News & Opinions

Challenges of DCFTAs: How can Georgia, Moldova and Ukraine succeed?

The imbalance between the costs and benefits of DCFTAs is a call to the EU to display greater pragmatism. A new wiiw policy brief discusses the challenges and possible solutions. read more

Five things for EU-CEE to watch in Brexit negotiations

Post-Brexit controls on migration could be less stringent than expected, but the EU budget will probably shrink and the shift to a new trade relationship may be disruptive. read more

Difficult negotiations ahead in Kosovo

The election result was inconclusive, and there is no obvious coalition. It may take some time to form a government, but the economy is unlikely to be materially affected. read more

Recent Publications

Challenges of DCFTAs: How can Georgia, Moldova and Ukraine succeed?

Joint Working Paper read more


Monthly Report No. 6/2017

wiiw Monthly Reports read more


Recovery amid Stabilising Economic Growth

wiiw FDI Reports read more

Upcoming Events

29  June 2017    10:00 am

Presentation of latest growth forecast for Central, East and Southeast Europe (CESEE) with special focus on Austria’s economic relations with CESEE

wiiw Summer Forecast 2017

wiiw Press Conferences

29  June 2017    4:00 pm

New wiiw forecast for Central, East and Southeast Europe

CESEE in 2017-19: Economic convergence despite political uncertainty.

wiiw Webinar

03  July 2017    4:00 pm

Ivano Cardinale, University of London and Michael Landesmann, Former Scientific Director of wiiw

Forces of Disintegration in the Wider European Economy: a Structural Political Economy Approach

Policy Perspectives for European Integration

Projects in Focus

Challenges and implications of the DCFTA agreements between the EU and Georgia, Republic of Moldova and Ukraine

Client: Bertelsmann Stiftung
Duration: July 2016 - June 2017 read more

Background paper contributions for the Industrial Development Report 2018, 'The Demand for Manufacturing. Inclusive and Sustainable Industrial Consumption, in a Globalized Economy'

Client: UNIDO
Duration: October 2016 - February 2017 read more

Tradability of Output and the Current Account in Europe

Client: Anniversary Fund of the Oesterreichische Nationalbank
Duration: July 2015 - December 2016 read more