Oliver Reiter

Economist and Data Scientist

e-Mail: reiter@wiiw.ac.at
telephone: (+43-1) 533 66 10-36

Oliver Reiter is Economist and Data Scientist at wiiw. His research focuses on international trade, non-tariff measures in trade, the creation/update of a multi-region input-output database (such as WIOD) and agent-based macroeconomic models. He holds a Bachelor's and Master's degree in Economics, a Bachelor's degree in Statistics and a Master in Computer Science, all from the University of Vienna.

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Austria, Vienna

External Publications

Articles in refereed journals
  • 'Characterising non-tariff trade policy' (with Julia Grübler), Economic Analysis and Policy, Vol. 71, 2021, pp. 138-163
  • 'On the new gold standard in EU trade integration: reviewing the EU-Japan EPA' (with Julia Grübler and Robert Stehrer), Empirica / Journal of European Economics, Volume 48, April 2021
  • 'Non-Tariff Trade Policy in the Context of Deep Trade Integration: An Ex-Post Gravity Model Application to the EU-South Korea Agreement' (with Julia Grübler), East Asian Economic Review, Vol. 25, No. 1, 2021, pp. 33-71
Articles in books
  • 'Trade in COVID-19-related products in Austria and the EU27 during the pandemic' (with Robert Stehrer), in: Ernest Gnan and Christoph Schneider (eds), Schwerpunkt Außenwirtschaft 2020/2021: Der Corona-Effekt: Strukturwandel und außenwirtschaftliche Auswirkungen, Facultas Verlags- und Buchhandels AG, 2021, pp. 167-176
  • 'Non-tariff measures for better or worse' (with Mahdi Ghodsi, Julia Grübler and Robert Stehrer), in: Ewald Nowotny, Doris Ritzberger-Grünwald and Helene Schuberth (eds), Structural Reforms for Growth and Cohesion. Lessons and Challenges for CESEE Countries and a Modern Europe, Chapter 7, Edward Elgar Publishing, Cheltenham, 2018, pp. 78-101
Articles in non-refereed journals
  • 'EU und Mercosur – Auswirkungen eines Abbaus von Handelsschranken und Aspekte der Nachhaltigkeit ' (with Julia Grübler), WIFO Monatsberichte, Vol. 93, No. 11, 2020
  • 'The EU-Japan EPA: A Case for Non-tariff Measures' (with Julia Grübler and Robert Stehrer), CESifo Forum, Vol. 20, No. 2, 2019, pp. 17-25
Other working papers and discussion series
  • 'Greater than the sum of its parts? Does Austria profit from a widening network of EU free trade agreements?' (with Julia Grübler), FIW Studie, FIW and BMDW, Vienna, September 2020
  • 'Implications of the EU-Mercosur Association Agreement for Austria - A Preliminary Assessment' (with Julia Grübler and Franz Sinabell), FIW Studie, FIW and BMDW, Vienna, August 2020
  • 'How EU funds tackle economic divide in the European Union' (with Julia Bachtrögler, Roland Blomeyer, Doris Hanzl-Weiss, Mario Holzner, Gabor Hunya, Veronika Kubeková, Margit Schratzenstaller, Robert Stehrer and Roman Stöllinger), European Parliament, July 2020
  • 'Robotization, employment, and industrial growth intertwined across global value chains' (with Mahdi Ghodsi, Robert Stehrer and Roman Stöllinger), ISID Working Paper (UNIDO), No. 12/2019
  • 'The EU-Japan Economic Partnership Agreement and its relevance for the Austrian Economy' (with Julia Grübler and Robert Stehrer), FIW Studie, FIW and BMDW, No. 01, Vienna, October 2018

