News & Opinions

Estimates that should set alarm bells ringing: Downgrading Germany’s fiscal space - 26 Nov 2020

The EU Commission has just revised Germany's “structural” budget deficit for 2021 upwards – by €42 billion. The underlying estimation problems should set off alarm bells in Berlin. read more

Can we justify EU Cohesion Policy? - 25 Nov 2020

New wiiw research shows that cohesion policy has positive effects on GDP growth, and that spending in poorer regions increases demand in richer parts of the EU. read more

Inequality in Austria is higher than expected - 23 Nov 2020

The 10 percent of the Austrian population with the highest income earn more than three times the Austrian average and seven times more than the lowest-income half of the population. read more

No quick recovery in sight, coronavirus risks looming large - 12 Nov 2020

wiiw just released its new economic forecasts and analysis for Eastern Europe read more

Recent Publications

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Can we Justify EU Cohesion Policy?

wiiw Policy Notes and Reports read more

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No Quick Recovery in Sight, with Coronavirus Risks Looming Large

wiiw Forecast Reports read more

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Monthly Report No. 11/2020

wiiw Monthly Reports read more

Projects in Focus

Study supporting the Evaluation of the Council Recommendation of 15 Feb 2016 on the integration of the long-term unemployed into the labour market

Client: European Commission, DG Employment, Social Affairs and Inclusion
Duration: February 2018 - April 2019 read more

Framework contract for the implementation of external aid 2018 (FWC SIEA 2018) - Lot 5 'Budget Support'

Client: EuropeAid
Duration: June 2018 - May 2020 read more

DG ECFIN Fellowship-Initiative 2020-2021 - Shifting paradigms: The quest for new modes of sustainable growth and convergence

Client: European Commission, DG Economic and Financial Affairs
Duration: October 2020 - May 2021 read more

Connectivity and interactions between global value chains and foreign direct investment networks

Client: Anniversary Fund of the Oesterreichische Nationalbank
Duration: May 2020 - October 2021 read more

Framework contract for the implementation of external aid 2018 (FWC SIEA 2018) - Lot 6 'Innovative financing for development'

Client: EuropeAid
Duration: June 2018 - May 2020 read more

Untangling the impacts of technological transformations, globalisation and demographic change to foster shared prosperity in Europe (UNTANGLED)

Client: European Commission, Horizon 2020
Duration: February 2020 - January 2024 read more

Linkages between Vienna and other European cities

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


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