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

Research Centre International Economics (Forschungsschwerpunkt Internationale Wirtschaft, FIW)

Client: Federal Ministry of Science, Research and Economy
Duration: October 2006 - December 2018 read more

Study on investment needs and obstacles along industrial value chains

Client: European Commission, DG Enterprise and Industry
Duration: April 2016 - December 2016 read more

Studies assessing the impact of other European Union policies on economic, social and territorial cohesion

Client: European Commission, DG Regional Policy
Duration: March 2014 - February 2017 read more

Competitiveness drivers and obstacles, intra-EU linkages and European value chains in GVCs

Client: European Commission, DG Growth
Duration: January 2017 - June 2017 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

Provision of services related to analysis and research work, including studies for Impact Assessment

Client: European Commission, DG Employment, Social Affairs and Inclusion
Duration: May 2013 - May 2017 read more

Neighbourhood cooperation for a sustainable trade and investment policy

Client: Federal Ministry of Science, Research and Economy
Duration: October 2015 - January 2016 read more


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