News & Opinions

UK general election: What next for Brexit and the EU? - 11 Dec 2019

The worst may be yet to come for the UK, while the EU-27's impressive unity on Brexit is unlikely to be replicated for other issues. A video interview with Michael Landesmann. read more

'Czechoslovakia was one of the most rigid and conservative countries in the former Eastern Bloc' - 10 Dec 2019

As part of the wiiw series 'looking back, looking forward' marking 30 years since the fall of the Berlin Wall, Peter Havlik talked to Veronika Janyrova about Czechoslovakia read more

Iran is facing the most brutal suppression in its recent history - 05 Dec 2019

The recent protests in Iran are an outcome of severe underlying economic and political pressure, which needs to be addressed by the international community. read more

Recent Publications


Public and Private Pension Systems and Macroeconomic Volatility in OECD Countries

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The Automatisation Challenge Meets the Demographic Challenge: In Need of Higher Productivity Growth

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Implications of Foreign Direct Investment, Capital Formation and its Structure for Global Value Chains

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Upcoming Events

30  January 2020    3:00 pm

In cooperation with Research Centre International Economics (FIW).

Eddy Bekkers, World Trade Organisation

Structural change in the Chinese economy and changing trade relations with the world

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Projects in Focus

Analysis of the main territorial challenges, needs and transnational cooperation potentials and strategy building for the Interreg CENTRAL EUROPE 2021-2027 Programme

Client: Interreg CENTRAL EUROPE
Duration: July 2019 - March 2020 read more

Study on logistics and wholesale trade in EU27

Client: European Commission, DG Enterprise and Industry
Duration: September 2018 - March 2019 read more

Framework contract for the implementation of external aid 2018 (FWC SIEA 2018) - Lot 5 'Budget Support'

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

The labour market and the distribution of employment and income in an international comparison

Client: Federal Ministry of Labour, Social Affairs and Consumer Protection
Duration: July 2017 - June 2020 read more

Growth and productivity accounts - Capital productivity and multi-factor productivity

Client: Eurostat
Duration: July 2019 - June 2021 read more