Monthly Report No. 2/2016


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wiiw Monthly Report No. 2,
39 pages including 23 Figures

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  • Graph of the month: Corruption Perceptions Index (CPI), 2015 and 2010 in comparison (p. 1)
  • Opinion corner: What are the consequences of the Iranian sanctions relief? (by Mahdi Ghodsi; pp. 2-5)
  • Firm growth and financing constraints in the NMS-10 and the Western Balkan countries – a comparative analysis (by Sandra M. Leitner; pp. 6-8)
  • Financing constraints in CESEE and FSU countries (by Michael Landesmann, Sandra M. Leitner and Robert Stehrer; pp. 9-12)
  • Effects of financing constraints on M&E-investment-based innovation strategies (by Michael Landesmann, Sandra M. Leitner and Robert Stehrer; pp. 13-15)
  • Recommended reading (p. 16)
  • Statistical Annex: Monthly and quarterly statistics for Central, East and Southeast Europe (pp. 17-38)


Reference to wiiw databases: wiiw Annual Database, wiiw Monthly Database

Keywords: Iran, oil, sanctions, firm growth, financing constraints, M&E, investment-based innovation strategies

Countries covered: CEE, CIS, Iran, SEE, NMS-10

Research Areas: International Trade, Competitiveness and FDI, Sectoral studies