News & Opinions

Iranians head to polls for crucial election

The result is too close to call, but the outcome will have important implications for the economy and foreign policy. A commentary by Mahdi Ghodsi. read more

EU-CEE economies started 2017 with a bang

Growth has strengthened almost everywhere, and in some places is at multi-year highs. Positive internal dynamics and strong momentum in Germany suggest it will continue. read more

Towards the vision of a common economic space from Vancouver to Vladivostok

On 15-16 May, an academic conference on 'Connectivity, Trade and Economic Cooperation' was held in Linz. It was co-organised by wiiw and the chairmanship of OSCE. read more

Recent Publications

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Monthly Report No. 5/2017

wiiw Monthly Reports read more

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The Evolution of Non-Tariff Measures and their Diverse Effects on Trade

wiiw Research Reports read more

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The European Construction Value Chain: Performance, Challenges and Role in the GVC

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Upcoming Events

29  May 2017    4:00 pm

Daniel S. Hamilton, Johns Hopkins University

NO MORE “BUSINESS AS USUAL” - Trump, Brexit and the Transatlantic Economy

wiiw Other Seminars

12  June 2017    3:00 pm

Konstantin Wacker, University of Mainz (JGU), Germany

Vertical and Horizontal Dynamics in Export Unit Values

FIW-wiiw Seminars in International Economics

29  June 2017    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

wiiw Summer Forecast 2017

wiiw Press Conferences

Projects in Focus

Study on investment needs and obstacles along industrial value chains

Client: European Commission, DG Enterprise and Industry
Duration: April 2016 - December 2016 read more

The evolving composition of intra-EU trade over time

Client: European Commission, DG Growth
Duration: January 2016 - July 2016 read more

Labour market development of Austria and East Europe in Comparison

Client: Federal Ministry of Labour, Social Affairs and Consumer Protection
Duration: November 2016 - December 2016 read more


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