

Global Economy Lecture 2023

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Projects in Focus

Spatial and industrial effects of the European Green Deal

Client: Hans Böckler Stiftung
Duration: January 2021 - December 2021 read more

Determinants and Effects of Foreign Direct Investments in Austria: New Insights from Microdata

Client: Austrian Ministry for Digital and Economic Affairs
Duration: October 2021 - February 2022 read more