Autumn Forecast 2022 - Central, East and Southeast Europe

19  October 2022    4:00 pm CEST

What are the economic consequences of the war in Ukraine?


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wiiw expert Branimir Jovanovic presents the new wiiw economic forecast 2022-2024 for 23 countries in Eastern Europe as well as the most important economic trends.

During the discussion, he aims to address the following questions:

  • What economic impact does Russia's war against Ukraine have on the region?
  • Why was GDP growth in CESEE better than expected in the first half of 2022?
  • Is inflation higher and more persistent than previously thought?
  • Is the crisis starting to bite only now?
  • How is the region coping with the energy crisis?
  • Which countries might be affected by energy rationing?
  • Are interest rate hikes by central banks exacerbating the situation?
  • Do governments have fiscal space to cushion the crisis?
  • What does this all mean for GDP growth and inflation in CESEE in 2023?


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Presenter:  Branimir Jovanovic
Moderator: Olga Pindyuk

Branimir Jovanovic is an Economist at wiiw and country expert for Bosnia and Herzegovina, Croatia, Montenegro, North Macedonia and Serbia. His current research interests lie mainly around economic inequality, poverty, fiscal policy, taxation, social policies, labour rights, as well as financial crises and post-crises recoveries.

Olga Pindyuk is an Economist at wiiw and country expert for Ukraine and the Commonwealth of Independent States (CIS). Her research focuses on foreign trade, in particular trade in services, and financial markets.

The presentation will be in English.
Participants will have the opportunity to ask questions. A press release, presentation documents and the wiiw forecast report will be made available.




Keywords: Russia, Ukraine, Inflation, Energy Crisis, CESEE