Monthly Report No. 3/2017


Pëllumb Collaku, Berenike Ecker, Marta Mackiewicz, Sandor Richter and Hermine Vidovic

wiiw Monthly Report No. 3, March 2017
48 pages including 3 Tables and 26 Figures

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  • Graph of the month: Share of innovative enterprises in EU Member States, in % (p. 1)
  • Opinion corner: What is the reason for the numerous business disputes between the government of Kosovo and foreign enterprises? (by Pëllumb Çollaku; pp. 2-4)
  • How to use EU funds earmarked for fostering cohesion more efficiently? (by Sándor Richter; pp. 6-10)
  • Social innovation and the EU policy initiatives (by Berenike Ecker; pp. 11-14)
  • The effects of EU research projects in the field of social innovation (by Marta Mackiewicz; pp. 15-18)
  • The knowledge economy and the labour market: the role of social partners (by Hermine Vidovic; pp. 19-22)
  • Recommended reading (p. 24)
  • Statistical Annex: Monthly and quarterly statistics for Central, East and Southeast Europe (pp. 25-46)


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

Keywords: innovation, FDI, conflict resolution, innovation, research and development, structural funds, cohesion policy, social innovation, labour market, social partners

Countries covered: European Union, Kosovo

Research Areas: International Trade, Competitiveness and FDI