News & Opinions

FDI in Central, East and Southeast Europe: declines due to disinvestment - 07 Jun 2018

New FDI Report reveals a strong downward turn of FDI inflow into the region. Renationalisation and domestic take-overs reduced FDI, especially in the EU-CEEs. Austrian FDI diminished, while investors' incomes increased. read more

wiiw contributes to major new EU dataset on structural and investment funds - 28 May 2018

The data provide comprehensive regional data for a 28-year period, and will provide an important tool for further policy analysis. read more

wiiw again recognised among leading economic forecasters on CESEE region - 28 May 2018

Four of our economists took a total of 11 awards across five countries in the region. read more

Recent Publications


Declines due to Disinvestment

wiiw FDI Reports read more


Economic Policy Implications of the Belt and Road Initiative for CESEE and Austria

wiiw Policy Notes and Reports read more


Trade Policies and Integration of the Western Balkans

wiiw Working Papers read more

Upcoming Events

28  June 2018    10:00 am

Presentation of the latest growth forecast for Central, East and Southeast Europe (CESEE) with special focus on Austria’s economic relations with CESEE

Press conference: wiiw Summer Forecast 2018

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28  June 2018    4:00 pm

Presentation of the latest growth forecast for Central, East and Southeast Europe (CESEE).

Webinar: wiiw Summer Forecast 2018

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02  July 2018    9:00 am

Press Conference and Panel Discussion: Mario Holzner will present a study by wiiw.

Europe's "Silk Road"

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Projects in Focus

Competitiveness drivers and obstacles, intra-EU linkages and European value chains in GVCs

Client: European Commission, DG Growth
Duration: January 2017 - January 2018 read more

The relevance of the EU-Japan FTA for the Austrian economy

Client: Federal Ministry of Science, Research and Economy
Duration: December 2017 - June 2018 read more

Productivity, Non-Tariff Measures and Openness (PRONTO)

Client: European Commission, 7th Framework Programme
Duration: February 2014 - January 2018 read more