News & Opinions

Do trade imbalances affect economic growth? - 23 Jan 2018

The internationalisation of production appears to have caused a decline in the global wage share, while large trade imbalances may have acted as a break on growth. read more

Romania: second government crisis within a year despite economic boom - 18 Jan 2018

Why is a governing coalition with comfortable majority in both houses of parliament unable to govern when the economy is booming? read more

New Kosovan government faces a daunting set of challenges - 18 Jan 2018

Political issues may take up much of the agenda, but the administration will need to address the trade deficit, deficiencies in education and weak labour productivity. read more

Recent Publications


Financial Cycles in Credit, Housing and Capital Markets: Evidence from Systemic Economies

wiiw Working Papers read more


Trade in Services versus Trade in Manufactures: The Relation between the Role of Tacit Knowledge, the Scope for Catch up, and Income Elasticity

wiiw Working Papers read more


Monthly Report No. 12/2017

wiiw Monthly Reports read more

Upcoming Events

19  February 2018    3:00 pm

In cooperation with Research Centre International Economics (FIW).

Alejandro Cuñat, University of Vienna and CESifo

International Value-Added Linkages in Development Accounting

FIW-wiiw Seminars in International Economics read more

Projects in Focus

Euroasian Integration

Client: International Institute for Applied Systems Analysis (IIASA)
Duration: June 2013 - November 2016 read more

Innovation in the CESEE region: from pre-crisis credit boom to the effects of the financial crisis

Client: Anniversary Fund of the Oesterreichische Nationalbank
Duration: July 2014 - December 2015 read more

Wirtschaftliche Perspektiven für Kroatien - Eine Analyse der kroatischen Wirtschaft und abgeleitete Politikempfehlungen auf nationaler und EU Ebene

Client: Austrian Chamber of Labour
Duration: June 2017 - December 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

Production of skills supply and demand forecasts

Client: European Centre for the Development of Vocational Training (CEDEFOP)
Duration: July 2016 - June 2020 read more