News & Opinions

Patents as green technology barometers: trends and disparities - 27 Nov 2023

Energy and transportation lead with 36% and 34% of global green patents. Advanced economies drive innovation, leaving developing nations far behind. This gap worsens climate risks and inequalities read more

Study: Ukraine’s EU accession is feasible - 15 Nov 2023

Ukraine is no outlier; an economic catch-up process like in the EU-CEE countries is possible; IT and agriculture with potential; demographics, corruption and the weak rule of law are problematic read more

wiiw is hiring an Economist interested in regional and spatial analysis - 15 Nov 2023

The candidate should have an MA in economics and/or spatial planning and good quantitative and econometric skills read more

Recent Publications


Monthly Report No. 11/2023 - FDI in Central, East and Southeast Europe

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State Aid, R&D, and the Digital Content of Trade

wiiw Working Papers read more


Migration Drivers in Carbon-intensive Regions in the EU

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Upcoming Events

12  December 2023    4:00 pm CET

with Maciej J. Grodzicki (Jagiellonian University)

Dependency at a crossroads: Poland’s political economy since 2008 and in the context of the recent election 

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11  January 2024    9:00 am CET

In cooperation with Research Centre International Economics (FIW) and European University Institute (EUI).

Judith Kohlenberger (WU) und Michael Landesmann (wiiw)

Migration, Flüchtlingsintegration und Außenwirtschaft

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Projects in Focus

Online database for the Danube Region Monitor – People and Skills

Client: Austrian Agency for Education and Internationalisation (OeAD) and L&R Sozialforschung
Duration: March 2022 - May 2023 read more

Research Centre International Economics (Forschungsschwerpunkt Internationale Wirtschaft, FIW)

Client: Austrian Federal Ministry of Education, Science and Research
Duration: October 2013 - February 2025 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 2021 - January 2024 read more

Processes of labour market integration of female refugees in Austria (FIMAS+Frauen)

Client: International Centre for Migration Policy Development (ICMPD)
Duration: February 2022 - September 2022 read more