wiiw Publications

wiiw Forecast Reports
  • 'The impact of Brexit on GDP in the CESEE countries via trade links' (with Robert Stehrer), Labour Shortages Driving Economic Growth?, wiiw Forecast Report, No. Autumn 2016, Vienna, November 2016, pp. 24-28
wiiw Monthly Reports
  • 'Trade developments in EU-CEE and Austria during the COVID-19 pandemic', in: Vasily Astrov (eds), Monthly Report No. 4/2021, wiiw Monthly Report, No. 4, Vienna, April 2021, pp. 12-16
  • 'A network of free trade agreements', Monthly Report No. 06/2020, wiiw Monthly Report, No. 6, Vienna, June 2020, pp. 12-17
  • 'Trade policy’s about-turn in times of global health distress' (with Julia Grübler), Monthly Report No. 06/2020, wiiw Monthly Report, No. 6, Vienna, June 2020, pp. 5-11
  • 'Robot adoption in the EU-CEE and the rest of the EU', Monthly Report No. 5/2019, wiiw Monthly Report, No. 5, Vienna, May 2019, pp. 7-12
  • 'Effects of non-tariff measures on gross exports and value added exports', Monthly Report No. 7-8/2018, wiiw Monthly Report, No. 7-8, Vienna, August 2018, pp. 20-23
  • 'Trade effects of EU integration arrangements in the Western Balkan countries', Monthly Report No. 12/2017, wiiw Monthly Report, No. 12, Vienna, December 2017, pp. 5-8
  • 'Aggregating import tariff rates: a review of methodological approaches', Monthly Report No. 4/2017, wiiw Monthly Report, No. 4, Vienna, April 2017, pp. 7-11
  • 'Rising popularity of non-tariff measures', Monthly Report No. 6/2016, wiiw Monthly Report, No. 6, Vienna, June 2016, pp. 9-12
  • 'The input-output table as a network', Monthly Report No. 1/2015, wiiw Monthly Report, No. 1, Vienna, January 2015, pp. 14-18
wiiw Research Reports
  • 'Characterising Non-tariff Trade Policy' (with Julia Grübler), wiiw Research Report, No. 449, Vienna, August 2020
  • 'The EU-Japan Economic Partnership Agreement and its Relevance for the Austrian Economy' (with Julia Grübler and Robert Stehrer), wiiw Research Report, No. 434, Vienna, November 2018
  • 'The Evolution of Non-Tariff Measures and their Diverse Effects on Trade' (with Mahdi Ghodsi, Julia Grübler and Robert Stehrer), wiiw Research Report, No. 419, Vienna, May 2017
wiiw Working Papers
  • 'Employers’ Skills Requirements in the Austrian Labour Market: On the Relative Importance of ICT, Cognitive and Non-cognitive Skills over the Past 15 Years' (with Sandra M. Leitner), wiiw Working Paper, No. 190, Vienna, December 2020
  • 'Greater than the Sum of its Parts? How does Austria Profit from a Widening Network of EU Free Trade Agreements?' (with Julia Grübler), wiiw Working Paper, No. 186, Vienna, September 2020
  • 'Non-tariff Trade Policy Analysis: An Ex-post Assessment of the EU-Korea Agreement' (with Julia Grübler), wiiw Working Paper, No. 182, Vienna, August 2020
  • 'Robotisation, Employment and Industrial Growth Intertwined Across Global Value Chains' (with Mahdi Ghodsi, Robert Stehrer and Roman Stöllinger), wiiw Working Paper, No. 177, Vienna, April 2020
  • 'Trade Policies and Integration of the Western Balkans' (with Robert Stehrer), wiiw Working Paper, No. 148, Vienna, May 2018
wiiw Policy Notes and Reports
  • 'Value Chain Integration of the Western Balkan Countries and Policy Options for the Post-COVID-19 Period' (with Robert Stehrer), wiiw Policy Note/Policy Report, No. 48, Vienna, March 2021
  • 'Productivity and Competitiveness of the Western Balkan countries: An Analysis Based on the wiiw Western Balkan Productivity Database' (with Monika Schwarzhappel and Robert Stehrer), wiiw Policy Note/Policy Report, No. 37, Vienna, June 2020
wiiw Opinion Pieces
  • 'COVID-19 took a heavy toll on labour demand in Austria' (with Sandra M. Leitner), wiiw Opinion Piece, Vienna, May 2021
  • 'SAAs have driven Western Balkan integration into EU and global value chains' (with Veronika Janyrova and Robert Stehrer), wiiw Opinion Piece, Vienna, March 2021
  • 'Evidence of changing demand for skills among Austria’s firms' (with Sandra M. Leitner), wiiw Opinion Piece, Vienna, December 2020

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