News & Opinions

Open access to data on non-tariff measures

wiiw has adapted WTO non-tariff measures data to make it usable in econometric analysis. The data is now free to download, for use by researchers and to inform policy debates on free trade. read more

A long march from state socialism to illiberalism: Orbán, Soros, and the NGOs in Hungary

Watch a recent talk by the Hungarian media researcher, journalist and performer Réka Kinga Papp on the evolution of an illiberal political zeitgeist in Hungary. read more

2017 Western Balkans Summit in Trieste: the quest for a common market

A regional common market would not be game changer for the Western Balkans. Focusing on higher public investment and extending collective bargaining in industry would be much more beneficial. read more

Bulgaria in the EU: expectations and outcomes

The realistic prospect of EU membership provided a powerful impetus to the economic and political transformation of the country. A commentary by Rumen Dobrinsky. read more

Recent Publications

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Wirtschaftliche Konvergenz trotz politischer Unsicherheit

wiiw Research Reports in German Language read more

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Monthly Report No. 7-8/2017

wiiw Monthly Reports read more

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Challenges of DCFTAs: How can Georgia, Moldova and Ukraine succeed?

wiiw Policy Notes and Reports read more

Projects in Focus

Investigating the Impact of the Innovation Union (I3U)

Client: European Commission, Horizon 2020
Duration: March 2015 - February 2018 read more

Eurasian Economic Integration: Impact Evaluation and Review of Prospects

Client: Anniversary Fund of the Oesterreichische Nationalbank
Duration: January 2017 - June 2018 read more

Studies in the Areas of European Competitiveness

Client: European Commission, DG Growth
Duration: August 2014 - July 2018 read more

Production linkages, value added trade and employment in the wider Europe

Client: Anniversary Fund of the Oesterreichische Nationalbank
Duration: January 2015 - December 2016 read more

How to Stabilize the Economy of Ukraine and Put it on a Sustainable Growth Trajectory

Client: United Europe e.V.
Duration: December 2014 - June 2015 read more

The evolving composition of intra-EU trade over time

Client: European Commission, DG Growth
Duration: January 2016 - July 2016 read more

Global Development Network Southeast Europe (GDN_SEE)

Client: Oesterreichische Nationalbank/Austrian Ministry of Finance
Duration: February 2009 - July 2016 read more


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