News & Opinions

Challenges of DCFTAs: How can Georgia, Moldova and Ukraine succeed?

The imbalance between the costs and benefits of DCFTAs is a call to the EU to display greater pragmatism. A new wiiw policy brief discusses the challenges and possible solutions. read more

Five things for EU-CEE to watch in Brexit negotiations

Post-Brexit controls on migration could be less stringent than expected, but the EU budget will probably shrink and the shift to a new trade relationship may be disruptive. read more

Difficult negotiations ahead in Kosovo

The election result was inconclusive, and there is no obvious coalition. It may take some time to form a government, but the economy is unlikely to be materially affected. read more

Recent Publications

Challenges of DCFTAs: How can Georgia, Moldova and Ukraine succeed?

Joint Working Paper read more


Monthly Report No. 6/2017

wiiw Monthly Reports read more


Recovery amid Stabilising Economic Growth

wiiw FDI Reports read more

Upcoming Events

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

29  June 2017    4:00 pm

New wiiw forecast for Central, East and Southeast Europe

CESEE in 2017-19: Economic convergence despite political uncertainty.

wiiw Webinar

03  July 2017    4:00 pm

Ivano Cardinale, University of London and Michael Landesmann, Former Scientific Director of wiiw

Forces of Disintegration in the Wider European Economy: a Structural Political Economy Approach

Policy Perspectives for European Integration

Projects in Focus

Mapping Labour Market Integration Support Measures for Refugees and Asylum-seekers in the EU

Client: European University Institute (EUI)
Duration: December 2015 - April 2016 read more

Global Development Network Southeast Europe (GDN_SEE)

Client: Oesterreichische Nationalbank/Austrian Ministry of Finance
Duration: February 2009 - July 2016 read more

Eurasian Economic Integration: Impact Evaluation and Review of Prospects

Client: Anniversary Fund of the Oesterreichische Nationalbank
Duration: January 2017 - June 2018 read more