Economic and Social Impacts of FDI in CSEE

Client/Funding Institution

Ost-Ausschuss der Deutschen Wirtschaft e.V.


The study analysed the economic impact FDI had on the economies of Central, East and Southeast Europe and discusses pros and cons of FDI inflows. The analysis was conducted at the aggregate level as well as at the level of broad industry categories (according to available NACE industries) such as for instance manufacturing, finance, trade or information and communication, over the longer run.


January 2022 - November 2022

wiiw team Leader

Branimir Jovanović

wiiw Staff

Alexandra Bykova, Mahdi Ghodsi, Doris Hanzl-Weiss, Magdalena Höllhuber, Mario Holzner, Olga Pindyuk


Countries covered: Austria, CESEE, EU-CEE, Germany

Research Areas: International Trade, Competitiveness and FDI