Monthly Report No. 9/2017


Loredana Fattorini, Mahdi Ghodsi, Richard Grieveson, Sandra M. Leitner and Armando Rungi

wiiw Monthly Report No. 9, September 2017
46 pages including 1 Table and 26 Figures

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  • Graph of the month: Real GDP growth 2015, 2016 and first half of 2017 by major groups of countries of the European Union (p. 1)
  • Opinion corner: What can be said about the status of Brexit in September 2017? (by Richard Grieveson; pp. 2-5)
  • Cohesion policy meets heterogeneous firms (by Loredana Fattorini, Mahdi Ghodsi and Armando Rungi; pp. 6-11)
  • On the use of different public innovation commercialisation measures in the EU-28 (by Sandra M. Leitner; pp. 12-16)
  • Choosing the right partner: R&D cooperations and innovation success in CESEE and CIS economies (by Sandra M. Leitner; pp. 17-21)
  • Recommended reading (p. 22)
  • Statistical Annex: Monthly and quarterly statistics for Central, East and Southeast Europe (pp. 23-44)


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

Keywords: GDP, economic growth, EU, UK, Brexit, cohesion policy, European Regional Development Fund, R&D, total factor productivity, firm heterogeneity, business support, innovation, innovative companies, public commercialisation measures, R&D cooperations, innovation, patenting

Countries covered: CESEE, CIS, European Union, New EU Member States, SEE, United Kindom

Research Areas: Macroeconomic Analysis and Policy, Sectoral studies