News & Opinions

The Kerch Straits clash: Another spiral in the Russia-Ukraine conflict - 03 Dec 2018

The military clash in the Kerch Straits on 25 November will have a greater negative economic impact on Ukraine – despite the likely imposition of new US sanctions on Russia. read more

The growing internationalisation of Austrian exports - 23 Nov 2018

Trade, investment and migration links with CESEE are still extensive, but the real story of the last decade has been Austria’s increased integration with non-EU economies. read more

A bad end to a tumultuous year for Serbia-Kosovo relations - 22 Nov 2018

Pristina’s decision to put 100% tariffs on imports from Serbia and Bosnia will be economically disruptive, and marks a step back for normalisation of relations in the region. read more

Recent Publications


wiiw Handbook of Statistics 2018: Central, East and Southeast Europe

wiiw Handbook of Statistics read more

wiiw Handbook of Statistics 2018: Excel Tables

wiiw Handbook of Statistics - Excel Tables read more


Immigration and Innovation

wiiw Working Papers read more

Upcoming Events

10  December 2018    4:00 pm

In cooperation with Austrian Society for European Politics (ÖGFE).

Assessing Progress during the Austrian Presidency and Ways Ahead

Reality Check for European Integration

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11  December 2018    4:00 pm

Gerald Knaus, Vorsitzender der Europäischen Stabilitätsinitiative (ESI)

Menschliche Grenzen - Asyl, Migration und die Zukunft Europas

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17  December 2018    3:00 pm

In cooperation with Research Centre International Economics (FIW).

Juergen Amann, University of Nottingham

The Structural Dynamics of Deindustrialisation and the Effect of Accelerated Globalisation on Manufacturing

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17  December 2018    5:30 pm

Thomas Wieser, non-resident scholar, Bruegel, former President of the Euro Working Group and of the European Financial Committee of the EU

Political constraints of EMU Reform: What is feasible, when, and will it be enough?

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Projects in Focus

Wage developments in Central and East European EU Member States

Client: Austrian Chamber of Labour
Duration: January 2018 - March 2018 read more

Euroasian Integration

Client: International Institute for Applied Systems Analysis (IIASA)
Duration: June 2013 - December 2017 read more