News & Opinions

Theresa May calls snap UK parliamentary election

The Conservatives will significantly increase their parliamentary majority. This could mean a slightly “softer” Brexit, but will not be a game changer. A commentary by Richard Grieveson. read more

Turkish economy will remain under pressure after referendum

Political risk will remain high, economic growth rates will be subdued by recent standards, and foreign investors are likely to be wary until greater signs of stability emerge. A commentary by Richard Grieveson. read more

wiiw proudly presents the best science slammer in town!

By illustrating the possible trade effects of non-tariff measures with the examples of the ‘chlorinated chicken’ and energy certificates for vacuum cleaners, Julia Grübler revealed her comedy talent and won the vote. read more

Recent Publications


Monthly Report No. 4/2017

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From Fiscal Austerity towards Growth-Enhancing Fiscal Policy in Ukraine

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Monthly Report No. 3/2017

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Upcoming Events

24  April 2017    3:00 pm

Alexander-Nikolai Sandkamp, ifo Zentrum für Außenwirtschaft, Munich

The Trade Effects of Anti-Dumping Duties: Firm-level Evidence from China

FIW-wiiw Seminars in International Economics

25  April 2017    11:00 am

In cooperation with Bertelsmann-Stiftung.

Panel discussion and reception

Escaping the escape - Europe and the refugee crisis

Other Events

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 - January 2017 read more

Studies in the Areas of European Competitiveness

Client: European Commission, DG Growth
Duration: August 2014 - July 2018 read more

How to Stabilize the Economy of Ukraine and Put it on a Sustainable Growth Trajectory

Client: United Europe e.V.
Duration: December 2014 - June 2015 read more

Neighbourhood cooperation for a sustainable trade and investment policy

Client: Federal Ministry of Science, Research and Economy
Duration: October 2015 - January 2016 read more