News & Opinions

24 Nov 2017

Building bridges, not walls, across the Eurasian economic space

Amat Adarov discussed challenges & prospects of Eurasian Economic Integration at the international forum 'Eurasian Economic Union' organised by the Austrian Chamber of Commerce. read more

23 Nov 2017

Brussels Eastern Partnership Summit: No thrills expected

In contrast to the milestone Vilnius meeting in 2013, the 5th Eastern Partnership (EaP) Summit in Brussels on 24 November will produce no big results. read more

22 Nov 2017

A long-term matter

Most countries in CESEE will take decades to converge with average EU per capita income levels, but there is no obvious alternative to the current development model. By Leon Podkaminer read more

16 Nov 2017

Who is swimming naked in CESEE?

A tidal wave of liquidity has tightened sovereign bond spreads across CESEE in the last decade. As global rates rise, differences in fundamentals will become clearer. read more

Recent Publications


Monthly Report No. 11/2017

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CESEE Back on Track to Convergence

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Monthly Report No. 10/2017

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Upcoming Events

04  December 2017    3:00 pm

Stephan Barisitz, Austrian National Bank (OeNB)

Central Asia and the Silk Road: Economic Rise and Decline over Several Millennia

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11  December 2017    3:00 pm

In cooperation with Research Centre International Economics (FIW).

Florian Kaulich, Vienna University of Economics and Business (WU)

Reassessing the gains from trade liberalisation using the synthetic control method

FIW-wiiw Seminars in International Economics read more

18  January 2018    9:00 am

Final Conference of the international research project PRONTO.

Quantifying Non-Tariff Barriers to Trade and Investment

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Projects in Focus

Durchführung einer Analyse zu volkswirtschaftlichen Aspekten von Infrastrukturinvestitionen

Client: Ministry for Transport, Innovation and Technology (BMVIT)
Duration: February 2017 - September 2017 read more

Framework contract: Evaluations and impact assessments of EU macro-financial assistance and balance of payment support operations

Client: European Commission, DG Economic and Financial Affairs
Duration: January 2016 - December 2019 read more

Analysis of the Macedonian economy

Client: Economic Chamber of Macedonia
Duration: December 2016 - June 2017 read more

Migration and Globalisation – Impacts and Interaction

Client: Anniversary Fund of the Oesterreichische Nationalbank
Duration: March 2016 - February 2018 read more