News & Opinions

Yugoslavia, 30 years on: Winners and losers from transition. - 14 Jun 2021

All ex-Yugoslav republics experienced a notable increase in inequality over the past 30 years. read more

Yugoslavia, 30 years on: “The break-up of Yugoslavia was not inevitable at all.” - 14 Jun 2021

Vladimir Gligorov looks back at the 1990s and outlines an EU strategy to get the Western Balkans on board. read more

The Janša Plan is not a solution to Western Balkan territorial disputes - 07 Jun 2021

The latest attempt to rearrange territories in Southeast Europe misjudges the priorities of key local actors, not least Serbia. read more

Recent Publications


Gender Gaps in Employment, Wages, and Work Hours: Assessment of COVID-19 Implications

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Monthly Report No. 6/2021

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A Skill-specific Dynamic Labour Supply and Labour Demand Framework: A Scenario Analysis for the Western Balkan Countries to 2030

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Upcoming Events

23  June 2021    10:00 am CEST

Online-Diskussion anlässlich des 30. Jahrestages des Zerfalls Jugoslawiens

Westbalkan: Geschichte in Jugoslawien, Zukunft in der EU?

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23  June 2021    4:00 pm CEST

Panel discussion on the break-up of Yugoslavia

Yugoslavia, 30 years on

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Projects in Focus

Linkages between Vienna and other European cities

Client: City of Vienna
Duration: January 2020 - May 2020 read more

Growth and productivity accounts - Capital productivity and multi-factor productivity

Client: Eurostat
Duration: July 2019 - June 2021 read more

The Effect of Digitisation on Work in Europe

Client: Anniversary Fund of the Oesterreichische Nationalbank
Duration: April 2020 - March 2022 read more

CEEC-8: How do politics, economy and society deal with labor shortages?

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