Monthly Report No. 1/2015


Payam Elhami, Mahdi Ghodsi, Oliver Reiter, Sandor Richter, Roman Römisch and Roman Stöllinger

wiiw Monthly Report No. 1, January 2015
42 pages including 3 Tables and 22 Figures

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  • Graph of the month: Oil price and exchange rate of the Russian rouble, 2008-2014 (p. 1)
  • Opinion corner: Is Jean-Claude Juncker's EUR 315 billion European investment plan the proper answer to the EU's anaemic economic performance? (by Sándor Richter, Roman Römisch and Roman Stöllinger; pp. 2-4)
  • How large should the EU budget be from the new Member States’ perspective? (by Sándor Richter; pp. 5-8)
  • International economic sanctions: the case of Iran (by Mahdi Ghodsi and Payam Elhami; pp. 9-13)
  • The input-output table as a network (by Oliver Reiter; pp. 14-18)
  • Recommended reading (p. 19)
  • Statistical Annex: Monthly and quarterly statistics for Central, East and Southeast Europe (pp. 20-41)


Reference to wiiw databases: wiiw Monthly Database

Keywords: oil price, exchange rate, Russian rouble, EU budget, investment, grants, loans, EU budget, sanctions, energy, security of energy supply, export and import prices, multiregional input-output table, network, random walk centrality, connectedness of an industrial sector

Countries covered: European Union, Iran, New EU Member States, Russia, The World

Research Areas: International Trade, Competitiveness and FDI