News & Opinions

wiiw Spring Seminar 2021: Brave New World? - 11 May 2021

The economic and political challenges facing Eastern Europe after COVID-19 read more

India’s Covid Crisis in the global context - 14 May 2021

Watch the panel discussion with prominent experts from India and abroad read more

Just released: First data update for 2020 - 06 May 2021

The first main macroeconomic indicators for 2020 are now available for 23 CESEE countries in the wiiw Annual Database. read more

Snap elections in Bulgaria as a result of political stalemate - 06 May 2021

It is far from clear whether the upcoming elections will produce a stable government. read more

Recent Publications


Darkest before the dawn?

wiiw Forecast Reports read more


Monthly Report No. 4/2021

wiiw Monthly Reports read more


Value Chain Integration of the Western Balkan Countries and Policy Options for the Post-COVID-19 Period

wiiw Policy Notes and Reports read more

Upcoming Events

19  May 2021    10:00 am CEST

Nearshoring Potential in the Western Balkans

Getting Stronger After COVID-19

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26  May 2021    9:15 am CEST

In cooperation with Research Centre International Economics (FIW).

Julia Grübler, wiiw

Webinar: Handelspolitische Schutzmaßnahmen: Balanceakt auf einem schmalen Grat zwischen Schutz und Protektionismus

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10  June 2021    3:00 pm CEST

In cooperation with Research Centre International Economics (FIW).

Matt Burke, Bennett Institute for Public Policy and University of East Anglia

Rising Temperatures, Falling Ratings: The Effect of Climate Change on Sovereign Creditworthiness (Online event)

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Projects in Focus

Automotive sector in Europe, particularly in CESEE

Client: Oesterreichische Nationalbank/Austrian Ministry of Finance
Duration: April 2021 - October 2021 read more

New EU own resources: possibilities and limitations of steering effects and sectoral policy co-benefits

Client: European Parliament
Duration: March 2021 - August 2021 read more

Austria's fiscal policy in a European context

Client: Austrian Chamber of Labour
Duration: January 2020 - February 2020 read more

Migration and Human Capital in the Western Balkans

Client: European Training Foundation (ETF)
Duration: December 2019 - March 2021 read more