Richard Grieveson

Economist

e-Mail: grieveson@wiiw.ac.at
telephone: (+43-1) 533 66 10-56

Richard Grieveson is Economist at wiiw. His main area of research is CESEE country analysis and economic forecasting, with a particular focus on Turkey and the Western Balkans. In addition he works on migration, sovereign risk, economic history and European integration. He holds a Graduate Diploma in Economics from the University of London, Birkbeck, a Master in Advanced International Studies from the University of Vienna and a BA in History from the University of Cambridge. Previously he worked as a Director in the Emerging Europe Sovereigns team at Fitch Ratings, with a focus on the CIS and Balkans. Before that, he was Regional Manager and lead analyst for Germany and Poland in the Europe team at the Economist Intelligence Unit.

Austria, Vienna

External Publications

Books (Monographs and editorship)
  • CEFTA Investment Report 2017 (with Mahdi Ghodsi, Vladimir Gligorov, Doris Hanzl-Weiss, Mario Holzner, Gabor Hunya and Roman Stöllinger), CEFTA Secretariat, Brussels, 2017
Shorter papers and comments
  • 'Guest-workers won’t solve CEE labour shortage woes', bne IntelliNews, March 29th, 2018
  • 'CEE Convergence Success Is Not All That it Seems', Emerging Europe, March 6th, 2018
  • 'Europa am Scheidepunkt: Österreichs wichtige Rolle' (with Philipp Heimberger), Der Standard, November 30th, 2017
  • 'EU-CEE Is Still Growing at a Healthy Rate', Emerging Europe, August 16th, 2017
  • 'Impact of BREXIT on EU-CEE not overstated', Emerging Europe, June 26th, 2017

wiiw Publications

wiiw Forecast Reports
  • 'BOSNIA AND HERZEGOVINA: Positive external conditions driving growth', Riding the Global Growth Wave, wiiw Forecast Report, No. Spring 2018, Vienna, March 2018, pp. 77-80
  • 'KOSOVO: Growth at healthy levels, helped by boom in Western Europe', Riding the Global Growth Wave, wiiw Forecast Report, No. Spring 2018, Vienna, March 2018, pp. 106-109
  • 'TURKEY: Growth will remain strong but external risks are significant', Riding the Global Growth Wave, wiiw Forecast Report, No. Spring 2018, Vienna, March 2018, pp. 150-153
  • 'BOSNIA AND HERZEGOVINA: Political stalemate could cause further delays in investment', CESEE Back on Track to Convergence, wiiw Forecast Report, No. Autumn 2017, Vienna, November 2017, pp. 54-57
  • 'KOSOVO: New government facing challenges, but growth will remain strong', CESEE Back on Track to Convergence, wiiw Forecast Report, No. Autumn 2017, Vienna, November 2017, pp. 82-85
  • 'TURKEY: Economy shrugging off political noise with help of external demand', CESEE Back on Track to Convergence, wiiw Forecast Report, No. Autumn 2017, Vienna, November 2017, pp. 123-127
  • 'Special section III: Are CESEE sovereigns prepared for higher borrowing rates? ', CESEE Back on Track to Convergence, wiiw Forecast Report, No. Autumn 2017, Vienna, November 2017, pp. 32-44
  • 'Special section I: Global and EU political risks driving up uncertainty in EU-CEE', Cautious Upturn in CESEE: Haunted by the Spectre of Uncertainty, wiiw Forecast Report, No. Spring 2017, Vienna, March 2017, pp. 19-28
  • 'BOSNIA AND HERZEGOVINA: Growth momentum robust amid political risks', Cautious Upturn in CESEE: Haunted by the Spectre of Uncertainty, wiiw Forecast Report, No. Spring 2017, Vienna, March 2017, pp. 51-54
  • 'TURKEY: Political risk will continue to weigh on growth', Cautious Upturn in CESEE: Haunted by the Spectre of Uncertainty, wiiw Forecast Report, No. Spring 2017, Vienna, March 2017, pp. 123-128
  • 'KOSOVO: Remittances to continue driving growth', Cautious Upturn in CESEE: Haunted by the Spectre of Uncertainty, wiiw Forecast Report, No. Spring 2017, Vienna, March 2017, pp. 81-85
wiiw Monthly Reports
  • 'Turkey: Sailing close to the wind', Monthly Report No. 6/2018, wiiw Monthly Report, No. 6, Vienna, June 2018, p. 23
  • 'Bosnia and Herzegovina: Risks high ahead of election', Monthly Report No. 6/2018, wiiw Monthly Report, No. 6, Vienna, June 2018, p. 5
  • 'Serbia: Cautiously optimistic', Monthly Report No. 6/2018, wiiw Monthly Report, No. 6, Vienna, June 2018, p. 20
  • 'Immigration and Brexit', Monthly Report No. 2/2018, wiiw Monthly Report, No. 2, Vienna, February 2018, pp. 16-21
  • 'Opinion corner: What can be said about the status of Brexit in September 2017?', Monthly Report No. 9/2017, wiiw Monthly Report, No. 9, Vienna, September 2017, p. 2-5
  • 'Bosnia and Herzegovina: Broad-based pick-up in growth', Monthly Report No. 7-8/2017, wiiw Monthly Report, No. 7-8, Vienna, August 2017, p. 5
  • 'Kosovo: Election outcome unlikely to derail strong growth', Monthly Report No. 7-8/2017, wiiw Monthly Report, No. 7-8, Vienna, August 2017, p. 12
  • 'Turkey: Growth robust amid major risks', Monthly Report No. 7-8/2017, wiiw Monthly Report, No. 7-8, Vienna, August 2017, p. 23
  • 'Opinion corner: What does the Turkish referendum result mean for the economy?', Monthly Report No. 4/2017, wiiw Monthly Report, No. 4, Vienna, April 2017, pp. 2-5
  • 'History as a determinant of economic development: The Habsburg example', Monthly Report No. 11/2016, wiiw Monthly Report, No. 11, Vienna, November 2016, pp. 20-26
wiiw Research Reports
  • 'The Iranian Economy: Challenges and Opportunities' (with Vasily Astrov, Mahdi Ghodsi and Robert Stehrer), wiiw Research Report, No. 429, Vienna, July 2018
wiiw Policy Notes and Reports
  • 'Western Balkans EU Accession: Is the 2025 Target Date Realistic?' (with Julia Grübler and Mario Holzner), wiiw Policy Note/Policy Report, No. 22, Vienna, May 2018

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