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

Analysis of the Macedonian economy

Client: Economic Chamber of Macedonia
Duration: December 2016 - June 2017 read more

Investigating the Impact of the Innovation Union (I3U)

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

SEE Jobs Gateway

Client: The World Bank
Duration: July 2016 - June 2019 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

Production of skills supply and demand forecasts

Client: European Centre for the Development of Vocational Training (CEDEFOP)
Duration: July 2016 - June 2020 read more

Establishment of consolidated financial data 1989-2013

Client: European Commission, DG Regional Policy
Duration: December 2015 - September 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


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