Greece’s adjustment problem

Keynes knew it was hard for a country to adjust to changing financial circumstances and to correct for its external imbalances. A commentary by Vladimir Gligorov read more

wiiw expert Vasily Astrov comments on the effectiveness of EU sanctions against Russia

In a video blog, Astrov argues that EU sanctions had a minor impact on the Russian economy and indirectly fostered nationalism and anti-western sentiments. read more

Recent Publications


What Determines SMEs’ Funding Obstacles to Bank Loans and Trade Credits?

wiiw Working Papers read more


Recovery in the NMS, Decline in the CIS

wiiw FDI Reports read more


Monthly Report No. 6/2015

wiiw Monthly Reports read more

Upcoming Events

02  July 2015    10:00 am

Presentation of latest growth forecast for Central, East and Southeast Europe (CESEE) with special focus on Austria’s economic relations with CESEE

Western CESEE countries in the ascendant

wiiw Press Conferences read more

09  July 2015    5:00 pm

Matthias Morys, Lecturer in Economic History at the University of York (UK)

Any lessons for today? Exchange-rate stabilisation in Greece and South-East Europe between European aspirations and economic reality, 1870-1939

wiiw Other Seminars read more

16  July 2015    4:00 pm

Katerina Lisenkova, National Institute of Economic and Social Research, UK

The Long-Term Economic Impact of Reducing Migration in the UK

FIW-wiiw Seminars in International Economics read more

Projects in Focus

Strategic Study on Labour Mobility in the Context of the South East Europe 2020 Strategy

Client: Regional Cooperation Council (RCC)
Duration: April 2014 - January 2015 read more

Research Centre International Economics (Forschungsschwerpunkt Internationale Wirtschaft, FIW)

Client: Austrian Ministry of Economy, Family and Youth
Duration: October 2006 - February 2015 read more