News & Opinions

Spring Forecast: Eastern Europe recovery remains on track - 24 Apr 2024

Private consumption main driver of growth; geopolitical risks weigh; Ukrainian recovery in jeopardy; Russia's war economy at its limits, secondary sanctions could hurt read more

BRICS Plus: New World Order after the Pax Americana? - 08 Apr 2024

The political and economic interests of the heterogeneous group of countries are too diverse to seriously jeopardise Western supremacy. However, as a bloc, they would be in a position to pressure the West because of their huge energy reserves read more

Recent Publications


New Technologies, Migration and Labour Market Adjustment: An Intra-European Perspective

wiiw Policy Notes and Reports read more


The Factors Driving Migration Intentions and Destination Preferences in Central, East and Southeast European Countries

wiiw Working Papers read more

Ukraine’s future competitiveness - Directions for structural shifts in foreign trade and investment

Joint Study read more

Upcoming Events

27  May 2024    12:00 pm CEST

Vladislav Inozemtsev, Director of the Moscow-based Centre for Research on Post-Industrial Societies

The impact of sanctions on Russia and the world economy

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28  May 2024    2:00 pm CEST

In cooperation with Research Centre International Economics (FIW) and European University Institute (EUI).

Join Julian Hinz & Sonali Chowdhry as they discuss the firm-level effects of embargoes

Shooting down trade: Firm-level effects of embargoes

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Projects in Focus

Global Strategy for Skills, Migration, and Development (GS4S)

Client: European Commission, Horizon Europe
Duration: January 2024 - December 2026 read more

Automotive sector in Europe, particularly in CESEE

Client: Oesterreichische Nationalbank/Austrian Ministry of Finance
Duration: April 2021 - October 2021 read more

Fiscal policies in Europe IV

Client: Austrian Chamber of Labour
Duration: January 2023 - November 2024 read more