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

Background paper contributions for the Industrial Development Report 2018, 'The Demand for Manufacturing. Inclusive and Sustainable Industrial Consumption, in a Globalized Economy'

Client: UNIDO
Duration: October 2016 - February 2017 read more

The European construction value chain: performance, challenges, role in the GVC

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

Identifying revealed comparative advantages (RCAs) in an EU regional context

Client: European Commission, DG Enterprise and Industry
Duration: February 2014 - December 2015 read more

Technical Assistance for the Preparation of CEFTA Investment Report

Client: Central European Free Trade Agreement (CEFTA)
Duration: October 2016 - December 2017 read more

The evolving composition of intra-EU trade over time

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

Economic challenges of lagging regions

Client: European Commission, DG Regional Policy
Duration: January 2016 - May 2017 read more

Labour market development of Austria and East Europe in Comparison

Client: Federal Ministry of Labour, Social Affairs and Consumer Protection
Duration: November 2016 - December 2016 read more


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