News & Opinions

EU bonds are a model for the future of Europe - 27 Jan 2021

The EU will issue up to €750billion in bonds to finance the EU recovery plan. For the future, this should be a model for tackling common problems such as climate change. read more

JVI Course on Competitiveness, Growth and Crisis, 1-12 March 2021 - 18 Jan 2021

Are you interested in learning how to properly assess the competitiveness of countries, industries and firms? read more

Just released: wiiw Handbook of Statistics 2020 - 16 Dec 2020

The handbook includes updated macroeconomic and structural indicators on 23 CESEE economies
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Recent Publications


Marching to Good Laws: The Impact of War, Politics, and International Credit on Reforms in Ukraine

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GARCH Analyses of Risk and Uncertainty in the Theories of the Interest Rate of Keynes and Kalecki

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Monthly Report No. 1/2021

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Upcoming Events

28  January 2021    4:00 pm

In cooperation with Research Centre International Economics (FIW).

Adam Piłat, University of Warsaw

Webinar: Decentralized management model over the state ownership in Polish state owned enterprises

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25  February 2021    3:00 pm

In cooperation with Research Centre International Economics (FIW).

Rosario Crinò, Università Cattolica del Sacro Cuore

Webinar: Robot Imports and Firm-Level Outcomes

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Projects in Focus

What effects do corporate taxes have on economic growth and employment?

Client: Hans Böckler Stiftung
Duration: August 2020 - February 2021 read more

Migration from Africa, Middle East and EU Eastern Partnership countries towards the EU-27: Challenges and prospects ahead

Client: Anniversary Fund of the Oesterreichische Nationalbank
Duration: January 2019 - March 2021 read more

Fiscal policies in Europe II.

Client: Austrian Chamber of Labour
Duration: July 2018 - July 2020 read more

Wanted! Free Trade Agreements in the Service of Environmental and Climate Protection

Client: Austrian Ministry for Digital and Economic Affairs
Duration: October 2019 - March 2020 read more