News & Opinions

wiiw wins most forecast awards for CESEE countries - 21 May 2019

In total wiiw Economists were awarded 29 awards by Focus Economics across 12 countries in the region. read more

Another strong quarter for EU-CEE GDP growth - 15 May 2019

Most countries have passed their 2017-18 peaks, but Hungary and Romania continue to boom on the back of temporary factors. read more

Unemployment in Europe: What should be done? - 13 May 2019

Stable labour market institutions, public investment programmes and active labour market policies are essential for reducing high unemployment rates in several European countries. read more

Recent Publications


Georgia’s Economic Performance: Bright Spots and Remaining Challenges

wiiw Policy Notes and Reports read more


Monthly Report No. 4/2019

wiiw Monthly Reports read more


The Impact of Labour Market Institutions and Capital Accumulation on Unemployment: Evidence for the OECD, 1985-2013

wiiw Working Papers read more

Upcoming Events

27  May 2019    3:00 pm

In cooperation with Research Centre International Economics (FIW).

Stephanos Vlachos, University of Vienna, Department of Economics

The Logic of Fear - Populism and Media Coverage of Immigrant Crimes

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28  May 2019    6:00 pm

Panel discussion

10 Years of Eastern Partnership: Achievements & Future Action

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06  June 2019    10:00 am

Presentation of the annual wiiw FDI Report for CESEE based on the wiiw FDI Database

Press conference: wiiw FDI Report 2019

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11  June 2019    5:00 pm

Conference Series “Austria, France and the Future of the Europe”

Europe under construction - Lessons from the Euro crisis: The next 5 years

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13  June 2019    2:00 pm

In cooperation with Research Centre International Economics (FIW).

Martin Feldkircher, prinicipal economist at the Foreign Research Division of the Oesterreichische Nationalbank

Global Inflation Dynamics and Inflation Expectations

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Project in Focus

Framework contract for the implementation of external aid 2018 (FWC SIEA 2018) - Lot 5 'Budget Support'

Client: EuropeAid
Duration: June 2018 - May 2020 read more