News & Opinions

SEE Jobs Gateway Database now available on the wiiw website - 15 May 2020

The SEE Jobs Gateway Database – a labour market database on the Western Balkans – is now available via the wiiw website read more

wiiw further cuts its forecast for economic growth in Eastern Europe to below 2009 level and sees weaker recovery - 06 May 2020

All 23 economies in the region will experience a deep recession this year, wiping out at least two years of GDP growth. read more

Disappointing EU summit: Will the ‘recovery fund’ be large enough? - 27 Apr 2020

The meeting of the heads of state and government last week still lacked viable solutions for European burden sharing of corona crisis costs through a ‘recovery fund’. read more

European burden sharing of corona crisis costs: Why Germany should lead the way - 20 Apr 2020

The German government should seek rapprochement with the governments in Rome and Madrid to achieve viable solutions for European burden sharing of corona crisis costs. read more

Recent Publications


The Impact of Sanctions Imposed by the European Union against Iran on their Bilateral Trade: General versus Targeted Sanctions

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Distributional National Accounts (DINA) with Household Survey Data: Methodology and Results for European Countries

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The Impact of the EAEU-Iran Preferential Trade Agreement

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Upcoming Events

26  May 2020    4:00 pm

US economists on the economic impact of the crisis and policy developments in the US and Europe

Webinar: Corona-crisis: Views from across the Atlantic

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Projects in Focus

Connectivity and interactions between global value chains and foreign direct investment networks

Client: Anniversary Fund of the Oesterreichische Nationalbank
Duration: May 2020 - October 2021 read more

Study supporting the Evaluation of the Council Recommendation of 15 Feb 2016 on the integration of the long-term unemployed into the labour market

Client: European Commission, DG Employment, Social Affairs and Inclusion
Duration: February 2018 - April 2019 read more

Research Centre International Economics (Forschungsschwerpunkt Internationale Wirtschaft, FIW)

Client: Federal Ministry of Science, Research and Economy
Duration: October 2009 - May 2022 read more

Evaluation services in the field of trade (Framework Contract)

Client: European Commission, DG Trade
Duration: July 2018 - July 2020 read more

Analysis of the main territorial challenges, needs and transnational cooperation potentials and strategy building for the Interreg CENTRAL EUROPE 2021-2027 Programme

Client: Interreg CENTRAL EUROPE
Duration: July 2019 - March 2020 read more

Das EU-MERCOSUR-Assoziierungsabkommen und seine Bedeutung für Österreich

Client: Austrian Ministry for Digital and Economic Affairs
Duration: December 2019 - February 2020 read more